Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Giuliani Appointed to Coordinate Cybersecurity

    Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani has been appointed by President-elect Trump to coordinate a group to look at cybersecurity problems and emerging solutions developing in the private sector. Mr. Giuliani spoke to reporters in…

  • U-S Forest Service Says Controlled Burning Ahead

    U.S. Forest Service fire personnel will be burning areas in the national forests during the next few months. Sam Houston National Forest Fire Management Officer Jason Klawinsky said,“The public may see a helicopter overhead, smoke…

  • Chamber of Commerce Plans Personal Care Item Drive

    Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce President Carol Smith dropped by the newsroom recently to update us on Chamber activities . . . .   Carol said she’ll be back in February with a specific list…

  • Congressman Brady Comments on Israel

    The recent U-N vote that the U-S abstained from regarding Israel and the settlements has not exactly helped one of our country’s strongest allies. Congressman Kevin Brady comments . . . . .

  • Blood Drive Saturday

    Area residents are invited to help build back up the blood bank’s supply by donating blood Saturday. Blood donations will be taken from 9 AM to 4 PM at the Gibbs Pre-K Center at 1800…

  • Christopher Wilkins Executed Wednesday

    Forty-eight-year-old Christopher Wilkins, who was found guilty of killing two men after they made fun of him for being the victim of a fake drug deal, was executed by lethal injection at the Huntsville Unit…

  • Rex Tillerson Undergoes Confirmation Hearing Wednesday

    Former Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson underwent confirmation questioning for the Secretary of State post from members of the Senate Foreign Relations committee in Washington Wednesday. In outlining his present worldview, Tillerson seemed to project…

  • Senator Booker Criticizes Session Nomination

    Confirmation for Senator Jeff Sessions as Attorney General continued in Washington Wednesday. Stepping away from a precedent of Senate colleagues not testifying against other colleagues, Democratic Senator Cory Booker went after what he says was…

  • Walk Across Texas–County Effort Underway

    In Commissioners’ Court this week, they talked about a program that’s all about health. Beginning Monday, participating County employees began their “Walk Across Texas.” Texas Agri-Life’s Lana Franceschini filled everyone in on the program .…

  • More on Recent Strategic Planning Session

    Future financial aspects of city government projects were discussed during the City’s recent Strategic Planning Session. In regard to finance, City Manager Matt Benoit told councilmembers, “Not necessarily for strategic planning, but the Council Finance…