Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Hurricane Irma Update

    Early this morning, Hurricane Irma had weakened power to a Category 1 hurricane as it arrived in the Tampa Bay area following widespread power outages, floodwaters, and roofs blown-off houses and businesses across much of…

  • Town Hall Meeting–Q&A–Walker County Office of Emergency Management

    The Walker County Office of Emergency Management is hosting a Town Hall Meeting for Q&A on Hurricane Harvey Disaster Recovery.  The public is invited to attend and get questions answered concerning the process of filing…

  • Commissioners Meet

    Walker County Commissioners meet for a regular session at nine this morning at the courthouse. Commissioners will hold a public hearing on the Walker County budget for the Fiscal Year October 1, 2017 to September…

  • Storm Debris Pick-Up Information

    Following Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts, the City will be returning to its regular heavy trash pick up procedures on September 13. All requests for storm debris pick up should be called into the Solid Waste…

  • Texas Prison Museum Raffle

    The Texas Prison Museum, a great tourist asset to our community, is looking to expand. They are in need of a new wing for more display, and they need more storage space. As we informed…

  • 9/11 Remembrance

    We should never forget that on this day on September 11, 2001 around 3,000 people died as result of terrorists attacks on the World Trade Center, four airplanes and the Pentagon. Around 8:50 AM that…

  • Update on Hurricane Irma and Earthquake in Mexico

    Early Friday, the United States Geological Survey recorded a magnitude 8.1 earthquake about 73 miles off Tres Pico, Mexico along the southern coast there. The quake caused tsunami waves rising to at least 2.3 feet.…

  • Gospel Singer Victoria White Recounts Her Recent Experiences

    Well, you may have seen her on Good Morning America, on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon or singing gospel at a shelter in Conroe. Indeed, she has been to all those places in a…

  • Houston Food Bank Truck Scheduled to be in Huntsville Saturday

    Due to emergency aid conditions in Texas, the Houston Food Bank is now available to come to town this Saturday. Because of hurricane relief, the food bank has received more supplies and will be delivering…

  • Position Additions and COLA Package Considered by City Council

    Among the decision packages for the proposed 2017-18 annual budget for consideration by the Huntsville City Council during their regular session earlier this week, were proposed funding sources and levels of various position additions and…