Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Genealogical Anniversary Celebration Moved

    The Walker County Genealogical Society’s 50th anniversary celebration scheduled for Saturday June 20th at the storm shelter has been moved due to flood and storm evacuees using the shelter. The celebration will now be held…

  • SHSU 2015 Faculty Excellence Awards

    Four Sam Houston State University professors whose teaching, scholarly accomplishments, service and academic engagement stand out among their peers have been honored with SHSU’s 2015 Faculty Excellence Awards. The winners include associate professor of history…

  • Breaking News: Walker County Now Designated For Individual Assistance

    The federal disaster declaration for Texas has been expanded to include Individual Assistance for seven additional counties as a result of the severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding that began May 4, according to…

  • City Council Discusses FEMA Issue

    In regard to the recent weather issues, last night the Huntsville City Council considered adopting an ordinance regarding the mayor’s declaration of disaster pursuant to the City of Huntsville Emergency Management Plan. Mayor Mayor Mac…

  • HISD Personnel Changes

    Huntsville ISD announces a number of organizational changes being made in preparation for the 2015-2016 school year following Tuesday’s regular Board of Trustees meeting. The Board voted unanimously to approve the district’s personnel recommendations for…

  • Police News

    Police News

    Looking over Huntsville Police news over the past several days, on the day shift last Friday a residential burglary was investigated in the 600 block of Old Phelps Road. On the day shift Saturday, a…

  • Governor Abbott Signs HB 32

    This week Governor Greg Abbott hosted a bill signing ceremony at Advanced Micro Devices in Austin where he ceremonially signed into law HB 32 which will permanently reduce the business franchise tax by 25 percent.…

  • Fund Set Up For Medical Expenses of Riverside Man Injured In Accident

    A fund has been set up to offset the medical expenses for Riverside resident Stanley James who was badly injured in an accident on the 6th of June. To donate for medical expenses, go to…

  • JP Precinct #2 Phones And Computers Reported Down

    JP Precinct #2 Judge Mike Countz informs us that the phone lines, as well as the computers, in the JP Precinct #2 office are down.  However, business is being conducted as usual.

  • EMC Davis Updates Emergency Operation Center Activities For Commissioners

    At Monday morning’s Commissioners’ Court session, County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis was keeping a close eye on the weather. He updated commissioners on the Emergency Operation Center status . . . . Mr. Davis…