Articles Tagged “October”

  • Disaster Unemployment Assistance Deadline Extended for 39 Counties

    The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) has announced that the deadline has been extended to October 31, 2017 for individuals filing for Disaster Unemployment Assistance in all 39 counties declared in Presidential Disaster Declaration FEMA 4332-DR.…

  • 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…

  • Texas Prison Museum Raffle

    The Texas Prison Museum is in great need of more display and storage space. They need to build a new wing onto the museum They’ve helped raise money though several fundraisers, and they are also,…

  • Commissioners Meet for “Special Session” Today

    Walker County Commissioners will meet at the courthouse at three this afternoon for a special session. In a “Budget Workshop,” commissioners will discuss the proposed budget for the fiscal year October 1, 2017 to September…

  • FBI Director Comey Fired by President Trump

    FBI Director James Comey has been fired by President Trump. Fox News has reported the decision to fire Comey came from Justice Department officials who felt the director did not handle the Clinton email case…

  • HMH Deal with Quorum Terminated

    According to a report in the Huntsville Item, it appears the Walker County Hospital District and Quorum Health have terminated their deal. The reasons were not released. This past weekend, Walker County Hospital District Board…

  • Cybersecurity Hearing Held in Washington

    Thursday, the Senate Armed Services Committee met for a hearing on cybersecurity threats, which included a look at accusations of Russian political hacking in the U-S. Committee Chairman John McCain–in addressing National Intelligence Director, General…

  • Avenue M Closed Between 11th and 10th Saturday

    Here’s a heads-up for local drivers. Huntsville residents should be aware that Avenue M will be closed between 11th Street and 10th Street on Saturday, October 29th, for roof replacement at First National Bank.

  • Events To Work Toward Stopping Domestic Violence

    To raise awareness about violence against women, the Crime Victim Services Alliance and the Crime Victims’ Institute will host two events in October, The Clothesline Project and a documentary and discussion on domestic violence. First,…

  • Early Voting Underway

    EARLY VOTING: October 24th – November 4th 1) Main Early Voting Site: Walker County Annex 1301 Sam Houston Ave, Suite 101 Dates: Oct. 24th – Nov. 4th, Monday thru Friday Times: 8:00 am – 5:00…