WALKER COUNTY BOARD OF MANAGERS OF THE WALKER COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT MEETS

The Board of Managers of the Walker County Hospital District met for a regular session in the sixth floor conference room of the First National Bank last night for an in-depth public discussion of what’s going on with the hospital. Chair of the Hospital District Board, Anne Woodard, explained the bankruptcy proceedings of the Hospital…read more »

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DEMOCRATS HOLD IMPEACHMENT INQUIRY WEDNESDAY

The Democrats impeachment inquiry of President Trump began in Washington Wednesday. To start off, the question raised by Chairman Adam Schiff regarded whether there was some kind of quid pro quo of military funding for info on any Biden family corruption from Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky . . . . Ranking member Devin Nunes minced…read more »

HUNTSVILLE ISD SPECIAL-CALLED MEETING TODAY

The Huntsville ISD Board of Trustees will hold a Special-Called Meeting at the Hawkins Administration Building at noon today. The Board will consider approval of an order canvassing returns and declaring results of the Huntsville ISD Board of Trustee Election. The Board will then meet in closed session to Consider Board approval to hire a…read more »

MAN INVOLVED IN HEAD-ON ACCIDENT TUESDAY IN HUNTSVILLE IDENTIFIED

The Huntsville Item reports that police have identified the person who, while evading from police Tuesday, caused a head on collision on 11th Street in Huntsville Tuesday. He is 45-year-old Jason Jensen of Huntsville. He has several charges against him—aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, intoxication assault, aggravated assault of a public servant, evading arrest…read more »

GLO HOMEOWNER REIMBURSEMENT PROGRAM APPLICATION SOON TO CLOSE

The Texas General Land Office (GLO) is announcing time and funding is running out for the Homeowner Reimbursement Program (HRP). This landmark program marks the first time federal recovery assistance has been available to reimburse Texas homeowners for up to $50,000 for out-of-pocket expenses for eligible repairs. The GLO continues working with applicants to turn…read more »

WALKER COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT MEETS

The Walker County Hospital District will meet for a regular session in the sixth floor conference room of the First National Bank Building at six this evening. On Monday, the Walker County Hospital Corporation, not to be confused with the Hospital District, filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, but will keep operating. The Chairman of the…read more »

CONGRESSIONAL PRESIDENTIAL IMPEACHMENT HEARINGS BEGIN TODAY

This morning at nine o’clock our time, Democrats in the House of Representatives will be the hosts of the first hearing which involves the possible impeachment of President Trump. Democrat Adam Schiff will begin the impeachment hearings today into the president’s alleged quid pro quo deal with the Ukraine’s leader to investigate presidential candidate Joe…read more »

PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR ANDY ISBELL DISCUSSES WORK ON AN ETJ AGREEMENT WITH THE CITY

At Walker County Commissioners regular session Tuesday morning, Planning & Development Director Andy Isbell addressed commissioners on a future Extra Territorial Jurisdiction Agreement between the County and City. Mr. Isbell told commissioners in regard to getting together the necessary information for an ETJ agreement that, “The Subdivision Policy should be on the agenda Monday” for…read more »

BUSINESS INSIDER’S MOST MISERABLE CITIES IN AMERICA ISSUE

According to an article in the Business Insider, our state has within its borders five of the 50 most miserable cities in America.  Huntsville was chosen as one of them. This study is based on census data. And, what picture do they use to represent Huntsville?  A 2014 photo of the entrance to the Huntsville…read more »

HUMVEE ROLLOVER ON I-45 TUESDAY

KBTX Channel 3 reports that two people received serious injuries yesterday afternoon following the rollover accident of a Humvee on the southbound lanes of I-45 between Madisonville and Huntsville. Following being ejected from the Humvee, two people were transported to hospitals by helicopter. The accident caused the closure of southbound lanes for around two hours.read more »