NEW POLICE AND FIRE STATION CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT APPROVED BY CITY COUNCIL

Last night, Huntsville City Councilmembers unanimously approved a contract for a new police station and a new fire station for the City. Flintco from Houston received the $19.5 million contract to construct the facilities. The new police station will be located at the intersection of FM 2821 and Rosenwall Road. The new fire station will…read more »

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SOUTHEAST TEXAS AFFORDABLE HOUSING GRANT HELPS OUT LOCAL PEOPLE

In Commissioner Bill Daugette’s Precinct #3, a lot was accomplished in helping people out with a Southeast Texas Affordable Housing Grant. Commissioner Daugette credited Luciann Smith for getting the job done. She addressed commissioners on the projects . . . . There was $900 left over, and permission was obtained to donate it to the…read more »

TxDOT EDUCATES PUBLIC ON THE PROPER USE OF CHILD SAFETY SEATS

Vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death among children, and TxDOT is issuing a call to action to parents and caregivers to ensure they are using and installing child car seats correctly. While most people believe their children are properly buckled up, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) points out that 46% of…read more »

TEXAS SENATOR TED CRUZ ON IRAN

As Iran constantly makes themselves known by their behavior on the international stage, and our president works on how to deal with them, our Senator from Texas, Ted Cruz, takes them very seriously. In a speech this month, he addressed an audience during a foreign policy address to the Hudson Institute . . . .read more »

HUNTSVILLE ISD BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEET

The Huntsville ISD Board of Trustees will meet for a regular meeting at six this evening at the Hawkins Administration Building. Dr. Schnitta will present a report on 2018-19 Advanced Placement Results and Dual Credit. There will be a Digital Media Report on the Hornet Success Academy. Superintendent, Dr. Scott Sheppard, will provide information regarding…read more »

HUNTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL MEETS FOR REGULAR SESSION TONIGHT

The Huntsville City Council meets this evening for a regular session at six at City Hall. There will be Bond Proposition #3 Water and Wastewater project updates. Tonight’s Consent Agenda includes consideration of the rental of sludge dewatering containers at the A-J Brown Wastewater Treatment Plant, authorization of entering into a contract for the construction…read more »

REPRESENTATIVE ERNEST BAILES TALKS WITH WALKER COUNTY REPUBLICAN WOMEN

District 18 Texas Representative Ernest Bailes spoke to Walker County Republican Women at their luncheon Monday. He spoke on a number of issues beginning with a rundown of the Constitutional Amendments on the November 5th Election Ballot. He talked at length about the now completed 86th session of the Texas legislature. One of the many…read more »