PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM DEADLINE EXTENDED

It started Monday. Congressman Kevin Brady informed us that small businesses can once again apply for loans through the Paycheck Protection Program.The new deadline to apply for a Paycheck Protection Program loan is August 8, 2020. Already, more than 4.8 million PPP applications have been approved for a total of more than $521 billion in relief…read more »

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Walker County Office of Emergency Management reported as of Monday, July 6, at 4 PM, 440 active cases of coronavirus in the county, with 188 recovered, and still 3 deceased. Please note that 87 new community cases have been reported since the last report on July 2. They report that at TDCJ facilities country…read more »

HUNTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL MEETS TONIGHT

The Huntsville City Council will meet in regular session at City Hall tonight at six. The meeting will also be broadcast live on HuntsvilleTX.gov/Meetings or on Facebook. Tonight’s “Consent Agenda” includes a contract for the rehabilitation of sanitary sewer manholes in the RC-04 Basin, a sub-basin of the Robinson Creek Watershed. Also tonight, there will…read more »

LAW ENFORCEMENT APPRECIATED IN COMMISSIONERS’ COURT MONDAY

At Monday’s commissioners’ court session, Precinct #2 Commissioner Ronnie White spoke out for a well-provided for and respected local law enforcement . . . . Walker County Sheriff Clint McRae thanked Commissioners White and Daugette, Judge Pierce and others for their supportive words at the meeting . . . .read more »

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Walker County Office of Emergency Management reported as of 2 PM, Thursday, July 2, that among regular residents there were 355 active cases of Coronavirus in the county, with 186 recovered and 3 deceased. They reported last Thursday afternoon that there were 42 new community cases since the last report of July 1, Also…read more »

COMMISSIONERS’ COURT MEETS TODAY

The Walker County Commissioners’ Court meets for a Special Session at nine this morning at the Walker County Storm Shelter. They will hear “Citizens Input.” Tax Assessor-Collector Diana McCrae will discuss possible action on a Joint Election Agreement for the November 3 General Election, including an attachment of countywide poll locations. Commissioner White will discuss…read more »

GOVERNOR ANNOUNCES FOOD AND HOSPITAL HELP

Governor Greg Abbott has announced that the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) will provide approximately $182 million in emergency Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) food benefits for the month of July as the state continues to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. HHSC received federal approval from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to extend…read more »