TEXAS COMPTROLLER GLENN HEGAR CERTIFIES 2022-23 STATE BUDGET

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar has announced his certification of Senate Bill 1, the general appropriations act that was approved by both houses during the recently gaveled regular session of the 87th Texas Legislature. SB 1 appropriates $248.6 billion in total spending for the state’s budget during the 2022-23 biennium. It is certified based on the most recent total revenue projection released in…read more »

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WALKER COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT MEETS THIS AFTERNOON

The Board of Managers of the Walker County Hospital District will hold a special open meeting this afternoon at 12:30 PM at the First National Bank Building, on 11th Street, on the fifth floor, Suite 515, in their Conference Room. They will call the meeting to order, and then they will meet in closed Executive…read more »

A MEASURE TO INCENTIVIZE U-S SEMICONDUCTOR PRODUCTION PASSES THE SENATE

Computer chips are an important necessary component in products in demand throughout the world. On the floor of the senate, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) discussed the funding for his Creating Helpful Incentives to Produce Semiconductors (CHIPS) for America Act that passed the Senate as part of the U.S. Innovation and Competition Act. . .…read more »

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Walker County Office of Emergency Management passes along that as of Wednesday, June 9th, yesterday, that DSHS, after verification and including offenders, reported there were 24 active cases of Coronavirus and 131 total fatalities due to Coronavirus in the county. Curative testing kiosks are located at 125 Medical Park Lane. All testing is by…read more »

CITY TO BRING DAY OF FISHING CELEBRATION

The City of Huntsville has partnered with Fishing Futures and Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to bring a fun-filled day of fishing. You can join on July 31, 2021, and August 21, 2021, at 9:00 AM at the Huntsville State Park! Parents or adult guardians will accompany their children during the instructions and afterward, when…read more »

POLICE NEWS

Looking over Huntsville Police news over the past several days: On Saturday, a possibly known suspect stole property in the 600 block of I-45 South. Nathaniel Holoman was arrested for possession of a controlled substance in the 600 block of 6th Street. Fredrick Tyrone McKnight was arrested in the 1000 block of MLK for evading…read more »

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Walker County Office of Emergency Management passes along that as of Tuesday, June 8th, yesterday, DSHS reports that there were 27 total active cases of Coronavirus and 131 total fatalities from Coronavirus in the county. Seven new community cases were reported since June 6th. Curative testing kiosks are located at 125 Medical Park Lane.…read more »