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DOCTORAL STUDENT NAMED TO 2019 GLOBAL 30 UNDER 30 LIST

Matt Panozzo, a doctoral student at Sam Houston State University and seventh grade English Language Arts teacher at Annunciation Orthodox School, is one of 30 literacy leaders named to the International Literacy Association’s 2019 30 Under 30 list. The list celebrates rising leaders in the literacy field—a cohort of young innovators, disruptors and visionaries creating positive…read more »

PRESIDENT TRUMP TO ADDRESS NATION

President Trump will address the nation tonight from the Oval Office at 8 our time on what he has tweeted as “the humanitarian and national security crisis on our southern border.” The president will be visiting the southern border Thursday. This all comes amidst a partial government shutdown and disagreement between the president and Democrats…read more »

I-45 LANE CLOSURES AHEAD

Beginning at 7 PM Saturday, January  12, 2019, and ending at 12 PM Sunday, January 13, 2019, the inside lanes of IH 45 northbound and southbound will be closed near the Montgomery and Walker county line to the south side of FM 1375 overpass, weather permitting . This closure is for motorist and worker safety…read more »

D-A’s BUILDING GETS NEW NAME

There will soon be a new name in front of the District Attorney’s Building on 11th Street. At Monday’s short afternoon “Special Session” of Walker County Commissioners’ Court, District Attorney staff member Stuart Hughes addressed commissioners . . . . Commissioners approved of the name change on the building.read more »

CITY COUNCIL OPPOSES NEW LEGISLATIVE CONTROL

In the Huntsville City Council session late last week, councilmembers were able to review a film regarding the Texas Municipal League’s opposition to Austin legislators attempts to exert more control over Texas cities. Councilmember Tish Montgomery encouraged people to attend an upcoming meeting in Austin February 12th in regard to the issue. City Manager Aron…read more »

CASA INFORMATION SESSION TODAY

CASA will have a CASA 101 information session today for anyone interested in volunteering with them. It will be held at the CASA office 5:30 – 6:30 pm. This will be their last CASA 101 in Huntsville before training starts 1/19/2019. They have up to 7 spots left in this round of training.read more »

COMMISSIONERS HOLD SPECIAL SESSION THIS AFTERNOON

Walker County Commissioners will meet for a regular Special Session this afternoon at 1:30 at the courthouse. The Consent Agenda includes receiving financial information for the four quarters October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018 to be published in the newspaper. New District Attorney Will Durham will discuss possible action on replacing the name on…read more »

THREE PEOPLE RESCUED FROM FLOOD WATERS NEAR TRINITY RIVER BRIDGE SATURDAY

Over the weekend, the Huntsville Item reported that Riverside, Huntsville and New Waverly Fire Department crews rescued three people whose vehicle was swept into flood waters when the driver disregarded barriers close to the bridge at the Trinity River Saturday. The departments were called to FM 3478 in Riverside. All three people were successfully rescued.…read more »

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