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New Police/Fire Station on 11th Street?

by Walker County News Today staff At its regular meeting last week, the Huntsville City Council began a process that could result in the City building its proposed new combined police and fire station at the site of the old City Hospital on 11th Street across from the Wynne Home. ...

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TxDOT Reminds Candidates About Proper Placement of Political Signs

Political Signs:  Know where to put them In an effort to assist political candidates stay within the law during this election season, the Texas Department of Transportation released the following information today:   During campaign season, the landscape blooms with a special kind of flower-the political sign.  Unlike wildflowers that are ...

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Candidate Campaign Finance Reports

Fundraising and Expense Information from the Candidates by Walker County News Today staff As the March 2018 Primary Election date approaches, we decided to take a look at the campaign finance reports filed by candidates that will be on the ballot in Walker County.  You can see the candidates’ full ...

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Huntsville City Council Approves Interim City Manager Contract

by Walker County News Today staff At its regular meeting Tuesday evening the Huntsville City Council approved an employee agreement with newly selected Interim City Manager, Aron Kulhavy. The term of the agreement is 6 months beginning on February 15, 2018 and ending on August 15, 2018. The term can ...

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Hospital District Giving 90-Day Termination Notice to HMH

Ella Smither building going up for sale by Walker County News Today staff The Walker County Hospital District’s Board of Managers met midday on Tuesday for a special session.  Turnout for the meeting was so large that the meeting was moved from the district’s office to a larger room in ...

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Kulhavy to Serve as Huntsville’s Interim City Manager

In a special session Friday evening, the Huntsville City Council unanimously selected Aron Kulhavy to serve as its Interim City Manager beginning Friday, February 16, 2018. Kulhavy is currently the City’s Director of Community and Economic Development and has been with the City of Huntsville for nearly ten years, following ...

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Huntsville Animal Control Costs to Increase Dramatically

by Walker County News Today staff At its first meeting of 2018 the Huntsville City Council voted unanimously to continue to receive animal shelter services from the City of Conroe, but the cost of those services will increase dramatically. Prior to 2016 the City had been receiving animal shelter services ...

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Local GOP and Dem Ballot Draws Complete

Both the Democrat and Republican ballots for Walker County’s upcoming March 2018  have been finalized with candidate ballot order as follows: Republican Ballot Order Office Sought Ballot Name Party Mailing Address Filing Status Email U. S. Senator Ted Cruz REP PO Box 25376 Houston, TX 77265 Filed ted@tedcruz.org U. S. ...

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Huntsville City Manager Resigns

Benoit headed to Florida City of Huntsville City Manager Matt Benoit offered his resignation to the City Council on Thursday, December 21. “It is with a heavy heart and sincere gratitude that I offer this letter of resignation,” the document read. “It has been an absolute pleasure to serve as ...

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Controversial Land Deal Back on Huntsville City Council Agenda

by Walker County News Today staff Like a ghost from Christmas past, a previously attempted but failed land sale was back on the agenda of the Huntsville City Council meeting last Tuesday night. As readers may recall we reported on a series of questionable events beginning about two years ago ...

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