Articles Posted December 2013

  • DPS Increases DWI Enforcement

    The Texas Department of Public Safety has increased DWI patrols through January 2nd. DPS troopers will focus DWI patrols in high-risk locations at times when alcohol-related crashes are most frequent. DPS offers the following additional…

  • Christmas Tree & Garbarge Pickup Update

    Looking forward to getting rid of that old Christmas tree? Solid Waste Superintendent Esther Herklotz updates us on that and garbage pickup . . . . TREEPKUP12-30-13

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Friday a residential burglary was investigated in the 2700 block of Angier Road. On the night shift Friday, a 24-year-old man was arrested for possession of drug…

  • New Postage Rates January 26th

    If you haven’t heard, last Tuesday regulators gave the go-ahead to a temporary price increase of 3 cents for a first-class stamp–that brings the price of the stamp to 49 cents. The post office cites…

  • Final Curbside Recycling Expansion in Area #8

    City Council approved the expansion of curbside recycling to begin in Area #8 on Friday, January 3rd, 2014. This area includes customers within Sycamore Avenue, Boettcher Mill, Rigsby Road, Wanza and Bearkat Blvd. For map…

  • Mayor Woodward on 2013 and the Year Ahead

    A new year begins a few days from now, and Huntsville Mayor Mac Woodward takes time to comment on 2013 and the new year ahead . . . . MACNEWYR12-24-13

  • HISD Facility Tours Begin Next Month

    HISD will be presenting tours of their facilities for the public in January and February 2014. The first tour will be from 9 AM to noon on January 11th. Additional tours follow on the next…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, a residential burglary was reported on Christmas Eve during the day shift in the 3300 block of Old Houston Road. A 46-year-old woman was arrested for burglary of a habitation and…

  • Renovation of Downtown Fire Station Continues

    When its back online, the fire station located in the central part of Huntsville will increase response time in the downtown area. When we talked with him last, Fire Chief Tom Grisham said the facility…

  • Congressman Brady Comments on IRS Investigation

    The Ways and Means Committee’s investigation into the targeting of political groups by the IRS continues. We talked with Congressman Kevin Brady, and he says the committee has received over 350,000 documents from the IRS…