Articles Posted in 2013

  • Fire Truck Donated to Riverside

    A fire truck is being donated to the Riverside Fire Department in a most unique act of generosity. Dick Golden, assistant to the Riverside fire chief, tells us that he believes this will be the…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the night shift last Friday a residential burglary was reported in the 500 block of Bowers Boulevard. A 30-year-old woman and a 24-year-old man were arrested for possession of a…

  • Genealogy Weekend Planned at Library

    Huntsville Public Library Adult Services Coordinator Denise Tilson informs us that the library and the Walker County Genealogy Society are hosting a Geneaology Weekend August 9th and 10th. She said some very interesting programs are…

  • Commissioners Meet Today

    Walker County Commissioners will meet in regular session at the courthouse this morning at nine. On the “Statutory Agenda,” IT Director Cheryl Morris will discuss for possible approval a DPS Citation Importer Consulting Package with…

  • Update on November Elections

    The official date to file to run on the upcoming November ballot is July 27th. Because it falls on a Saturday, candidates must wait until the 29th to file. The deadline for filing is August…

  • Kim McCauliffe Going to Hutto

    Huntsville’s Main Street Program Director Kim McCauliffe is leaving Huntsville to become the new Downtown Manager of the city of Hutto. Ms. McCauliffe focused on revitalizing the downtown area of Huntsville. While in the position…

  • Ramsey Reid to Speak to Walker County Democrats

    Walker County Democratic Chair Cindy Blaylock informs us that a special speaker will be addressing their group tonight . . . . RAMSEY7-19-13

  • Sam Houston Memorial Museum Summer Demonstrations

    Our guests on “Around Town” this past weekend were Historical Interpreter Danielle Brissette and Marketing Coordinator Megan Buro. Megan filled us in on some of the interesting demonstrations they have left to offer this summer…

  • Punctured Gas Line Thursday Night Evacuates Area in Huntsville for an Hour

    Last night around 5:40–contractors, reported to be working on the installation of light posts–punctured a natural gas line at 13th and University in Huntsville. Emergency Management and law enforcement officials evacuated an appoximate half-mile area…

  • HISD Making Efforts to Improve Security

    At their budget workshop this week, HISD Trustees discussed improving security issues on their campuses. Thursday, we talked with Deputy Superintendent Sonny Cruse, and he told us that HISD has “a great relationship with the…