Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Several Hundred Citizens Show Up for “Junkapalooza” Saturday

    At Saturday morning’s “Junkapalooza” community-wide garage sale put on by Huntsville’s Main Street program, several hundred showed up to shop for bargains and visit the Downtown Farmers Market. Local author and founder of the Phoenix…

  • Goree OverPass to Close Beginning June 24th

    Beginning Monday, June 24, 2013, the Texas Department of Transportation will close the Goree Overpass from 7AM until 7 PM, from Monday through Friday. This closure is necessary in order for TxDOT’s Walker County Maintenance…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news on the day shift Wednesday police investigated a residential burglary, once in the morning and again in the evening, in the 2100 block of Avenue J. A vehicle burglary was reported…

  • Technology Plan Discussed at HISD Board Meeting

    The HISD Board of Trustees met last night in a regular session to discuss several issues related to the district. One of the issues discussed was the 2013-16 HISD Technology Plan. HISD Technology Director Tracie…

  • Amendment to Solicitors and Hawkers Ordinance Discussed by Council

    During this week’s regular session of the Huntsville City Council, councilmembers considered for a “first reading” an amendment to an ordinance regarding door-to-door solicitors and hawkers. Police Chief Kevin Lunsford explained the changes for door-to-door…

  • Precinct #2 Commissioner Ronnie White Comments on Improvements Underway

    Our guest this weekend on “Around Town” will be Precinct #2 Commissioner Ronnie White. Road and bridge improvement is always underway in his precinct . . . . RONNIEW6-20-13  

  • HISD Recognitions

    During the HISD Board of Trustee’s meeting Thursday evening, the Board recognized various organizations. Weisner of Huntsville was recognized for their support of HISD. The district also honored local media. Walker County Journal Online published…

  • HISD Board Meets

    The HISD Board of Trustees will get together for a regular meeting at the Hawkins Administration Building at six this evening. There will be a Board Workshop with a presentation by Huntsville Memorial Hospital previous…

  • Second-Hand Jewelry & Precious Metal Ordinance Amended

    At this week’s regular city council session, an ordinance regarding secondhand jewelry and precious metal was considered for amendment. It was proposed that the time a purchasing dealer would be required to hold precious metal…

  • Intoxicated Assault Charges Filed

    Twenty-three-year-old Eric Matthew Schillaci has been charged with intoxicated assault following a three-vehicle crash that happened on the feeder road in the 100 block of I-45 North Monday night.  A  22-year-old victim of the accident…