Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Walker County Man Arrested in High-Speed Chase

    Tuesday afternoon, 41-year-old Benson Milton of Walker County was arrested for evading arrest after he crashed his vehicle during a pursuit by law enforcement on Dorrell Road. It all started on Tuesday morning when HPD…

  • HISD Board Meetings Ahead for January

    The HISD Board of Trustees will be getting together for several public meetings during the first couple of weeks of January. On January 7th, the trustees will hold a community meeting at 6:30 PM at…

  • “Break the Cycle” Event Scheduled

    Coming up later this month–Home Depot, Bill Fick Ford, Team Dodge and Double Dave’s Pizza–are sponsoring the special “Breaking the Cycle” event to benefit SAAFE House. Marketing and Development Director Dee Everett tells us more…

  • “Hunters for the Hungry” Seeks Healthy Venison Donations

    “Hunters for the Hungry” is a program that encourages Texas deer hunters to donate healthy venison to help feed hungry children and families in the state. Assistant Texas Agriculture Commissioner Rick Rhodes says, “The Texas…

  • 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