Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • City Charter Review Committee Meets

    Having put together a list of questions in regard to the City Charter during the last three months, Huntsville’s City Charter Review Committee members met Tuesday to discuss several issues. Some of the ideas under…

  • Millionth Visitor Campaign Still Underway

    The Sam Houston Statue Visitor Center’s Millionth Person campaign is still moving forward. We talked with City of Huntsville Tourism Director Kimm Thomas Tuesday afternoon . . . . MILLION5-14-13  

  • Farmers Market Opens at West Hill Mall Parking Lot

    Local Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Agent Reg Lepley tells us the Farmer’s Market opens this morning at 8 . . . . FARMERS5-14-13

  • Courthouse Plaza Project

    Monday, Walker County Commissioners awarded a contract to Legacy Builders to build the courthouse plaza project. The $43,500 dollar project will add seating and improve the general overall appearance at the Sam Houston Avenue entrance.…

  • New Jail Construction Update

    At Monday’s session of Walker County Commissioners’ Court, Jail Project Manager Eddie Smith reported that the rain last week slowed them down a couple of days on pouring concrete for the new County Jail. However,…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on last Friday’s night shift police investigated the unauthorized use of a vehicle in the 3200 block of Elks Drive. At the corner of Avenue G and 8th Street a 22-year-old…

  • Hurricane Season Ahead

    In Commissioners Court Monday, Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis informed everyone about the upcoming hurricane season June 1st through November 30th . . . . HURRPREP5-13-13 Davis said he understands there’s “a 47%…

  • SHSU Excellence Awards Presented

    Four SHSU employees have been recognized by their peers as excellent in regard to their job abilities, performance, attitude, and contributions. SHSU Staff Excellence Awards this year go to University Police Department detective Chanda Brown,…

  • HISD Bond Election Fails to Pass

    HISD’s $65 million dollar bond issue failed to pass when all the votes were tallied Saturday night. The final vote total showed 2,726 voters “against” and 1,630 “for.” At HISD’s Hawkins Administration building Saturday night,…

  • John Ray Falk, Jr. to Be Tried in Brazos County Again

    June 25th, 46-year-old TDCJ prison inmate John Ray Falk, Jr., accused of being a party to capital murder in the 2007 death of TDCJ correctional officer Susan Canfield, will return to the Brazos County Courthouse…