Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Holiday Fire Prevention–Christmas Trees

    T’is the season for potential holiday fires. For all of you putting up Christmas trees, Huntsville/Walker County Fire Chief Tom Grisham has some advice . . . . He also recommended in not placing the…

  • Governor Abbott and Senator Cruz Comment on State Refugee Security Act

    Governor Greg Abbott this week joined Senator Ted Cruz to announce the State Refugee Security Act, which gives states and governors the tools to address the challenges posed by refugee resettlement from countries inhabited by…

  • Preventing Vehicle Theft & Burglaries

    The Texas Department of Public Safety is reminding Texans about the potential for vehicle thefts during the holiday season and is advising individuals to takes extra precautions to guard against possible auto thefts. Vehicle burglaries…

  • Local Fatal Shooting Victim Identified

    The Huntsville Police Department is investigating a shooting which has resulted in the death of 34-year-old Timeshia Roshandra Franklin. On December 6th, officers with the Huntsville Police Department responded to the 200 block of US…

  • Accident Shuts Down Highway 30 Monday

    Around 12:40 Monday afternoon, Highway 30 was shut down while one person who was injured in an accident was picked up for transporting to a Houston hospital by helicopter. The accident happened in between the…

  • Early Voting Update

    The total number of voters checked-in during early voting in the mayoral runoff election Monday was 120. This makes for a total of 1,078 voters checked-in during early voting, so far. Today is the final…

  • JP #3 Complex Project Gets Cost Adjustment

    Do to a fortunate flip-flop on the lowering of the cost on one project and the increase on another, the overall cost for a couple of projects on the JP #3 complex worked out to…

  • Country Christmas 2015

    The Huntsville 4H/FFA Ag Boosters are having their Country Christmas 2015 at the Walker County Fairgrounds this week. Their president, Kelly Davis, updates us . . . .

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift last Friday a vehicle was stolen from the intersection of Lakeridge Drive and Lake Road. Two vehicle burglaries were reported–one in the 1600 block of Sycamore Avenue…

  • President Obama Addresses Terrorist Issues From Oval Office

    In a rare Oval Office address, President Obama last night addressed the nation in regard to the current war on terrorism in remarks spurred by the recent terrorist shooting in San Bernardino, California . .…