Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Family Night Movie Series at Library

    Huntsville Public Library in partnership with Texas Children’s Health Plan is offering a free monthly family night movie.  October will kick off the movie series with a kid-friendly blockbuster Halloween movie today at 5:30.  Stop…

  • Wrong-way Driver Indicted

    Late last week, Jeffrey Martinez from Beaumont was charged on two counts of intoxicated manslaughter with a vehicle for allegedly causing an accident involving three vehicles on I-45 over a year ago. DPS reports that…

  • HMH CEO Shannon Brown on New Heart & Vascular Center

    Huntsville Memorial Hospital opened their new Heart and Vascular Center to the public last night in an Open House. We asked HMH CEO Shannon Brown how the new unit would help the hospital do more…

  • Sam Houston Statue Visitor Center Celebrates 19th Anniversary Tuesday

    The Sam Houston Statue Visitor Center held their 19th Anniversary celebration Tuesday. Tourist Director Kimm Thomas emceed the event recognizing guest services manager Jamie Mattews and honoring employees and volunteers. She also had a birthday…

  • Community Baby Shower Today

    The “Grand Drop-off” for the Community Baby Shower takes place today between noon and 6 PM at the Target Parking lot in Huntsville. You’re asked to join hands in support of Child Health Month along…

  • Gang Presentation with Officer Vent at SHSU

    Just a year after graduating from Sam Houston State University and joining the Houston Police Department, officer Eric Vento was assigned to the city’s gang task force, working in “hot spot” policing by moving around…

  • The Sam Houston Statue Visitor Center Celebrates 19 Years

    Today, the Tourism Department invites residents and visitors to stop by the Sam Houston Statue Visitor Center and Gift Shop to celebrate the 19th Anniversary of the landmark monument, “A Tribute to Courage.” The world’s…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift last Friday a possibly known person stole a vehicle on I-45–several firearms were in the vehicle when it was stolen. Two vehicle burglaries were reported–one in the…

  • Master Gardeners’ Program Presented to Commissioners

    Walker County Master Gardeners spokesperson Brenda Lichtman talked with Commissioners at their Monday special session seeking support for an HGAC grant for a program in regard to the appropriate management of garden-related solid waste and…

  • Stage 1 Water Conditions Lifted

    Stage 1 Water Shortage Conditions–Voluntary Restrictions–were lifted in the city on October 18th due to the recent rainfall and the corresponding decrease in water consumption. The City of Huntsville Water Conservation and Drought Contingency Plan…