Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • City Manager Comments On Future General Obligation Debt Opportunity

    Among the many new pieces of good news passed along at this week’s “State of the City” presentation, City Manager Matt Benoit talked about future opportunities in regard to general obligation debt . . .…

  • Community Plan Meeting Next Week

    Every year Walker County comes up with a special community plan they submit to the Governor’s Office in Austin in regard to improving efforts in issues involving juvenile justice. Deputy Walker County Emergency Coordinator David…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Tuesday a Suspicious Incident involving alleged Criminal Mischief in the 200 block of I-45 North was reported. A Residential Burglary was investigated in the 1400 block of…

  • SHSU Physics Department To Host Eclipse Viewing

    The SHSU Department of Physics will host a special eclipse viewing atop the SHSU parking garage on today. The moon will partially eclipse the sun this evening with “first contact” beginning at 5 p.m., and…

  • Big Turnout For “State Of The City” Presentation

    There was a great turnout for the “State of the City” presentation at the Veterans Conference Center last night. City Manager Matt Benoit touched on several areas which spelled out Huntsville’s financial stability and success…

  • Mayor Woodward Comments On Elections

    Early voting is underway in Walker County. At a recent City Council session, Mayor Mac Woodward passed along information about the elections . . . . MAYORELECT10-21-14 The location for early voting in Walker County…

  • HISD Trustees To Meet With TASB Consultant

    The HISD Board of Trustees will meet at the Hawkins Administration Building at 6:30 tonight to discuss the Superintendent search process with a Texas Association of School Board consultant. An “Action Item” tonight regards the…

  • Crime Stoppers Now Available As An App

    Walker County-Huntsville Crime Stopper Coordinator Detective Marvin Hyvl tells us there is now an app for sending tips to Crime Stoppers. You can go to Tipsoft.com to begin installing.  You will be assigned an anonymous…

  • Haunted Hayride Coming Up

    The City has a special hayride planned for just this time of the year. Recreation Services’ Natalie Reid updates us . . . . HAUNTEDHAY10-21-14 The event will also feature a DJ, face painting, a…

  • State Of The City Address Tonight

    You’re invited to join the City Council and City Manager Matt Benoit and representatives from each City department at the 2014 State of the City address hosted by the Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce. The…