Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Aquaponics Program Scheduled

    Texas A&M Agrilife Extension has a class coming up. Texas Agri-Life Extension Agent Reg Leppley tells us all about it . . . .   RSVP is requested by June 2nd. For information call 435-2426.

  • Outdoor Explorer Program Starting Up

    Join the City’s Recreation Service Division at the Huntsville State Park as they partner with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to learn basic safety for biking, hiking, and kayaking. Enjoy the rest of the…

  • Texas Dept. Of Insurance Help Following Recent Storms

    Consumers who suffered property damage as a result of the recent severe weather should contact their insurance companies as soon as possible to begin the claims process. If you’re having trouble reaching your company, call…

  • HISD Transportation Designates Thomas Lake Volunteer Fire Department Common Bus Stop

    Walker County has issued a Recommendation for Evacuation for several areas of Walker County near the Trinity River.  HISD Transportation has determined that their buses cannot safely go into these identified evacuation areas. Therefore, the…

  • City EMC John Waldo Comments On Hurricane Preparedness

    On our last “Around Town” program, we talked with City Emergency Management Coordinator John Waldo. John updated us on various matters related to a hurricane event. We asked him about City and water facility backup…

  • Golf Ball Drop Tomorrow

    Huntsville-Walker County Events & Communications Manager Laura Green tells us that they are going to host their annual Shot in the Dark Golf Tournament Friday, May 29th . . . .

  • Physicians ER Sponsoring The May Chamber Business After Hours

    The next Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours, sponsored by Physicians ER located at 540 I-45 South, will begin this afternoon at 5:15.  It’s open to all Chamber members. Businesses are encouraged to…

  • FIFA Officials Indicted

    Wednesday, new U-S Attorney General Loretta Lynch addressed reporters regarding the Justice Department’s indictment against FIFA officials in a huge scandal centering around soccer . . . .

  • State Parks Recovering From Recent Storms

    Torrential storms that have continued to hammer much of the state for more than a week now are leaving their mark on Texas’ State Park system. As of Wednesday, more than 50 state parks report…

  • Evacuation Recommendation For Trinity River Locations

    County Judge Danny Pierce and Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis recommend evacuation of certain areas of the Trinity River. The Trinity River water level continues to rise. The river height is forecast at 137.5 at…