Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Main Street “Junk-A-Palooza” Planned

    Huntsville Main Street has an event coming up. Local intern Ariel Traub tells us more . . . . MAINGARAG6-11-13 If you’d like some more information on this, contact Ariel Traub at 936-295-2150.

  • Water Main Break on 11th Street Info

    Shortly after 11 this morning, Walker County Dispatch reported to us that final patching-up was underway on the water main break on 11th Street in front of Brookshire Brothers in Huntsville. Traffic was reported to…

  • SHSU Theatre Productions for June

    SHSU Theatre Manager Katie Stefaniak informs us that the Department of Theatre and Musical Theatre will present four productions in June . . . ,. SHSUTHEA6-10-13 Ms. Stefaniak says “Zeus Story will begin at 7…

  • New Riverside Polling Place Under Consideration

    In Walker County Commissioners Court Monday, Commissioners heard from Precinct #304 election judge Paula White and the reasons she feels it is necessary to move the #304 polling place in Riverside from the fire station…

  • Charter Review Committee Meets

    Huntsville’s City Charter Review Committee will meet for two successive meetings–this afternoon and tomorrow afternoon at five at City Hall. After meeting for several months to look at possible improvements to the City Charter–the committee…

  • Jail Construction Update

    The construction of the new Walker County Jail is coming along nicely. Jail Construction Project Manager Eddie Smith filed a detailed report in Commissioners’ Court Monday morning . . . . JAILREPORT6-10-13  

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Friday shortly after 11 AM an unknown suspect was reported to have stolen a wallet in the 1500 block of 11th Street. There were four cases of…

  • Fireworks Ban

    Walker County Commissioners authorized a Fireworks Ban for Walker County in court today. This order bans the sale or use of aerial fireworks such as missiles with fins and rockets with sticks in Walker County…

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets Today

    Walker County Commissioners Court will hold a regular session at the courthouse at nine this morning. Commissioners will hear a Walker County Jail construction update. Walker County Sheriff’s Office Operations Bureau Captain Tim Whitecotton will…

  • Ravenwood Village Expansion

    According to information released by Property Commerce Broker Clay Trozzo, by the summer of 2014 the Ravenwood Village shopping center plans adding 250,000 square feet of retail which would include Academy Sports and Outdoors, Chick-Fil-A,…