Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • City Introduces E-Billing for Water Customers

    The City of Huntsville is offering a new, fast, efficient, and eco-friendly service for its water customers called E-Bill. Utility Billing customers may now sign up to receive an E-Bill–an electronic bill viewed online. E-Bills…

  • Kountze Cheerleaders Allowed to Display Religious Banners

    Wednesday, State District Judge Steve Thomas ruled that cheerleaders at Kountze High School in Southeast Texas can display banners featuring Bible verses at their football games. According to the ruling, Judge Thomas stated that no…

  • Councilmembers Discuss Development Code Change

    At last night’s regular session of the Huntsville City Council, councilmembers discussed the first reading of a proposal to change the Development Code in regard to lot standards. This is in reference to changes recommended…

  • Tourism Week in Huntsville

    The City of Huntsville will celebrate Tourism Week through the 12th, and one of the many features of the week will be a special tour in Oakwood Cemetery. According to Director of Tourism and Cultural…

  • Volunteer Firefighters Needed

    Volunteer firefighters in the county are needed. New Waverly Firefighter and Walker County Firefighters Association President Jimmy Williams tells us more . . . . VOLFIRE5-7-13 That number is 1-800-FIRELINE. That’s 1-800-347-5463.

  • SAAFE House Crawfest Preparations Underway

    The 8th Annual SAAFE House Crawfest gets underway Thursday, June 13th, at 6 PM with the feast starting at 7 o’clock. There’ll be a silent and live auction. We recently talked with Marketing and Development…

  • Save on Taxes and Energy During Memorial Day Weekend

    The opportunity for Texans to save money on energy efficient appliances is fast approaching. The state’s annual Energy Star Sales Tax Holiday is from Saturday, May 25th, through Monday, May 27th. Texas Comptroller Susan Combs…

  • City Council Meets Tonight

    The Huntsville City Council will meet for a regular session at six this evening at City Hall. The council will hear more presentations and proclamations tonight than usual in recognition of a number of conscientious…

  • Fallen Correctional Staff to Be Honored

    The Texas Department of Criminal Justice will honor the service of its correctional staff, and remember all those who have lost their lives in the line of duty with a memorial service scheduled at 10:30…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the night shift Saturday an unknown suspect assaulted a victim in the 3200 block of Elks Drive. On Sunday’s day shift, police investigated a burglary in the 5000 block of…