Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • DPS Increases Patrols for Memorial Day Weekend

    The Texas Department of Public Safety will significantly increase trooper patrols this Memorial Day weekend to help keep Texas roadways safe. During the increased patrols today through Monday, May 27th, troopers will be looking for…

  • Local Law Enforcement Participates in “Torch Run”

    Thursday morning, members of local law enforcement–HPD, University Police, the Walker County Sheriff’s Office, DPS, and the TDCJ Office of Inspector General–participated in the Torch Run to increase awareness for the Special Olympics. Officers jogged…

  • Millionth Visitor to Statue Visitor Center Signs Guest Book

    City of Huntsville Tourism Director Kimm Thomas is happy to announce that the millionth visitor signed the guest book at the Sam Houston Statue Visitor Center Thursday at 9:19 AM . . . . MILLIONTH#2-5-24-13…

  • HISD Workshop on Bond Election Held

    The HISD Board of Trustees held a Board Workshop on Tuesday, May 21st, to discuss the 2013 Bond Election that was held on May 11th. Five of the citizens attending provided the board with their…

  • Sam Houston Memorial Museum Honors Active Military Personnel

    Sam Houston Memorial Museum is doing something to honor active military personnel. Marketing Coordinator Megan Buro updates us . . . . SAMHMEM5-23-13

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Tuesday a commercial burglary was investigated in the 1000 block of MLK, Jr. Boulevard.  A case of forgery was investigated in the 1400 block of Green Briar…

  • Deputy City Secretary Update on City Public Information Strategies

    At this week’s session of the Huntsville City Council, Deputy City Secretary Kristin Edwards informed councilmembers and local citizens on current public information strategies and a couple of new ways being initiated in which important…

  • Reopening of I-45 Southbound Entrance Ramp

    Today, the Texas Department of Transportation’s contractor will reopen the new I-45 southbound entrance ramp located south of State Highway 75 and FM 1791.  This effectively completes the reconstruction and relocation of all the entrance…

  • City Receives Good Audit Report

    At this week’s Huntsville City Council session, Chris Pruitt from Patillo, Brown, and Hill presented the City’s audit report for fiscal year 2011 through 2012. The City of Huntsville received a good report . .…

  • Chamber Business After Hours

    Make plans to attend a Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours networking event today at 5:15 pm.   It will be held in the Chamber Board Room located on 1327 11th Street.  This…