Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • 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,…

  • Mayor Woodward Comments on Buxton Retail Study

    Last week the Buxton Company submitted their approximately 1,000 pages of retail data for Huntsville to the City Council. Mayor Mac Woodward filled us in on the study recently . . . . BUXTONMAC6-7-13 Mayor…

  • HPD Vehicle Study

    At last week’s regular session of the Huntsville City Council, HPD Sergeant Jeff Dugas gave a thorough presentation comparing different vehicles that could be utilized as patrol vehicles by the Huntsville Police Department. The famous…

  • Congressman Brady Comments on Obama Administration

    In light of all the recent scandals, I recently passed along to Congressman Kevin Brady that I think it appears that there’s an attitude that certain people in the Obama administration can get away with…

  • Red, White, & You Fundraiser Big Success

    The big fundraiser– Red, White, and You–held in Huntsville yesterday by Huntsville Volunteer Fire Department firefighters, 101.7 KSAM and 104-9 the Hits was a big success. The unofficial amount raised to pay for a July…

  • DPS Forensic Examiner Drug Test Mishandling Also Affecting Walker County Drug Defendants

    As we informed you Thursday, in Texas thousands of misdmeanor and felony drug cases may be thrown out following the ruling of the state’s highest court that any case with evidence handled by DPS forensic…