Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • City Council Discusses Charter Issues

    The Huntsville City Council met in regular session last night at City Hall. One of the issues under consideration by the council regards recommendations by the Charter Review Committee. Two of the issues being focused…

  • Aquatic Center Renamed

    A good number of local citizens spoke at last night’s Huntsville City Council session in recommending that the Aquatic Center be renamed in honor of Frank D. “Poncho” Roberts. Chamber President Carol Smith, among them,…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on Sunday’s night shift a 28-year-old woman was arrested at the intersection of 12th Street and Avenue H for possession of a dangerous drug and possession of a controlled substance. A…

  • Collision Sends One to Hospital

    A Monday afternoon collision between a pickup truck and a van at the corner of State Highway 75 and FM 2793 severely damaged both vehicles, leaving one driver trapped in the mangled remains of his…

  • Huntsville Community Theatre Readying for New Season

    Huntsville Community Theatre is gearing up for a great theatrical season. Community Theatre public relations rep Rich Walters stopped by to fill us in on what will be happening. . . . HCT7-15-13 The performance…

  • City Council Meets Tonight

    The Huntsville City Council will meet this evening at six at City Hall for a regular session. Previous to the meeting, at five there will be a workshop on proposals for Charter amendments for the…

  • Burn Ban Put on Hold Monday

    Walker County Commissioners considered implementing a “burn ban” at Monday’s special session. Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis filled commissioners in on the KBDI Index and other authorities’ views of Walker County’s moisture situation…

  • Community Praise Ministry to Hold Fish Fry Fundraiser

    Community Praise Ministry President Vanetta Mills tells us that on Friday, July 19th, the Ministry will be having a fish-fry fundraiser to raise money to provide local students with school supplies . . . .…

  • Election Precinct Consolidation Approved by Commissioners

    At the Monday morning “Special Session” for Walker County Commissioners, the court considered the consolidation of a couple of election precincts according to the Texas Election Code. Walker County Judge Danny Pierce conducted the discussion…

  • HISD Budget Workshop Today

    HISD Trustees will meet for a Board Workshop to discuss the HISD 2013-14 Budget at 5:30 this afternoon at the Hawkins Administration Building.