Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • “Harnessing Huntsville’s Potential” Study Underway

    A large crowd of concerned Walker County citizens showed up for the “Harnessing Huntsville’s Potential” presentation at the library Thursday night. The regional planning group “Design Workshop” is putting together a study for our area.…

  • Downtown Christmas Fair Saturday

    Huntsville Main Street Program Coordinator Kim McCauliffe is inviting you to celebrate Christmas downtown this weekend . . . . [audio:http://ksam1017.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/DOWNFAIR11-28-12.mp3|titles=DOWNFAIR11-28-12]

  • Crime Stopper Food Drive at Wal Mart Tomorrow

    You’re asked to bring your canned goods and non-perishable food donations this Saturday to the entrance at Wal-Mart in Huntsville where Walker County-Huntsville Crime Stopper volunteers are collecting them for the Good Shepherd Mission. Mission…

  • City Manager Discussion Continues

    For several months, City councilmembers have been in the process of finding and hiring a new City Manager for Huntsville. This week councilmembers interviewed four finalist candidates for the position. Councilmembers will get back together…

  • Falk Capital Murder Trial Hears Witness Testimony in Bryan

    John Falk Jr.’s capital murder trial in Bryan, in which he is being tried for his part in the death of TDCJ correctional officer Susan Canfield in 2007 during a Wynne Unit escape, continued Wednesday.…

  • Walker County Sheriff’s Office Makes Big Drug Bust

    Walker County Sheriff’s Office narcotics interdiction officer Jon Beeman with the aid of K-9 narcotics detection dog, Akie, seized almost 250 pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop bust on November 21st. Forty-year-old Ainslie Leslie…

  • City Manager Selection Process Still Underway

    Mayor Mac Woodward and councilmembers met at City Hall in Executive session beginning at 8 Wednesday morning and interviewed four prospective City Manager applicants. Their meeting ended at four Wednesday afternoon, and they have, as…

  • “Harnessing Huntsville” & Neighborhood Stabilization Houses Info

    Don’t forget the special community discussion on Harnessing Huntsville’s Potential is tonight from 6 to 8 at the Huntsville Public Library. Your invited to join the community conversation on prioritizing and implementing housing, education, and…

  • TxDOT Update

    Today, the Texas Department of Transportation’s contractor will switch traffic on the east frontage road of I-45 between State Highway 30 and Crosstimbers Drive. Traffic will be moved from the outside lane of the frontage…

  • Council Slashes Budget Deficit & Moves Forward on City Manager Selection

    An aggressively forward-moving City Council met last night and said goodbye to interim City Manager Chuck Pinto who left them on a positive note.  Following the passage of a budget amendment, that one- million-dollar deficit…