Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Amendment to Solicitors and Hawkers Ordinance Discussed by Council

    During this week’s regular session of the Huntsville City Council, councilmembers considered for a “first reading” an amendment to an ordinance regarding door-to-door solicitors and hawkers. Police Chief Kevin Lunsford explained the changes for door-to-door…

  • Precinct #2 Commissioner Ronnie White Comments on Improvements Underway

    Our guest this weekend on “Around Town” will be Precinct #2 Commissioner Ronnie White. Road and bridge improvement is always underway in his precinct . . . . RONNIEW6-20-13  

  • HISD Recognitions

    During the HISD Board of Trustee’s meeting Thursday evening, the Board recognized various organizations. Weisner of Huntsville was recognized for their support of HISD. The district also honored local media. Walker County Journal Online published…

  • HISD Board Meets

    The HISD Board of Trustees will get together for a regular meeting at the Hawkins Administration Building at six this evening. There will be a Board Workshop with a presentation by Huntsville Memorial Hospital previous…

  • Second-Hand Jewelry & Precious Metal Ordinance Amended

    At this week’s regular city council session, an ordinance regarding secondhand jewelry and precious metal was considered for amendment. It was proposed that the time a purchasing dealer would be required to hold precious metal…

  • Intoxicated Assault Charges Filed

    Twenty-three-year-old Eric Matthew Schillaci has been charged with intoxicated assault following a three-vehicle crash that happened on the feeder road in the 100 block of I-45 North Monday night.  A  22-year-old victim of the accident…

  • FSA County Committee Nominations

    The executive director of the Brazos/Grimes/Walker County USDA Farm Service, Jessica Gonzalez has anounced that county committee election nominations began this month. The deadline for nominations is August 1st, and ranchers, farmers, and landowners are…

  • FBI Director Mueller Comments on IRS Investigation Underway

    FBI Director Robert Mueller was before an oversight hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee regarding various issues involving security. Texas Senator Ted Cruz asked Director Mueller “What level of priority would you characterize the IRS…

  • Tuesday’s City Council Session

    The Huntsville City Council met in regular session last night. They heard a presentation from Charter Review Committee Chairman Rhonda Reddoch on the Committee’s recommendations for changes to the City’s charter. This had followed an…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Monday an I-Pad and cellular phone were reported found on Highway 75 North. At 12th Street and Avenue M, a cash register and other items were found.…