Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Millionth Person Week at Statue Visitor Center

    The millionth person to visit Sam Houston Statue Visitor Center is getting closer to reality during Tourism Week. We talked with City of Huntsville Director of Tourism Kimm Thomas Thursday afternoon . . . .…

  • HISD Bond Election Day Tomorrow

    Election Day for the HISD Bond election takes place tomorrow, Saturday, from 7 AM to 7 PM, at various precinct locations. For election day poll locations go to the website walker.tx.us under “Current Elections,” or…

  • Local Teen Indicted for Fatal Accident

    A Walker County grand jury has indicted Huntsville teenager Bryson Richard O’Brien on two counts of causing an accident involving serious bodily injury or death. According to reports from police, a reckless turn he made…

  • HPD Warns About Fund Solicitors

    HPD Lieutenant Jim Barnes informs us that Huntsville Police got a phone call from a concerned citizen in reference to some unknown persons soliciting money on behalf of the Huntsville Police Department . . .…

  • Public Works Director Reed Explains Lake Camelia Pipeline Issues to Councilmembers

    At Tuesday’s session of the Huntsville City Council, Public Works Director Carol Reed said, “Monday afternoon the influent flow, the raw water flow into the N.B. Davidson plant” on Elkin’s Lake south side “began increasing…

  • City Introduces E-Billing for Water Customers

    The City of Huntsville is offering a new, fast, efficient, and eco-friendly service for its water customers called E-Bill. Utility Billing customers may now sign up to receive an E-Bill–an electronic bill viewed online. E-Bills…

  • Kountze Cheerleaders Allowed to Display Religious Banners

    Wednesday, State District Judge Steve Thomas ruled that cheerleaders at Kountze High School in Southeast Texas can display banners featuring Bible verses at their football games. According to the ruling, Judge Thomas stated that no…

  • Councilmembers Discuss Development Code Change

    At last night’s regular session of the Huntsville City Council, councilmembers discussed the first reading of a proposal to change the Development Code in regard to lot standards. This is in reference to changes recommended…

  • Tourism Week in Huntsville

    The City of Huntsville will celebrate Tourism Week through the 12th, and one of the many features of the week will be a special tour in Oakwood Cemetery. According to Director of Tourism and Cultural…

  • Volunteer Firefighters Needed

    Volunteer firefighters in the county are needed. New Waverly Firefighter and Walker County Firefighters Association President Jimmy Williams tells us more . . . . VOLFIRE5-7-13 That number is 1-800-FIRELINE. That’s 1-800-347-5463.