Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Millionth Visitor to Statue Visitor Center Signs Guest Book

    City of Huntsville Tourism Director Kimm Thomas is happy to announce that the millionth visitor signed the guest book at the Sam Houston Statue Visitor Center Thursday at 9:19 AM . . . . MILLIONTH#2-5-24-13…

  • HISD Workshop on Bond Election Held

    The HISD Board of Trustees held a Board Workshop on Tuesday, May 21st, to discuss the 2013 Bond Election that was held on May 11th. Five of the citizens attending provided the board with their…

  • Sam Houston Memorial Museum Honors Active Military Personnel

    Sam Houston Memorial Museum is doing something to honor active military personnel. Marketing Coordinator Megan Buro updates us . . . . SAMHMEM5-23-13

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Tuesday a commercial burglary was investigated in the 1000 block of MLK, Jr. Boulevard.  A case of forgery was investigated in the 1400 block of Green Briar…

  • Deputy City Secretary Update on City Public Information Strategies

    At this week’s session of the Huntsville City Council, Deputy City Secretary Kristin Edwards informed councilmembers and local citizens on current public information strategies and a couple of new ways being initiated in which important…

  • Reopening of I-45 Southbound Entrance Ramp

    Today, the Texas Department of Transportation’s contractor will reopen the new I-45 southbound entrance ramp located south of State Highway 75 and FM 1791.  This effectively completes the reconstruction and relocation of all the entrance…

  • City Receives Good Audit Report

    At this week’s Huntsville City Council session, Chris Pruitt from Patillo, Brown, and Hill presented the City’s audit report for fiscal year 2011 through 2012. The City of Huntsville received a good report . .…

  • Chamber Business After Hours

    Make plans to attend a Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours networking event today at 5:15 pm.   It will be held in the Chamber Board Room located on 1327 11th Street.  This…

  • Local Shooting Involving the Death of a Juvenile Under Investigation

    In the early morning hours of Saturday, May 18th, deputies with the Walker County Sheriff’s Office responded to a shooting call in the 3000 block of State Highway 19.  Upon arrival, officers secured the scene…

  • Municipal Setting Designation Ordinance Discussed by City Council

    At Tuesday’s session of the Huntsville City Council, one of the issues given a lot of discussion regarded a  first reading of an ordinance creating a Municipal Setting Designation located near the intersection of Avenue…