Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • 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…

  • Shooter Training Exercise on SHSU Campus Tuesday

    The Texas Department of Criminal Justice’s Office of Inspector General along with the Walker County Sheriff’s Office, Huntsville Police Department, and Sam Houston State University Police Department participated in Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training…

  • Tornado Warning Issued Last Night

    The National Weather Service issued a Tornado Warning for Walker and Montgomery counties from around 10:55 to 11:30 PM for last night. This morning, the Walker County Dispatch Center informed us that they knew of…

  • Pond & Lake Management Class Offered

    Texas AgriLife Extension Agent Reg Lepley informs us that a Pond & Lake Management Class will be held May 23rd, at 6:30 PM, at the Walker County Texas AgriLife Extension office at 102 Tam Road…

  • Tornado Rips through Oklahoma Suburb

    Monday, a devastating tornado ripped through a suburb of Oklahoma City wiping out neighborhoods and destroying an elementary school.  The death toll has now been revised by the Chief Administrative Officer for the Oklahoma City…

  • City Council Meets

    The Huntsville City Council will meet for a regular session at six this evening at City Hall. Previous to the council meeting, there will be a workshop at five on Harnessing Huntsville’s Potential. Deputy City…