Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • City Receives New Firefighter Grant

    The City of Huntsville has received a new grant for firefighters. City Manager Matt Benoit passed along the details to councilmembers . . . . GRANT1-10-13 The plan is to hire and pay the salaries…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the night shift Tuesday unknown suspects assaulted a victim in the 2700 block of 11th Street. On Wednesday’s day shift, police were dispatched to the 700 block of Avenue G…

  • Congressman Brady Comments on Plans to Help the Economy

    As the Chairman of the Joint Economic Committee, Congressman Kevin Brady has plans to help the economy . . . . BRADJEC1-10-13  

  • Wynne Home to Present “Gallery Talk”

    The Wynne Home Arts Center will present “A Gallery Talk” in conjunction with “Retrospective of Prison Art” in the Brown-Wynne Gallery on Thursday, January 17th, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Stephanie Smither of Houston…

  • New City Manager Benoit Speaks at Rotary Club

    The Huntsville Rotary Club’s guest speaker at their Wednesday meeting was new Huntsville City Manager Matt Benoit. After filling everyone in on his career experiences and viewpoint, he took questions from the audience. He was…

  • Still No Decision from Texas Court of Criminal Appeals on Falk Trial Issue

    Wednesday, the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, which has delayed the capital murder trial of John Ray Falk Jr. for over a month, failed to discuss a writ of mandamus filed by the Walker County…

  • Walker County-Huntsville Crime Stoppers Honored

    Mayor Mac Woodward gave special recognition at Tuesday night’s City Council session to the Walker County-Huntsville Crime Stoppers . . . . CRIMESTOP1-9-13

  • Wounded Warrior Banquet Adds Second Speaker

    Spokesperson Jimmy Wood tells us that in addition to Wounded Warrior Banquet keynote speaker David Sutherland, a wounded warrior and distinguished veteran who will be at the Fairgrounds on the 17th, will be another honored…

  • Councilmember Olson Files Finance Committee Update

    Position #4 Huntsville City Councilmember Keith Olson filed an annual Finance Committee update for the Council at their regular session Tuesday night. He said the Finance Committee had 16 meetings with himself, Ward #1 Councilmember…

  • City Council Discussed Mural Issues Tuesday

    The Huntsville City Council met in regular session last night at City Hall. An issue of contention last night was over a proposed amendment to the 2012-13 budget that could cost around $14,000 dollars to…