Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Burn Ban Remains Lifted

    After hearing a report on local conditions from Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis Monday, Judge Danny Pierce and County Commissioners voted to continue the lifting of the burn ban. The ban is subject…

  • Burn Ban Remains Lifted

    After hearing a report on local conditions from Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis today, Judge Danny Pierce and County Commissioners voted to continue the lifting of the burn ban. The ban is subject…

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets Today

    Walker County Commissioners will meet for a regular session this morning at nine. Among items on the “Consent Agenda,” is bid approval for tree cutting and disposal, approval of bids for fuel for various Road…

  • Emergency Services District #3 Meetings Scheduled

    Crabbs Prairie Volunteer Fire Department Chief Robert Gray tells us that his department is working again to create an Emergency Service District #3. He said it’ll cover the Crabbs Prairie area and the West Sandy…

  • HISD Board of Trustees Meet Tonight

    The HISD Board of Trustees will meet at the Hawkins Administration Building for a regular board meeting at six this evening. The Board will recognize the “Employee of the Month” and the “Educator of the…

  • Traffic Shift on State Highway 19

    On Tuesday, September 25th, weather permitting, the Texas Department of Transportation’s contractor will open the newly constructed northbound mainlines of SH 19 to traffic. The northbound inside lane will remain closed, but traffic will be…

  • City Council Executive Session Tonight

    This afternoon at 5:30 the Huntsville City Council will meet in a closed Executive Session with Strategic Government Resources to further discuss the search process and the services needed to assist the City in the…

  • Robert Wayne Harris Executed

    Forty-year-old Robert Wayne Harris–who confessed to murdering five people in an Irving, Texas car wash in March of 2000–was executed by lethal injection Thursday night at the Walls Unit in Huntsville. A few hours before…

  • Wynne Home Prison Art Show

    City of Huntsville Cultural Services Coordinator Linda Pease tells us the Wynne Home will be presenting a “Retrospective of Prison Art . . . .” Ms. Pease said that, “Also, in the Friends Sales Gallery,…

  • Curbside Recycling Scheduled to Begin in Area #6 in January

    The Huntsville City Council approved the expansion of curbside recycling to begin in Area #6 on Friday, January 4, 2013. Area #6 includes customers within the area of Angier, Boettcher, Elks Drive, and Lake Road.…