Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Temporary Closure on I-45 Northbound

    Today, weather permitting, the Texas Department of Transportation’s contractor will temporarily close the outside main lane of northbound I-45 from the northbound entrance ramp at State Highway 30 to Exit 118. This will reduce the…

  • County Auditor Allen Discusses One-time Revenue Decline

    Walker County Commissioners heard departmental budget presentations during a special session last Thursday. County Auditor Patricia Allen told Commissioners, “One of the things that we’re definitely seeing is a decline in our one-time revenues .…

  • TDCJ Bus and Tow Truck Accident North of Town this Morning

    A major accident occurred this morning near the 126 mile marker on I-45, north of town. DPS Trooper Erik Burse reports that shortly before five this morning, two tow-truck drivers were removing a vehicle that…

  • Fatality on I-45 in New Waverly

    The North Montgomery County Fire Department was dispatched to assist the New Waverly Fire Department shortly after 1:30 this morning to help in a major accident involving an entrapment. When emergency units arrived at the…

  • Update on City Manager Search

    At this week’s regular session of the Huntsville City Council, Mayor Mac Woodward updated councilmembers and others on the Strategic Government Resources’ search for a permanent city manager for Huntsville . . . . Woodward…

  • Commissioners Discuss Budget Requests

    Walker County Commissioners met Monday morning at the courthouse to hear budget requests. The Sheriff’s department, with several employees, looks out for the safety of Walker County citizens. From the Operations Bureau, Captain Tim Whitecotton…

  • Woman and Eight-Year-Old Child Injured in Wreck

    A woman from Walker County and an eight-year-old child were injured in a two-car accident following an illegal U-turn by an allegedly drunk driver Wednesday night. A Chevrolet Tahoe, driven by 18-year-old Addison Weiss, was…

  • Crime Stoppers Reports These Crimes

    Crime Stoppers reports these crimes– A business in the 2100 block of Sam Houston Avenue was broken into between Friday, June 15th and the 16th.  Damage was done to the business and items inside the…

  • City Council Discusses Annexation Hearing Dates

    At Tuesday evening’s regular session of the Huntsville City Council, there was much discussion from councilmembers and citizens over setting annexation hearing dates for discussion of SHSU’s planned research park. The research park is planned…

  • Walker County Commissioners Meet Today

    Walker County Commissioners will meet for a special session this morning at nine at the Courthouse. Planning and Development Director Andy Isbell will update Commissioners on the Assistance to Firefighters grant application. Commissioners will also…