Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Walker County Fair Parade Route Change

    Due to the various construction projects throughout the City, there will be some minor changes to this year’s Walker County Fair Parade route.  The parade will stage on 19th Street and then proceed northbound on…

  • Cedric Keith Oliphant Sentenced for Preparation of False Tax Returns

    The Huntsville Item reports that local businessman Cedric Keith Oliphant has been sentenced by U-S District Judge Keith Ellison to 36 months in federal prison and a year of supervised release for preparing false tax…

  • B&B Properties Announces Major New Business Development

    B&B Properties in Huntsville informs us that a major new business development is underway on the north side of Huntsville. Recently, the developer, High Grade Park, LTD., and it’s managing partner, Ben Bius, announced the…

  • Trinity Independent School District Meets

    The Trinity ISD will meet for a regular board meeting at their Administration Building at 5:30 today. Board members will have a public hearing on accreditation status. They will also have an Open Forum. They…

  • “How To Pay Back Your Student Loans” Workshop Today

    The Student Money Management Center will help students discover the best solutions for repaying student loans today at its “How To Pay Back Your Student Loans” workshop, beginning at 6 p.m. in the Lowman Student…

  • HISD Board of Trustees Meet

    The HISD Board of Trustees will meet for a regular session at six this evening at the Hawkins Administration Building. Students and staff will be recognized by the Board. Director of Communications Shannon Duncan will…

  • Rise in Vehicle Burglaries

    The Huntsville Item reports that local police are investigating at least 20 cases of vehicles being broken into that occurred sometime between Sunday night and Monday morning at the Forum apartment complex on Sam Houston…

  • Sheriff McRae Invites Citizens to Become Associate Members of the Sheriff’s Association of Texas

    Responding to the increased number of citizens wanting to assist law enforcement officials and build a stronger partnership in the fight against crime, Sheriff Clint R. McRae has announced that Walker County citizens are being…

  • Street Closure & Block Party Today

    Starting today, the section of Sam Houston Avenue between 13th and 14th Streets will be closed for around six weeks because of construction on the Town Creek Drainage Project. The City will also be hosting…

  • Green Hornet Food Bus Schedule

    Huntsville ISD invites the community to come and see the Green Hornet Food Bus and learn about their Free Summer Lunch Program.  The district is hosting Green Hornet Block Parties in various neighborhoods within the…