Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • TDCJ Schedules Hiring Seminar

    Current hiring opportunities and career benefits for Correctional Officers with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice will be presented at a hiring seminar on Thursday, July 10, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. at the Gib Lewis…

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets For Budget Workshop

    Walker County Commissioners will meet for a special session this morning at nine at the courthouse to begin a Budget Workshop. Today, Commissioners will hear budget requests beginning with Constable Precinct #4, then Purchasing, the…

  • New Waverly VFD Holds Successful Fundraiser

    The New Waverly 4th of July fire department fundraiser was a huge success. Good food, good weather and a successful fundraiser marked the 21st anniversary of the popular community event. Friday’s events began that morning…

  • New Dorm For SHSU Criminal Justice Freshman

    Beginning soon, SHSU first year criminal justice students will have a special place they can call home. SHSU Criminal Justice Publications Coordinator Beth Kuhles tells us all about it . . . . KUHLESDORM7-3-14  

  • Congressman Brady In Town This Morning

    Our 8th District Congressman Kevin Brady will be in town today to talk with his constituents at Farmhouse Sweets & Eats on 11th Street in Huntsville from 10:30 this morning until 11:30 . . .…

  • HPD Lt. Jim Barnes Comments on Threat Versus Harassment

    Our guest on “Around Town” over the weekend was Huntsville Police Department Lt. Jim Barnes. Because they show up so often on arrest reports we asked Lt. Barnes, “What’s the difference between a threat and…

  • Lake Conroe Boat Accident–Thursday Update

    That boating accident on Lake Conroe Tuesday night has claimed the lives of three people. The three vicitims have been identified as 30-year-old Leilanli Cole, 29-year-old Kristina Cole Frost and 9-year-old Jason Frost. The women…

  • July 4th Festivities

    Fourth of July festivities will be abundant in and around Huntsville as we celebrate Independence Day. Join the City of Huntsville Recreation Services at Kate Barr Ross Park on Friday, July 4th, to celebrate the…

  • July 4th Garbage Pickup Info

    The City of Huntsville Solid Waste Department will run regular residential recycling and commercial garbage pickup routes on Friday, July 4th. The Transfer Station and Scale House will be open on Friday. The Recycling Drop-Off…

  • Fireworks Safety Advice from Assistant Fire Chief John Hobbs

    The Fourth of July comes up this weekend, and Assistant Fire Chief John Hobbs reminds us that using fireworks in the City of Huntsville is illegal. He recently passed along some fireworks safety tips .…