Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • DPS Increases Patrols for Memorial Day Weekend

    The Texas Department of Public Safety will significantly increase trooper patrols this Memorial Day weekend to help keep Texas roadways safe. During the increased patrols Friday, May 23rd, through Monday, May 26th, troopers will be…

  • City Of Huntsville Garbage Sked

    The City of Huntsville Solid Waste Division will run regular residential and commercial garbage pick-up routes on Monday, May 26th, 2014, Memorial Day.  The Solid Waste Transfer Facility will also be open for business on…

  • Special Session Tonight Canceled

    Huntsville’s City Secretary Lee Woodward informs us that the City Council Special Session for tonight has been canceled.

  • Funds Approved For Media Consultant For Tourism

    At Tuesday night’s session of the Huntsville City Council, councilmembers okayed a total of $12,000 dollars to engage the consultants Mind Ecology. According to information from the City–”The consultant would provide the Tourism Department with…

  • EMC Butch Davis Passes Along Hurricane Info Websites & Numbers

    Hurricane season is coming up shortly, and we talked with Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis abourt preparedness. He informed us that there are websites to visit and numbers you can call during and…

  • SHSU Develops Forensic Certificaton Course for TEA

    The Texas Education Agency recently launched a free, online professional development course for high school teachers assigned to teach forensic science. Designed by the Sam Houston State University Department of Forensic Science and Bill Blackwood…

  • Congressman Brady Updates IRS Investigation

    The investigation of the IRS is not over yet. Congressman Kevin Brady updates us . . . . BRADIRS5-20-14

  • DPS Urges Texans to Prepare Early for Hurricane Season

    The Texas Department of Public Safety is informing residents about the upcoming hurricane season and advising individuals to begin preparing now for any possible storms. Hurricane season begins June 1st and continues through November 30th.…

  • Local Man Injured in Home Invasion

    A 40-year-old unidentified Huntsville man was reported to be in critical condition at Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston following a home invasion early Monday. The victim underwent several surgeries Tuesday and is expected to survive.…

  • City Council Met Tuesday Night

    The Huntsville City Council is still in the process of revising the development code–manufactured homes and zoning a major topic for discussion last night. City Development Director Aron Kulhavy filled councilmembers in on the present…