Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Wildlife Rehabilitation Available

    Now is the time of year of newly born wildlife squirrels, rabbits, raccoons, and fawns. Some may be injured or lost. If you come across native Texas wildlife in need of help, you can call…

  • Grand Jury Indictments Handed Down

    A Walker County grand jury has indicted 47-year-old George Alfred Vanschenck for the first-degree aggravated robbery of First Financial Bank in Huntsville on March 2nd. Vanschenck, a parolee from New York residing in New Waverly,…

  • Commissioners’ Court Special Session

    Walker County Commissioners will meet for a special session at the Courthouse this morning at nine.  They will have a Jail Workshop. They will also discuss and possibly approve the design development of the plans…

  • DPS Increasing Trooper Patrols for Weekend

    The Texas Department of Public Safety is significantly increasing trooper patrols this Memorial Day weekend in an effort to keep drivers from endangering themselves and others. DPS will increase patrols Friday, May 25th, through Monday,…

  • Downtown Walking Tour Tomorrow

    If you’d like to take a special tour of Huntsville on foot, you can do so tomorrow. It all starts at the gazebo on the courthouse lawn at 2 PM. Main Street Coordinator Kim McCauliffe…

  • New Wynne Home Art Exhibits Saturday

    Our guest this past weekend on “Around Town” was City of Huntsville Cultural Services Coordinator Linda Pease who tells us two new exhibits will be going up inside the Wynne Home. She said, “These exhibits…

  • “Council Coffee” for Interim City Manager Chuck Pinto Held Tuesday

    The Huntsville City Council held a “Council Coffee” so local citizens could meet interim City Manager Chuck Pinto Tuesday afternoon at City Hall. We asked him about what City Council issues he’s been involved with…

  • New Waverly Structure Fire Extinguished

    The New Waverly Volunteer Fire Department responded to a structure fire at a residence on Front Street in New Waverly Tuesday afternoon around five. Responders were able to extinguish the fire before it caused damage…

  • Taylor Swift Honors Fallen Texas Soldier

    We have more news to report in regard to the 22-year-old marine, Sergeant Wade Daniel Wilson of Leona, who was killed in Afghanistan and was transported in a special funeral procession from Conroe, through Huntsville,…

  • Fire Safety Outdoors Urged during Memorial Day Weekend

    Texas Forest Service staff forester Jake Donellan tells us that because we’re coming up on the Memorial Day holiday weekend a lot of people will be outdoors to celebrate . . . .