Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Road Work

    Temporarily Closure of Old Colony Road at SH 19

    On Monday, June 4, weather permitting TxDOT will temporarily close Old Colony Road at SH 19.

    A signed detour will be in place to direct traffic to each side of Old Colony Road. This closure will allow the contractor to rebuild Old Colony Rd on both the east and west sides of SH 19 and construct the SH 19 proposed northbound main lanes. This closure is expected to last three weeks.

  • Vehicle Fatality Wednesday

    Seventy-year-old Huntsville resident Hadi Adib died Wednesday afternoon after his 2008 Hyundai hit an electrical pole on Autumn Lane in Huntsville. Witnesses saw the car ignite into flames after hitting the pole. Before the fire…

  • DPS Makes Big Marijuana Bust on I-45

    Sixty-two-year-old Herbert L. Johnson of Grapeland was arrested by DPS officers Wednesday morning for delivery of 720 pounds of marijuana. As Trooper Gabino Monjaras walked toward Johnson’s vehicle after pulling him over for speeding on…

  • Primary Candidate Bobby Bates Wants Recount

    Walker County Republican Primary candidate for Precinct #1 County Commissioner, Bobby Bates, will be filing for a recount. Bates was defeated in the primary by candidate Jim Willett by nine votes–500 to 491. After talking…

  • EMC Butch Davis on Hurricane Preparedness

    National Hurricane Preparedness Week is May 27th through June 2nd. Our guest this weekend on “Around Town” will be Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis. We asked Butch about what kind of plans Emergency…

  • Public Works Director Kulhavy on Easement Issues

    City of Huntsville Public Works Director Aron Kulhavy will be our guest this weekend on “Around Town.” A number of water and sewer projects are constantly under design for the City to provide new service…

  • SHSU Opens Woodlands Center

    SHSU held a grand opening of their Woodlands Center Wednesday afternoon. Special guests included TSU Chancellor Brian McCall, Senior Vice Chancellor and CEO of the Lone Star System Rand Key, and Congressman Kevin Brady. An…

  • County Commissioners Move Forward in Helping Fire Departments

    In Walker County Commissioners’ Court Tuesday, Commissioners approved moving forward in the use of Title III funds for volunteer fire departments. Planning and Development Director Andy Isbell explains . . . .

  • Truancy Case in Willis

    Montgomery County J-P Lanny Moriarty, at the request of the County’s District Attorney, has signed an order that vacates the contempt of court conviction that sent 17-year-old Willis High School honor student Diana Tran to…

  • Crawfest is Coming Soon

    The big plans are still underway for the 7th Annual SAAFEHOUSE Crawfest slated for Thursday, June 7th, at 6 PM. Marketing and Development Director Dee Everett said they’re working real hard to get their orders…