Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • HPD Receives Impaired Driving Mobilization Campaign Award Check

    Thursday morning at City Hall, Traffic Safety Specialist Terri Miller with TxDOT’s Bryan District awarded $3,000 to the City of Huntsville and the Police Department for their participation in the 2013 Impaired Driving Mobilization Campaign…

  • National Book Awards Will Feature Authors

    Mark your calendars. From SHSU’s Department of English, Dr. Amanda Nowlin-O’Banion informs us, “The National Book Awards at Sam Houston is a free event that is bringing three recent National Book Awards finalists to Huntsville…

  • Trade Expo Today

    The Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce has a big event planned for today. The Chambers Vice-Chair of Business Services, Bart Davis, tells us more . . . . TRADEEXPO3-5-14 Tickets are free if picked up…

  • County Energy Transportation Reinvestment Zone Issues Discussed by Commissioners

    In a special session of Walker County Commissioners Wednesday afternoon, commissioners moved forward in efforts in establishing a County Energy Transportation Reinvestment Zone in discussions with Miranda White-Harris with Grantworks We asked Miranda to explain…

  • Agreement with new Kroger Approved by Councilmembers This Week

    At this week’s City Council session, councilmembers considered a proposal that would let City Manager Matt Benoit approve an agreement with a new Kroger that waives all permit and inspection fees. This is an in-kind…

  • Radio–An Important Asset to Local Emergency Communication

    This week we’ve been talking with Walker County Emergency Coordinator Butch Davis about Severe Weather Awareness Week. The ability to communicate by radio during a disaster is an important asset to his department . .…

  • Citizenship Preparation Course Planned

    The Huntsville Public Library in conjunction with the Sam Houston State University Center for Law, Engagement, and Politics (LEAP) will present a free five week Citizenship Preparation Course Tuesdays in April from 6:00pm to 8:30pm…

  • Election Results

    There was a large gathering of candidates, candidates’ friends and their supporters in the Annex foyer in Huntsville last night as election numbers were tallied by Election Director Diana McRae’s staff. In the race for…

  • Former ATF Agent Jay Dobyns Speaks at SHSU

    Former ATF undercover agent Jay Dobyns spoke at SHSU’s Criminal Justice Center’s Killinger Auditorium Tuesday. He had been working as an undercover agent with the Hell’s Angels biker gang for two years when his true…

  • Butch Davis Comments on Emergency Operation Center

    We’ve been talking this week with Walker County Emergency Coordinator Butch Davis about Severe Weather Awareness Week. When certain severe weather situations occur in Walker County–the EOC, or Emergency Operation Center–is activated . . .…