Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Solid Waste Recycling Facility Closing Early Thursday

    The City of Huntsville Solid Waste and Recycling Facility will be closing at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 3, to continue upgrading the Scale House systems at the new Transfer Station. The last load will…

  • “Burn Ban” in Effect at Noon Today

    At Monday’s afternoon special session of Walker County Commissioners’ Court, County Judge Danny Pierce put a “Burn Ban” into effect for Walker County beginning at noon today, Tuesday, August 1st.

  • City Council Meets

    The Huntsville City Council meets this evening at six at City Hall. Tonight’s “Consent Agenda” includes authorization for the City Manager to submit an application to the Office of the Governor’s Criminal Justice Division for…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift last Friday Reshana Mock was arrested for evading with a vehicle in the 900 block of Old Colony Road. On the night shift Friday, in the 800…

  • Woman’s Body Found in Sam Houston National Forest

    According to KBTX Channel 3, the body of 55-year-old Theresa Kirkpatrick was found Saturday morning in the Sam Houston National Forest. The report gathered from the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page says her husband…

  • Two TDCJ Correctional Officers to Serve Time in Jail

    The Huntsville Item reports that two TDCJ correctional officers were sentenced to jail time for official oppression. Alexandra Catrina Kennedy was sentenced to 180 days in jail last week following her pleading guilty to official…

  • Senate’s “Skinny Repeal” Bill Fails

    Early this morning, in the U-S Senate the proposed “Skinny Repeal” health care amendment failed to pass. The vote was 49 “yes” and 51 “no,” with Republican Senators John McCain of Arizona, Susan Collins of…

  • TaiChin Preyor Executed

    Thursday, 46-year-old TaiChin Preyor was executed at the Walls Unit for killing a San Antonio woman after he broke into her apartment. In an appeal, Preyor’s attorneys did not convince the Supreme Court that he…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the night shift Wednesday police investigated a theft on Nance Circle. At Highway 19 and Highway 30 East, Larry Tanner was arrested for possession of marijuana and unlawful carry. In…

  • New Waverly Public Library Fundraiser

    he New Waverly Public Library is having a fundraising event called “Grab a Book and a Bite!” on July 28th and 29th. They will have a large book sale with a variety of most genres.…