Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Final Curbside Recycling Expansion in Area #8

    City Council approved the expansion of curbside recycling to begin in Area #8 on Friday, January 3rd, 2014. This area includes customers within Sycamore Avenue, Boettcher Mill, Rigsby Road, Wanza and Bearkat Blvd. For map…

  • Mayor Woodward on 2013 and the Year Ahead

    A new year begins a few days from now, and Huntsville Mayor Mac Woodward takes time to comment on 2013 and the new year ahead . . . . MACNEWYR12-24-13

  • HISD Facility Tours Begin Next Month

    HISD will be presenting tours of their facilities for the public in January and February 2014. The first tour will be from 9 AM to noon on January 11th. Additional tours follow on the next…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, a residential burglary was reported on Christmas Eve during the day shift in the 3300 block of Old Houston Road. A 46-year-old woman was arrested for burglary of a habitation and…

  • Renovation of Downtown Fire Station Continues

    When its back online, the fire station located in the central part of Huntsville will increase response time in the downtown area. When we talked with him last, Fire Chief Tom Grisham said the facility…

  • Congressman Brady Comments on IRS Investigation

    The Ways and Means Committee’s investigation into the targeting of political groups by the IRS continues. We talked with Congressman Kevin Brady, and he says the committee has received over 350,000 documents from the IRS…

  • County Judge Danny Pierce Comments on the Year Ahead

    Following the Walker County Commissioners meeting Monday morning, we asked County Judge Danny Pierce how he saw the year ahead for the County budget-wise, tax revenue-wise, and if the new County Jail will be helpful…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift last Friday a residential burglary was investigated in the 7100 block of Highway 75 South. On Friday’s night shift, 21-year-old Derius Montrell was arrested for aggravated robbery…

  • New DPS Troopers to be Issued New Pistols

    Lighter handguns that carry more bullets and feature less recoil will be issued to new Texas troopers completing their training in January. DPS Spokesman Tom Vinger said the pistol is a Smith & Wesson M&P…

  • Garbage Schedule

    Residential garbage collection will be closed today and Wednesday, December 25th. Residential garbage collection will be picked up Friday December 27th. Recycling collection scheduled for December 27th will be picked up on the following Friday,…