Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Councilmembers Approve Speed Cushion Resolution

    At this weeks Huntsville City Council session, councilmembers approved a resolution authorizing the placement of speed cushions in the 2200 to 2400 blocks of Avenue S. Ward #2 councilmember Tish Humphrey cast the project in…

  • Buxton Retail Analysis Update Presented to Council

    At Tuesday’s City Council session, Director of Community and Economic Development Aron Kulhavy explained the many benefits of the retail analysis features of the Buxton software access recently contracted with Buxton by the City. Kulhavy…

  • Camp Quality Rodeo Ahead

    Camp Quality has a rodeo coming up. Rodeo Coordinator Sherri Scott explains . . . . CAMPQUALI8-7-13

  • Go-Texan Scholarships Awarded

    The Area Go Texan Scholarship committee, by way of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, has awarded three students in Walker County with scholarships. New Waverly High School graduate Mitch McMillian received a $2,000 scholarship,…

  • Rachel Willeford Running for City Council

    In a press release Wednesday, local Huntsville resident Rachel Willeford announced her candidacy for the Huntsville City Council. She will be running in the Position #1 seat vacated by James Fitch. Married to Ty Willeford,…

  • Council Discusses Open Hours Cutback at Library

    Huntsville Public Library Head Librarian Linda Dodson addressed the Huntsville City Council this week about a proposal she took to City Manager Matt Benoit asking to reduce the hours that the library is open to…

  • Man Burned in Local Gas Well Explosion

    Around 4:15 in the afternoon Tuesday, a 35-year-old contract worker from Pioneer in San Antonio was injured in a gas explosion at a well near FM 247 and Lost Indian Camp Road about 8 miles…

  • City Charter Amendments Approved for Ballot

    At the regular Huntsville City Council meeting Tuesday night, six of eight Charter Review Committee recommendations were agreed upon to be put before voters in November. Charter amendments to be offered for voter consideration include…

  • City Insurance Premium Increase

    The City of Huntsville continues to move forward in efforts to balance their budget without another tax increase. In a workshop Tuesday night, it was discussed that the City’s recommendation is to increase employee insurance…

  • Photo I-D Now Required for Voting in Texas

    Walker County Election Officer, Diana McRae, reminds voters that photo identification will now be required for voting in person. A voter will be required to show one of the following forms of photo identification at…