Articles Posted in the News Category

  • DPS Urges Texans to Use Caution in Summer Heat

    The Texas Department of Public Safety is warning Texas residents to be prepared for summertime temperatures, and to take precautions to stay safe as temperatures and heat indices hit 100 degrees and above in many…

  • Gulf Coast Trade Center Sponsoring Next Chamber Small Business Breakfast

    Chamber Press Release: The next Small Business Breakfast of the Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce, sponsored by Gulf Coast Trade Center, will take place on Thursday, August 10th.  The breakfast will be held at Golden Corral located at…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Monday a known suspect sexually assaulted a person in the 2000 block of Avenue L ½. At the intersection of State Highway 75 and I-45 North, an…

  • City Receives Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award

    The City of Huntsville has received, for the eighth time, the Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award, bestowed on only 50 governmental agencies in Texas and 68 U.S. cities overall. The award, issued by the…

  • 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…