Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Crime Stoppers Passes Along Information About Recent Burglary

    Walker County/Huntsville Crime Stoppers reports that the EZ Pawn on 11th Street was broken into by unknown suspects on June 21st, after midnight. There was extensive damage done to the store. An undetermined amount of…

  • Church Burglary Suspects Sought

    The Walker County Sheriff’s Office reported to the Item that they are looking for a suspect or suspects who burglarized the Wesley Grove Baptist Church on Wesley Grove Road West last Friday evening and early…

  • Huntsville Youth Football League Registration Underway

    This Saturday the Huntsville Youth Football League will be holding registration.  League President Tedrick Winfrey has the information . . . .

  • Second Clinton County Correctional Prison Employee Arrested In New York

    In New York, Clinton County Correctional maximum security facility officer Gene Palmer was arrested on Wednesday for delivering frozen meat with tools secreted inside to two inmates who later used the tools to escape. Palmer’s…

  • Chamber “Business After Hours” This Afternoon

    The Huntsville-Walker County Chamber have a special event coming up this afternoon. Chamber President Carol Smith tells us all about it . . . .

  • Accident Victim Amber Van Riper Home

    A story on the KBTX 3 News website reports that Amber Van Riper, a recent victim of a head-on collision on FM 980 near Huntsville, is now home recovering. Her husband Aaron, a volunteer firefighter…

  • Commissioners Issue RFP For County-Wide Debris Management

    Commissioners moved forward this week in court to cover any debris management in case of disaster issues in the future. Purchasing Director Mike Williford addressed commissioners regarding an RFP, or Request for Proposal . .…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Monday narcotics were found in a motel room in the 100 block of I-45 South. The drugs were later secured at the Police Department. Police arrested two…

  • Junkapalooza This Weekend

    Huntsville Main Street Coordinator Lindsay Lauher filled us in recently on the annual Junkapalooza which is a community garage sale event in conjunction with the Farmer’s Market. The Junkapalooza will be this Saturday on the…

  • Lt. Col. Allen West To Speak In Huntsville

    Former U-S Congressman and decorated 22-year veteran of the U-S Army, Lt. Col. Allen West, will be in Huntsville for a Town Hall Meeting and to visit with area citizens.  Now a Texas resident, West…