Articles Posted in the News Category

  • City Council Joins Purchasing Cooperative

    At the last Huntsville City Council session, councilmembers considered having the City join the Education Service Center 19 Purchasing Cooperative. Locally, Region 6 doesn’t have one. Ward 4 Councilmember Joe Rodriguez asked Director of Finance…

  • Chamber of Commerce After Hours Today

    Make plans to attend a Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours networking event on Thursday, June 23. The event will begin at 5:15 pm. The location has changed. The showcase will now be…

  • New Fuel Cards Approved by Council

    Tuesday, Huntsville city councilmembers approved purchasing fuel for City vehicles and equipment utilizing the Texas Fleet Fuel Card System. Director of Public Works Carol Reed was asked about the security aspects of the new card…

  • Stage #3 Mandatory Outdoor Water Restrictions are Still in Place Until Further Notice

    Stage 3 Mandatory Outdoor Water Restrictions are still in place for the city of Huntsville. City well production is decreased due to continuous pumping. Right now only a very limited amount of water is coming…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift last Friday 27-year-old Christopher Collier-Marler was arrested in the 1200 block of State Highway 19 for possession of a controlled substance. On the night shift Saturday in…

  • Election Director Diana McRae Addresses Commissioners on Upcoming Elections

    County Election Director Diana McRae addressed several matters regarding the upcoming November elections with Commissioners at a special session Monday. Initially, she talked about “possibly being in a joint election agreement with seven other entities…

  • Gun Legislation Compromise Being Considered

    Efforts at gun legislation have recently failed in Washington. Senator Susan Collins of Maine held a press conference yesterday with Senators from both sides of the aisle talking about compromise legislation which would prohibit people…

  • Censored Omar Mateen Transcript Decision Reversed

    Monday afternoon the Justice Department, reportedly influenced by complaints from Republican leaders, has reversed it’s decision on only releasing a censored transcript of terrorist Omar Mateen’s 9-1-1 call during the Florida shootings. They have released…

  • City Council Meets

    The Huntsville City Council will meet for a regular session at six this evening at City Hall. Councilmembers will consider several items on tonight’s “Statutory Agenda.” The council will hear from City Attorney Leonard Schneider…

  • Local Option Election For Sale of Alcohol in JP #1 Fails

    In Commissioners’ Court Monday morning, Tax Assessor-Collector Diana McRae filled commissioners in on a petition for a Local Option Election for Justice Precinct #1 to legalize alcohol sales . . . .   Ms. McRae…