Articles Posted in the News Category

  • 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,…

  • Christmas Holiday Closures

    All city offices will be closed today and Wednesday, December 25th, in observance of the Christmas holiday. They will re-open on Thursday, December 26th. Walker County offices will be closed this Wednesday through the weekend.

  • AgriLife Extension Pesticide Class Scheduled

    Walker County Extension Agent Reg Lepley tells us that the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Walker County and the Walker County Soil & Water Conservation District will be hosting a 5 1/2 hour continuing education…

  • Onalaska Pawn Shop Robbery Friday

    Following a law enforcement chase beginning in Polk County and ending in Walker County, four Huntsville men–Tydrus Mills, Devvin Nickerson, Brison Davidson, and Kenneth Freeman–were arrested and charged with the aggravated robbery of the Onalaska…

  • City Staff Participates in Fundraiser

    During a first-time charity bowling event on Thursday, December 19th, the staff of the City of Huntsville raised over $6,600 and collected thousands of food items to benefit local agencies. The five organizations benefitting from…

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets Today

    Walker County Commissioners get together for a special session this morning at nine at the courthouse. Planning and Development Director Andy Isbell will discuss the approval of various variance requests. County Judge Danny Pierce will…

  • HISD Supt. Steve Johnson Updates School Finance Litigation

    At last week’s session of HISD trustees, Superintendent Dr. Steve Johnson updated board members on the status of the school finance litigation HISD and several other school districts are engaged in against the state in…

  • Chief Tom Grisham Comments on Cooking Safety

    At this time of the year there’s a lot of activity in the kitchen and Huntsville Fire Chief Tom Grisham, our guest on “Around Town” this past weekend, tells us that between 43 to 57…