Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Accident on Highway 19 Wednesday Afternoon

    Wednesday afternoon, a TDCJ van transporting Ellis Unit inmates from a maintenance crew was involved in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 19 North near Riverside in Walker County. Two inmates were life-flighted to Houston’s Memorial…

  • HISD Compensation Plan Approved

    At last night’s regular session of the HISD Board of Trustees, boardmembers unanimously approved a compensation plan for 2014-15. The package provides teachers, counselors, librarians, nurses and special education professional staff with a $1,500 general…

  • Tuesday’s City Council Session

    At last night’s regular session of the Huntsville City Council, Finance Director Steve Ritter said the City has a $969,000 surplus in the fiscal year’s budget. The council tabled the interlocal agreement between the City…

  • Aggravated Robbery Suspect Back in Jail

    A suspect in a couple of home invasion robberies in 2013 is back in the Walker County Jail after not appearing at a court date. Thirty-seven-year-old Darrick Edward Ross was picked up by Huntsville and…

  • Chamber’s “Shot in the Dark” Golf Tournament Coming Up

    Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce Events & Communications Manager Laura Green tells us that the 11th Annual Shot in the Dark Golf Tournament is coming up on May 16th . . . . SHOTINDK4-14-14 You…

  • HISD Board Approves Hire of Mance Park Middle School Principal

    Huntsville ISD announced that the HISD Board of Trustees approved the hiring of Robert Bennett as the new Principal of Mance Park Middle School during last night’s board meeting. Mr. Bennett has been serving as…

  • Man Arrested After Shooting at Frat House

    Around 10:15 PM Friday, HPD was sent to the Sigma Chi frathernity house in the 200 block of FM 980 in regard to a person with a weapon. Police reports say that 45-year-old Dagoberto Avila,…

  • New Subdivision Discussed by Commissioners

    At Monday morning’s Commissioners’ Court meeting, a developer representative and subdivision design engineer addressed commissioners on their proposed Texas Grand Ranch Development Subdivision for Walker County. Planning and Development Director Andy Isbell fills us in…

  • City Council Meets Tonight

    The Huntsville City Council meets at six this evening for a regular session. Previous to the meeting there will be workshops beginning at 4 in the large conference room. Councilmembers will discuss monument entry and…

  • HISD Board Meets Tonight

    The HISD Board of Trustees will meet this evening at six at the Hawkins Administration Building for a regular meeting. The Board will recognize students and staff. Tonight’s “Consent Agenda” includes approval of a resolution…