Articles Posted in the News Category

  • I-45 Northbound Shut Down At Goree Overpass Because of Accident

    I-45 northbound has been shutdown because of a major accident at the Goree overpass.  A truck-tractor tanker-trailer struck the bridge and caught fire.  The bridge has structural damage, and the Goree overpass has been closed…

  • Commissioners Meet This Morning

    The Walker County Commissioners’ Court will have their regular meeting this morning at 9 at the courthouse. On the commissioners’ statutory agenda, the court will hold a Public Hearing on the county’s proposed budget for…

  • Big Marijuana Bust On I-45

    Last week, a Walker County Deputy conducted a traffic stop on Interstate 45 North for a routine traffic violation. Captain of Operations for the Sheriff’s Department Tim Whitecotton said, as the deputy approached the vehicle,…

  • 4-H Activities

    If you or your 4-H member are interested in participating in Horse Judging, Livestock Judging, Ag Product ID, Beef Quiz Bowl, Healthy Lifestyles, Consumer Decision Making, or Food Challenge this year, practices and some contests…

  • Verd’ika Corps For Kids At Library Today

    On September 8th at 4:00 PM, the Huntsville Public Library welcomes the return of the Star Wars Costume Club: The Mandalorian Mercs, who will host a new kind of space adventure for children aged 4-18…

  • Bearkat Mania Coming Wednesday

    Nearly 50 Huntsville area businesses and organizations will head to Sam Houston State University for the 29th annual Bearkat Mania on Wednesday. KSAM-FM and 104.9 The Hits sponsors the event which showcases booths set up…

  • Library Part-Timers To Be Added To Staff

    At this week’s regular session of the Huntsville City Council, Councilmember Andy Brauninger amended a motion to help the Huntsville Public Library be better able to serve the public . . . .   Mayor…

  • Roxie Douglas Learning Institute Looking For Help From Local Citizens

    The Roxie Douglas Learning Institute, an after-school program in the community that offers mentoring to local kids, is undergoing renovation at their building. Executive Director Carmen Irving needs the community’s help in terms of donations…

  • HISD Seeking Input On Superintendent Search

    The HISD Board of Trustees has employed Texas Association of School Board’s Executive Search Services to assist with the search for a new superintendent to replace Dr. Steve Johnson who has retired from HISD.  The…

  • Main Street Program Strategic Session Held

    The City of Huntsville welcomed State Main Street Coordinator Debra Drescher on August 28th for a special strategic planning session. According to Main Street Coordinator Lindsay Lauher, members of the Main Street Advisory Board, the…