Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Solid Waste and Recycling Facility Closing Early Today

    The City of Huntsville Solid Waste and Recycling Facility will be closing at 3:00 this afternoon to upgrade the Scale House systems in anticipation of the opening of the new Transfer Station. The full facility will reopen…

  • City Not Issuing Water Sampling Notices

    The City of Huntsville says that local residents may have received a notice on their door about samples for water testing services. This is from a private company. Residents should be aware that this promotion…

  • Summer Shakespeare Comes to SHSU

    Sam Houston State University’s Department of Theatre and Musical Theatre Summer Repertory will present William Shakespeare’s fantastical comedy, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” in the University Theatre Center’s Showcase Theatre, Aug. 1-3, at 8 o’clock each…

  • Local Man Arrested on Porn Charges

    The Huntsville Item reports that 21-year-old Huntsville resident Geremias Alvarado was arrested Saturday on charges of possession with intent to promote child pornography and indecency with a child. The Sheriff’s Office had received a call…

  • Legislation Prohibiting Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Providers ahead in Special Session

    In the upcoming special legislative session, Sen. Charles Schwertner and Rep. Drew Springer will present legislation they authored which prohibits local and state governments from providing taxpayer funds to abortion providers. This is one of…

  • Solid Waste Transfer Station Closing Early Wednesday

    The Solid Waste Transfer Station Facility will be closing early on Wednesday June 28th at 3:00 pm. There will be a system shut down performed by the IT department, and will require the closure of…

  • City Splash Pad Closed

    The City of Huntsville reports that the City Splash Pad is currently closed for unanticipated repairs following damage earlier this month. The City is not able to predict a date for re-opening at this time…

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets

    Walker County Commissioners meet for a regular session at the courthouse at nine this morning. Deputy Emergency Management Coordinator Sherri Pegoda will discuss taking action on a policy for County employees that are trained CERT…

  • Trinity ISD Meets

    Trinity ISD board members will meet at six this evening in the Administration Building. Board members will hear a 2016 Trinity ISD Bond and Capital Improvement Project update by SZH Architecture. The Superintendent will also…

  • Mail-in Ballot Fraud Legislation up for Consideration at Upcoming Special Session in Austin

    In the upcoming special state legislative session, Rep. Craig Goldman and Sen. Kelly Hancock will present legislation they authored to crack down on mail-in ballot fraud. This is one of 20 items that Governor Abbott…