Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Sam Houston Statue Visitor Center Celebrates 19th Anniversary Tuesday

    The Sam Houston Statue Visitor Center held their 19th Anniversary celebration Tuesday. Tourist Director Kimm Thomas emceed the event recognizing guest services manager Jamie Mattews and honoring employees and volunteers. She also had a birthday…

  • Community Baby Shower Today

    The “Grand Drop-off” for the Community Baby Shower takes place today between noon and 6 PM at the Target Parking lot in Huntsville. You’re asked to join hands in support of Child Health Month along…

  • Gang Presentation with Officer Vent at SHSU

    Just a year after graduating from Sam Houston State University and joining the Houston Police Department, officer Eric Vento was assigned to the city’s gang task force, working in “hot spot” policing by moving around…

  • The Sam Houston Statue Visitor Center Celebrates 19 Years

    Today, the Tourism Department invites residents and visitors to stop by the Sam Houston Statue Visitor Center and Gift Shop to celebrate the 19th Anniversary of the landmark monument, “A Tribute to Courage.” The world’s…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift last Friday a possibly known person stole a vehicle on I-45–several firearms were in the vehicle when it was stolen. Two vehicle burglaries were reported–one in the…

  • Master Gardeners’ Program Presented to Commissioners

    Walker County Master Gardeners spokesperson Brenda Lichtman talked with Commissioners at their Monday special session seeking support for an HGAC grant for a program in regard to the appropriate management of garden-related solid waste and…

  • Stage 1 Water Conditions Lifted

    Stage 1 Water Shortage Conditions–Voluntary Restrictions–were lifted in the city on October 18th due to the recent rainfall and the corresponding decrease in water consumption. The City of Huntsville Water Conservation and Drought Contingency Plan…

  • Commissioners Approve Two H-GAC Grants for Planning & Development

    Walker County Commissioners considered approval of two HGAC grant applications on Monday. County Environmental Officer Robert Knight represented the Planning and Development Department for vacationing Andy Isbell . . . . HGAC#1-10-21-13 They are also…

  • Early Voting Underway

    EARLY VOTING began at 8:00 this morning for the November 5th General and Special Elections.  There are several local entities holding a joint election including the Constitutional Amendment Election and the Local Option Election in…

  • National School Bus Safety Week

    As part of National School Bus Safety Week (Oct. 21-25), the Texas Department of Public Safety is urging drivers to obey state law by not passing any school bus that is stopped and operating a…