Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Late Frank “Poncho” Roberts “Lying in State” Viewing on Wednesday

    Frank D. “Poncho” Roberts passed away in his home surrounded by family on Sunday May 21, 2017 in Huntsville, Texas, at age 85. A “Lying in State” viewing is scheduled for Wednesday May 24, 2017…

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets

    Walker County Commissioners meet for a regular session this morning at nine at the courthouse. Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis will discuss purchasing office chairs with money left over from copier expenditures. County Treasurer Amy…

  • Texas Economy Expands

    The Texas economy expanded in April with the addition of 30,400 seasonally adjusted non-farm jobs. Texas’ seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged at 5.0 percent. Texas Workforce Commission Chairman Andres Alcantar said, “Texas employers continue…

  • Frank “Poncho” Roberts Dies

    Services were pending early this morning at Sam Houston Memorial Funeral Home for Frank “Poncho” Roberts, Sr.  Mr. Roberts passed away on Sunday, May 21st.

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Wednesday in the 2100 block of Sycamore Avenue a small amount of marijuana was located and turned in. In a case of criminal mischief, in the 1600…

  • I-45 Closing Postponed

    According to TxDOT, the closing of I-45 in the New Waverly and Huntsville area scheduled for this weekend has been postponed because of weather issues.

  • Sexual Harassment Suit Filed Against HPD Officers

    KBTX Channel 3 reports that former Huntsville police officer Kimberly Webb says she lost her job with HPD as result of her filing complaints of sexual harassment against other officers. Ms. Webb says she was…

  • HISD Board of Trustees Meet

    The HISD Board of Trustees is will hold their regular board meeting this evening at six at the Hawkins Administration Building. Trustees will recognize students and staff. On tonight’s “Consent Agenda,” the board will consider…

  • Robert Mueller Appointed as Special Counsel in Russian Influence Probe

    Wednesday, the Justice Department announced it has appointed the former director of the FBI Robert Mueller to the post of special counsel to head a federal investigation into alleged Russian influence in the presidential election…

  • Town Creek Drainage Project Bringing Road Closures

    Town Creek Related Closures The information below is related to the Town Creek Drainage Project. Please be aware that the Sam Houston Avenue water line replacement project will also be in some of these areas.…