Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Joe Byrd Cemetery Dedication Held Monday

    Monday morning, state and local officials along with family members dedicated an Historical Texas Cemetery Marker at the Captain Joe Byrd Cemetery on Bowers Boulevard in Huntsville. As we stood in front of the new…

  • Huntsville Man Charged with Falsifying Documents

    Sixty-eight-year-old Huntsville resident Patrick Michael Penker was indicted by the grand jury last week for two felonies for allegedly falsifying documents after the death of his wife last year. Penker was indicted for forging a…

  • City Council Meets Tonight

    The Huntsville City Council meets this evening at six for a regular session. Previous to the regular session there will be workshops at 4 PM where the council will discuss long-term financial planning recommendations for…

  • HISD Band Director to Take Administrative Position with Another District

    The Director of Fine Arts and Bands for Huntsville ISD has informed the district that he will be accepting an administrative position in another district. Over the past ten years, Nick Luggerio has led the…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the night shift last Friday a stolen vehicle was recovered in the 700 block of FM 2821. In the 1000 block of Avenue H, 44-year-old Robert Walker was arrested for…

  • Congressman Brady Comments on Eliminating Our Deficits

    Congressman Kevin Brady says Americans consider eliminating our deficits a major concern . . . . BRADDEBT5-5-14

  • Byrd Cemetery Designation Marker Dedicated Today

    The Walker County Historical Commission will have a dedication of the Historic Texas Cemetery Designation Marker of the Joe Byrd Cemetery at ten this morning at 366 Bowers Boulevard. The cemetery was known by inmates…

  • A&M Graduate Drowns in Lake Conroe Boating Accident

    Saturday night shortly before 9, 25-year-old former Texas A&M student Ross Lehmberg of College Station died in a boating accident on Lake Conroe. Lehmberg, drifting in “party barge” with around 50 other people, jumped from…

  • WCFFA President Jimmy Williams Comments on Wildfire Prevention

    Walker County Firefighters Association President Jimmy Williams tells us that this past Saturday May 3rd was National Wildfire Community Preparedness Day, and that, “It really couldn’t come at a better time . . . .…

  • City Hotel Tax Workshop Adds Speaker

    The City of Huntsville Tourism Department is pleased to announce a special addition to their May 6th Hotel Occupancy Tax workshop. Justin Bragiel, General Counsel for the Texas Hotel & Lodging Association, will join the…