Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Renovation of Downtown Fire Station Continues

    When its back online, the fire station located in the central part of Huntsville will increase response time in the downtown area. When we talked with him last, Fire Chief Tom Grisham said the facility…

  • Congressman Brady Comments on IRS Investigation

    The Ways and Means Committee’s investigation into the targeting of political groups by the IRS continues. We talked with Congressman Kevin Brady, and he says the committee has received over 350,000 documents from the IRS…

  • County Judge Danny Pierce Comments on the Year Ahead

    Following the Walker County Commissioners meeting Monday morning, we asked County Judge Danny Pierce how he saw the year ahead for the County budget-wise, tax revenue-wise, and if the new County Jail will be helpful…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift last Friday a residential burglary was investigated in the 7100 block of Highway 75 South. On Friday’s night shift, 21-year-old Derius Montrell was arrested for aggravated robbery…

  • New DPS Troopers to be Issued New Pistols

    Lighter handguns that carry more bullets and feature less recoil will be issued to new Texas troopers completing their training in January. DPS Spokesman Tom Vinger said the pistol is a Smith & Wesson M&P…

  • Garbage Schedule

    Residential garbage collection will be closed today and Wednesday, December 25th. Residential garbage collection will be picked up Friday December 27th. Recycling collection scheduled for December 27th will be picked up on the following Friday,…

  • Christmas Holiday Closures

    All city offices will be closed today and Wednesday, December 25th, in observance of the Christmas holiday. They will re-open on Thursday, December 26th. Walker County offices will be closed this Wednesday through the weekend.

  • AgriLife Extension Pesticide Class Scheduled

    Walker County Extension Agent Reg Lepley tells us that the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Walker County and the Walker County Soil & Water Conservation District will be hosting a 5 1/2 hour continuing education…

  • Onalaska Pawn Shop Robbery Friday

    Following a law enforcement chase beginning in Polk County and ending in Walker County, four Huntsville men–Tydrus Mills, Devvin Nickerson, Brison Davidson, and Kenneth Freeman–were arrested and charged with the aggravated robbery of the Onalaska…

  • City Staff Participates in Fundraiser

    During a first-time charity bowling event on Thursday, December 19th, the staff of the City of Huntsville raised over $6,600 and collected thousands of food items to benefit local agencies. The five organizations benefitting from…