Articles Tagged “Huntsville”

  • Butterfly Festival and Plant Sale Saturday

    The Walker County Master Gardeners is having their 4th Annual Butterfly Festival and Plant Sale tomorrow, Saturday, from 8 AM to 2 PM at 102 Tam Road in Huntsville. They will have fruit trees, roses,…

  • City’s New Neighborhood Resource Department

    The City has formed a new Neighborhood Resources Department. The department’s director, Dr. Sherry McKibben, filled us in on what they’ll do . . . . NEIGHRES10-9-13 Dr. McKibben said the new Neighborhood Resources Department…

  • SHSU Increased Enrollment Figures

    Sam Houston State University has enrolled a record-setting 19,214 students for the 2013 fall semester, according to 20th class day figures released by the university. The City of Huntsville always notices a surge in its…

  • Quiznos in Huntsville Closed

    Quiznos and Judy’s Ice Cream Galore and More on Sam Houston is closing after 14 years of doing business in Huntsville. Judy Raithel, who with her husband, has owned the businesses said the corporate office…

  • Fair on the Square a Success

    It looks like attendance was up for the 39th Annual Fair on the Square this weekend in Huntsville. One estimate was put at 10 to 15-thousand. Organizers, fairgoers, and vendors felt this fair was more…

  • Alarm Permits Update

    The City of Huntsville recently amended its alarm ordinance, requiring those utilizing commercial and residential alarms within the city to have permits. The ordinance also outlines penalties for excessive false alarm calls at a given…

  • Flags Fly at Half-Staff Today for Sgt. Virgil LaRue

    The City of Huntsville was granted permission by Governor Perry’s office to fly flags at half-staff today in honor of Sgt. Virgil LaRue, a WWII veteran and survivor of the Bataan Death March. Sgt. LaRue…

  • Fair on the Square Kicks Off

    The big Fair on the Square hits town this weekend in Huntsville. Tonight, the Rosenwall Band and Aubrey Lynn will be featured in the Pre-Fair on the Square concert. Tickets are $5 at the gate.…

  • City Announces New Finance Director

    The City of Huntsville has a new Finance Director.  He is Steve Ritter. City Manager Matt Benoit made the announcement at this week’s regular session of the council . . . . NEWCITFIN10-2-13

  • “Great Muddy Escape” Planned

    The Great Muddy Escape, held every October in Huntsville, has something for everyone. For the extreme adventurer, there are the culverts, the mud pits, and the wall. The Great Muddy Escape is a fun-run for…