Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Chamber Accepting Vendor Applications For “Fair On Square”

    If you’re a vendor, you can register now for the upcoming Fair on the Square. Events & communications manager Laura Green updates us . . . .

  • HPD Lt. Jim Barnes Comments On “Bicycle Team”

    The Huntsville Police Department covers the city on foot, on motorcycles and in squad cars, but another very effective way of patrolling is on bicycle. We recently asked HPD Lt. Jim Barnes about the benefits…

  • Trinity County Now Designated For Individual Assistance

    According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the federal disaster declaration for Texas has been expanded to provide Individual Assistance to six additional counties as a result of the severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and…

  • C.O.M.E Center Preparing To Move To New Building

    The C.O.M.E. Center is planning on moving into a new building. C-O-M-E stands for Community Organization for Missionary Endeavor. We talked with the Center’s director, Georgia Elmer, and asked her about what services they offer…

  • International Property Code Ordinance Amended By Council

    At this week’s session of the Huntsville City Council, councilmembers considered amendments to the International Property Maintenance Code. Director of Community and Economic Development, Aron Kulhavy, said, “The intent of this ordinance is to give…

  • Madisonville Officer Found “Not Guilty”

    The Huntsville Item reports that Gary Laws, a former Madisonville police officer, was found not guilty Wednesday in the Walker County Court of Law in regard to a charge of cruelty to non-livestock animals. The…

  • Parking Issues At SHSU

    According to an article on SHSU’s “Today @ Sam” webpage: While 761 new parking spaces will become available over the next two years, 852 spaces will be lost to new construction. That’s 91 fewer spaces…

  • FEMA Disaster Recovery Center In Town

    A State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) is now open in Walker County for homeowners, renters and business owners who sustained damage as a result of the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding from May 4 to…

  • Free Legal Clinic For Veterans In Conroe This Weekend

    Veterans who need legal advice or legal assistance can visit a free legal clinic on Saturday, July 11, 9:00 a.m. until noon, at the Conroe VA Outpatient Clinic, 800 Riverwood Ct., Suite 100, in Conroe.…

  • City Council Looks At Development Code

    At Tuesday night’s Huntsville City Council session, following a public hearing councilmembers looked at “Decision Packages” regarding the City’s Development Code. Shortly before a slide presentation from Director of Community and Economic Development Aron Kulhavy…