Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • HPD Investigating “Bank Jugging”

    The Huntsville Police Department is investigating two recent reports of “Bank Jugging”. The act of jugging involves criminals who lurk in bank parking lots and watch as customers leave the bank. The criminals then follow…

  • Council Discusses & Votes On Tax Rate Agenda Item

    At last night’s regular session of the Huntsville City Council several issues were focused on, among them, the tax rate. Ward #3 councilmember Ronald Allen expressed his perception of the City Council’s listed agenda item…

  • Commissioners Approve Interlocal Agreement With Montgomery County

    County Sheriff’s Operations Bureau Captain Tim Whitecotton addressed Walker County Commissioners this week in regard to an Interlocal Agreement with the Montgomery County Auto Theft Task Force. It involves Walker County becoming part of a…

  • Firefighters From All Across Texas Attended Fire School At A&M

    New Waverly Firefighter Jimmy Williams tell us that each July firefighters from all over the state and across the county make their annual pilgrimage to one of the larget firefighter training schools in the world.…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Monday police were called to a store in the 100 block of I-45 South where a person consumed a product while in the store and left without…

  • Program To Offer Peer Mentor Training For Veterans

    Sam Houston State University’s Veterans Resource Center is teaming up with Tri-County Behavioral Healthcare to provide Military Veteran Peer Network basic training for those who want to become a peer mentor on Friday (Aug. 7)…

  • Networking At Noon Update

    Mark your calendars. The Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce announces that their monthly Networking at Noon Luncheons are back. The next “Networking at Noon” Lunch will take place on Monday, August 17th, and is sponsored…

  • Commissioners Discuss Tax Rate & Budget

    In Walker County Commissioners’ Court Monday morning the effective tax rate and County Budget were discussed. County Auditor Patricia Allen passed along the effective tax rate figure to Commissioners….   This year’s adjusted tax base…

  • City Council Workshop & Regular Session Tonight

    The Huntsville City Council will meet for a regular session this evening at six at City Hall. Previous to the meeting, at four, there will be a workshop concerning consideration and discussion of Section 4a…

  • Local Man Wounded In Recent Shooting Released From Hospital

    Regarding a story we reported on last week, in which a Walker County man, 77-year-old Miller Gene Ellington who was reportedly shot by his estranged wife, 47-year-old LeeAnne Ellington, who then committed suicide, Walker County…