Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • City Election Saturday

    The City of Huntsville will hold a special election on Saturday, May 7th, to elect a Councilmember-at-Large Position 1 candidate. All voting will be at the Walker County Annex, 1301 Sam Houston Avenue, from 7…

  • Texas Agri-Life Presentation Scheduled

    Texas Agri-Life extension agent Reg Leppley informs us that Extension Fisheries Specialist Dr. Todd Sink will join the Walker County Agri-life Extension office at 102 Tam Road in Huntsville to cover the management side of…

  • Congressman Brady Updates House Activity

    Our 8th district congressman Kevin Brady checks in on what’s going on in the House of Representatives . . . .

  • Trump & Sanders Win in Indiana

    Last night in the Indiana primary, Republican candidate Donald Trump won big and Senator Ted Cruz suspended his campaign . . . .   Trump won 53 percent of the vote in Indiana last night.…

  • City Council Moves Forward on Manufactured Home Issues

    One of the areas of major focus at last night’s City Council session were issues related to manufactured housing in the City of Huntsville. Director of Community and Economic Development, Aron Kulhavy, spoke to the…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift last Friday police were dispatched to an assault in the 500 block of Bowers Boulevard. On the day shift Sunday, a known suspect was arrested in the…

  • Jury Week in Walker County

    The County courts greatly appreciate those local citizens who show up for jury duty every year. In Commissioners’ court this week, County Clerk Kari French talked about a resolution in appreciation of jurors, as well…

  • Preventing Vehicle Theft

    With the thousands of vehicles parked on the streets of Huntsville at any given moment, many vehicles fall prey to burglars. There are ways to help prevent vehicle burglaries. HPD Lt. Jim Barnes recently gave…

  • Early Voting Update

    Walker County elections manager Julie Cooper informs us that the total number of voters checked-in during early voting Monday was 90. This makes for a total of 592 voters checked-in during early voting in the…

  • City Council Meets

    The Huntsville City Council meets for a regular session this evening at six at City Hall. Previous to the meeting at two, they will receive a presentation from Freese & Nichols on the Condition Assessment…