Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • HISD Re-registration

    Parents of returning students to Huntsville ISD will use the Home Access Center parent portal for student re-registration. According to the district, this process has been simplified and shortened and shouldn’t take very long to…

  • City Of Huntsville Seeking Help In Water Samplings

    The City of Huntsville is seeking help from residents to complete water quality sampling as required by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ). This program requires water…

  • Entergy’s Power To Care Program Kicked Off

    Air conditioners are wonderful, but electric fans can be a great, inexpensive way to stay cooler on these long summer days. ntergy Texas is sponsoring their 17th Annual Beat the Heat Fan Program. The program…

  • Liquor By The Drink Petition In New Waverly

    A group of local residents and business owners in the New Waverly area are collecting petition signatures aimed at putting an initiative allowing “liquor by the drink” on the ballot this fall for Walker County…

  • Utility Knife Blade Found In Shopping Cart Handle

    The City of Huntsville Police Department has reported the discovery of a utility knife blade attached to a local store shopping cart. Local retailers are being asked to check carts regularly. HPD is making efforts…

  • Fraudulent Automated Calls

    The Office of Inspector General is alerting area residents to fraudulent automated calls being made to citizens in Texas and elsewhere by individuals posing as being with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Inspector General’s…

  • State Sales Tax Allocations

    Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar is sending cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $679.9 million in local sales tax allocations for July, 9 percent more than in July 2016. These allocations are based…

  • Local pilot killed in plane crash

    Bobby Walls, a retired Southwest Airlines pilot and resident of Huntsville, was killed in an East Texas plane crash Thursday morning around 8 a.m.. Walls and an East Texas man from Brownsboro died in the…

  • Huntsville Memorial Stresses Commitment to residents

    Speculation over the future of Huntsville Memorial Hospital has many wondering whether the closure of the local hospital could become a reality. According to hospital officials, the answer is a definite “NO.” Mac Woodward, HMH…

  • Men Indicted for Abandoning and Endangering Children

    A story in the Huntsville Item reports that 56-year-old Joseph Osili of Huntsville has been indicted by a Walker County Grand Jury on three counts of abandoning and endangering a child for allegedly abandoning and…