Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Councilmembers Discuss Retiree Insurance Issues

    The primary topic for discussion at last night’s Huntsville City Council centered around health insurance for City of Huntsville retirees. A new policy was slated to go into effect that when a retiree hits 65…

  • Debate in Las Vegas

    As could be expected, the verbal barbs flew among the presidential candidates at the debate in Las Vegas last night. One of the several highlights of the evening, the campaign rhetoric between candidates Jeb Bush…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift last Friday a Vehicle Burglary was investigated in the 2100 block of Sycamore Avenue. An Aggravated Assault was reported in the 100 block of Smith Hill Road…

  • Texas Grand Ranch Estates Asks for Letter of Credit

    The 2,100 acre Texas Grand Ranch subdivision, off FM 1374 in the southwest part of the county near the National Forest, continues moving forward. Their authorized agent, Renee Howze, addressed County Commissioners this week about…

  • SHSU’s LEAP Celebrates 10th Anniversary

    Among the many organizations on the SHSU campus, the Center for Law, Engagement, and Politics stands out as a premier organization for students interested in excelling in not only academics but also civic engagement. Led…

  • City Council Meets Tonight

    The Huntsville City Council meets for a regular session at City Hall at six tonight. On tonight’s “Consent Agenda,” is a resolution for an agreement with Goodwin-Lasiter-Strong for professional engineering services for 2015-16 waterline replacement…

  • Commissioners Approve Elevator Improvements

    At Monday morning’s Commissioners’ Court session, ThyssenKrupp Elevator representative Larnell Rogers gave a presentation, assisted by slides, on needed improvements to elevators in three old buildings in Walker County . . . .   Walker…

  • Commissioners Discuss “Old Jail” Appraisal Issues

    Walker County Commissioners hired Erwin & Associates Real Estate Valuation & Consulting to appraise the old County Jail property. Erwin delivered a report to commissioners Monday morning in which he talked about a major issue…

  • Chamber’s “After Hours” Program Features Community Service Credit Union

    Make plans to attend the next Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours on Thursday, December 17th, sponsored by Community Service Credit Union at their new location at 2526 Montgomery Road. The event will…

  • Christmas Holiday Concert Scheduled

    Scribble this into your Christmas season planner, a Christmas Holiday Concert will be presented by the Huntsville Public Library on Monday, December 21st, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the Library’s Community Room. Local…