Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Weigh Station Issue Discussed by Commissioners Monday

    An issue underway right now that Walker County Commissioners are trying to solve has to do with the fact that the I-45 weigh station system is down and in need of parts. The County derives…

  • City Recognizes Hurricane Harvey Heroes Today

    The City of Huntsville would like to recognize the many citizens and area residents who made such a difference during Hurricane Harvey. Many were doing their jobs or responding through formal arrangements, but as many…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift last Friday police were dispatched to a burglary-in-progress in the 200 bloc of State Highway 75 North where unknown suspects forced entry and stole property. A forgery…

  • Houston PD Homicide Detective to Speak at Real Talk w/CJ at SHSU

    As a veteran detective in the Houston Police Department Homicide Division, Darcus Shorten investigated many of the city’s murder cases, including the Acres Homes serial rapist and killer. Shorten will discuss her career in the…

  • City Council Finance Committee Meets——CANCELLED.

    CANCELLED. The Huntsville City Council Finance Committee will meet this morning at 8:30 in the City Council Conference Room at City Hall. Committee members will discuss Capital Improvement Program projects completed in Fiscal Year 16-17…

  • Trump and McConnell Meet to Discuss Taxes, Health Care & Other Issues

    Monday, Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell and President Donald Trump emerged from the White House into the  Rose Garden to talk of their meeting. It appears they are on the same page . . .…

  • Huntsville ISD Board Seeks Community Input for Superintendent Search Process

    The Huntsville Independent School District Board of Trustees has employed DRV Executive Search Services to conduct the superintendent search process for the school district. The Board has requested that school personnel and the public be…

  • Elkins Lake Burglars Charged

    The Huntsville Item reports that 17-year-old Bryan Petron and 17-year-old Osvaldo Amezquita Sanchez are being charged with burglary of a building. The burglary involves a break-in into the Elkins Lake mail room between the evening…

  • Commissioners’ Court Special Session Today

    Walker County Commissioners will meet for a special session this afternoon at 3:30 at the courthouse. From the Sheriff’s Department, Captain Whitecotton will discuss a resolution regarding Walker County sharing with Harris County for fingerprint…

  • Atkinson Toyota Breaks Ground

    Atkinson Toyota of Huntsville has broken ground for the construction of their new 35,000 square foot building and 11 acre site on On the I-45 North Freeway Service Road in Huntsville. Their new facility features…