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Overnight I-45 Southbound Traffic Shift

Beginning Wednesday:  Traffic shifted from existing SB lanes onto the newly constructed lanes in the median Beginning Wednesday night, March 6, 2019 the southbound I-45 traffic south of Park Road 40 will be shifted from the existing southbound lanes into the newly constructed lanes in the median. Traffic shift is ...

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Consumer Alert: Scammers Impersonating Pastors to Solicit Gift Cards

Photo by K Connors

The Texas Attorney General has issued a consumer alert regarding persons alleging to be priests or pastors texting members of the church and asking them to buy gift cards for a false charitable cause. Texans have received deceptive texts from people pretending to be pastors, then requesting that they purchase ...

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“Standing Room Only” for Event Honoring Walker County First Responders

Annual Dinner features state and national leaders joining the local community showing their appreciation for County’s Emergency Responders by Jimmy Williams Local citizens and personnel from numerous public safety agencies filled the Walker County Storm Shelter Thursday night for an event organized by a volunteer group known as the “Walker ...

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Clean & Greener Huntsville back for Spring Cleaning

by City of Huntsville staff Huntsville’s Solid Waste Division will be hosting Clean & Greener Huntsville by providing large roll-off dumpsters for a free residential cleanup the week of March 4-9. The community-wide event will allow residents to easily access these larger trash containers. Public Works Director Brent Sherrod said the City ...

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Oak Wilt Disease Threatens Texas Oaks in Spring

by TAMUFS staff From February through June, oak trees should not be pruned or wounded to prevent the spread of oak wilt disease. Texas A&M Forest Service reminds Texans that it is especially critical to avoid pruning oaks in Texas counties affected by oak wilt. When springtime comes, oak trees ...

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Closure of SH 19 Turn-Around and Southwood Drive

On Friday morning, March 1, 2019, beginning at 5 AM, weather permitting, the Contractor will begin the SH 19 Southbound Direct Connect Bridge deck pour.  To accomplish this pour the SH 19 Turn-around and Southwood Drive underneath the bridge must be closed. The closure is necessary to protect the traveling ...

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I-45 North, South to Close Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday nights; Detours Posted

Texas Department of Transportation Release Traffic on I-45 north and soutbound will be diverted in Huntsville beginning Monday from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. Tuesday, with closures Tuesday and Wednesday nights as well. The Texas Department of TRansportation will close nearly five miles of the interstate with northbound traffic forced ...

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Huntsville IH-45 North and Southbound Closures

Beginning Tuesday through Thursday from 7pm until 5am Northbound and Southbound IH 45 will be closed at 7:00 PM until 5:00 AM each night beginning Tuesday, February 12, 2019 through Thursday, February 14, 2019. All northbound traffic must exit using Exit 109, Park Road 40. All southbound traffic must exit ...

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Pizza Boxes and Other Recycling Mysteries

Author:  Take Care of Texas Have you ever wondered whether your pizza boxes were recyclable? Or, maybe you’ve put items in the recycling bin without being certain that your waste hauler could accept them. You’re not alone. This is a problem called recycling contamination. If you’re unsure about what you can ...

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Huntsville Police Dept Needs Help Identifying Suspect

The Huntsville Police Department is looking for a suspect in the investigation of an aggravated sexual assault, aggravated kidnapping and aggravated robbery following a call Sunday evening in the 1300 block of Smither Drive. The suspect is described as a black male, 5’9” to 5’11” tall, thin/athletic build, with a ...

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