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IH-45 Northbound Closure This Weekend

From Exit 102 at New Waverly to Exit 109 at State Park Road 40 by TxDOT staff Beginning at 8 PM Saturday, April 14, 2018, and ending at 12 PM Sunday, April 15, 2018, the northbound lanes of IH-45 will be closed to traffic from Exit 102 at FM 1375 in New ...

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TxDOT: Work Zone Fatalities On The Rise

As part of National Work Zone Awareness Week, TxDOT urges drivers to stay alert, move over or slow down In recognition of National Work Zone Awareness Week, April 9-13, the Texas Department of Transportation reminds drivers that every day requires caution when driving through work zones. In 2017, work zone ...

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Picnic set for Wildfire Community Preparedness Day

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), in partnership with State Farm Insurance, awarded the City of Huntsville $500 in support of the Wildfire Community Preparedness Day to be held nationally on Saturday, May 5, 2018. Huntsville was one of only 150 cities nationwide to receive the award. The Huntsville Fire ...

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TxDOT Launches ‘Heads Up, Texas’ Campaign to Curb Distracted-Driving Crashes

TxDOT partners with AT&T It Can Wait to educate Texans on statewide law, dangers of distracted driving by TxDOT staff April is National Distracted Driving Month and with nearly 1 in 5 crashes in Texas involving distracted driving – a ratio that has not changed in the past three years – ...

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Body Found North Walker County

Victim still unidentified by WCSO starf On Saturday, March 31, 2018 at 6:17 am, a 911 call came in for a possible vehicle fire that was believed to be an accident on the 100 block of FM 2989. Once the Huntsville Fire Department arrived on scene and distinguished the fire, ...

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Hospital District Land Sale Postponed Again

by Walker County News Today staff   The Walker County Hospital District may have to wait another month before it can go forward with the sale of the former Ella Smither Geriatric site to the City of Huntsville. Walker County District Judge Hal Ridley last week extended a temporary restraining ...

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Huntsville Wastewater Treatment Facility Spill at Elkins Lake

by City of Huntsville staff On March 28, 2018, at 7:00 p.m., 6.21 inches of rainfall from severe thunderstorms in less than 24 hours caused heavy flooding in the lake area of the Elkins Lake Subdivision. A number of manholes were completely submerged, which led to vast quantities of runoff ...

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Forensic Artist Brings History To Life

by Emily Binetti, SHSU The Sam Houston Memorial Museum is partnering with forensic artist, Amanda Danning, in learning about the soldiers that fought at the Battle of San Jacinto in 1836. With Danning’s help, the San Jacinto Project aims to put faces on five of the soldiers from the Mexican army ...

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IH-45 Lane Closures and Traffic Shift

Starting Saturday, March 24, 2018 by TxDOT staff Beginning at 8 PM Saturday, March 24, 2018, and ending at 12 PM Sunday, March 25, 2018, the northbound lanes of IH-45  will be closed to traffic from Exit 102 at FM 1375 in New Waverly to the northbound Entrance Ramp at FM 1374. ...

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Save Water and Money with These Mowing Tips

Spring lawn care tips from Take Care of Texas Now that Spring is here, the arrival of warmer weather and longer days means many Texans are spending more time outdoors enjoying and caring for their lawns. Mowing seems like the most basic and simple of all outdoor chores. But cutting ...

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