Articles Posted December 2013

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the evening shift last Friday a known suspect committed assault with a deadly weapon in family violence in the 100 block of Old Colony. Police were called to an assault…

  • Flooring Issue at New County Jail Discussed by Commissioners

    At Monday morning’s session of Walker County Commissioners, Commissioners discussed an issue of a high moisture content of the floor slab of the new County Jail which is above a standard norm that would result…

  • Chamber Celebrates Christmas with Open House Today

    The Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce is hosting an annual event today. Events & Communications Manager Laura Green updates us . . . . CHAMBCHRIST12-16-13

  • SPORTS SHORTS

    SPORTS SHORTS MONDAY 12/16

    SUNDAY WASN’T KIND TO THE SAM HOUSTON BEARKAT WOMEN’S BASKETBALL TEAM. THE SHSU WOMEN RAN INTO A BUZZSAW IN AUSTIN WITH A 109-48 LOSS TO THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS. WITH THE LOSS, SHSU FALLS TO…

  • Counseling Available Following Student Fatalities

    Early Saturday morning, three SHSU students were killed in a single-car crash at the intersection of Bowers Boulevard and Avenue I.  Killed in the accident were 19-year-old Blanca Espinal of Houston, 22-year-old Eric Torres of…

  • Chase Ends in Huntsville Saturday

    A car chase involving several law enforcement agencies ended in Huntsville Saturday afternoon. Driving on Highway 75 between Conroe and Willis–a woman, who failed to stay in one lane–refused to stop her vehicle after police…

  • Commissioners Meet for Special Session

    Walker County Commissioners will meet for a special session this morning at nine at the courthouse. EMS Director John Nabors will discuss the participation of the County with Huntsville Memorial Hospital in a Waiver Program.…

  • Superintendent Johnson Comments on Proposed Bond Package

    Efforts have begun on formulating a new bond package to improve HISD facilities in the future.  An initial community meeting has already been held with another one scheduled for January 13th. Staff is also being…

  • Local Energy Company Helps SAAFE House Families for Christmas

    Friday, SM Energy who recently moved one of their offices here, helped out client families of SAAFE House in Huntsville in a big way. Marketing and Development Director Dee Everett, the SAAFE House staff, and…

  • Three fatalities on SHSU Campus

    Three unidentified people were killed in an early morning single vehicle accident on the SHSU campus today. One person was taken to Huntsville Memorial. The accident was reported to have occurred near the AB IV…