Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Howard Wayne Lewis Charged in Double-Homicide

    An arrest has been made in the July 2013 murders of 55-year-old Shanta Faye Crawford and 18-month-old Aiyden Benjamin Lewis. The father of the child, Dallas resident Howard Wayne Lewis, has been charged in the…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news over the past several days, on Friday’s day shift there was a commercial burglary in the 7500 block of Highway 75 South. In the 2700 block of Montgomery Road, a 28-year-old…

  • Teacher Job Fair Today

    Employment in the field of education will be the focus of an event at Sam Houston State University today. Career Services marketing and events coordinator Mitch Parker has more information . . . . TEACHJOB10-8-13

  • Chief Grisham Comments on Preventing Kitchen Fires

    It’s Fire Prevention Week through Saturday, and Walker County Firefighters are concentrating on preventing kitchen fires. Huntsville Fire Chief Tom Grisham tells us, “Over 3,000 people are killed in fires each year in the United…

  • SHSU Increased Enrollment Figures

    Sam Houston State University has enrolled a record-setting 19,214 students for the 2013 fall semester, according to 20th class day figures released by the university. The City of Huntsville always notices a surge in its…

  • Homecoming Week: Wednesday

    It’s “Homecoming Week” at SHSU. Associate Director of Student Activities Brandon Cooper updates us on what’s on the agenda for Wednesday . . . . BRANDWED10-8-13  

  • Third Arrest in Guevera Murder

    Walker County Sheriff’s Office Operations Bureau Captain Tim Whitecotton informs us that a third arrest has been made in connection with the murder of 16-year-old Josael Guevera who was found dead last month in the…

  • Quiznos in Huntsville Closed

    Quiznos and Judy’s Ice Cream Galore and More on Sam Houston is closing after 14 years of doing business in Huntsville. Judy Raithel, who with her husband, has owned the businesses said the corporate office…

  • Commissioners Move Forward on Stubblefield Lake Bridge Project

    The County has moved closer to getting work done on the Stubblefield Lake Bridge Project in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration. Monday morning, Planning & Development Director Andy Isbell explained the Statement of Work…

  • Fire Prevention Week

    With now through October 12th being Fire Prevention Week, Walker County Firefighters and the National Fire Protection Association are promoting “It’s Fire Prevention Week: Prevent Kitchen Fires!” This year’s campaign focuses on preventing home kitchen…