Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on Tuesday’s night shift several arrests were made in the 1300 block of Avenue E–a 17-year-old man was arrested for aggravated assault and evading arrest, a 19-year-old woman was arrested for…

  • Arturo Diaz Executed Thursday Night

    Thirty-seven-year-old Arturo Diaz was executed last night in Huntsville for a murder committed 14 years ago in which the bound victim was stabbed over 90 times and robbed. It was the 13th lethal injection in…

  • Little Red Schoolhouse Shut Down

    According to a letter from Texas Department of Family and Protective Services District Director Christina Harvey, the Little Red Schoolhouse Learning Center in Huntsville is ordered to be shut down. Sixty-seven violations were cited through…

  • Crime Stoppers Crime Prevention Workshop Tomorrow

    Walker County-Huntsville Crime Stoppers will have a free crime prevention workshop from 9 to noon tomorrow with registration starting at 8:45 in the morning. It’ll be held at the Walker County Sheriff’s Office training room.…

  • Community Plan Update

    As you’ve been hearing, the County is having a Community Planning meeting coming up Tuesday, October 1st, beginning at 9:30 in the morning at the Walker County Storm Shelter. The public is invited to participate.…

  • Deputy Emergency Management Coordinator David Anderson Talks about Issues

    Walker County is having a Community Planning Meeting on October 1st at 9:30 AM at the Walker County Storm Shelter. Participants will be discussing several community issues. We asked Walker County Deputy Emergency Management Coordinator…

  • Champion Runner Gilbert Tuhabonye Speaks at SHSU

    Famed champion runner from Burundi in Africa, Gilbert Tuhabonye, spoke at the James & Nancy Gaertner Performing Arts Center Wednesday. Tuhabonye managed to escape from a tribal attack against him and other students at his…

  • SHSU Nursing Program Fully Accredited

    The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing has notified Sam Houston State University that its nursing program has been fully accredited. The action is retroactive to Jan. 1, 2013, meaning that all SHSU nursing graduates…

  • National Public Lands Day Celebrated Saturday at Sam Houston National Forest

    Access to several recreation sites in the Sam Houston National Forest will be free to the public on Saturday, September 28th. Fees at Stubblefield Recreation Area, Double Lake Recreation Area, Cagle Boat Ramp, and Scott’s…

  • Senator Cornyn Comments on U-S Debt

    Our U-S Senator from Texas, John Cornyn, delivered a quick lesson on America’s debt from the floor of the senate this week . . . . CORNDEBT9-24-13 Meanwhile, the senate voted yesterday to push forward…