Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift last Saturday a handgun was found in the 900 block of Veterans Memorial Parkway and turned into police. On Saturday’s night shift, in the 300 block of…

  • Commissioners Approve Warrant Fee Increase Resolution

    Monday, Walker County Commissioners approved a resolution supporting Texas House Bill #211 that would raise warrant fees. Representative Allen Fletcher authored the bill which would raise warrant fees from $50 dollars to $75 dollars, if…

  • Tips to Prevent Vehicle Burglaries

    Vehicle burglaries occur around the area on almost a daily basis. There are ways to prevent them. HPD Lieutenant Jim Barnes passed along some tips recently that should help . . . . VEHBURG2-12-13

  • AT&T Campaign to Stop Texting while Driving at SHSU Today

    There is one thing that distracts people on the road more than anything else–texting. According to AT&T, among the phone related activities people can perform while on the road—including talking, dialing, or even reaching for…

  • Huntsville Community Theatre to Present “Trip to Bountiful”

    Stage Manager Rich Walters tells us that the Huntsville Community Theatre will be doing a production of the Trip to Bountiful this weekend and next . . . . TRIPTOBOUNT2-11-13

  • SHSU Deputy Chief James Fitch Resigns

    According to information obtained by KSAM & “104-9 The Hits” News from Sam Houston State University, utilizing the Texas Public Information Act, Officer James Fitch will be resigning from his position as SHSU Deputy Police…

  • TDCJ Correctional Officer Commits Suicide at Conroe Wal-Mart

    During the weekend, a 35-year-old man from Conroe died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound while in the Conroe Wal-Mart. Police have identified the man as Joseph Watson who worked as a correctional officer in Huntsville.…

  • Jail Construction Update

    New Walker County Jail construction project director Eddie Smith filed another update at Monday morning’s Commissioners’ Court on the progress on the jail. Monday morning, he said the contractor on site was the dirt contractor.…

  • Table-Top Exercise for Active Shooter Held

    As you may recall, various law enforcement agencies were involved in active shooter training exercises at SHSU’s Woodland campus on Monday the 4th of January. Yesterday in Commissioners’ Court, Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch…

  • SHSU Army ROTC Hosting Blood Drive for Troops

    Sam Houston State University’s Army ROTC Bearkat Battalion is once again supporting their brothers and sisters in service by collecting blood for troops around the world today and Wednesday. The ROTC Blood Drive, open to…