Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • 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…

  • 4th Empty Bowls Luncheon Tomorrow

    Craft Artist and Spokesperson Tamara Chasteen tells us that the Friends of the Wynne are going to be hosting the 4th Annual Empty Bowls Luncheon from 11 to 2 o’clock tomorrow at the Wynne Home…

  • Burglary Prevention Tips from HPD Lt. Jim Barnes

    Our guest on “Around Town” this past weekend was HPD Lieutenant Jim Barnes. Jim passed along some residential burglary prevention tips . . . . BARNBURG2-8-13

  • Free Legal Clinic for Veterans

    Veterans who need legal advice or legal assistance can visit a free legal clinic scheduled in Huntsville on Saturday, February 16th in conjunction with the Veterans Legal Initiative, a coalition of local bar associations providing…

  • YMCA T-Ball and Coach Pitch Registration

    The local YMCA is planning athletic programs for kids for the spring. Youth Development Director Wade Schrock updates us . . . . YMCATBALL2-7-13