Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • SHSU Orientation for Summer Freshmen and Transfer Students

    Registration is officially open for incoming freshman and transfer students to be a part of Sam Houston State University’s tradition of Bearkat Orientation’s summer sessions. The orientation sessions are hosted by the Accepted Students &…

  • Missing Child Found in Sam Houston National Forest Sunday with Help from Searchers and First-Responders

    Missing child found in good condition, transported to hospital for evaluation Saturday afternoon, at approximately 3 pm, the Walker County dispatch center was notified by family members that their 3 year child had wandered away…

  • SHSU Headed to NCAA Lubbock Regional

    In college baseball, the  Bearkats will be the three-seed in the NCAA Lubbock Regional, joining host Texas Tech, two-seed Arizona and four-seed Delaware Friday. Sam Houston received the automatic bid into the NCAA Tournament after…

  • Governor Signs Bill to Reduce Fee for Handgun License

    Governor Greg Abbott has signed Senate Bill 16 (SB 16), which reduces the fee for a license to carry a handgun in the state of Texas. This legislation will decrease the financial burden on law-abiding Texans that…

  • Manchester Terrorist Attack Update

    British authorities have arrested ten suspects now in their investigation of the Manchester Arena terrorist attack. Twenty-two people died in the bombing. Police have been holding other suspects in connection with the incident. Law enforcement…

  • HEARTS Veterans Memorial Day Service

    U.S. Congressman Kevin Brady and his brother, U.S. Army Command Sergeant Major Matthew Brady, will both be participating in the HEARTS Veterans Museum’s Memorial Day evening event this year. The program begins at 7:00 PM…

  • DPS Enhances Enforcement During Memorial Day Weekend

    AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will join law enforcement efforts across the state during the Memorial Day weekend to help keep Texas roadways safe. From Friday, May 26, through Monday, May…

  • Republican Gianforte Wins Montana Special Election Despite Assault Charge

    In a special election in Montana Thursday, Republican Greg Gianforte, who had been charged with the assault of a reporter, won. The assault occurred shortly before the polls had opened. During his victory speech, Gianforte…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Wednesday a vehicle burglary was investigated in the 2700 block of 11th Street. In a case of aggravated assault, a known suspect was reported to have swerved…

  • Memorial Day Solid Waste & Recycling

    The Solid Waste and Recycling Department will be closed for Memorial Day, May 29th. There will not be residential curbside garbage collection on this day.  If you normally receive residential curbside garbage collection on Mondays,…