Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Teacher Fair at SHSU Today

    Students looking to go from the classrooms of Sam Houston State University to the classrooms of one of the thousands of schools across the state will have an opportunity to talk with some of those…

  • Book Signing Saturday

    Mark your calendars. You’ll have a chance to meet author Mitchell Roth this weekend. Texas Prison Museum Curator of Collections Sandy Rogers tells us how . . . .

  • Congressman Brady Comments on Immigration Issues

    The illegal immigrant population continues to grow. Congressman Kevin Brady comments . . . .

  • National Institute of Justice Director To Speak At SHSU

    Nancy Rodriguez, director of the National Institute of Justice and a Sam Houston State University College of Criminal Justice Distinguished Alumna, will return to her alma mater on Oct. 27 to present “Following Science: My…

  • Early Voting Update

    Local elections manager Julie Cooper reports that the total number of voters checked-in during the first day of early voting Monday was 1,278, with the majority of voters voting at the Walker County Annex location.…

  • Ambulance Service for Riverside Area Discussed

    Monday in Walker County Commissioners’ Court, commissioners heard a presentation from representatives of SHSU’s Department of Sociology, Dr. Shannon Lane and Dr. Michael Fortunato, regarding their study supporting the need for ambulance services in the…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Friday police investigated a case of criminal mischief where in the 100 block of I-45 South an unknown suspect cut 49 tires at two locations. On the…

  • Commissioner Kuykendall’s First Day on Commissioners’ Court

    Precinct #1 Commissioner B-J Gaines, Jr. has retired. We asked the new Precinct #1 Commissioner Danny Kuykendall about his impression of his first day as a commissioner Monday . . . .   We asked…

  • Events To Work Toward Stopping Domestic Violence

    To raise awareness about violence against women, the Crime Victim Services Alliance and the Crime Victims’ Institute will host two events in October, The Clothesline Project and a documentary and discussion on domestic violence. First,…

  • Lee College Huntsville Center Looking for Part-time Adjunct Faculty

    With a growing enrollment of more than 1,200 incarcerated students pursuing associate degrees and certificates, the Lee College Huntsville Center is looking for new adjunct faculty to teach classes part-time at Texas Department of Criminal…