Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Commissioners Meet at 9 AM

    Walker County Commissioners’ Court meets for a regular session this morning at 9. Commissioners will hear an update on the new County Jail construction and various monthly reports. They will consider approval of an Interlocal…

  • Several Arrested in Madisonville Assault of Teenager

    As of Monday afternoon, two suspects–35-year-old Sondress Lotts and 33-year-old Earl James Tyler–had turned themselves in to Madisonville Police following the alleged gang rape of a 16-year-old by a group of 11 suspects. Authorities say…

  • SHSU Rodeo Team Signs-Up More Students

    SHSU Rodeo Coach Bubba Miller has acquired some more talent for his rodeo team. He also updates us on what’s coming up next . . . . BUBBA5-24-13

  • Butch Davis with Hurricane Forecast Update

    It’s National Hurricane Preparedness Week through June 1st, and we talked with Walker County Emergency Coordinator Butch Davis on our “Around Town” program this past weekend about what some of the hurricane forecasters are saying…

  • DPS Increases Patrols for Memorial Day Weekend

    The Texas Department of Public Safety will significantly increase trooper patrols this Memorial Day weekend to help keep Texas roadways safe. During the increased patrols today through Monday, May 27th, troopers will be looking for…

  • Local Law Enforcement Participates in “Torch Run”

    Thursday morning, members of local law enforcement–HPD, University Police, the Walker County Sheriff’s Office, DPS, and the TDCJ Office of Inspector General–participated in the Torch Run to increase awareness for the Special Olympics. Officers jogged…

  • Millionth Visitor to Statue Visitor Center Signs Guest Book

    City of Huntsville Tourism Director Kimm Thomas is happy to announce that the millionth visitor signed the guest book at the Sam Houston Statue Visitor Center Thursday at 9:19 AM . . . . MILLIONTH#2-5-24-13…

  • HISD Workshop on Bond Election Held

    The HISD Board of Trustees held a Board Workshop on Tuesday, May 21st, to discuss the 2013 Bond Election that was held on May 11th. Five of the citizens attending provided the board with their…

  • Sam Houston Memorial Museum Honors Active Military Personnel

    Sam Houston Memorial Museum is doing something to honor active military personnel. Marketing Coordinator Megan Buro updates us . . . . SAMHMEM5-23-13

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Tuesday a commercial burglary was investigated in the 1000 block of MLK, Jr. Boulevard.  A case of forgery was investigated in the 1400 block of Green Briar…