Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Burn Ban Update

    The County will be holding off on the “Burn Ban” for a while.  Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis has been consulting with others on the KBDI or Keetch-Byram Drought Index . . . . BURNBAN8-25-14

  • Changes Ahead At SHSU Criminal Justice Department

    After serving as dean of the Sam Houston State University College of Criminal Justice and director of the Criminal Justice Center for eight years, Vincent J. Webb stepped down on Aug. 15th to become a…

  • Friday Shooting Death – Update

    When we talked with HPD Lt. Jim Barnes on Sunday afternoon, 19-year-old Garius O’Bryant wanted in the fatal shooting Friday of 61-year-old Ray Charles Smith, was still being sought.  Lt. Barnes informed us today that…

  • Camp Coyote Fire

    Around 4:41 Sunday afternoon, first responders were called to the scene of a grass fire at Camp Coyote off of Highway 75 North. Firefighters responding to the call included the Huntsville Volunteer Fire Department, Pine…

  • Commissioners Meet Today

    Walker County Commissioners meet for a regular session at the courthouse at nine this morning. Today’s “Consent Agenda” includes an Order from the 12th and 278th District Judges for salaries for the Walker County Auditor…

  • SHSU Welcome Week – Monday Update

    Welcome Week has begun at Sam Houston State University. Associate Director for Student Activities, Brandon Cooper, fills us in on what’s set for today . . . . WELWKMON8-22-14  

  • YMCA Fall Programs Open For Signup

    Several programs are available for signup at Huntsville’s Family YMCA. Executive Director Sandra Clifton updates us . . . . YMCAFALL8-22-14  

  • Trinity ISD Board Meets Tonight

    This evening at 6:00 the Trinity ISD Board will meet at the Administration Building. Tonight’s “Superintendent Report” includes discussion of a Teacher In-Service Review, First Day Enrollment, the Texas Association of School Administrators and School…

  • Welcome Week At SHSU Underway

    “Welcome Week” is getting underway at Sam Houston State University. Associate Director for Student Activities Brandon Cooper updates us on what’s happening this weekend . . . . WELCSATSUN8-21-14 Brandon Cooper will be our guest…

  • School Safety Tips From SRO Mike Legerski

    HPD Sergeant and Student Resource Officer Mike Legerski reminds us that HISD begins school this Monday. He passes along some safety advice . . . . LEGERSKI8-21-14 Sergeant Legerski also said HPD wants everyone to…