Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • SHSU Staff Excellence Awards Announced

    SHSU Staff Excellence Award winners for 2015 have been chosen. Manager of Communications, Jennifer Gauntt, fills us in . . . .

  • Houston Police Officer Shot In Back

    A Houston Police Department officer was reported to be in stable condition last night following treatment for a gun shot wound to the back. Tuesday, 20-year-veteran Terry Smith had just finished handling a traffic stop…

  • Former Huntsville Mayor Morris Waller Dies

    We salute former Huntsville Mayor Morris Waller who passed away last Thursday. Mr. Waller, a graduate of Huntsville High School and Sam Houston State University, was well-known for serving and being dedicated to our community.

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Monday police investigated the burglary of a commercial building in the 400 block of FM 2821. In the 2000 block of Sycamore Avenue, an unknown suspect entered…

  • Interlocal Agreement On Justice Assistance Grant Approved By Commissioners

    .The County and City continue to move forward in equipping their law enforcement departments with up-to-date equipment. In Commissioners’ Court this week, Walker County Sheriff’s Office Operations Bureau Captain Tim Whitecotton sought approval from commissioners…

  • HISD Summer Food Service Program

    The Huntsville Independent School District is sponsoring the Summer Food Service Program for the 2015 summer. Meals will be provided FREE of charge to children who are 1 to 18 years of age. Adults wishing…

  • TDCJ Hiring Seminar Thursday

    Current hiring opportunities and career benefits for Correctional Officers with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice will be presented at a hiring seminar on Thursday, June 11 at 6:30 p.m. at the Texas Prison Museum…

  • County EMC Butch Davis Urges Flood Victims To Register With FEMA

    Maybe you haven’t been in the flooded area of Walker County to see it, but there are several hundred homes that have been flooded by the recent heavy rains and the swollen Trinity river in…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift last Friday a car was reported stolen in the 100 block of Hickory Drive. On the night shift Saturday, an unknown suspect entered a hotel room in…

  • Glen Reader Welcomed By Commissioners To Fill Interim Pct. 3 Post

    The Precinct #3 seat on Walker County Commissioners Court is now temporarily occupied by retired insurance agent and lifelong Walker County resident Glen Reader. County Judge Danny Pierce welcome Mr. Reader to the court Monday…