Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Search & Rescue Team Informational Meeting

    To find out if there are local citizens interested in volunteering to form a search and rescue team in Walker County to assist law enforcement, East Texas Mounted Search & Rescue from Centerville is holding…

  • Texas State Fair Begins September 27th

    The great State Fair of Texas kicks off later this month on Friday, September 27th, and runs through Sunday, October 20th in Fair Park in Dallas. Texas Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples says there’ll be the…

  • SHSU President Dana Gibson Comments on the University’s Intentions on Army Reserve Property

    Well, you’ve heard it played out in the media–the issue between Maalouf Properties and Sam Houston State University regarding the Army Reserve Property on Sam Houston Avenue purchased by Maalouf Properties recently, along with stories…

  • Army Reserve Property Owner Tarek Maalouf Complains of Harassment

    Maalouf Properties and Draft Bar owner Tarek Maalouf has told the Huntsville Item that SHSU officials have harassed him and his customers over his posting of about 200 signs protesting his view of their intention…

  • Armored Tactical Response Vehicle Given to Sheriff’s Office

    The 100 Club of Houston is a non-profit organization that continues to grow through membership and donations supporting law enforcement agencies and firefighters by financial support to dependents of officers killed in the line of…

  • Stabbing Results in Fatality at Spring High School

    Seventeen-year-old Luis Alonzo Alfaro has been charged with murder as the result of a knife fight at Spring High School Wednesday. Seventeen-year-old student Joshua Broussard died in the stabbing. Three students were transported to the…

  • Siren Testing on SHSU Campus Today

    Today on the Sam Houston State University campus there will be a demonstration of a new mass speaker cluster that will play a series of siren sounds testing SHSU’s emergency notification. The 30-minute demonstration will…

  • City Budget Packages Approved

    Tuesday night, Huntsville City Councilmembers approved 27 out of 28 decision packages for the 2013-14 budget. A decision on administrative positions for the Main Street program have been postponed to their September 17th meeting. City…

  • Commissioners Discuss Budget & Taxes

    Walker County Commissioners held a public hearing on the proposed budget Tuesday morning which includes a raise in the tax rate to 67.78 cents per $100 taxable assessed valuation. No citizens showed up to express…

  • Walker County Voting Update

    The November 5th Regular and Special Election is fast approaching, and the deadline to register to vote or make any changes to name or address information is October 7th. Walker County Election Officer, Diana McRae…