Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • HISD Press Release Regarding Police Investigation of Inappropriate Digital Content

    Huntsville ISD Press Release Important Message from Dr. Howell Wright, HISD Superintendent of Education Regarding Police Investigation of Inappropriate Digital Content For release: April 10, 2017 (Huntsville) – The Huntsville Police Department is actively investigating…

  • Texas ACLU Sends Letter to 13 Texas Counties Regarding 287(g) Agreement

    Monday, the ACLU of Texas said they“dispatched letters to 13 Texas counties concerning their decision or their intention to enter into a 287(g) agreement with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Under the 287(g) program,…

  • Secretary Tillerson to Visit Moscow

    Wednesday, Russia’s President Vladimir Putin is not scheduled to meet with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson when he visits Moscow. A spokesperson for the Russian government has not said why the two will not be…

  • Water Outage Near the Goree Unit

    City water customers to the south and east of the I-45 feeder at the Goree Unit will be without water until the mid-afternoon. Crews are working quickly to get additional work completed on a waterline.…

  • World & National News Update

    Two Coptic churches in northern Egypt were targeted by suicide bombers during Palm Sunday services resulting in the death of over 40 people. ISIS has claimed responsibility. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, in conjunction with…

  • Walker County Commissioners Meet Today

    Walker County Commissioners meet for a regular session this morning at nine at the courthouse. Assistant Maintenance Director Marvin Cannon will discuss taking action on all cash incentives from the Entergy CLEAResult energy efficiency program…

  • “Bearkat All Paws In” Needs Volunteers

    “Bearkat All Paws In” is the largest community service event undertaken at SHSU. It’s hosted by the Student Government and will have volunteers throughout the Walker County area volunteering at sites that need volunteers. The…

  • Texas Senate Passes Bill to Limit Tuition Growth

    The Texas Senate passed SB 19, a bill to limit tuition growth at public universities and tie future tuition increases to performance Senator Charles Schwertner offered an amendment to the bill that would limit future…

  • New Waverly Firefighters Respond to Early Morning House Fire Thursday

    New Waverly Firefighters were dispatched early Thursday morning to reports of a house on fire in the Emerald Lake area. The initial call came in before 4am, bringing two engine companies from the New Waverly…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Wednesday a commercial burglary was investigated in the 100 block of I-45. In the 3100 block of Molly Drive an unknown suspect was reported to have stolen…