Articles Posted in the News Category

  • 10th Court of Appeals Decides on Jury Instruction in Falk Trial

    The 10th Court of Appeals in Waco Wednesday handed down its ruling in response to a writ of mandamus filed by Walker County District Attorney David Weeks during the capital murder trial of John Ray…

  • TDCJ’s Jason Clark Comments on Inmate Transfers & Officer Shortages

    TDCJ has started transferring inmates from a couple of units, Lamesa and Colorado City in the Panhandle, to other prisons in the state because of a shortage of correctional officers–especially in the remoter parts of…

  • Chief Grisham Adds Caution on Holiday Fireworks Use

    This week, the decision was made to continue to let the sale and use of fireworks, including skyrockets with sticks and missles with fins, continue in Walker County–outside the city limits only. Huntsville Fire Chief…

  • Karen Bilsing YMCA Volunteer of the Year

    Huntsville Memorial Hospital’s manager of community relations Karen Bilsing has been chosen as the Huntsville Family YMCA’s volunteer of the year. Ms. Bilsing was presented the award at the YMCA of Greater Houston’s Annual Celebration…

  • Financial Aid 101 for Parents & Students at High School this Afternoon

    Today from 5 to 6:15 PM, Huntsville High School will host Financial Aid 101 for parents and students in the  High School Library.  They would like to encourage not only parents but also parents of…

  • Falk Trial Legal Issues Continue

    John Ray Falk Jr’s capital murder trial in the death of TDCJ correctional officer Susan Canfield has been delayed again. State and defense attorneys are awaiting a ruling by the 10th Court of Appeals in…

  • Commissioners’ Court Acts to Correct Mold Problem in Justice Building

    At their regular meeting this week, Walker County Commissioners heard from Walker County Maintenance Director Ken Nabors about mold and humidity problems in the Sheriff’s Office area of the Justice Center. He filled the court…

  • Wrangler National Finals Rodeo Underway in Las Vegas

    Rodeo athletes from SHSU’s rodeo team have been competing in the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas. Rodeo Coach Bubba Miller, who updated us Tuesday afternoon, says the “rodeo has just been spectacular .…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Friday a residential burglary was reported in the 3000 block of Powell Road. Police investigated a harassment case in the 1300 block of Nottingham Street. On Friday’s…

  • SHSU Ag Professor Recognized

    Stanley Kelley, chair and professor in Sam Houston State University’s department of agricultural and industrial sciences, was recently awarded the 2012 United States Department of Agriculture Food and Agriculture Sciences Excellence in Teaching Award and…