Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Splawn Trial Continues

    Forty-six-year-old Edgar Tamayo was executed by lethal injection Wednesday at the Walls Unit for the fatal shooting of 24-year-old officer Guy Gaddis in 1994. Last-appeals were rejected by the courts. Attorneys argued that Tamayo was…

  • Edgar Tamayo Executed Wednesday

    Forty-six-year-old Edgar Tamayo was executed by lethal injection Wednesday at the Walls Unit for the fatal shooting of 24-year-old officer Guy Gaddis in 1994. Last-appeals were rejected by the courts. Attorneys argued that Tamayo was…

  • Free Income Tax Help Available

    Free income tax preparation is being offered again for individuals in Huntsville this year. Spokesperson Dick Morton tells us more . . . . TAXSERV1-22-14 You don’t have to be a member of AARP to…

  • Man Pleads Guilty to Murder

    This morning at nine a local jury will begin to decide the punishment for local resident Plato Splawn Jr. who has pled guilty to attempted capital murder in a double shooting that occurred three years…

  • Crime Stoppers Honored

    HPD Detective Marvin Hyvl along with members of the local Walker County/Huntsville Crime Stoppers Board were on hand at the Huntsville City Council last night to hear Mayor Mac Woodward proclaim Crime Stoppers month in…

  • Electronics Recycling Event Saturday

    In this age of prolific computer chip technology, has your household become overwhelmed with unneeded electronic gadgets? Well, help is on the way. Region 6 Education Service Center Component Director Jamey Osbourne tells us that…

  • SHSU Baseball Banquet & Auction Coming Up

    SHSU Athletics Special Events Coordinator Ashten Ackerman reminds us that the 2014 Sam Houston Baseball Banquet and Auction is coming up . . . . BASEBALL1-21-14 Former all-conference pitcher for the Bearkats, Steve Sparks, will…

  • Women’s Conference Scheduled

    Walker County Democratic Party Chair Cindy Blaylock informs us that a women’s conference, “The Road Forward,” is planned for Tuesday, February 4th, at 5:30 PM at the Veterans Conference Center in Huntsville . . .…

  • National Weather Service Issues Red Flag Warning

    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAYS A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 THIS AFTERNOON FOR DANGEROUS FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS FOR THE WESTERN TWO-THIRDS OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS. WINDS ARE FORECAST TO BE NORTHERLY FROM…

  • MLK Presentation Held Monday Afternoon

    A Martin Luther King Jr. Day memorial service, “Moving Forward in Unity,” was held at the Martin Luther King Recreation Center in Huntsville Monday afternoon. Mayor Mac Woodward and HISD Superintendent Steve Johnson spoke to…