Articles Posted in the News Category

  • SHSU Welcome Week — Tuesday Update

    The students are back, and it’s Welcome Week at Sam Houston State University. Associate Director for Student Activities, Brandon Cooper, fills us in on what’s up for today . . . . WELWKTUES8-25-14  

  • Development Permit Fees Approved By Commissioners

    Monday morning in court, Commissioners engaged in a great deal of discussion on the Permit Fee schedule. Following much debate specifically on the Planning & Development Fee Schedule for Development Permit Fees per square foot,…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on Friday’s night shift two residential burglaries were investigated–one in the 500 block of River Oaks and a second in the 2500 block of Pine Shadows. Known suspects assaulted a victim…

  • Burn Ban Update

    The County will be holding off on the “Burn Ban” for a while.  Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis has been consulting with others on the KBDI or Keetch-Byram Drought Index . . . . BURNBAN8-25-14

  • Changes Ahead At SHSU Criminal Justice Department

    After serving as dean of the Sam Houston State University College of Criminal Justice and director of the Criminal Justice Center for eight years, Vincent J. Webb stepped down on Aug. 15th to become a…

  • Friday Shooting Death – Update

    When we talked with HPD Lt. Jim Barnes on Sunday afternoon, 19-year-old Garius O’Bryant wanted in the fatal shooting Friday of 61-year-old Ray Charles Smith, was still being sought.  Lt. Barnes informed us today that…

  • Camp Coyote Fire

    Around 4:41 Sunday afternoon, first responders were called to the scene of a grass fire at Camp Coyote off of Highway 75 North. Firefighters responding to the call included the Huntsville Volunteer Fire Department, Pine…

  • Commissioners Meet Today

    Walker County Commissioners meet for a regular session at the courthouse at nine this morning. Today’s “Consent Agenda” includes an Order from the 12th and 278th District Judges for salaries for the Walker County Auditor…

  • SHSU Welcome Week – Monday Update

    Welcome Week has begun at Sam Houston State University. Associate Director for Student Activities, Brandon Cooper, fills us in on what’s set for today . . . . WELWKMON8-22-14  

  • YMCA Fall Programs Open For Signup

    Several programs are available for signup at Huntsville’s Family YMCA. Executive Director Sandra Clifton updates us . . . . YMCAFALL8-22-14