Articles Posted in the News Category

  • County Commissioners Meet

    Walker County Commissioners will get together for their regular session at nine this morning at the courthouse. District Attorney David Weeks will discuss possible approval of a short-term staffing addition for the D-A’s office with…

  • HISD Will Apply To Texas High Performance Schools Consortium

    HISD is moving forward in their effort to improve student learning and teaching technique throughout the district. At Thursday’s School Board session, Superintendent Howell Wright spoke in support of HISD applying to join the Texas…

  • Financial Literacy Week At SHSU

    Many students have heard their parents tell them that “money does not grow on trees” as a means of instilling financial responsibility in their children before they go to college. But when students arrive at…

  • 87th Annual Academy Awards Held Last Night

    The 87th Annual Academy Awards took place last night in Hollywood. “Best Picture” went to “Birdman.” Alejandro Inarritu won “Best Director” for “Birdman”. “Best Actress” went to Julianne Moore for “Still Alice.” Eddie Redmayne won…

  • Sketch Done Of Heartfield Florist Robbery Suspect

    During the morning hours of February 14, 2015, officers with the Huntsville Police Department responded to a robbery at Heartfield Florist located in the 1500 block of Sam Houston Avenue. The suspect is an African-American…

  • Silver Alert Canceled — Wayne Tiner Found

    Seventy-eight-year-old Wayne Tiner, reported missing from Cogans Grove in Huntsville since yesterday, has been found by the Houston Police Department. He was reported to be healthy and just slightly confused.

  • Silver Alert for Wayne Gayle Tiner

    Silver Alert Press Release From Sheriff’s Office The Walker County Sheriff’s Office is searching for Wayne Gayle Tiner, diagnosed with a cognitive impairment. Wayne Tiner is a white male, 78 years old, with a date…

  • HISD Board Of Trustees Met Thursday

    At last night’s HISD Board meeting, the Trustees approved HISD to become an Associate Member of the Texas High Performance Schools Consortium. Also, new Superintdendent Dr. Howell Wright presented the “Superintendent’s Report.” Dr. Wright said…

  • SHSU Offers New PhD In Forensic Science

    Sam Houston State University has made another bold move forward in their academic offerings. Criminal Justice Publications Coordinator Beth Kuhles updates us . . . .   Ms. Kuhles tells us that, “According to Bureau…

  • Huntsville Leadership Institute Announces Huntsville Proud Project

    The Huntsville Leadership Institute has done many worthwhile projects to contribute to the improvement of the community over the years. The current Institute Class, number 33, is not any different. At this week’s Huntsville City…