Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Convicted Murderer Robert Campbell Receives Stay of Execution

    Tuesday, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals granted a stay of execution for Robert Campbell. The stay was based on claims that he is mentally impaired. Campbell was found guilty of taking the life of…

  • City & County Interlocal Jail Agreement Approved By Commissioners

    At this week’s regular session of Walker County Commissioners’ Court, commissioners considered approving the interlocal agreement between the City and County for jail services in the new County Jail. Assistant District Attorney Quentin Russell explained…

  • Dr. Edmondson To Lead College of Education at SHSU

    Following a lengthy search, SHSU has found its dean for the College of Education–in the Garrett Teacher Education Center. The university’s Manager of Communications, Jennifer Gauntt, fills us in . . . . EDMONDSON5-13-14 Ms.…

  • Congressman Brady Comments on “Climate Disruption”

    Congressman Brady tells us, “The political spin in Washington never ends”–even when it comes to the weather . . . . BRADCLIM5-13-14

  • Stubblefield Bridge Project Moves Forward

    In Walker County Commissioners’ Court Monday, commissioners approved a reimbursable agreement and project agreement in regard to the Stubblefield Lake Road Bridge project. The bridge carries traffic in and out of the Sam Houston National…

  • Robert James Campbell Execution

    Lawyers for convicted murderer Robert James Campbell want to stop his execution tonight in Huntsville because they say he could go through the same ordeal an inmate in Oklahoma experienced. During his attempted execution in…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift last Friday police investigated the case of a possibly known suspect threatening a victim with a weapon in the 1000 block of Martin Luther King. A wallet…

  • Click-It or Ticket Press Conference Tomorrow in New Waverly

    The Texas AgriLife Extension Service Passenger Safety Project in partnership with the Brazos Valley Injury Prevention Coalition and the Texas Department of Transportation – Bryan District – is hosting a Click-It or Ticket media event…

  • Commissioners Court Approves Disconnect of Unnecessary Landlines

    In Commissioners Court Monday morning, Purchasing Agent Mike Williford and Communications Director Les Metzler proposed saving the County money by moving forward and disconnecting some landline circuits. Williford said that they have a number of…

  • Local Athletes Meet Success

    The spotlight’s been on some of our local athletes lately. Saturday, former SHSU Bearkat running back Timothy Flanders signed with the New Orleans Saints as a free agent. Flanders grew up as a fan of…