Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Assistant Fire Chief John Hobbs Suggests Property Owners Prep for Any Future Wildfire

    With the summer and wildfire season ahead, Huntsville Assistant Fire Chief John Hobbs says now is the time to start getting rid of all those possible fire fuels in your yard . . . .…

  • Entergy & SHSU Join to Form Central East Texas Alliance

    Entergy Texas, Inc., has joined forces with Sam Houston State University and leaders from 10 Central East Texas counties to form the Central East Texas Alliance, a community and economic development organization that will focus…

  • Scams Underway in Walker County

    Walker County Sheriffs Office Operations Captain Tim Whitecotton informs us that a phone scam is currently underway in Huntsville. The perpetrator calls up individuals and tells them that they’ve missed jury duty and that a…

  • I-45 Fatality Thursday Morning

    Thursday morning, just north of Conroe on I-45, one man was killed and another injured in a crash involving five cars. The accident occurred between FM 830 and League Line Road about 5:30 AM. I-45…

  • Former Hornet Justin Gilbert Drafted into NFL

    Huntsville Hornet Justin Gilbert has become the first Hornet to be picked in the first round of the NFL draft. He was an exceptional athlete with the Hornets and Oklahoma State. Gilbert will join the…

  • SHSU’s Championship Bowling Team Recognized by Council

    This week, the Huntsville City Council honored the National Championship SHSU Women’s Bowling Team. Mayor Mac Woodward did the honors of introducing them . . . . BOWLING#1-5-8-14 Ward #2 Councilmember Tish Humphrey read a…

  • Home Invasion Suspects Plead Guilty

    Twenty-three-year-old Rendrick Lionel Taylor from Houston pled guilty to two counts of aggravated robbery this week for two local home invasion robberies following an agreement made with the Walker County District Attorney’s Office. He will…

  • Assistant Chief John Hobbs Comments on Downtown Fire Station

    As you may have heard, the renovated Downtown Fire Station has been up and in service. We talked with Assistant Fire Chief John Hobbs who updated us on its status . . . . HOBBS5-8-14…

  • TDCJ Holds Fallen Officer Memorial Service

    The Texas Department of Criminal Justice held a memorial service for fallen officers at the Texas Prison Museum Thursday. The keynote speaker was TDCJ Executive Director Brad Livingston who honored those who have fallen and…

  • Fallen Correctional Staff To Be Honored

    The Texas Department of Criminal Justice will honor the service of its correctional staff, and remember all those who have lost their lives in the line of duty with a memorial service scheduled at 10:30…