Articles Posted in the News Category

  • HISD Board Meets Tonight

    The HISD Board of Trustees will hold a regular meeting at the Huntsville High School this evening at six. The Board will recognize employees and students for their accomplishments. Tonight’s “Consent Agenda” includes adoption of…

  • 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…