Articles Tagged “DPS”

  • Health Fair & “Are You Ready?” Seminar Held Tuesday

    Tuesday, Huntsville Memorial Hospital and other local entities brought a Walker County Health Fair and “Are Your Ready” seminars to the Walker County Storm Shelter. Sessions presented last night included presentations by Texas A&M Forest…

  • Old Crabbs Prairie Schoolhouse Burns

    Wednesday afternoon a fire destroyed the old Crabbs Prairie Schoolhouse near the intersection of Highway 75 North and FM 1696. The building had been converted into a residence by owners Max and Jessie Powell. They…

  • DPS Increases Spring Break DWI Enforcement

    The Texas Department of Public Safety will increase DWI patrols from March 8th through March 17th–one of the most active Spring Break periods in Texas. DPS troopers will focus DWI patrols in high-risk locations at…

  • Closing Arguments Scheduled for Falk Trial Today

    The court will hear closing arguments today in John Ray Falk Jr.’s capital murder trial as the state rested its case Monday in Bryan. Falk is accused of being an accomplice in the 2007 murder…

  • Riverside Aggravated Robbery Suspects Arrested

    Two men, 20-year-old Anthony Callahan Jr. and 19-year-old Raison Harris, were arrested for the aggravated robbery of the Dollar General Store in Riverside Thursday evening. The men made off with $290 dollars from the cash…

  • City Council Hears TxDOT Update

    Local TxDOT engineer David Stephens submitted a list of of projects to the Huntsville City Council at this week’s session for the area for 2013 through 2016 for their review. He filled everyone in on…

  • Fatality on I-45 in New Waverly

    The North Montgomery County Fire Department was dispatched to assist the New Waverly Fire Department shortly after 1:30 this morning to help in a major accident involving an entrapment. When emergency units arrived at the…

  • DPS Makes Big Marijuana Bust on I-45

    Sixty-two-year-old Herbert L. Johnson of Grapeland was arrested by DPS officers Wednesday morning for delivery of 720 pounds of marijuana. As Trooper Gabino Monjaras walked toward Johnson’s vehicle after pulling him over for speeding on…

  • Primary Elections Today

    Primary elections are being held in Walker County today through 7 PM. County Election Officer Diana McRae reports that in early voting 2,571 votes were cast. Of those votes, 256 were in the Democratic party…

  • DPS Increasing Trooper Patrols for Weekend

    The Texas Department of Public Safety is significantly increasing trooper patrols this Memorial Day weekend in an effort to keep drivers from endangering themselves and others. DPS will increase patrols Friday, May 25th, through Monday,…