Articles Tagged “DPS”

  • Cattle Trailer Overturns East of New Waverly

    Firefighter Jimmy Williams reports that New Waverly Firefighters responded to a call Sunday afternoon involving an 18 Wheeler hauling 67 head of cattle overturned on State Hwy 150, east of New Waverly. Firefighters were dispatched…

  • DPS Forensic Examiner Drug Test Mishandling Also Affecting Walker County Drug Defendants

    As we informed you Thursday, in Texas thousands of misdmeanor and felony drug cases may be thrown out following the ruling of the state’s highest court that any case with evidence handled by DPS forensic…

  • Drug Convictions May Be Thrown Out

    In Texas, thousands of misdemeanor and felony drug cases may be thrown out following the ruling of the state’s highest court that any case with evidence handled by DPS forensic examiner Jonathan Salvador is suspect.…

  • 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…