Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • I-45 Traffic Detours Ahead

    Construction has started on IH-45. The Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT) contractor, Webber, LLC, has recently begun placing temporary barriers along the median and shifted main lane traffic two-feet to the outside lane. The next…

  • Commissioners Meet for Special Session

    Walker County Commissioners will meet for a special session this afternoon at 1:30 at the courthouse. The Special Prosecution’s Unit Laura Yosko will take action on a Memorandum of Administrative Clerk Service Agreement between a…

  • Temporary Water Shut Off

    The City of Huntsville informs us that today water will be shut off on Merchant Street, North Park Road and Mary Avenue from Merchant Street to North Park Road. Signs and outage notices have been placed to…

  • Walker County Republican Women Meet for Special Program Monday

    Walker County Republican Women will have an interesting meeting on Monday, May 15th. It will concern two transportation projects in and near Walker County–the Gulf Coast Strategic Highway and the Texas Bullet High Speed Passenger…

  • SHSU Vollmer Exhibit Sent to Berkeley Historical Society

    SHSU Criminal Justice Professor Willard Oliver, who has recently released an 800-page book about a former early 20th century Berkeley, California police chief named August Vollmer, has recently returned the badge and gun Vollmer used…

  • Veterans Job Fair in Houston Ahead

    RecruitMilitary helps military veterans and military spouses connect with employers that seek to attract, hire and retain America’s best talent. RecruitMilitary and DAV will be hosting a Veterans Job Fair. This is a free hiring…

  • Woman Drowns in Lake Raven

    KBTX Channel 3 reports that Wednesday morning a Texas Parks and Wildlife spokesperson said a woman’s body was discovered in Lake Raven in Huntsville State Park around ten in the morning. She has been identified…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Tuesday in a case of criminal mischief unknown persons damaged a building in the 500 block of I-45 South. Two thefts were reported—one in the 100 block…

  • CIA Establishes Korean Mission Center

    In a press release Wednesday, the CIA said: The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has established a Korea Mission Center to harness the full resources, capabilities, and authorities of the Agency in addressing the nuclear and…

  • Student Named National Emerging Forensic Scientist

    Lindsay Glicksberg, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Forensic Science at Sam Houston State University, has received the Emerging Forensic Scientist Award by the Forensic Science Foundation for her research on the stability of…