Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Lecture On MADD Issues At SHSU Today

    Former police officer Ben Smith will share his experiences with drunk and drugged driving accidents today at 2 in the Criminal Justice Center’s Hazel B. Kerper Courtroom as part of the College of Criminal Justice’s…

  • Forest Restoration Project To Help Reduce Threat Of Wildfire

    The United States Department of Agriculture has announced $520,000 in investments to mitigate wildfire threats to Texas landowners and communities and to help improve the health and resiliency of forest ecosystems where public and private…

  • SHSU Police In Expanded Renovated Facility

    The SHSU Police Department is now in an expanded, renovated facility. They’re at the same address, but this time they have much more space to do their jobs. We talked with University Police Chief, Captain…

  • County Commissioners Meet

    Walker County Commissioners will get together for their regular session at nine this morning at the courthouse. District Attorney David Weeks will discuss possible approval of a short-term staffing addition for the D-A’s office with…

  • HISD Will Apply To Texas High Performance Schools Consortium

    HISD is moving forward in their effort to improve student learning and teaching technique throughout the district. At Thursday’s School Board session, Superintendent Howell Wright spoke in support of HISD applying to join the Texas…

  • Financial Literacy Week At SHSU

    Many students have heard their parents tell them that “money does not grow on trees” as a means of instilling financial responsibility in their children before they go to college. But when students arrive at…

  • 87th Annual Academy Awards Held Last Night

    The 87th Annual Academy Awards took place last night in Hollywood. “Best Picture” went to “Birdman.” Alejandro Inarritu won “Best Director” for “Birdman”. “Best Actress” went to Julianne Moore for “Still Alice.” Eddie Redmayne won…

  • Sketch Done Of Heartfield Florist Robbery Suspect

    During the morning hours of February 14, 2015, officers with the Huntsville Police Department responded to a robbery at Heartfield Florist located in the 1500 block of Sam Houston Avenue. The suspect is an African-American…

  • Silver Alert Canceled — Wayne Tiner Found

    Seventy-eight-year-old Wayne Tiner, reported missing from Cogans Grove in Huntsville since yesterday, has been found by the Houston Police Department. He was reported to be healthy and just slightly confused.

  • Silver Alert for Wayne Gayle Tiner

    Silver Alert Press Release From Sheriff’s Office The Walker County Sheriff’s Office is searching for Wayne Gayle Tiner, diagnosed with a cognitive impairment. Wayne Tiner is a white male, 78 years old, with a date…