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New Waverly firefighters arrive in California, join in battle against deadly wild fires

Local Firefighters play key role in mop-up, containment At least 71 have died in wind stoked wildfires, with over 1,000 unaccounted for, as crews from Texas work the fire lines in Malibu. Monday, Nov. 12, four New Waverly firefighters, along with firefighters from other Texas departments, deployed to fire areas. Most ...

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Huntsville’s “Shop Small – Shop Local” event began early this year thanks to 2017 success

Campaign keeps money at home and boosts downtown Huntsville’s “Shop Small – Shop Local” event has been so popular Main Street Coordinator Debbie Charbonneau started early this year, selling the first tickets back on Oct. 1. Charbonneau said the 2017 campaign, which ran Nov. 1 through Dec. 1, was such ...

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Text-to-9-1-1 services available in Walker County

New service expands emergency options Walker County residents now will be able to use a “Text-to-911” service according to The Gulf Coast Regional 9-1-1 Emergency Communications District (GCRECD). The service will be available to residents in Brazoria, Chambers, Colorado, Liberty, Matagorda, Waller, and Wharton counties as well. Text-to-9-1-1 is a ...

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Thoreau Woods Coffeehouse features all-star music line up Saturday night

Grammy nominees headline Thoreau Woods Coffeehouse event IT’S NOT OFTEN a four-time grammy nominated duo comes to Huntsville, but it’s happening Saturday night (Nov. 17) at the Thoreau Woods Coffeehouse when “Trout Fishing in America” makes a return performance. In addition, the opening act also is a multi-award winner. Trout has ...

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Reward Offered for Most Wanted Sex Offender

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Jorge Luis Santamaria, 36, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders list, and a cash reward of up to $2,000 is now being offered for information leading to his capture. Santamaria, a high-risk sex offender, is wanted for probation violation ...

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SHSU to host 7th Annual “The Mind of a Sport Executive Series” Event

by Carla Clark, SHSU Influencing and monitoring the financial impact of a major sporting event is something Harris County Houston Sports Authority CEO, Janis Burke, knows very well. Burke, who is responsible for overseeing venues such as the Toyota Center, Minute Maid Park, and the George R. Brown Convention Center, will ...

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DPS Launches New Regional Facebook, Twitter Accounts

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) today announced the launch of seven regional social media accounts, covering every corner of the state and all seven DPS regions, including North Texas, Southeast Texas, South Texas, West Texas, Northwest Texas, Central Texas and the Capitol Region. This expanded social media network ...

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Jail Bookings 11.01.18 – 11.08.18

Jail booking reports from the Walker County Sheriff’s Office for November 1, 2018 – November 8, 2018 November 1, 2018 NO INFORMATION RECEIVED November 2, 2018 Name Arresting Agency Charges Edmond, Drborah R SO DWI 2nd/6 Day Commitmentw/1 Day Credit Poindexter,EdsmondDerell SO Amandon Endanger Child  Criminal  Neglect Hall,Jearamy Karterrius SO ...

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Winter’s Coming: What to Do Now for Your Irrigation System

by Take Care of Texas Now that the warm months are over, the chilly air of fall and winter is descending upon Texas. As you prepare for colder weather with chores like cleaning the fireplace or servicing your heating and cooling system, consider winterizing your irrigation system. This short video ...

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Huntsville P.D. 10.23.18 – 10.31.18

Shift reports from the Huntsville Police Department for October 23, 2018 to October 31, 2018 October 23, 2018 Day Shift 2600 blk 11TH ST TWO VEHICLES ONE FLED THE SCENE VARSITY DR/ BEARKAT BLVD KNOWN SUSPECT WAS FOUND IN POSSESSION OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE PG3 5000 blk 615 SAM HOUSTON AVE ...

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