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“The Story of the Sam Houston Chickens” to be Published

Sam Houston Memorial Museum to highlight book created by SHSU students by Emily Binetti, SHSU Sam Houston State University students have written and illustrated a children’s book about the chickens who frequently visit the University’s campus.  Published by Bright Sky Press, the book will roll out with a signing event on May ...

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Jail Bookings 04.17.18

Jail bookings from the Walker County Sheriff’s Office for April 17,2018 Name Arresting Agency Charges Ebner, Michael Leslie Jr SO Unauth Absence Community Correctional Fac Archie, Benny Ray SO Poss CS PG 1 <1G Tampering with or Fabricating Physical Ev Poss CS PG 1 <1G Papania, William Arthur HPD Expired ...

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Huntsville PD 04.18.18

Shift reports from the Huntsville Police Department for April 18, 2018 Day Shift 2500 blk Lake Rd. Unknown suspect took another’s vehicle without consent. 500 blk 1st St. Dating subject engaged in a  verbal altercation. 200 blk SH 75 N Additonial vehicle added to original report.  Original 18016094. Night Shift ...

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Pavement Work on SH 75 in New Waverly

From FM 1375 to SH 150 Beginning Wednesday, April 25, 2018, (weather permitting) the Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT) contractor will begin mill and inlay work on SH 75 in New Waverly, from FM 1375 to SH 150. Motorists who travel this area should expect delays, obey all traffic control ...

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County Updates Development Code

Update from Walker County Commissioners’ Court 04.23.18 Walker County Commissioners’ Court met for a regularly scheduled meeting on Monday morning addressing finances, public hearings, proclamations, and a workshop. Financials Commissioners received financial reports from the following: District Clerk County Clerk Treasurer Investment Report Walker County Appraisal District Justice of the ...

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Recycling Program Under Consideration for Lake Livingston Area

by Polk County staff Trash around the lake, along roadways and in fields has become a major issue across the Piney Woods region.  Because all of the counties in lake area (Polk, San Jacinto, Trinity and Walker) are rural and have limited resources, taking a regional approach to recycling make sense. ...

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Jail Bookings 04.16.18

Jail booking report from the Walker County Sheriff’s Office for April 16, 2018 Name Arresting Agency Charges Larue, Brandon Jamar UPD Parked Blocking Handicapped Access Failure to Appear Hartzo, Jacob Andrew HPD Poss CS PG 1 <1G Public Intoxication Smith, Billy Eliseo HPD Poss Dangerous Drug Odat, Janet Saleh SO ...

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Huntsville PD 04.17.18

Shift reports from the Huntsville Police Department for April 17, 2018 Day Shift 100 blk US 190 Wanted suspect provided false info at arrest. 16th & Sam 2 cars no injuries 3000 blk Archer St Known suspect blackmailing vic with sexual digital images. 2500 blk Sam Houston Dating coouple in ...

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Huntsville City Marshal 04.17.18

Shift report from the Huntsville City Marshal for April 17, 2018 100 Blk IH 45 S William Papania was arrested for two Municipal Court warrants. 700 Blk Ave G Additional information to original report.

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State Historic Sites Free Day

Celebrate THC State Historic Sites Free Day on May 6 In celebration of National Preservation Month and Texas Travel and Tourism Week, the THC will offer free admission to state historic sites on Sunday, May 6. From military strongholds to house museums, plantations, and American Indian settlements, these historic sites ...

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