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Warrant issued for animal cruelty case in Madison County

On Tuesday, KBTX reported on the horrific conditions at a home on Bankhead Drive, northwest of Bedias, were several dogs were found dead and others allegedly abandoned. Madison County officials are issuing an arrest warrant for Deborah Zortman. She's wanted for 12 counts of animal cruelty.

KBTX.COM - 2018-08-16 17:56:00

Police arrest liquor store robbery suspect

Tamara Nickens-Wortham, 42, was taken into custody Monday and charged with second-degree felony robbery by detectives with the Huntsville Police Department who were able to track her down from a license plate number provided by a witness to the crime, which took place on July 30. She is currently be

HUNTSVILLE ITEM - 2018-08-15 12:20:00

Coldspring-Oakhurst CISD welcomes new campus principals

Brown brings 12 years of experience as a teacher and campus administrator and is coming from Fort Bend ISD. He was born and raised in Crockett and attended Sam Houston State University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice. Brown became the first African-American juvenile probatio

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2018-08-16 05:00:00

HISD Trustees approve budget, tax decrease

Trustees unanimously approved both the proposed combined tax rate of $1.175 per $100 evaluation, which is a decrease from last year’s tax rate, and the district’s proposed budget for the upcoming fiscal year.

HUNTSVILLE ITEM - 2018-08-17 03:00:00

Huntsville ISD ready for first day of new school year

Huntsville ISD administrators, faculty and staff gathered last Friday at Huntsville High School for the annual New Year Convocation, which featured performances from the Hornet Military Marching Band, HHS spirit programs and more.

HUNTSVILLE ITEM - 2018-08-15 12:25:00

Willis man charged with firing gun, fleeing police after domestic disturbance

The suspect, Forest Hugh Olive, is transported by Montgomery County Hospital District paramedics at the scene where a car chase ended and two suspects were held at gunpoint by law enforcement at Omega Farms RV... more

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2018-08-16 05:00:00

Get to know ... Sara Jaeger, retiree who spends mornings ridding Ash Creek, beach of trash

Riverside Drive resident Sara Jaeger has made it her mission to collect trash, including discarded fishing line, during her daily walk along the shoreline.

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2018-08-17 04:00:00

DPS seeking new leads in possible murder of local man

NORMANGEE, Tex. (KBTX)-The reward for information was increased to as much as $6,000 Wednesday as authorities try to generate new leads in the case of a Normangee man missing since 2007 who investigators think was killed and then dumped in the area.

KBTX.COM - 2018-08-15 16:44:00

Homicide under investigation in Katy

Maj. Chad Norvell, a spokesman for the Sherriff's Office, said it appears the homicide stemmed from a domestic disturbance.

CLICK2HOUSTON.COM - 2018-08-16 11:10:29

Madison County investigating disturbing case of animal cruelty

MADISON COUNTY, Tex. (KBTX) -A mother and daughter are suspected to be responsible for nearly two dozens animals being neglected at a rural Madison County home. An animal rescue group is now working to keep some abandoned pets alive.A horrific scene was found at a home on Bankhead Drive in rural Mad


College Station police: Man in Rockies standoff had earlier assaulted woman

According to College Station police, around 2 a.m. Monday, Michael Blake Jones, 38, arrived at the Bryan home of a woman who had recently ended a relationship between the two. The woman told police Jones appeared to be intoxicated and she did not allow him to enter. Jones returned around 7:30 a.m.,

BRYAN COLLEGE STATION EAGLE - 2018-08-16 05:00:00

Burn ban remains in effect in Walker County

Emergency management coordinator Butch Davis, with the advise from local fire chiefs, recommended Monday that county commissioners keep the ban in place until certain parts of the county receive sufficient rain to relieve drought conditions.


Hazmat spill closes northbound I-45 in Willis

The wreck, reported at 4:25 a.m. in the Montgomery County city, involves just one 18-wheeler.


Health officials confirm second human West Nile virus case in Montgomery County

Most people infected with West Nile virus do not have symptoms. About one in five people who are infected develop a fever and other symptoms including headache, body aches, joint pains, vomiting, diarrhea or rash.


New Conroe ISD schools to add capacity in southeast Montgomery County | Community Impact Newspaper

As the 2018-19 school year approaches, Conroe ISD will open Grand Oaks High School and Katherine Johnson Clark Intermediate School for their inaugural school year Aug. 15, providing extra capacity for students in the rapidly growing southeast area of Montgomery County.With the development of communi

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2018-08-15 12:30:16

SHSU proposed College of Medicine moves forward in accreditation process

HUNTSVILLE, Tex. (KBTX)-Sam Houston State University has reached a key milestone in the mission to support the state’s rural healthcare needs.On Tuesday, Aug. 14, the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board approved SHSU’s doctorate in osteopathic medicine, bringing the university one step closer


TxDOT hosts public hearing for I-45 project

In Conroe, near Walmart and Academy, is an example of a collector-distributor road. The estimated cost for Segment 2A is approximately $200 million.


Local food delivery service reaching four-year anniversary

Everything from groceries, laundry, food, and even medications, have found their niche in delivery services. Yet, not all delivery services are created equally. Started four years ago, Alreadee has already become a staple of the Huntsville community, delivering good customer service while delivering


Baytown man indicted for New Waverly burglary

Shedric Wayne DeBlanc, 22, has been indicted by a Walker County grand jury on one count of aggravated robbery. He is currently being held in the Walker County Jail on a $100,000 bond.


RODEO INSIDER: World-class bull rider Minick inducted to ProRodeo Hall of Fame

During the induction ceremony, Minick, 79, who is from the Fort Worth area, was introduced by his wife, Pam, a former Miss Rodeo America who became a successful rodeo TV journalist.