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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.
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
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
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 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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.,
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
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.