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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

More plans OK'd for Texas Grand Ranch

“The developers will have to submit civil drawings for infrastructure, including water lines, sewer lines and roads when they present the final plat for approval,” Ridley added.

HUNTSVILLE ITEM - 2018-08-17 12:20:00

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


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 releases names of drivers in crash on Highway 94

A Toyota pickup truck broke through a wooden fence following a crash on state Highway 94 Thursday. The driver, Joseph Ledoux, 24, of Diboll, was flown to a Tyler hospital for treatment following the crash, according to Texas Department of Safety Sgt. David Hendry.

LUFKIN DAILY NEWS - 2018-08-16 19:01:00

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

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

Suspect in string of vehicle burglaries arrested

The Lufkin Police Department has arrested the suspect of a string of Wednesday-night burglaries.Japatrick Davis, 20, of Lufkin, has been taken into custody on a charge unrelated to the multiple burglaries that occurred in the Englewood subdivision Wednesday evening, said LPD Public Relations Special

LUFKIN DAILY NEWS - 2018-08-16 16:08:00

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

State Board Approves New Medical School for Sam Houston State University | Houston Public Media

With that sign-off, Sam Houston officials have overcome a crucial hurdle in their bid to launch a doctor of osteopathic medicine program at a campus about 30 miles from the Huntsville-based school. The program, which is expected to enroll some 150 students starting in 2020, must now receive accredit


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.


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


Crash involving car and motorcycle in Lufkin

The accident occurred at 5:55 p.m. when Crystal Tovar, 31, of Lufkin, pulled out of her driveway on Atkinson Drive in a Dodge Challenger into the path of a westbound motorcycle.


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.


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


Driver pulled from cab after 18-wheeler rollover near the Woodlands

The truck, owned by a Houston company, landed on its side just after 1 a.m. near Interstate 45 and State Highway 242, according to the Montgomery County Police Reporter.


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.


2 killed in hit-and-run on North Freeway

They were outside their vehicles _ a gray Dodge Charger and a black Dodge Ram pickup truck _ when they were struck about 3:30 a.m. in the 4400 block of the North Freeway, Houston police said. Whether their vehicles were disabled or they had collided was unclear, police said.


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.


Man killed in double shooting in parking garage of luxury apartments in Medical Center

HOUSTON- One man is dead and another was injured Sunday in a shooting at a parking garage in the Medical Center, police said.The shooting was reported around 10:20 p.m. at the Equinox Luxury Apartments in the 2900 block of Old Spanish Trail near Almeda.Police said both men were found on the fifth fl