Articles Posted February 2014

  • Severe Weather Week Coming Up

    As the time for severe weather in Texas nears, Walker County Emergency Coordinator Butch Davis is preparing his department. First with an exercise today and then a drill next week . . . . SEVWEAT2-26-14…

  • The “Art Guys” at Wynne Home Tonight

    Cultural Services Coordinator of the Wynne Home, Linda Pease, tells us that “The Art Guys” are coming back to the Wynne Home Art Center today to talk about their art . . . . ARTGUYS2-26-14

  • HISD Board Does Not Approve Bond Election in May

    At Tuesday’s special called meeting of the HISD Board of Trustees, board members voted unanimously not to have a bond election in May. Board president J-T Langley commented that there are other district issues that…

  • Historical Commission Office Request Approved

    The Walker County Historical Commission has been seeking more space for their work and asked commissioners again in Monday’s session of the court for office space in the Annex. The Commission’s Lois Blake addressed commissioners…

  • Lunch & Learn Banquet Next Week

    Our local Chamber continues their Lunch & Learn Series next week. Events & Communications Manager Laura Green has the info . . . . CHAMBGREEN2-25-14 For reservations, call 295-8113. Tickets are $15.

  • Texas Schools Litigation Issue

    At last week’s session of the HISD Board of Trustees, Superintendent Johnson updated everyone on the status of the litigation involved between a multitude of Texas school districts suing the state. He said, “The school…

  • Chamber After Hours Tomorrow

    Make plans to attend the next Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours on Thursday, February 27th, sponsored and hosted by Wiesner, Inc. of Huntsville located at 230 I-45 North. The event will begin…

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    SPORTS SHORTS – WEDNESDAY 02/26/14

    FOR THE 4TH STRAIGHT MEETING, THE SHSU BEARKAT BASEBALL TEAM TOPPLED THE NATIONALLY RANKED RICE OWLS TUESDAY IN HOUSTON. THE KATS IMPROVED THEIR SEASON RECORD TO 8-&1 WITH A 3-1 VICTORY OVER THE OWLS. THE…

  • Weekend Shooting Under Investigation

    Monday, Sheriff Clint McCrae confirmed that an unidentified man died from an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound at General Sam’s Offroad Park on Bishop Road Saturday around 6 PM. The sheriff reports that, “There was one…

  • Fatalities in New Waverly

    Around 5:30 PM Sunday, the New Waverly Fire Department was sent to a major accident on FM 1375 East about two miles west of New Waverly. Upon arrival, they found a 2001 Mustang had impacted…