Articles Posted April 2014

  • Texas Ag Commissioner Staples Update on Garden Seed

    It’s spring, and people in Walker County have begun planting their gardens in hopes of a good crop of vegetables this year. Texas Ag Commissioner Todd Staples tells us “Texas seed law requires several items…

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    SPORTS SHORTS – TUESDAY 04/08/14

    THE 1ST ROUND OF THE DISTRICT 18-4A BOYS CHAMPIONSHIP GOLF TOURNAMENT IS IN THE BOOKS, AND HUNTSVILLE’S CHANDLER PHILLIPS LEADS THE INDIVIDUAL STANDINGS AFTER A SCORE OF 71 ON MONDAY AT COLLEGE STATION’S PEBBLE CREEK…

  • State Department Informational Session at SHSU

    Students looking for adventure and a career serving in foreign countries will have the chance to learn about the U.S. Department of State during an informational session Tuesday today. Sponsored by Career Services and the…

  • Governor Perry and Senator Ted Cruz Visit Fort Hood

    Texas Senator Ted Cruz along with Governor Rick Perry recently visited Fort Hood site of the recent shooting where three people and the shooter died. Senator Cruz was taken with the bravery of the soldiers…

  • Temporary Closure of Outside Lane & Shoulder on I-45 Southbound

    Beginning today, the Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT) contractor will temporarily close a short section of the outside lane and shoulder on IH 45 southbound in Walker County, north of exit 118 at Huntsville. This…

  • New Fair Queen Chosen

    Eighteen-year-old New Waverly High School senior Maddie Cobler was crowned Walker County Fair Queen this weekend. First Runner-up was Jenna Drane. Second Runner-up was Taylor Thompson. Diane Woods was named Miss Congeniality.

  • Meat Goat Competition Held at Fair

    In the meat goat show at the Walker County Fair this year, there were 51 goats competing in five weight classifications. Fifteen-year-old New Waverly High School student Luke Yargo had the Grand Champion. Eleven-year-old Alpha…

  • Premium Sale This Week

    The Walker County Fair continues out at the fairgrounds this week. We asked Fair Association President Bobby Lane to fill us in on the upcoming Premium and Saturday Sales . . . . PREMSALE4-4-14  

  • City Council Discusses Debt

    At Huntsville’s last regular council session, Managing Drector of FirstSouthwest, Boyd London, discussed the City’s debt schedule and upcoming debt retirement with councilmembers. He appeared positive about the City’s finances . . . . DEBT4-4-14…

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    SPORTS SHORTS – MONDAY 04/07/14

    THE SAM HOUSTON BEARKAT BASEBALL TEAM SEEMS TO HAVE RIGHTED ITS SHIP. AFTER A 5-GAME LOSING STREAK, THE KATS TOOK 2 OF 3 OVER THE WEEKEND IN TULSA, OKLA., INCLUDING SUNDAY’S 7-4 VICTORY OVER ORAL…