Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • County EMC Butch Davis Urges Flood Victims To Register With FEMA

    Maybe you haven’t been in the flooded area of Walker County to see it, but there are several hundred homes that have been flooded by the recent heavy rains and the swollen Trinity river in…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift last Friday a car was reported stolen in the 100 block of Hickory Drive. On the night shift Saturday, an unknown suspect entered a hotel room in…

  • Glen Reader Welcomed By Commissioners To Fill Interim Pct. 3 Post

    The Precinct #3 seat on Walker County Commissioners Court is now temporarily occupied by retired insurance agent and lifelong Walker County resident Glen Reader. County Judge Danny Pierce welcome Mr. Reader to the court Monday…

  • SHSU Student Athletes Recognized For Service

    Sam Houston State University student-athletes have been recognized by the Southland Conference for their community service in Huntsville. SHSU won the league’s annual Pop-Tab Collection drive, which raises funds for the Ronald McDonald House at…

  • Fund Set Up For Van Riper Family

    According to an article in the Item, a fund has been set up to aid in paying for the medical bills of 27-year-old Amber Van Riper and her 7-year-old son John Bear who were hurt…

  • D-Day Remembered Over The Weekend

    Over the weekend across America, veterans and their families got together in ceremonies to mark the 71st anniversary of the D-Day invasion that helped defeat Nazi forces in World war II. The invasion started soon…

  • Escaped Prisoners From New York Still On the Loose

    Early this morning 34-year-old David Sweat and 48-year-old Richard Matt were reported to still be on the loose following an escape from the Clinton Correctional Facility in New York. Sunday, a female prison employee underwent…

  • New Waverly Fire Department Successful In Grant Applications

    The New Waverly Volunteer Fire Department continues to aggressively pursue available state and federal grant funding in an effort to improve services for residents of Walker County Emergency Services District #2. In the past few…

  • Trinity ISD Meets

    The Trinity ISD will meet for a Budget Workshop this evening at six at the Administration Building. They will also have an Executive Session to address any personnel issues.

  • TxDOT Traffic Change Announcement

    Beginning Tuesday, TxDOT will close the eastbound FM 1791 left-turn and through movements at the southbound IH-45 frontage road intersection. Eastbound traffic from FM 1791 will detour south on the IH-45 frontage road and follow…