Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • More on Severe Weather Awareness Week

    It’s Severe Weather Awareness Week through Saturday. In the case of a major emergency, local law enforcement first-responders can be assisted in helping affected members of the  community through a group of trained volunteers. Walker…

  • Sam Houston Birthday Celebration and Texas Independence Celebrated

    A good crowd turned out for the celebration of General Sam Houston’s birthday and Texas Independence Day Sunday afternoon in Huntsville. Because of the the inclement weather, most of the program was held inside at…

  • Early Voting Results

    County Election Director Diana McRae reports a great showing on Friday, last day of Early Voting, with 537 voting Friday, making the total for Early Voting 2,776. This is an increase in voter turnout during…

  • Correction on Commissioners’ Court Special Session

    Walker County Commissioners’ Court Special Session will be Wednesday at 1:30 in the 3rd floor small District Courtroom instead of this afternoon at 1:30.

  • It’s Severe Weather Awareness Week

    It’s Severe Weather Awareness Week through the 8th, and this week Walker County Emergency Coordinator Butch Davis we’ll be passing along safety tips and filling us in on how his department handles severe weather situations.…

  • Sign-Up Day for SHSU Rodeo Team

    Our guest on “Around Town” this weekend was SHSU Rodeo Coach Bubba Miller. Each year Coach Miller recruits the best talent around, and today they’re here to sign up . . . . SHSURODEO2-28-14

  • Texas Independence Day & General Sam Houston Birthday This Weekend

    The Walker County Historical Commission, the Sam Houston Memorial Museum, and the Sam Houston Statue and Visitor’s Center will celebrate Texas Independence Day and Gen. Sam Houston’s birthday with a weekend of activities in Huntsville.…

  • “Trash Bash” Saturday

    Walker County Proud Communities will sponsor the Annual Trash Bash this weekend. Solid Waste Superintendent Esther Herklotz fills us in . . . . TRASHBASH2-27-14  

  • Navasota Intermediate School Staff Given Notice

    In the Grimes County town of Navasota, the complete staff of Navasota Intermediate School has received notice that their contracts will not be renewed. The reason is because of a “reconstitution plan” ordered by the…

  • Congressman Brady Comments on Pro-Growth Tax Code

    A major overhaul of the 70,000-page federal tax code was introduced to citizen scrutiny Wednesday. The plan would reduce the present seven individual income tax brackets to only two–10% and 25%. A number of tax…