Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Ag Commissioner Miller Says We Need More Young Farmers

    The Texas Ag population is aging. Ag Commissioner Sid Miller says, “The average age of farmers and ranchers here in Texas is 58.” The Texas Ag Department is working to get more youth involved in…

  • Delta State University Instructor Kills Self After Shooting Two Others

    That Delta State University instructor suspected in the shooting death of the woman he lived with, and fellow university professor, killed himself Monday. Forty-five-year-old Shannon Lamb was being chased by police on Highway 1 near…

  • City Council Meets

    The Huntsville City Council will meet for a regular session at six this evening at City Hall. The council will hold a public hearing on the proposed Fiscal Year 2015-16 Budget. Tonight’s “Consent Agenda” includes…

  • Law Enforcement Honored

    In Commissioners’ Court Monday afternoon, Judge Danny Pierce honored local law enforcement personnel with a proclamation for Law Enforcement Week . . . .   On hand for the reading of the proclamation were members…

  • Police News

    Police News

    On the night shift Friday, an unknown suspect Sexually Assaulted a victim in the 200 block of Gail Lane. On the night shift Saturday, police investigated an Assault in the 300 block of University Avenue–known…

  • Walker County Jail Agreements Bring Money

    As you may have heard, our new Walker County Jail will be bringing money from a couple of sources for the County. Precinct #2 Walker County Commissioner Ronnie White fills us in . . .…

  • Donald Trump Speaks In Dallas

    Presidential candidate Donald J. Trump was on a campaign swing through Texas last night. He spoke to a sellout crowd at the American Airlines Center in Dallas . . . .

  • Constitution Day Celebrated This Week At SHSU

    With the U.S. Supreme Court upholding its more recent reputation with its contentious decisions, Sam Houston State University will take a look at some of the country’s most controversial social and political issues on Sept.…

  • Trinity Rural Water Supply-Trinity, Tx-Cancellation of Boil Water Notice

    On FM 356 from Pine Forest Acres to Reynolds Boat Storage to include Pine Forest Acres, Barretts Landing, Camp Branch Acres, Harts Creek, York Road and Chita Carlisle Road the Trinity Rural Water Supply Corporation…

  • Commissioners Meet This Afternoon

    This morning at nine Walker County Commissioners will formally call their meeting to order and break for a recess until one this afternoon in order for the court and staff to attend the funeral of…