Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Vehicle Catches Fire After Hitting Cow On FM 3478

    A vehicle struck a cow on FM 3478 north of town around 5:30 this morning near the Trinity River. The vehicle caught on fire and fire emergency vehicles were dispatched. FM 3478 was closed down. …

  • Commissioners Meet Today

    Walker County Commissioners will meet for a special session this morning at nine at the courthouse. On today’s “Statutory Agenda,” Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis will discuss for approval an Interlocal Mutual aid…

  • “Great Muddy Escape” Planning Meeting Tomorrow

    A planning meeting for a big upcoming event is scheduled for tomorrow at the Huntsville Memorial Hospital Center for Rehabilitation on Medical Park Lane. Community Relations Manager Karen Bilsing tells us all about it .…

  • SHSU President Gibson Happy With Transition To New Coaches

    Sam Houston State University’s Athletic Department appears to be making a successful and seamless transition in new coaches for football and baseball season. Recently on “Around Town,” we talked with university president Dr. Dana Gibson…

  • Congressman Brady & Other Officials Tour Conroe Immigrant Facility

    At the request of U.S. Congressman Kevin Brady, officials from Montgomery County, the city of Conroe and state legislators were given a tour of the Southwest Key facility in Conroe to get a firsthand look…

  • Delanise Taylor Hired As Principal At Huntsville Intermediate

    In a special-called meeting of the HISD Board of Trustees last night, former Scott Johnson Elementary School principal Delanise Taylor was unanimously hired to be the new principal of Huntsville Intermediate School. Ms. Taylor has…

  • Commissioners’ Court Holds Budget Workshop Monday

    Commissioners held a discussion on the budget during a scheduled workshop Monday morning at their regular meeting. County Auditor Patricia Allen told commissoners that regarding the certified values that her department “did receive certified values…

  • SHSU Bearkat Camp Begins In August

    SHSU’s President Dr. Dana Gibson was our guest on “Around Town”  this past weekend, and she tells us that to get freshmen and transfer students ready for the Fall Semester Sam Houston State University is…

  • Master Gardners Ask Commissioners For Grant Approval

    At Monday’s session of Walker County Commissioners, Master Gardeners’ Edwin Davis addressed commissioners and asked them to approve an HGAC Leaf-Pro Environmental Program grant for the Master Gardners for $24,000 . . . . MASTGARD#1-7-28-14…

  • Ag Commissioner Staples Talks About Heatstroke In Vehicles

    I don’t have to remind you how hot it has been in Texas recently. Texas Ag Commissioner Todd Staples tells us that “Texas was number one in vehicular heat stroke deaths between 1998 and 2013.”…