Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Sam Houston Birthday Celebration Saturday

    Sam Houston’s birthday celebration kicks off tomorrow in Huntsville. Statue Visitor Center Coordinator Jamie Matthews fills us in . . . . SAMBDAY2-28-13

  • “Trash Bash” Tomorrow

    The Big Trash Bash is coming to Walker County this weekend. Precinct #4 Commissioner Tim Paulsel tells us more . . . . TRASHBASH2-28-13 Try 2 Recycle at 916 15th Street will be accepting aluminum…

  • EMC Butch Davis on New Mobile Command Post

    Our guest on “Around Town” this weekend will be Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis. Butch informed us that March 3rd through the 9th will be National Severe Weather Preparedness Week. Emergency Managment’s new…

  • CASA Superhero Run Saturday

    Tomorrow–CASA of Walker, San Jacinto, and Trinity counties– will have their fundraising run at Bowers Stadium on the SHSU campus. Check-in starts at 7:30 Saturday morning, with the 5K run kicking off at 8:15. Their…

  • Home Invasion Robbery in Huntsville Wednesday

    A home invasion robbery occurred in Huntsville Wednesday afternoon. HPD Lieutenant Jim Barnes has the details . . . . AGGROB2-28-13

  • Beeville Correctional Officers Charged

    Following an investigation of corruption in TDCJ’s Beeville unit, thirteen former TDCJ correctional officers have been charged with racketeering and other crimes for allegedly accepting bribes while at work to smuggle in cell phones, drugs,…

  • Congressman Brady Talks about Friday’s Automatic Spending Cuts

    We talked with Congressman Kevin Brady this week. He said, “The big issues are the automatic spending cuts that occur on Friday . . . .” BRADSPEND2-27-13

  • AFSCME President Lowery Comments on Private Prisons

    AFSCME correctional employee union President Lance Lowery this week says he is seeking the shutdown of three Correctional Corporation of America private prisons in Dawson, Mineral Wells, and Lindsey. Lowery believes the state can do…

  • Fire Safety Around Your Home

    President of the Walker County Firefighters Association Jimmy Williams tells us that this spring people are going to be looking at landscaping their yard, so now is the perfect time to address the fire safety…

  • No Outdoor Burning Recommended

    Walker County Emergency Management requests that everyone in the County refrain from all outdoor burning today. There is no official burn ban in effect, but because of wind, low relative humidity, and warmer temperatures lately…