Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Bill Gates Visits Trump Tower

    Some of the visitors with President-elect Donald Trump on Tuesday included Pastor Darrell Scott, Ray Lewis , Jim Brown, Kanye West and another fellow wealthy American, Bill Gates. Mr. Gates stopped for a moment to…

  • Trump Cabinet Position Announcements

    Fox News has confirmed this morning that Exxon Mobile executive Rex Tillerson has been nominated for the position of Secretary of State in the Trump Administration. It has also been reported that former Texas Governor…

  • Lumberton Man Indicted for Intoxicated Manslaughter

    The Huntsville Item reports that 26-year-old Lumberton resident Robert Seagada was indicted for intoxicated manslaughter by a Walker County grand jury this month. The charge is for allegedly being under the influence of narcotics when…

  • LEAP Brings Texas Supreme Court to Town

    Looking ahead to next semester at SHSU, in recently talking with SHSU Political Science professor Mike Yawn he informed us that student members of the Center for Law, Engagement and Politics will be welcoming the…

  • County Retirement Rate Approved

    During a projected slide presentation in commissioners’ court Monday, County Treasurer Amy Klawinsky discussed possible approval of the Texas County District System Retirement Rate Effective on January 1st . . . .   County Auditor…

  • Walker County Criminal Justice Community Plan Presented to Commissioners

    In Commissioners’ Court Monday morning, Deputy Emergency Management Coordinator Sherri Pegoda addressed the court that, “Each county is tasked by the state to do a ‘Community Plan,’ and the purpose is to identify the gaps…

  • Carly Fiorina Visits Trump Tower

    Monday, former presidential candidate Carly Fiorina met with President-elect Donald Trump at Trump Tower. Her attitude toward our next president has definitely changed. She talked with reporters about her meeting . . . .

  • Texan Rex Tillerson at Top of Secretary of State List

    Chairman and CEO of Exxon Mobil Corporation, Rex Wayne Tillerson, is said to be at the top of the list for the job of Secretary of State in the Trump administration. Wikipedia reports that Tillerson…

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets

    Walker County Commissioners meet for a regular session at the courthouse this morning at nine. Deputy Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Sherri Pegoda will discuss for approval the Walker County Criminal Justice Community Plan. Emergency…

  • Head Start Program Needs Donations for Kids

    Fifty families in our area have been identified by Huntsville’s Head Start program in need of assistance for Christmas for their children. Donations should be taken to the Head Start headquarters by tomorrow. The facility…