Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Commissioners Meet Today

    Walker County Commissoners meet for a regular session this morning at nine at the Courthouse. At this morning’s meeting, Maintenance Director Ken Nabors will discuss approval of a building automation system for the Walker County…

  • HISD Superintendent Dr. Johnson Comments on Spring Semester

    Our guest on “Around Town” this past weekend was HISD Superintendent Dr. Steve Johnson. The district will soon be moving into the spring semester. Dr. Johnson says they will be going back to their facilities…

  • New Waverly Fire Update

    For the second time in two nights, and for the third time last week, New Waverly Firefighters were summoned to fight a building fire and arrived within minutes, extinguishing the fire before major damage could…

  • Wrangler National Finals Rodeo Underway in Las Vegas

    Sam Houston State University is being well-represented now through Saturday at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas. We checked in with SHSU Rodeo Coach Bubba Miller Friday afternoon . . . . [audio:http://ksam1017.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/WRANGBUBBA12-7-12.mp3|titles=WRANGBUBBA12-7-12]

  • HCT’s Holiday Revue Set for Saturday

    Huntsville Community Theatre’s “Holiday Revue” is set for Saturday, December 15th, at 7:30 PM. at the Old Town Theatre for one night only. We talked with stage manager Rich Walters . . . . [audio:http://ksam1017.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/HOLIDREVUE12-3-12.mp3|titles=HOLIDREVUE12-3-12]…

  • Toy and Food Drives Continue

    Tis the season for giving, and with KSAM & “104-9 the Hits” having just wrapped up their Make-a-Smile-Happen toy and food drive, many other organizations throughout the community are still collecting items. Good Shepherd Mission…

  • Home Fire Safety

    As temperatures fall over the coming days, residents will be firing up their home’s heating appliances– many for the first time this year. Home heating fires often occur at the worst possible time, breaking out…

  • HISD Superintendent Dr. Johnson Comments on Fall Semester

    The fall semester will be ending this month at HISD. We asked HISD Superintendent, Dr. Steve Johnson, about some of the things accomplished in the district this past semester . . . . [audio:http://ksam1017.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/FALLJOHNS12-6-12.mp3|titles=FALLJOHNS12-6-12] Dr.…

  • Burn Ban Lifted

    Administrative Assistant to Walker County Judge Danny Pierce, Sherri Pegoda, announced Thursday morning that the burn ban for Walker County had been lifted. Fire Chief Tom Grisham has said that, although the ban is lifted,…

  • Congressman Brady Comments on America’s Credit Rating

    Our 8th District Congressman Kevin Brady says, “America has already been downgraded in its Triple-A credit rating, and we can’t afford another hit. He thinks Americans should learn from what’s happening to France’s credit rating…