Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • San Diego Police Officer Killed

    Last night in San Diego, a police officer was killed and another officer was wounded during a traffic stop. Police arrested the suspected shooter. The officer who died was shot several times. This year police…

  • Tax Rate Calculation from the Appraisal District Received at Commissioners Court

    At Thursday afternoon’s special session of Walker County Commissioners Court, County Auditor Patricia Allen announced that they “have received the effective tax rate calculation from the Appraisal District . . . .”   Ms. Allen…

  • Hillary Clinton Delivers Acceptance Speech to Supporters

    With a theme of unity, Hillary Clinton accepted the Democratic Party’s nomination for president last night at their convention in Philadelphia in front of an enthusiastic crowd . . . .

  • Rita B Huff Saturday Events

    Our local animal adoption center has a special program underway for this time of the year. The Shelter’s Karen Denman updates us . . . .

  • Entergy Fan Giveaway Program Underway

    Another long, hot Southeast Texas summer is underway. And, once again, Entergy Texas, Inc. is showing its commitment to those most in need with the 16th year of its “Beat the Heat” fan program. The…

  • SHSU Chief Morris Talks about KATSAFE

    So they can get SHSU students, faculty and employees information in a timely manner when something is taking place on campus, the KATSAFE system is utilized. SHSU  Police Chief Kevin Morris tells us all about…

  • President Obama Endorses Hillary Clinton at Convention

    Last night at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, several of the top leaders in the Democratic Party showed up to endorse Hillary Clinton’s run for the presidency–Vice President Joe Biden, former Maryland Governor Martin…

  • HISD Board of Trustees Meets Tonight

    The HISD Board of Trustees meets for a regular session this evening at six at the Hawkins Administration Building. Tonight’s “Consent Agenda” includes board approval of bid acceptance for counseling supplies and equipment; Career Tech…

  • Commissioners’ Court Budget Workshop Today

    Walker County Commissioners will hold a Special Session for a Budget Workshop this afternoon at 3:30 PM at the Courthouse to discuss the proposed budget for the fiscal year October 1, 2016 to September, 30,…

  • “Honor our Blue” Tonight in Trinity

    You are invited to “Honor our Blue.” Everyone is welcome to come out and show their support for the Trinity County Sheriff’s Department, City police department and constables. Hosted by Trinity County Patriots, the event…