Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • New Extension Agent for Walker County

    Walker County is welcoming another Extension Agent. She is Meredith Cryer. District Extension Administrator for Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Dr. Dale Fritz, introduced her to the members of commissioners court Monday morning . . .…

  • Explosion in New York City

    There are reports of an explosion near New York City’s Port Authority during the morning’s rush hour, which is causing evacuations on multiple subway lines. NYPD and the FDNY say they are investigating reports of…

  • Commissioners Court Meets

    Walker County Commissioners meet this morning at nine at the courthouse for their regular meeting. From Juvenile Services, Jill Saumell will address commissioners regarding the 2018 Mental Health Services Contract between the Houston Galveston Area…

  • TxDOT Construction Update

    TxDOT informs us that the construction of the 6 miles widening project, Segment 1B of IH 45 from 0.5 miles north of Vick Springs Road to 0.3 miles north of SH 19 is under way. …

  • Congressman Brady Update on Tax Bill

    Work on tax reform in Washington continues. Congressman Kevin Brady, Chairman of the House Ways & Means Committee, will be leading the conference committee to work out the differences between the House and the Senate…

  • Advice on Christmas Tree Safety–Chief Grisham

    Our guest on “Around Town” over the weekend, Fire Chief Tom Grisham, passed along a lot of advice regarding fire safety over the holidays. Advice on Christmas trees was part of it . . .…

  • New FBI Director Christopher Wray Grilled by House Committee

    The questions and accusations got hot and heavy Thursday when various members of the House Judiciary Committee looked into past alleged actions occurring at the FBI under former Director James Comey. Republican Ohio Congressman Jim…

  • Fire Chief Grisham Passes along Advice on Holiday Fire Prevention

    A prime time for fire outbreak in the home is during the Christmas holiday season. The kitchen is a major place for fires and burn injuries to occur. Huntsville Fire Chief Tom Grisham reminds us…

  • HPD Lt. Jim Barnes Cautions Drivers about DWI

    With all the holiday parties going on this holiday season, some may wind up drinking and driving. Huntsville Police Department Lt. Jim Barnes cautions local drivers not to do it . . .

  • National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day Celebrated at White House

    National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day was celebrated at the White House and throughout America Thursday. Gathered in the White House Roosevelt Room, along with President Trump, were six veterans of the December 7, 1941 attack.…