Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Governor Perry To Activate Texas National Guard

    State Senator Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa from McAllen says that Governor Rick Perry is preparing to announce that he will activate the Texas National Guard during a news conference today. The information is said to come…

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets This Morning

    Walker County Commissioners will meet for a Special Session this morning at nine at the courthouse. Tax Assessor-Collector Diana McRae will discuss for approval of a Joint Election Agreement for the November 4th General Election…

  • Commissioner White On Remainder of Bond Funds

    Walker County Precinct #2 Commisioner Ronnie White was our guest on “Around Town” this weekend. There is money remaining from the $20 million bond package that was used to finance the building of the new…

  • Sam Houston Tea Party Meets Tonight For Program

    Tonight at seven, the Sam Houston Tea Party has a program scheduled. The Tea Party’s Linda Thompson tells us all about it . . . . SAMHOUSTEA7-18-14  

  • New Waverly and Huntsville Firefighters Respond to Major Accidents Over Weekend

    New Waverly firefighter and Public Information Officer Jimmy Williams reports that 6 people were transported in two separate weekend crashes. Huntsville and New Waverly Firefighters responded Saturday evening to the first of two serious accidents…

  • Trinity ISD Board Meets Tonight

    The Trinity ISD Board of Trustees will have a Special Board Meeting at six tonight in the Administration Building. The trustees will have a Budget Workshop. They’ll review a vacant Board of Trustee placement. On…

  • Water Line On Normal Park Ruptures

    During the early morning hours on Friday, July 18, a 12” water line on Normal Park ruptured. City Water crews immediately responded and commenced repairs, diverting traffic around the break and notifying impacted residents where…

  • HISD Trustees Meet To Choose Interim Superintendent

    HISD Trustees met last night for their regular board meeting. The Board unanimously chose Deputy Superintendent Sonny Cruse as their interim superintendent. He will take over the post from retiring Superintendent, Dr. Steve Johnson, beginning…

  • Rock Thrown Through Cavenders Front Door

    Around three Thursday morning, HPD answered an alarm at Cavender’s Boot City on 11th Street. Arriving on the scene, officers found a rock had been thrown through one of the front glass doors. There was…

  • Commissioner White Comments On County Taxes

    Walker County Commissioners have been conducting budget workshops lately. We asked Precinct #2 Commissioner Ronnie White if he thinks there’ll be a raise in taxes this time around . . . . WHITETAXES7-17-14