Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Senator Schwertner Files Bill on Federal E-Verify

    Monday, Senator Charles Schwertner (R-Georgetown) filed Senate Bill 254, legislation that would require all state contractors and subcontractors to utilize the federal E-Verify system in determining the legal work status of their employees.  E-Verify is…

  • Letters to Santa at Library

    As we head into the Christmas season, Jolly Ol’ St. Nick is ready for those kids cards and letters. Huntsville Public Library Children’s Coordinator Rachel McPhail tells us more . . . .

  • Several Accidents and Injuries on I-45 Today

    Wet Conditions Spawn Number of Morning Accidents Largest multi-vehicle accident involves 18 wheeler and several other vehicles, shutting down both sides of freeway during morning commute. New Waverly, November 28, 2016 New Waverly Firefighters and…

  • Major Accident I-45

    At Around 8:15 this morning. The State of Texas operations center received an initial report of a road closure in Walker County.  Interstate Highway 45–all lanes, north and southbound, were closed due to a crash…

  • Commissioners Meet at the Courthouse

    Walker County Commissioners meet for a regular session at the courthouse this morning at nine. EMS Director John Nabors will discuss for approval the purchase of an ambulance remount from Peach State Ambulance. Operations bureau…

  • Veterans Resource Fair Tonight

    Veterans groups and Congressman Kevin Brady are inviting veterans to a special Veterans Resource Fair today. The fair will be held from 5:30 to 7 PM at the Lone Star College Montgomery Health Science Building…

  • Tree of Light Ceremonies

    SHSU Associate Director of Communications Julia May informs us that, “Student organizations, individuals and faculty members will gather in the center of campus on Tuesday, Noveber 29th, for holiday festivities and philanthropy at the 96th…

  • Downtown Christmas Fair & Winter in the Park Ahead

    The Annual Downtown Christmas Fair and Winter in the Park will be back Saturday, December 3rd , from Noon to 5 PM. Main Street Program Interim Coordinator Jasmine Moss updates us . . . .

  • SAAFE House Needs Volunteers

    SAAFE House, an organization that helps victims of domestic abuse and sexual assault, is always looking for qualified volunteers. We recently talked with staff member Christina Stutz about what kind of things volunteers would do…

  • Sammy Emcee Auditions at SHSU Tonight

    Every spring, outstanding students, faculty and organizations are honored by Sam Houston State University at the Sammy Awards. In preparation for the big event, students will have the opportunity to become an emcee at the…