Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Governor Perry Announces Troop Deployment To Border

    Texas Governor Rick Perry announced yesterday that he is deploying 1,000 National Guard troops to our border with Mexico. The Texas border has recently been overwhelmed by thousands of unaccompanied children from Central America illegally…

  • Elections Director McRae Updates Commissioners On Polling Places

    At Walker County Commissioners’ Court Monday, Elections Director Diana McRae filled commissioners in with a brief recent history of combining polling places and the polling set up for the November 2014 elections . . .…

  • City U Returns

    The City of Huntsville is excited to announce the return of the City U. program, an opportunity for citizens throughout Huntsville and Walker County to learn more about municipal staff and processes. City Secretary Lee…

  • SHSU Sports Information Director Paul Ridings Honored

    Longtime Sam Houston State sports information director Paul Ridings has been named the 2014 recipient of the Southland Conference’s Louis Bonnette Sports Media Award. The honor will be presented during the Southland’s Football Media Day…

  • Commissioner White Comments On TxDOT Grant

    Our guest on “Around Town” this past weekend was Precinct #2 Commisioner Ronnie White. Commissioner White and other Commissioners are dealing with a TxDOT grant which will help repair local roads damaged by oil field…

  • 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…