Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Red Cross Shelter Open at VFW Post #6899 in Trinity

    The Red Cross Shelter at VFW Post #6899 is open on West Caroline in Trinity.  They can take up to 200 people.  Hot meals, showers and laundry facilities are available.

  • Donations Being Accepted for Hurricane Harvey Victims

    Community Service Credit Union is accepting donations today at a staging area at 250 FM 2821.  Suggested items include baby and Clorox wipes, new socks and underwear, flip flops, pillows, blankets, bandaids, games, stuffed animals…

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets Today

    Walker County Commissioners will meet for a regular session this morning at nine at the courthouse. Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis will discuss applying for the 2017 Texas General Land Office Community Block…

  • President Trump Visits Texas to Review Hurricane Harvey Recovery Efforts

    President Trump traveled to Corpus Christi Tuesday along with various cabinet secretaries who will play important roles in recovery from Hurricane Harvey. The governor and officials involved with hurricane recovery joined the president at an…

  • Entergy’s Stan Foley Update on Power Outage Issues

    Huntsville has experienced some power failures due to the flooding and storm activities over the past several days. News Director Larry Crippen talked with Entergy’s Stan Foley, who brings us up to date on the…

  • Weather Update

    The National Weather Service in Houston/Galveston has issued a Flash Flood Watch for a portion of Southeast Texas, including Montgomery, Polk, San Jacinto, Trinity and Walker Counties through 1 AM Wednesday.

  • Update from Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis

    We talked with Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis this morning and he updated us on the current weather and flooding situation in our area . . . .   Mr. Davis said, they’re…

  • Governor Abbott Addresses Harvey’s Aftermath

    Monday afternoon, Texas Governor Greg Abbott addressed reporters on the state and other agencies’ approach to addressing Hurricane Harvey’s aftermath along the hard hit areas of the Texas coast . . . .

  • Charities & Volunteer Work

    To help out the flooded victims, you may donate to the American Red Cross at redcross.org, the Salvation Army at givesalvationarmy.org or Catholic Charities at catholiccharitiesusa.org. The Red Cross and Salvation Army are in need…

  • Update on SHSU Closings

    SHSU reports that the main campus and The Woodlands Center are closed through Labor Day and classes will resume Tuesday, September 5th.