Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Neon for Neurons Ahead

    “Neon for Neurons” is coming up soon. Stroke neurologist Dr. Nhu Bruce tells us more . . . .

  • Former Bearkat Running Back on NBC’s “Strong” Tonight

    Bennie Wylie is remembered by Bearkat football fans as one of Sam Houston’s top running backs and as the hero of the Kats’ upset of Stephen F. Austin in 1997. Tonight at 8, Wylie will…

  • 9/11 Documents May be Released

    According to former Florida Senator Bob Graham, President Obama will be deciding whether to declassify sealed documents which some believe indicate a Saudi connection to the 9/11 attacks on America. The senator reported that the…

  • Opera Presentation Thursday

    This week, members of Sam Houston State University Opera and SHSU’s Center for Early Music Research and Performance will do both, when on Thursday, April 14th,  they will present Carlo Agostino Badia’s chamber opera “The…

  • Update on Money Received for Housing Offenders

    With the larger amount of space in the new Walker County Jail now, the housing of inmates from other counties is paying off. Commissioner Henry asked County Auditor Patricia Allen to confirm $56,499 received for…

  • High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area Designation

    Our 8th District Congressman Kevin Brady tell us he has good news about our area being designated a High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area. He said our Sheriff, Clint McRae, had been pushing hard through his…

  • Shot in the Dark Golf Tournament Still Accepting Team Registration

    The 13th Annual Shot in the Dark golf tournament is coming up Friday, May 6th. Chamber board member Scott Francis tells us all about it . . . .

  • Walker County Road & Bridge Employees to Receive Fire Shelters for Protection from Wildfires

    In Commissioners Court Monday morning, Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis requested ordering 10 fire shelters for Walker County Road & Bridge employees who help work fires . . . .   The shelters…

  • Veterans to Showcase Creative Writing

    Sam Houston State University students currently enrolled in creative writing courses will host a Creative Writing Showcase today at 4 p.m. in the Dan Rather Mass Communications Building Room 126. The showcase is part of…

  • Ken Paxton Charged

    Monday, U-S Security and Exchange Commission regulators charged Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton with four counts of civil fraud. The charges are additional charges for Paxton who is under an indictment for allegedly deceiving investors.…