Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Barbecue Fundraiser

    A barbecue fundraiser will be held this Friday for the family of the late Craig Killingsworth in the parking lot at Dr. Dan Kelley’s Animal Hospital. The lot is located at 95 State Highway 75…

  • Terrorist Attack in London over Weekend

    Saturday night in London seven people were killed and nearly fifty others were injured by three men who drove a van into people walking along London Bridge. Later the men jumped from their van and…

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets for Special Session

    Walker County Commissioners meet for a special session at 1:30 this afternoon. Laura Yosko from the Special Prosecution Unit will discuss taking action on switching phone/internet services currently provided by AT&T to Suddenlink Business Services.…

  • Bearkat Baseball Today

    The Sam Houston State Bearkats held on for 9-8 win over Texas Tech on Sunday night at Dan Law Field at Rip Griffin Park to set up a winner-take-all game today in the Lubbock Regional…

  • Congressman Brady Comments on Paris Climate Withdrawal

     U.S. Congressman Kevin Brady (TX-08) has released a statement on President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement: Congressman Brady said, “This withdrawal was inevitable the moment President Obama realized this extreme agreement…

  • Active Duty Military Personnel Get Free Admission to Sam Houston Memorial Museum

    Sam Houston Memorial Museum offers free admission for active duty military personnel and up to five family members right now as part of their Blue Star Museum program. Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among…

  • Thirty-Six People Suffocate at a Manila Resort Following a Botched Robbery and Fires Set by Gunman

    Early Friday, Philippine time, at least 36 people suffocated at a resort in Manila after a man carrying a rifle set fire to gambling tables in what apparently was a failed attempted robbery. Eventually, the…

  • Walker County Murder Indictments

    The Huntsville Item reports that last Friday 47-year-old Thomas James Owens and 42-year-old Michal Annette Robinson were indicted by a Walker County Grand Jury for the murder of 67-year-old Jackie Fails at her residence on…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Wednesday a commercial building burglary was investigated in the 700 block of I-45 South. In a case of theft, a person failed to comply with the terms…

  • Entergy Texas Storm Ready

    Entergy Texas Is Storm Ready for the 2017 Hurricane Season Planning tips, communication tools available so customers can be prepared             THE WOODLANDS, Texas – Today marks the official start of the 2017 hurricane season,…