Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • SHSU Bowling Team Wins Big

    The SHSU Bowling team won their first NCAA National Championship since the team began four years ago. Head Coach is Brad Hagen.

  • Tornado Causes Damage in Lovelady

    Sunday, around five in the afternoon, a tornado was reported to have touched down twice in Lovelady, north of Trinity. The Houston County Sheriff’s Office reported that a tornado touched down at a mobile home…

  • Commissioners Meet this Morning

    Walker County Commissioners meet at the courthouse at nine this morning. County Auditor Patricia Allen will discuss approval of a payment of $188,900 to the jail construction company Sedalco and for $19,250 to the jail…

  • Country Music Star Contest Decides Winner

    This past weekend at the Walker County Fair’s Country Music Star Contest, Audrey Gomez finished first . She garnered first place with her country rendition of “How Great Thou Art.” Second Place winner was James…

  • Trinity ISD Meets Tonight

    The Trinity Independent School District meets for a Special Board Meeting tonight at six in the Administration Building. In closed session, board members will meet to deliberate and take possible action during a Level III-student…

  • SHSU Program on Careers in the Marshal Service

    SHSU continues to inform students and the community about the criminal justice field. Criminal Justice Publications Coordinator Beth Kuhles updates us on their latest upcoming program . . . . MARSHSERV4-11-14  

  • Texas Prison Museum to Celebrate 25th Anniversary

    Our guest on “Around Town” this weekend was Texas Prison Museum Director Jim Willett. Jim tells us they’re celebrating their 25th anniversary this year and they’re having some special events this year . . .…

  • Premium Sale at Fair

    The Premium Sale at the Walker County Fair last night paid off handsomely for the exhibitors to aid them in taking care of expenses accrued when showing an animal. Eleven-year-old Kendyll Williams Grand Champion steer…

  • HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius Resigns

    Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has resigned. She leaves the post following a disastrous Obamacare website rollout and the end of the official enrollment period at the end of March. White House Budget…

  • Barbecue & Chili Competition at Fair

    Friday and Saturday, Barbecue and Chili become a major focus at the Walker County Fair. Friday, barbecue teams check in from 9 to 5. At five, the chief cooks meet. Briskets are tagged at 7…