Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • New Waverly Firefighters Rescue Boaters On Lake Conroe Saturday

    New Waverly firefighter Jimmy Williams reports to us that firefighters were dispatched to reports of a sinking boat on the North end of Lake Conroe Saturday afternoon. Firefighters responded with the New Waverly Rescue Boat…

  • Weekend Election Results

    Superior Water Works Special Election–May 9, 2015 Riverside Unofficial Final Results: For District: 29 Against District: 7 Director: Vote for two Elizabeth Hukill: 19 Craig Price: 26 Director: Vote for one Charles Tumey: 27 Director…

  • Former Huntsville Hornet Dies Near Buffalo-Another Seriously Injured

    We have confirmed reports this morning of a traffic accident near Buffalo,Texas last night that has taken the life of one former Huntsville Hornet student-athlete, with an additional former Hornet now hospitalized with serious injuries.…

  • TDCJ Fallen Correctional Officers Remembered Today

    TDCJ is scheduling a special annual event this morning. Spokesperson Robert Hurst updates us . . . .   In Texas, all TDCJ facilities host an employee appreciation day culminating in a memorial service held…

  • Tornadoes In North Texas Thursday

    In North Texas Thursday evening, at least three tornadoes were reported to have hit the ground. Shortly after six, a tornado was reported in Boyd. Shortly before seven last night a tornado was confirmed in…

  • Early Voting Turnout & Saturday Election

    We have the early voting turnout for two elections underway.  The early voting turnout for ESD #2 Special Election in New Waverly is 174 ballots cast.  The Early voting turnout for Riverside Water Special Election…

  • Citizenship Class Presented At Last Council Session

    At this week’s City Council session there was a presentation of 2015 Citizenship Class participants and SHSU student assistants. SHSU’s Center for Law Engagement and Politics Director and Political Science Professor, Mike Yawn, addressed councilmembers…

  • Local Firemen To Get New Radios

    Walker County And City firemen are going to upgrade to a new radio. We talked with Precinct #2 Commissioner Ronnie White who explained the grant and purchase recently approved in Commissioners’ Court . . .…

  • Congressman Brady Met With Local Officials Wednesday To Discuss New Available Funding

    Our 8th District Congressman, Kevin Brady, recently helped pass a two year extension of the Secure Rural Schools funding program in Congress, assuring financial support continues for East Texas counties with federal forest lands. Wednesday…

  • Tornadoes Damage Homes in Oklahoma, Nebraska and Kansas Wednesday

    Wednesday, a tornado damaged homes at Bridge Creek and Blanchard, Oklahoma, which is southwest of Oklahoma City. Around 10 homes were destroyed in Amber, Oklahoma, and 25 were blown apart in Bridge Creek. A dozen…