Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Weekend Shooting Under Investigation

    Monday, Sheriff Clint McCrae confirmed that an unidentified man died from an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound at General Sam’s Offroad Park on Bishop Road Saturday around 6 PM. The sheriff reports that, “There was one…

  • Fatalities in New Waverly

    Around 5:30 PM Sunday, the New Waverly Fire Department was sent to a major accident on FM 1375 East about two miles west of New Waverly. Upon arrival, they found a 2001 Mustang had impacted…

  • Website Transparency Discussed in Commissioners Court

    At the Commissioners’ Court regular meeting Monday, County Auditor Patricia Allen explained efforts to raise to an even higher level the transparency of their operations on the County’s website . . . . TRANSPAR#1-2-24-14 Ms.…

  • HISD Board Meeting on Bond Election Tonight

    Tonight at 5:30 the HISD Board of Trustees will meet in the Hawkins Administration Building to discuss whether or not to call for a Bond Election for May.

  • HISD’s Shannon Duncan Receives Media Awards

    Texas School Public Relations Association (TSPRA) members from across the state received honors from the association for their outstanding work in education communications earning various awards. The awards were announced at TSPRA’s annual Star Awards…

  • Early Voting Underway

    County Election Officer Diana McRae informs us that there was a steady turnout during the first week of Early Voting. Her department expects increased numbers this week which is the last week of Early Voting…

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets Today

    Walker County Commissioners will meet this morning at nine at the courthouse. They will receive monthly revenue reports for various County departments. Walker County Historical Commission member Lois Blake will discuss the possible approval of…

  • Texas Academic Performance Report Discussed at HISD Board Meeting

    At last week’s regular HISD Board of Trustees meeting, Executive Director of Curriculum and Instruction Marjetta Spriggs updated everyone on the 2012-13 Texas Academic Performance Report during a public hearing . . . . TAPR2-21-14…

  • James Patton Updates General Sam Houston Birthday Party Weekend and Texas Independence Day

    Walker County Historical Commission Archivist and Spokesperson James Patton was our guest on “Around Town” this past weekend. He filled us in on some of the events coming up for the General Sam Houston Birthday…

  • Dark Chocolate and Red Wine at Huntsville Heart and Vascular Center Tonight

    You’re invited to join Huntsville Memorial Hospital and the Huntsville Heart and Vascular Center for Dark Chocolate and Red Wine: A Perfect Pairing For Your Heart tonight from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the…