Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Burn Ban In Effect At Noon

    In their meeting this morning, Walker County Commissioners put a “Burn Ban” in effect for the county beginning at noon today.

  • Commissioners Meet

    Walker County Commissioners will meet this morning at nine at the Courthouse. Today’s “Consent Agenda” includes awarding the purchase of  County Clerk modular furniture to HBI Office Solutions based on best value through a competitively…

  • Walker County Community Planning Meeting Tomorrow

    The Walker County Criminal Justice Community Planning Meeting will take place tomorrow at nine at the Veterans Conference Center. The public is invited to join others from several disciplines to discuss how to improve issues…

  • TxDOT High-Speed Rail Meeting Tuesday

    TxDOT Public Information Officer Bob Colwell informs us that tomorrow there will be a public scoping meeting that begins at 4:30 at the Veterans Conference Center . . . . TXDOTHISPD10-24-14 Colwell says, “At 6:30…

  • Women’s Leadership Conference At SHSU

    Sam Houston State University’s Center for Leadership and Service will offer students—some of whom may be the next great, powerful women—the opportunity to learn about topics related to women’s leadership on Nov. 21 through its…

  • Implementation On CDC Centers Lagging–Congressman Brady Comments

    Plans for several CDC centers for disease issues were made, but implementation is lagging. Congressman Kevin Brady comments . . . . BRADEBOLA10-24-14  

  • New York Doctor Tests Positive For Ebola

    In New York City an emergency room doctor, who recently came back to the U-S from West Africa where he treated Ebola patients, has tested positive for the Ebola virus. Doctors Without Borders physician Craig…

  • Hatchet Attack On New York City Officers

    Mid-day Thursday in the Queens borough of New York City a man attacked NYPD officers with a hatchet. In response, officers killed the attacker who has been identified as 32-year-old Zale Thompson. The man had…

  • Texas National Guard Weekend Events

    Company Commander for Able Company 1st Battallion Airborne Captain Jason Cordaway of the Texas Army National Guard tells us his unit will be occupying the armory on Sam Houston Avenue. Captain Cordaway informs us that…

  • Early Voting Update

    County Election Officer Diana McRae informs us that early voting is off to a great start with over 1,500 voters showing up at the Annex in the first three days. Her office wants to encourage…