Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Terror Suspects Shot In Garland At Cartoonist Contest On Muhammad

    Near the close of a contest for cartoonist depictions of the Muslim prophet Muhammad in Garland Sunday, two suspects who opened fire on a security officer at the event were killed by Garland Police officers.…

  • Texas Baptist Men Bringing Meals To TDCJ Employees

    In celebration of National Correctional Officers And Employees Week, over one hundred members of the Texas Baptist Men’s organization and additional volunteers will be feeding approximately 5,000 TDCJ employees this week at Walker County prison…

  • Early Voting For Special Elections

    Early Voting Site for the ESD #2 Special Election for May 9th will be at the New Waverly Fire Station #71, 411 FM 1375 E, in New Waverly today and tomorrow 8:00 am to 5:00…

  • Museum Director Woodward Comments On Houston’s Personality

    The General Sam Houston Folk Festival this past weekend in Huntsville was a great success. Much of the focus of the festival was on the life of General Sam Houston and the times he lived…

  • “Shot In The Dark” Golf Tournament Coming Up

    Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce President Carol Smith tells us that their 10th Annual “Shot in the Dark” golf tournament is coming up at Raven Nest Golf Course on May 29th . . . .…

  • Wine Down-Shop Small This Week

    Huntsville Main Street Coordinator Lindsay Lauher tells us that the “Wine Down-Shop Small” event, in affiliation with the Downtown Business Alliance, will take place Thursday, May 7th, in Huntsville . . . .

  • Fish Fry Senior Center

    There’s a Fish-Fry Fundraiser coming up Friday, May 8th for the Senior Center of Walker County. For $7 you get fish, fries, dessert and bottled water. You’re asked to order by today. Orders of 5…

  • General Sam Houston Folk Festival Underway

    The General Sam Houston Folk Festival gets underway today with historical sites, music, entertainment, food, 19th Century demonstrations–and the re-enactors are back. We talked with museum director Mac Woodward . . . .

  • Relay For Life Starts Tonight

    Relay For Life of Walker County and Sam Houston State University begins their event tonight. It all starts this evening at six and continues through 2 AM at the Waker County Fairgrounds livestock barn. The…

  • Cinco De Mayo & Airing Of Quilts Saturday

    Starting tomorrow at ten in the morning and going on until six in the evening the Cinco de Mayo Festival will be held at the Walker County Annex Parking Lot. The festival features the Chikawa…