Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Commissioners Accept Grant for Radio Upgrades

    This week, Walker County Commissioners considered accepting a grant from Homeland Security for $115,980. Walker County Emergency Coordinator Butch Davis filled commissioners in . . . .   Commissioners approved acceptance of the grant.

  • Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Monday a Vehicle Burglary was investigated in the 100 block of Ashley Lane. On the night shift Monday, known suspects threatened a victim with a deadly weapon…

  • SHSU “Bearkats Fight The Night” On Campus Tonight

    Tonight, between 7 PM and 9 PM, officers with the Sam Houston State University Police Department’s Community Out-Reach Efforts (C.O.R.E.) program will be conducting an on-campus safety event called “Bearkats Fight the Night” on Bearkat…

  • Election Info

    The November 4 Regular Election is fast approaching, and the deadline to register to vote or make any changes to name or address information is October 6. Early voting for the November election will be…

  • Councilmember Olson Praises Community Efforts Of New Academy Store

    In trying to counter any anti-growth sentiments among councilmembers and others, at the last council session Councilmember Olson reiterated what the new Academy did earlier this month for the community. First off, he said the…

  • Commissioners Discuss Possible Uses Of Remaining Jail Bond Funds

    At Monday morning’s meeting of the Walker County Commissioners’ Court, commissioners discussed various options of what could be done with the $975,000 left from the Walker County Jail project. Commissioner Ronnie White filled us in…

  • Air Strikes On ISIS Terrorists In Syria Begins

    Around 7:30 our time last night, the U-S and five Arab allies began air stikes on ISIS targets in Syria. The air assault included fighter jets, bombers and Tomahawk cruise missles. The ISIS militants are…

  • CGG Bedias Creek To Begin Seismic Testing Soon

    During a slide presentation, CGG Bedias Creek’s representative Mr. Kell spoke to Commissioners Monday morning to ask for permission or a “letter of no objection” for seismic testing in Walker County . . . .…

  • ATF Agent To Give “Real Talk” Tomorrow At SHSU

    With the rash of armed robberies of cell phone stores and pawnshops in the Houston area, Alex Johny is assigned to a task force to catch the criminals behind those serial attacks. A special agent…

  • SHSU Career Expo To Offer More Than 100 Top Job Choices

    Sam Houston State University’s Career Services will provide students and alumni who are ready to enter the workforce or a graduate program with the opportunity to meet with more than 120 organizations during the Career…