Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Event to Encourage “Difficult Dialogues”

    The 2016 presidential race has been arguably one of the most heated and unique ones to date, often resulting in escalated arguments or lack of civic engagement for fear of conflict. In order to combat…

  • Commissioners’ Court Special Session

    Walker County Commissioners’ Court meets for a special session at nine this morning at the courthouse. County Purchasing Agent Mike Williford will discuss possible approval of the payment for the EMS fiscal year 2017 renewal…

  • Flu Shots at SHSU

    SHSU students may get their flu shots today and tomorrow. SHSU Health Center Program Coordinator Megan Richardson has the information . . . .

  • National Night Out–Parking Update

    HPD Community Services Officer Ryann Kaaa passes along a heads-up for everyone planning to attend the National Night Out at Kate Barr Ross Park tomorrow from 4 to 7 . . . .

  • Restorative Justice Ministry’s Bill Kleiber Talks about the Revival Going on in Texas Prisons

    Off and on for the past several days, we’ve been talking about various efforts for rehabilitation in TDCJ prison facilities. Our guest on “Around Town” over the weekend was the Director of the Restorative Justice…

  • Election Info

    Walker County Elections Manager Julie Cooper says it is important for voters to be aware of the upcoming voter registration deadline on October 11th to be eligible to vote in the General Election. Also, if…

  • Hoboken Commuter Train Accident Update

    The NTSB is still trying to figure out the speed of that commuter train in New Jersey as it crashed into a Hoboken train station resulting in the death of a young mother from Brazil…

  • Fair on the Square Here

    You can start early tonight, as they officially kick off the Fair on the Square with a concert featuring Jerrett Zoch and the OSR Band.   Opening for Jerrett will be the Jeremy Peyton Band.  Gates…

  • Restorative Justice Ministries Continues Helping Released Offenders at Old Bus Station Building

    We’ve been informing you about the work of the Restorative Justice Ministries work in our area. You may remember that they operated out of the bus station next to the Walls Unit. Restorative Justice Ministries…

  • CBR Bull Mania Coming to Conroe

    Championship Bull Riding Bull Mania is coming to Conroe at the Lone Star Expo this weekend. No. 3 ranked in world standing bull rider Boudreaux Campbell tells us more about the event and about himself.…