Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Calf Scramble Ahead At Fair

    The Fair is upon us. Walker County Fair Calf Scramble Spokesperson Dan Brown tells us it’s about kids that want to learn about the commercial cattle operation–a chance to get started . . . .…

  • “Autism Speaks” Celebrates “Light It Up Blue”

    EACH APRIL 2ND, Autism Speaks celebrates the start of its signature campaign, Light It Up Blue, along with the international autism community in commemoration of World Autism Awareness Day. Light It Up Blue is a…

  • “No Summers Off” Program At SHSU

    Former Louisiana State University head strength and conditioning coach, Rob Oviatt, will share his experiences in “No Summers Off” today at 1 p.m. in the University Theatre Center Showcase Theatre at SHSU. The presentation will…

  • John Boehner And Bipartisan Delegation Visit Israel

    House Speaker John Boehner has been in Israel with a bipartisan delegation of congressmen. The delegation has met with the Israel’s president, Reuven Rivlin, and their Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. All this going on in…

  • Walker County Fair Queen Contest Underway

    There was a press party and barbecue for the 2015 Walker County Fair Queen Contest last night at the fairgrounds. Five candidates are vying for the Queen position. Not only are they lovely young women,…

  • Man Arrested After Wielding Knife

    HPD Lt. Jim Barnes credits Detective Marvin Hyvl and HPD officers Chris Janis and Kurt Bubela for the arrest of a suspect pursued by police Tuesday morning. Lt. Barnes reported that, regarding 29-year-old Joshua Craft,…

  • Good Financial Statement For Walker County

    In Commissioners’ Court this week, the County received a good report on their Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the Fiscal Year Ending September 30th, 2014 and auditor reports. Shelby Lackey from Hereford, Lynch, Sellars and…

  • Fuel Card Discussion At Commissioners’ Court Monday

    Walker County Commissioners discussed approving an additional fuel card for the County this week. Purchasing Director Mike Williford explained the fuel card issued by the Texas Council on Competitive Government they would apply for that…

  • Author On Isolation On Death Row To Speak

    The Sam Houston State University Student Legal and Mediation Services Office will host author Betty Gilmore tonight for a discussion and viewing of a documentary on her recently published book “The Darkest Hour: Shedding Light…

  • Aggravated Robbery Over Weekend

    There was an aggravated robbery over the weekend in Huntsville. HPD Lt. Jim Barnes updates us . . . .   Officer Barnes said if anyone has any information on this robbery, call HPD at…