Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Commissioners Meet for a Special-Session

    Walker County Commissioners will meet for a special session this afternoon at 1:30 at the courthouse. Constable Loosier will discuss taking action on the purchase of ammunition and magazines in an amount not to exceed…

  • Huntsville ISD Special-Called Meeting Tonight

    Huntsville ISD Board of Trustees will hold a special-called meeting at six tonight at the Hawkins Administration Building. The Texas Association of School Boards Executive Search Services and the DRV Executive Search Services will be…

  • Representative Ernest Bailes Will Speak to Walker County Republican Women Today

    Today,  District 18 House Representative Ernest Bailes will be in town to talk about the September 1st Texas legislative changes and the Hurricane Harvey impact on District 18 at a meeting of the Walker County…

  • KAT Safety Bash Ahead

    SHSU Police Department Patrol Officer Jeff Butterworth informs us that the big fourth Annual Kat Safety Bash is going to be Tuesday, September 19th from 6 PM to 8 PM in the Bower Stadium parking…

  • North Korea Discussed at White House Press Briefing

    At the White House Press briefing Friday, U-S U-N Ambassador Nikki Haley and National Security Advisor H-R McMaster were quizzed by the press on the North Korean situation. A reporter commented that the sanctions don’t…

  • International Scene: Terrorist Attack in London & North Korea Fires Missile over Japan

    On the international scene, this morning in London several people were treated for burns as the result of an explosion at a subway station in a southwest section of London. Police believe it was an…

  • Motorcycle Accident Sends Man to Houston Hospital

    The Huntsville Item reports that 24-year-old Tucker Dierksheide was flown to a hospital in Houston after he and his motorcycle were involved in a head-on accident with a vehicle owned by the County. Dierksheide suffered…

  • Town Hall Meeting on Hurricane Harvey Held at Storm Shelter Thursday

    Last night at the Storm Shelter, Walker County Emergency Coordinator Butch Davis and County Judge Danny Pierce initiated the proceedings for a Town Hall on FEMA help for those needing disaster relief from Hurricane Harvey.…

  • Medical Fundraiser

    Friends have put together a fundraiser for medical expenses for 2017 New Waverly High School graduate Khristal Rodriguez who suffered injuries in a car accident in Willis. Brown bag lunches will be sold at the…

  • President Trump Update on Border Wall

    In negotiations with Democrats over protection of young “Dreamer” immigrants, some dispute over how much building a wall along the Mexican border played a part in the negotiations. Outside the White House getting ready to…