Articles Posted in the News Category

  • County Commissioners Meet

    Walker County Commissioners will meet this morning at nine at the courthouse. Assistant District Attorney Quentin Russell will discuss approval of an order setting County Court at Law terms. County Purchasing Director Mike Williford will…

  • Legislative Update From John Otto’s Office

    In his legislative update, Representative John Otto reports that the Texas House of Representatives passed House Bill 11, a bill aimed at creating a comprehensive long term solution to Texas’ border security problems. Specifically, HB…

  • Ted Cruz Announces For Presidency

    Republican Senator Ted Cruz announced via Twitter shortly after midnight that he is running for president. He scheduled to formally kickoff his campaign this morning at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia. He is the first…

  • Trinity ISD Trustees Meet

    The Trinity Independent School District Board of Trustees will meet this evening for a regular Board meeting at six. They will have recognition for students and staff. Board members will review the Federal Programs Manual.…

  • Preventing Home Fires In Spring

    A recent guest on “Around Town” was New Waverly Volunteer Fire Department Public Information Officer Jimmy Williams. The spring season is just ahead, and he gave us some fire prevention tips for this time of…

  • World War II Living History Display Today & Saturday

    HEARTS Museum President Richie Harris tells us that a World War II Living History Display of the 101st Airborne 502nd Division Able Company will be held at the Museum, next to the Prison Museum, today…

  • I-45 Fatality Thursday

    There was an accident involving three vehicles on I-45 North near the Highway 30 overpass yesterday afternoon. An unidenfied woman in a Jeep Cherokee was struck from the rear and died as a result of…

  • HISD District Performance Objectives And Plan

    The HISD Board of Trustees held their regular meeting last night at the Hawkins Administration Building. Among the many areas discussed, Director of Curriculum and Instruction Marjetta Spriggs talked about District Performance Objectives and Plans…

  • SHSU Criminal Justice 50-Year Celebration Coming Up

    SHSU Criminal Justice Publications Coordinator Beth Kuhles informs us that the College of Criminal Justice is celebrating its 50th anniversary, and they want you to be a part of it . . . .  …

  • National Book Awards Events Begin Sunday

    Don’t forget, the first event of three days of events for the National Book Awards will kick off this weekend. The featured authors–Phil Klay, Fred Moten and John Corey Whaley–will be in town. Visiting SHSU…