Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Texas Ag Commissioner Staples Update on Garden Seed

    It’s spring, and people in Walker County have begun planting their gardens in hopes of a good crop of vegetables this year. Texas Ag Commissioner Todd Staples tells us “Texas seed law requires several items…

  • State Department Informational Session at SHSU

    Students looking for adventure and a career serving in foreign countries will have the chance to learn about the U.S. Department of State during an informational session Tuesday today. Sponsored by Career Services and the…

  • Governor Perry and Senator Ted Cruz Visit Fort Hood

    Texas Senator Ted Cruz along with Governor Rick Perry recently visited Fort Hood site of the recent shooting where three people and the shooter died. Senator Cruz was taken with the bravery of the soldiers…

  • Temporary Closure of Outside Lane & Shoulder on I-45 Southbound

    Beginning today, the Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT) contractor will temporarily close a short section of the outside lane and shoulder on IH 45 southbound in Walker County, north of exit 118 at Huntsville. This…

  • New Fair Queen Chosen

    Eighteen-year-old New Waverly High School senior Maddie Cobler was crowned Walker County Fair Queen this weekend. First Runner-up was Jenna Drane. Second Runner-up was Taylor Thompson. Diane Woods was named Miss Congeniality.

  • Meat Goat Competition Held at Fair

    In the meat goat show at the Walker County Fair this year, there were 51 goats competing in five weight classifications. Fifteen-year-old New Waverly High School student Luke Yargo had the Grand Champion. Eleven-year-old Alpha…

  • Premium Sale This Week

    The Walker County Fair continues out at the fairgrounds this week. We asked Fair Association President Bobby Lane to fill us in on the upcoming Premium and Saturday Sales . . . . PREMSALE4-4-14  

  • City Council Discusses Debt

    At Huntsville’s last regular council session, Managing Drector of FirstSouthwest, Boyd London, discussed the City’s debt schedule and upcoming debt retirement with councilmembers. He appeared positive about the City’s finances . . . . DEBT4-4-14…

  • National Crimes’ Victims Rights Week

    A special Crimes’ Victims program is coming to SHSU Monday with other events following. Criminal Justice publications coordinator Beth Kuhles has more information . . . . NATCRIME4-4-14  

  • Congressman Brady Says IRS Still Targeting Approval of Conservative Non-Profit Status

    Congressman Kevin Brady says, “The IRS’s Tea Party targeting program is still holding back approval of nearly 20 organizations’ non-profit status . . . . ” BRADIRS4-4-14