Articles Posted in the News Category

  • New Waverly Firefighter Jimmy Williams Update on Dorm Fire at Gulf Coast Trade Center

    New Waverly firefighter, Captain Jimmy Williams, updated us on the early Monday morning fire of one of the Gulf Coast Trade Center dormitories in New Waverly. The staff at the Gulf Coast Trade Center campus…

  • SHSU to Establish Public Open Enrollment School District in Houston

    The Texas State University System Board of Regents has authorized Sam Houston State University to establish a public, open-enrollment school district in the greater Houston area, developed through a university-based charter with SHSU, beginning in…

  • Two-Alarm Fire Burns Gulf Coast Trade Center Dorm

    Shortly after midnight Sunday, a two-alarm fire destroyed a Gulf Coast Trade Center dormitory in New Waverly. Over a dozen teens safely escaped the smoke and flames from the one-story structure. Half of the building…

  • Commissioners Meet

    Walker County Commissioners will meet for a regular session at nine this morning at the courthouse. Planning & Development Director Andy Isbell will discuss acceptance of a replacement Letter of Credit for Section 1 of…

  • Fatal Car Fire on FM 405

    Over the weekend, the Huntsville Item reported that last Friday afternoon around 3:50 the Riverside Fire Department responded to a car on fire close to an embankment near the 300 block of FM 405. The…

  • HISD Approves “District of Innovation” Resolution

    At last week’s regular session of the HISD Board of Trustees, board members took a look at an “Innovation” resolution. A bill passed by the Texas legislature last year allows Texas school districts to go…

  • Trinity ISD Meets Tonight

    The Trinity ISD will meet for a regular board meeting this evening at six at the Administration Building. Students and employees will be recognized by trustees. The board will hear an End of Course Fall…

  • Criminal Justice Career Fair Coming Up at SHSU

    SHSU’s Publications Coordinator Beth Kuhles passes along if you’re looking for a job in criminal justice to come on down to Sam Houston State University for their Annual C-J Career Fair on March 2nd between…

  • Prescribed Burn Began at 10 this Morning

    The Forest Service advised us that a prescribed burn was scheduled to begin this morning at 10 AM in Walker and Montgomery Counties for Compartments 27 & 28, FM 1375, and FS 215/Stubblefield Lake Road. …

  • HISD Trustees Discuss LAN Facility Condition Assessment

    At Thursday’s session of HISD’s school board, trustees spent much time discussing and assessing whether to approve paying for a LAN Facility Condition Assessment. HISD facilities are in great need of renovation, or possibly replacement,…