Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Walker County is a Shelter Hub

    We’ve been reminding you that the hurricane season begins on June 1st and ends on November 30th. Over the weekend on “Around Town,” we talked with Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis. He passed…

  • Ken Meyer “Never Quit March” Coming to Town

    Ken Meyer, a former Air force Security Police Veteran and PTSD survivor on a 628-mile “Never Quit” march to raise funds for the Lone Survivor Foundation, will be escorted into Huntsville to the HEART Veterans…

  • General Sam Houston Folk Festival Underway Today

    The annual General Sam Houston Folk Festival gets underway today in Huntsville on the grounds of the Sam Houston Memorial Museum. Spokesperson Mary Allen-Keating tells us all about it . . . .  

  • Public Schools Must Permit Transgender Students Use Restrooms of Their Chosen Gender Identity

    According to an Obama administration directive issued while a battle in court ensues between North Carolina and the federal government, public schools must allow transgender students to use restrooms and locker facilities that is consistent…

  • Donald Trump & Paul Ryan Meet

    The presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and Republican Speaker of the House Paul Ryan met Thursday to talk about unifying the party and moving forward. Following the meeting, Ryan commented on the meeting in…

  • Texas Knife & Tomahawk Championships at Sam Houston Folk Festival

    The 17TH Annual Texas Knife and Tomahawk Championship will be held Saturday and Sunday at the General Sam Houston Folk Festival. Spokesperson Chris Miller tells us more . . . .

  • 2016 Hurricane Predictions

    The hurricane season for us officially begins on June 1st and will end on November 30th.  We spoke with Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis, and he filled us in on the predictions for…

  • West Fertilizer Explosion Caused by Arson

    Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives investigators now say the fire that destroyed the West Fertilizer plant in 2013 that resulted in the death of 15 people and injured over 400 others was caused…

  • Austin State Appeals Court Looking into Execution Drug Secrecy

    An Austin state appeals court looking into whether the state must release to the public its source of execution drugs evaluated yesterday whether maintaining secrecy could negatively affect the Texas Public Information Act. The lawyer…

  • Colorado Sheriffs Don’t Want Gitmo Terrorists in their Prisons

    A recent letter to President Obama from a group of Colorado sheriffs says the FBI has around 1,000 active investigations connected to the Islamic State terrorist group inside America. The sheriffs are concerned about President…