Articles Posted in the News Category

  • 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,…

  • Early Primary Voting Update

    The total number of voters checked-in during early voting Thursday, February 18th, was 328–of those voters, 45 voted in the Democratic Primary, and 283 in the Republican Primary. This makes for a total of 946…

  • Pope vs. Trump

    Now even the pope has become part of the swirling presidential contest controversies. Thursday, Pope Francis, in response to a reporter’s question about presidential candidate Donald Trump wanting to build a wall along the Mexican…