Articles Tagged “information”

  • Texas’ Annual Tax Holiday Is Here

    In 2014, Texas shoppers get a break from state and local sales taxes today through the 10th — the state’s annual tax holiday. As in previous years, the law exempts most clothing, footwear, school supplies…

  • Breaking News–Body of Trinity Bridge Jumper Found

    Around 12:10 this afternoon, Trinity County Sheriff Woody Wallace informed us that the body of the man who authorities believe may have  jumped to his death at the Trinity River Bridge and Highway 19 this…

  • Heartwalk Coming Up

    The 2014 Heart Walk of the Piney Woods has been scheduled for Saturday, September 27, and residents and businesses are encouraged to get their teams organized as soon as possible! According to Heart Walk organizing…

  • Commissioners’ Court Holds Budget Workshop Monday

    Commissioners held a discussion on the budget during a scheduled workshop Monday morning at their regular meeting. County Auditor Patricia Allen told commissoners that regarding the certified values that her department “did receive certified values…

  • Beware Of Caller Scam

    The Walker County Sheriff’s Office would like to inform citizens to be aware of a current scam that is taking place locally. Numerous people in the community have been receiving automated phone calls. The caller…

  • White House Press Secretary Earnest Comments on Anonymous Versus Identified Sources

    Anonymous sources can sometimes be the only information released on a story a reporter is covering that gets closest to the truth. Remember the famous “Deep Throat” character during the Watergate Scandal of the President…

  • Scam Artist May Be Trying Access Local Accounts

    A local citizens called up KSAM News this morning saying someone had  tried to trick him into giving out his local bank account number information. Please be advised not to give out your account numbers…

  • SHSU Sports Information Director Paul Ridings Honored

    Longtime Sam Houston State sports information director Paul Ridings has been named the 2014 recipient of the Southland Conference’s Louis Bonnette Sports Media Award. The honor will be presented during the Southland’s Football Media Day…

  • Governor Perry To Activate Texas National Guard

    State Senator Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa from McAllen says that Governor Rick Perry is preparing to announce that he will activate the Texas National Guard during a news conference today. The information is said to come…

  • Rock Thrown Through Cavenders Front Door

    Around three Thursday morning, HPD answered an alarm at Cavender’s Boot City on 11th Street. Arriving on the scene, officers found a rock had been thrown through one of the front glass doors. There was…