Articles Tagged “Texas”

  • AFSCME President Lance Lowery on Recent Raise

    President of the local AFSCME Union for correctional officers Lance Lowery said Monday that, in view of the most recent pay raise, the Texas legislature is treating correctional officers as the “ugly stepchild of the…

  • Around the Web: Taylor Swift Girl-Talks With Billboard Magazine

    Around the Web: Taylor Swift Girl-Talks With Billboard Magazine

    Taylor Swift reveals her favorite songs of the moment to Billboard magazine. Trace Adkins makes it to the final round on Celebrity Apprentice. Willie Nelson donates $125,000 to West, Texas, area firefighters. Kip Moore helps…

  • Hurricane Season Ahead

    In Commissioners Court Monday, Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis informed everyone about the upcoming hurricane season June 1st through November 30th . . . . HURRPREP5-13-13 Davis said he understands there’s “a 47%…

  • Fallen Correctional Staff to Be Honored

    The Texas Department of Criminal Justice will honor the service of its correctional staff, and remember all those who have lost their lives in the line of duty with a memorial service scheduled at 10:30…

  • Game Warden Ingram on Boat Safety Requirements

    This time of the year more people head out to our area lakes. We asked Walker County’s Game Warden Stephen Ingram about safety requirements for boats in Texas. . . . BOATSAFE5-2-13  

  • HISD Board Okays Construction Company to Upgrade Football & Soccer Fields

    At a special called meeting Thursday, the HISD Board of Trustees chose Paragon Sports Construction to complete $1.5 million dollars in upgrades to the high school football and soccer field, including building two more practice…

  • Law Enforcement Roundtable Held Thursday

    8th District Congressman Kevin Brady held a roundtable for law enforcement officers from Walker and nearby counties at the Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce Thursday afternoon to get their input on local and other legal…

  • George Jones Dead at 81

    George Jones Dead at 81

    George Jones, undisputedly one of the greatest singers in the history of American music, died Friday morning (April 26) at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville at age 81. Jones announced in August 2012 that…

  • First Responders and Others Remembered at Ceremony in Waco

    Thursday, upwards of 10,000 people gathered at Baylor University in Waco to remember first-responders and others killed in the recent West Fertilizer Plant explosion. In speeches–President Barak Obama, Governor Rick Perry, Senator John Cornyn and…

  • 10 Prime Hits: Willie Nelson Duets

    10 Prime Hits: Willie Nelson Duets

    Willie Nelson may be the most popular duet partner in country music history. In fact, his first Top 10 hit — 1962′s “Willingly” — was a duet with Shirley Collie, who became his second wife.…