Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • TxDOT Restriping Lines on Highway 30

    Beginning today and tomorrow, weather depending, the Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT) contractor will be restriping the lanes of SH 30 from the Walker/Grimes County Line to 13 miles east.  Motorists who travel this area…

  • Earthquake Hits Central Italy

    A strong earthquake hit the central part of Italy early this morning. Homes came crashing down on local residents who were asleep. So far, dozens of people have been reported killed. Rescue crews are at…

  • Confirmed Travel-Related Case of Zika in Walker County

    The Texas Department of State Health Services has confirmed one case of the Zika virus in Walker County. Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis verified the case was travel-related and contracted outside Walker County.…

  • Supplies Being Collected Locally for Louisiana Flood Victims

    You can still help the flood victims in Louisiana, as the Alpha Omega Academy is collecting items through tomorrow. We talked with the Headmaster Paul Davidhizar Tuesday . . . .

  • SHSU “Welcome Week” for Wednesday

    “Welcome Week” is underway at Sam Houston State University. Director of the Department of Student Activities, Brandon Cooper, updates us on today, Wednesday . . . .  

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news on the day shift last Saturday in a case of harassment, police were dispatched to the 1400 block of Windsor Street where a known suspect created a fake online profile using…

  • Girl Scout Rally Ahead

    Jamie Arlt informs us that two Girl Scout Rallies are being hosted at their scout house this week. Join them for “A Taste of Girl Scouting” at their local scout house located at 2203 Avenue…

  • Councilmember Montgomery Not Seeking Re-election

    According to a story in the Huntsville Item, Position 2 At-Large councilmember Lydia Montgomery will not be seeking re-election for another term. Position 3 At-Large Councilmember Don Johnson also announced recently that he will not…

  • Tuesday’s Welcome Week at SHSU

    Welcome Week continues at SHSU. Director of the Department of Student Activities, Brandon Cooper, updates us on today, Tuesday . . . .

  • Galilee Citizens Express Concern over Store Construction

    During “Citizen Input” at Walker County Commissioners’ Court Monday morning, citizens were in attendance to express concern about new construction near churches on Highway 30 near Galilee. Galilee area resident and Mayor Tom Freeman initially…