Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Local Area Firefighters Get New Radios Thanks To Big Grant

    Local firefighters will be receiving state-of-the-art radios thanks to a recent grant. Walker County Planning & Development Director Andy Isbell updated us at Commissioners’ Court Monday . . . .

  • SHSU’s Paul Ridings Comments On Upcoming Bearkats Game

    SHSU Associate Athletic Director of Media Relations Paul Ridings tells us the Bearkats will be hosting the Big Sky Conference Champion, Southern Utah, this weekend in the starting round of the NCAA Division I Football…

  • Courthouse Judges’ Security To Be Improved

    In a move forward to strengthen courthouse security a bit more for judges, commissioners listened to a request from County Purchasing Agent Mike Williford to add video cameras . . . . The $13,728 dollar…

  • Good Shepherd Mission Director Dave Smith Talks About Food Bank

    One of the helping organizations in our community is the Good Shepherd Mission. One of the several things they do to help those in need is operate a food bank. We recently asked Good Shepherd…

  • Early Voting In Mayoral Election Ahead

    Early voting will be conducted for the mayoral runoff at the Walker County Annex, 1301 Sam Houston Avenue, Suite 101, from November 25th to December 8th, Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. There…

  • Local Huntsville Man Turns Himself In Following Fatal Shooting

    KBTX News reports that 19-year-old Treveon Deon Williams turned himself into Huntsville police shortly after 5 PM Sunday. He is being charged with first degree murder in the fatal shooting of 20-year-old Conroe resident Hoveaire…

  • Commissioners Meet This Morning

    Walker County Commissioners Court meets in regular session this morning at nine at the courthouse. County Purchasing Agent Mike Williford will discuss several items for approval–preventive maintenance service for two boilers and two chillers per…

  • Fall Graduation Ahead At SHSU

    SHSU Associate Director of Communications Julia May informs us that two Sam Houston State University alumni who have achieved success in their respective fields will share their thoughts and secrets to success with approximately 1,763…

  • HISD Supt. Dr. Wright Talks About Engagement In Learning

    At last week’s regular session of HISD Trustees, Superintendent Dr. Howell Wright talked about what he learned from classroom walk-throughs at HISD and what causes students to rise to the apex of engagement in the…

  • Tickets Available For NCAA Division I Football Championship

    Sam Houston plays host to Big Sky Conference champion Southern Utah Saturday in the opening round of the NCAA Division I Football Championship. Bearkat 2015 season ticket holders have their same seat location on hold…