Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Angel Gowns by Diane

    A special Texas organization is looking for your help. We talked with spokesperson Diane Dionne . . . .   Diane says they have a special fundraiser coming up next month . . . .

  • Councilmember Don Johnson Update on City Studies

    Several outside studies have been done about various issues the City needs to work on. We talked recently with At-Large Position #3 Councilmember Don Johnson about what those studies focused on . . . .…

  • Speaker Ryan Updates His Party’s Efforts in the Future

    At his weekly briefing Thursday, Republican Speaker of the House Paul Ryan talked about how his party will be moving forward in the future . . . .

  • LEAP Brings Middle Schoolers to SHSU for Saturday “Classes”

    It’s not often you have sixth, seventh and eighth graders volunteer to go to class on a Saturday, much less do so when their bus ride to class takes longer than three hours. But 42…

  • Missing Body of Boy at Disneyworld Found

    The body of two-year-old Lane Graves of Elkhorn, Nebraska was recovered by a dive team Wednesday in a lagoon near the Walt Disney World hotel. The boy had been snatched by an alligator while the…

  • CNN’s “Inside Man” Gets Inside Look at SHSU’s STAFS

    Sam Houston State University’s Southeast Texas Applied Forensic Science Facility will be featured on CNN’s documentary series “Morgan Spurlock Inside Man” on June 24, with a special episode focusing on the duties of a crime…

  • IRS Commissioner Koskinen Censured

    Wednesday, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee voted along party lines to censure IRS Commissioner John Koskinen for his alleged conduct during an investigation into the IRS’s targeting of political groups applying for tax…

  • Donald Trump Coming to Texas

    Presumptive Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is returning to Texas this week with rallies at a hotel in the Woodlands and a nightclub in Dallas. Tonight, Mr. Trump will be at a rally at Gilley’s…

  • Big Screen TV Monitors in Courthouse Continue to Help

    Besides the recent security improvements on entry to the Walker County Courthouse, another one was initiated many months ago involving the installation of Big Screen TV monitors for Commissioners’ court and other courtrooms that were…

  • Congressman Brady Comments on 9th Appellate Court Decision on Concealed Weapons

    Congressman Kevin Brady passed along to us that in California, “The country’s 9th appellate court ruled we don’t have a second amendment right to carry concealed weapons in public without, quote, good cause. In other…