Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Commissioners Meet This Afternoon

    This morning at nine Walker County Commissioners will formally call their meeting to order and break for a recess until one this afternoon in order for the court and staff to attend the funeral of…

  • Plot Against Pope Disrupted

    Sunday, on “ABC This Week,” Head of the Homeland Security Committee, Texas Congressman Mike McCaul, said the U-S has “disrupted one particular case” of a plot against Pope Francis in advance to his visit to…

  • County Gets TIF Grant And FEMA Reimbursement

    Our guest on “Around Town” this weekend was Precinct #2 Commissioner Ronnie White who informed us the County has received a TIF grant, or TxDOT County Transportation Infrastructure Fund Grant program, and a reimbursement from…

  • SHSU Criminal Justice Lecture Series Returns This Week

    The SHSU College of Criminal Justice’s Real Talk with CJ series is back. Publications Coordinator Beth Kuhles tells us more . . . .

  • Sam Houston Museum Photo Contest

    If you think you’ve got a knack for taking photographs, Sam Houston Memorial Museum Marketing Coordinator Megan Buro has some information you might be interested in . . . .   All entries will be…

  • 9-11 Attack Remembered Today

    On the morning of September 11th, 2001 a call went out for help on Fire Department Radio Dispatch in New York City . . . .   In total, the 9-11 terrorist attacks took the…

  • Commissioner Bobby Warren Dies

    Former Walker County Precinct #3 Commissioner Bobby Warren passed away this week. Thursday we talked with County Judge Danny Pierce about Mr. Warren . . . .   Mr. Warren is survived by his wife…

  • Lister Found Guilty

    Thursday, Cedric Charles Lister was convicted of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in 278th District Court. The trial was over the stabbing of 43-year-od Stanley Garmon over a domino game gambling debt. Lister’s punishment…

  • Democrats Block Disapproval Resolution On Iran Nuke Agreement

    Thursday, Democrats in the U-S Senate voted to successfully block a disapproval resolution on the Iran Nuclear Agreement. Thursday’s vote virtually guarantees the legislation will not make it to the President’s desk for a veto.…

  • Commissioner White On Budget And Tax Rate

    The County Budget is soon to be considered for final approval. We talked with Precinct #2 Commissioner Ronnie White . . . .   Commissioner White will be our guest on “Around Town” this weekend.