Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Trinity ISD Trustees Meet

    The Trinity Independent School District Board of Trustees will meet this evening for a regular Board meeting at six. They will have recognition for students and staff. Board members will review the Federal Programs Manual.…

  • Preventing Home Fires In Spring

    A recent guest on “Around Town” was New Waverly Volunteer Fire Department Public Information Officer Jimmy Williams. The spring season is just ahead, and he gave us some fire prevention tips for this time of…

  • World War II Living History Display Today & Saturday

    HEARTS Museum President Richie Harris tells us that a World War II Living History Display of the 101st Airborne 502nd Division Able Company will be held at the Museum, next to the Prison Museum, today…

  • I-45 Fatality Thursday

    There was an accident involving three vehicles on I-45 North near the Highway 30 overpass yesterday afternoon. An unidenfied woman in a Jeep Cherokee was struck from the rear and died as a result of…

  • HISD District Performance Objectives And Plan

    The HISD Board of Trustees held their regular meeting last night at the Hawkins Administration Building. Among the many areas discussed, Director of Curriculum and Instruction Marjetta Spriggs talked about District Performance Objectives and Plans…

  • SHSU Criminal Justice 50-Year Celebration Coming Up

    SHSU Criminal Justice Publications Coordinator Beth Kuhles informs us that the College of Criminal Justice is celebrating its 50th anniversary, and they want you to be a part of it . . . .  …

  • National Book Awards Events Begin Sunday

    Don’t forget, the first event of three days of events for the National Book Awards will kick off this weekend. The featured authors–Phil Klay, Fred Moten and John Corey Whaley–will be in town. Visiting SHSU…

  • Chili And Gumbo Scholarship And Fundraiser

    Forrest Masonic Lodge will have a Chili and Gumbo Fundraiser at the Masonic Temple, 1030 12th Street, today until 1:30 PM.  Tickets are $8. Carry-outs will be available.  Deliveries within the city limits will be…

  • Two Arrested For Machelle Archie Murder

    Walker County Sheriff Clint McRae informed us Wednesday afternoon that two people had been arrested and charged with the murder of 47-year-old Machelle Archie at her residence in the 400 block of FM 2550. Charged…

  • Speaker Gerald Irons Passes Along His Motivational Experiences To Local Media

    Former linebacker for the Oakland Raiders and Cleveland Browns, businessman, and motivational speaker Gerald Irons spoke for the President’s Speaker Series at the Gaertner Performing Arts Center Payne Concert Hall Wednesday. During a press conference…