Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Early Voting Begins Today

    Early voting in Walker County began today at 8 AM at the Walker County Annex at 1301 Sam Houston Avenue, Room 101. Early voting will run, Monday through Friday, through October 30th, 8 AM to…

  • FM 1375 New Waverly Exit Closed

    Beginning today, the Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT) contractor will close the IH-45 west frontage road between FM 1374 and FM 1375 and from FM 1375 south to the IH-45 South Entrance Ramp to thru…

  • HEARTS Veterans Museum’s New Director Comments On Its Emphasis On People

    Our guest on “Around Town” over the weekend was the new Executive Director of the HEARTS Veterans Museum Mark Robinson. His takes a very personal, positive view of the museum itself . . . .…

  • SHSU Recreational Sports Center Reopening

    Earlier this year, the SHSU Recreational Sports Center fell victim to the flooding that ravaged the campus. As water rushed into the building four inches of mud crept into the pool’s filter system, and the…

  • Farmers & Ranchers Impacted By Wildfires Urged To Apply For Assistance

    As firefighters struggle to contain wildfires in areas of rural Texas, Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller is calling on fellow Texans to lend a helping hand to those in need by donating to the State of…

  • Congressman Brady Comments On Welfare Issues

    Our 8th District Congressman, Kevin Brady, passes along his views on welfare reform . . . .

  • Training Session To Teach Technology Skills

    Sam Houston State University’s Small Business Development Center will bring national speaker Eric Spellman to host an informational training session on Thursday, November 5th, from 8 a.m. to noon at the Region VI Service Center.…

  • Garden Symposium And Butterfly Festival Here

    A garden symposium and a butterfly festival are scheduled for Huntsville. First, there’s the Texas Gardeners’ Garden Symposium held today at the Veterans Conference Center on Highway 75 North. It starts at 8 AM and…

  • Tickets Now Available For Veterans Day Banquet

    Now is the time to get your tickets for the upcoming Veterans Day Banquet at the HEARTS Veterans Museum. Museum Executive Director Mark Robinson tells us more . . . .   You can call…

  • Sanctus Real Concert Saturday Night

    The Christian Singing Group Sanctus Real will be presenting their “Farewell To A Friend” Tour at the Walker County Fairgrounds on Highway 30 Saturday night at six. Doors open at five. The presentation was organized…