Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Trump’s Campaign Manager Won’t Be Prosecuted

    Donald Trump’s campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, will not be prosecuted for misdemeanor battery in connection with allegations that he grabbed a reporter’s arm during a campaign event. This afternoon, Palm Beach County State Attorney David…

  • Senator Cornyn Comments on Crime Victims’ Week

    It’s National Crime Victims’ Rights Week. Our senator from Texas, John Cornyn, recently spoke about the issue from the floor of the senate . . . .

  • House Speaker Paul Ryan Refuses Future Republican Presidential Nomination

    It’s official. Ending all the speculation, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan announced at a news conference Tuesday afternoon that he will not accept the nomination for president . . . .

  • Commissioners Discuss Rose Hill Court Issue

    In Commissioners’ Court Monday, commissioners discussed approving accepting Rose Hill Court for County maintenance. Much discussion ensued pro and con on whether to approve acceptance because of previous issues regarding the road. Assistant District Attorney…

  • Neon for Neurons Ahead

    “Neon for Neurons” is coming up soon. Stroke neurologist Dr. Nhu Bruce tells us more . . . .

  • Former Bearkat Running Back on NBC’s “Strong” Tonight

    Bennie Wylie is remembered by Bearkat football fans as one of Sam Houston’s top running backs and as the hero of the Kats’ upset of Stephen F. Austin in 1997. Tonight at 8, Wylie will…

  • 9/11 Documents May be Released

    According to former Florida Senator Bob Graham, President Obama will be deciding whether to declassify sealed documents which some believe indicate a Saudi connection to the 9/11 attacks on America. The senator reported that the…

  • Opera Presentation Thursday

    This week, members of Sam Houston State University Opera and SHSU’s Center for Early Music Research and Performance will do both, when on Thursday, April 14th,  they will present Carlo Agostino Badia’s chamber opera “The…

  • Update on Money Received for Housing Offenders

    With the larger amount of space in the new Walker County Jail now, the housing of inmates from other counties is paying off. Commissioner Henry asked County Auditor Patricia Allen to confirm $56,499 received for…

  • High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area Designation

    Our 8th District Congressman Kevin Brady tell us he has good news about our area being designated a High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area. He said our Sheriff, Clint McRae, had been pushing hard through his…