Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Terror Attack in New York Tuesday

    Tuesday in Lower Manhattan, a 29-year-old terrorist used a pickup truck to run down people on a bike path. Sayfullo Saipov  is responsible for killing 8 people and injuring 11. Saipov is originally from Uzbekistan…

  • Early Voting Update

    Walker County election specialist Irma Dowden reports that the total number of voters checked-in during early voting Tuesday, October 31, was 224; this makes for a total of 1081 voters checked-in during early voting in…

  • Author Steve Pemberton Speaks at SHSU President’s Speaker Series

    Dedicated champion for disadvantaged youth and author of “A Chance in the World,” Steve Pemberton, spoke to SHSU students and teachers as part of “The President’s Speaker Series” at SHSU Tuesday. Before he spoke, he…

  • County Accepts Maintenance of Section #1 of Texas Grand Ranch Roads

    At this week’s Special Session of Walker County Commissioners, Planning & Development Director Andy Isbell informed commissioners they had an application before them to accept the public roads in Section #1 of the Texas Grand…

  • Bearkat 9-3-6 Sale

    Bearkat fans, today only Sam Houston State Athletics is doing a 9-3-6 Flash Sale for the game on November 4th against Incarnate Word.  For just 9 hours and 36 minutes fans have been allowed to…

  • Tuesday White House Press Briefing

    At Tuesday afternoon’s White House Briefing, Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders looked forward to tax reform as it moves closer to fruition. . . .   Also, in regard to the Mueller probe, Press Secretary…

  • World Series Update

    Tuesday night, the Los Angeles Dodgers won game six of the world series by defeating the Houston Astros 3 to 1. The first pitch for Game 7 is scheduled for 7:20 tonight on FOX.

  • Early Voting Update

    Walker County Election Manager Julie Cooper reports that the total number of voters checked-in during early voting Monday was 158; this makes for a total of 857 voters checked-in during early voting thus far.

  • Huntsville ISD Interim Superintendent Rush Explains Tax Ratification Election

    Huntsville ISD held a Tax Ratification Election Information presentation last night at their administration building. Interim Superintendent Fred Rush addressed those attending who needed information about the election. On our “Around Town” Program over the…

  • Payment to Crabbs Prairie VFD Approved

    In a special session of Commissioners’ Court Monday, commissioners took action to approve a one-time payment of $12,000 to Crabbs Prairie Volunteer Fire Department for startup costs and assuming responsibility for an area previously covered…