Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Senator Cornyn Talks about Defense Authorization Bill

    Tuesday, from the senate floor Senator John Cornyn expressed his satisfaction that the senate had passed the Defense Authorization Bill . . . .   The bill must now be reconciled with the bill the…

  • Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Comments on Issues of Combating Terror

    Democratic Senator Bob Casey has announced that he is offering up legislation to keep guns from those who would commit criminal acts based on hate. At a press conference Tuesday, Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch…

  • FEMA Updates

    Texans who suffered damage or loss from the April storms and flooding in Montgomery and San Jacinto counties have only until Friday, June 24, to register for FEMA disaster assistance. Texans who sustained damage or…

  • Mateen Had Visited Pulse Nightclub Several Times

    Fox News reports that Omar Mateen, the man responsible for killing 49 people in a gay Orlando nighclub called Pulse, had made many visits to the club in weeks previous to the killing. This according…

  • FBI Director Comey on Omar Mateen

    Director of the FBI James Comey addressed reporters Monday regarding the investigation of Terrorist Omar Mateen who killed 49 people in Orlando Sunday . . . .

  • Commissioners Court Discusses Weapon Issues in Regard to Courthouse

    In commissioners’ court Monday morning, carrying firearms in the courthouse was discussed. The founder of Texas Carry, Terry Holcomb, Sr., expressed his desire that the County would allow licensed individuals to openly carry or carry…

  • Storm Shelter Issues with County Discussed by Commissioners

    In Commissioners’ Court Monday morning, various issues regarding the relationship of the HEARTS Museum and the County were discussed regarding the use of the Storm Shelter for events. Retired Marine Corps General Hal Fruchnicht addressed…

  • Congressman Brady on Obamaconomy

    Congressman Kevin Brady gives “Obamanomics” an “F.” He doesn’t think President Obama should be bragging about the legacy of a good economy . . . .

  • Terrorist Kills 49 People at Florida Nightclub

    Sunday morning, Omar Mateen, who pledged allegiance to the ISIS terrorist organization shot and killed 49 people and wounded at least 53 in a gay bar known as Pulse in Orlando, Florida. ISIS has claimed…

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets

    Walker County commissioners will meet for a regular session this morning at nine at the courthouse. Today’s “Statutory Agenda” includes several items: There will be courthouse chiller replacement bid presentations by Har-Con and Magnum. County…