Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Texas Legislature Back In Session Today

    Today at noon the 84th session of the Texas Legislature gets underway to begin 140 days of considering legislation and putting together a budget. Legislators will be looking at a possible $113 billion to allocate…

  • Money Approved For Jail Project

    Several weeks ago, Commissioners approved a video arraignment system so inmates can communicate from the County Jail to the courtroom. This was done in the interest of security and more efficient use of personnel. At…

  • White House Daily Briefing-Questions On President’s Absence At French Rally

    At the White House Daily Briefing Monday, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest was peppered with questions from reporters about the lack of President Obama’s presence at the rally and march in Paris Sunday to…

  • New Commissioner Jimmy Henry Comments On First Day

    Walker County Commissioners got back in session for the first time in the new year. New Precinct #4 Commissioner Jimmy Henry experienced his first day on the court. We asked him to comment . .…

  • Crime Stoppers Month

    Each year, the month of January is identified as Crime Stoppers Month to raise awareness of Crime Stoppers’ successes and to inspire others to become involved. Crime Stoppers has created an effective method for solving…

  • Commissioners Court Meets This Morning

    Walker County Commissioners’ Court meets for a regular session this morning at nine at the courthouse. On today’s “Statutory Agenda,” County Clerk Kari French will discuss amending bonds for the County Clerk, District Clerk and…

  • New Areas Of Study At SHSU

    We talked with SHSU President Dr. Dana Hoyt recently, and she updated us in on various areas the university is moving forward on. One of the topics she filled us in on were new areas…

  • Deadline Extended For Library Art Contest

    The Library is having their 4th Annual Library Art Contest supported by the Huntsville Public Library Friends, and the deadline has been extended. New Huntsville Library Children’s Coordinator Kristi Glasgow fills us in . .…

  • Wounded Warrior Banquet

    It’s coming up in just a few days, so now would be a good time to pick up your Wounded Warrior Banquet tickets. Retired Lt. Col. David Yebra tells us more . . . .…

  • Texas Has A New Ag Commissioner

    The State of Texas has a new Ag Commissioner. He is Sid Miller . . . .   Commissioner Miller is very interested in agriculture education as he was a former Ag teacher. He served…