Articles Posted in the News Category

  • “Active 9-1-1″ App For Volunteer Fire Departments Discussed In Commissioners’ Court

    Monday, Crabbs Prairie Volunteer Fire Department Firefighter Justin Baack made a presentation to Walker County Commissioners on the “Active 9-1-1″ app for use by volunteer firefighters in our area. Mr. Baack explained the app worked…

  • Congressman Brady On Budget

    Congressman Kevin Brady comments on a proposed congressional budget that is designed to do a very unusual thing in this day and time–balance . . . .

  • Senator Cruz Announces Presidential Candidacy At Liberty University

    Rafael Edward “Ted” Cruz, Senator from Texas, announced his run for the presidency Monday. He addressed a huge crowd of students at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia . . . .

  • County Commissioners Meet

    Walker County Commissioners will meet this morning at nine at the courthouse. Assistant District Attorney Quentin Russell will discuss approval of an order setting County Court at Law terms. County Purchasing Director Mike Williford will…

  • Legislative Update From John Otto’s Office

    In his legislative update, Representative John Otto reports that the Texas House of Representatives passed House Bill 11, a bill aimed at creating a comprehensive long term solution to Texas’ border security problems. Specifically, HB…

  • Ted Cruz Announces For Presidency

    Republican Senator Ted Cruz announced via Twitter shortly after midnight that he is running for president. He scheduled to formally kickoff his campaign this morning at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia. He is the first…

  • Trinity ISD Trustees Meet

    The Trinity Independent School District Board of Trustees will meet this evening for a regular Board meeting at six. They will have recognition for students and staff. Board members will review the Federal Programs Manual.…

  • Preventing Home Fires In Spring

    A recent guest on “Around Town” was New Waverly Volunteer Fire Department Public Information Officer Jimmy Williams. The spring season is just ahead, and he gave us some fire prevention tips for this time of…

  • World War II Living History Display Today & Saturday

    HEARTS Museum President Richie Harris tells us that a World War II Living History Display of the 101st Airborne 502nd Division Able Company will be held at the Museum, next to the Prison Museum, today…

  • I-45 Fatality Thursday

    There was an accident involving three vehicles on I-45 North near the Highway 30 overpass yesterday afternoon. An unidenfied woman in a Jeep Cherokee was struck from the rear and died as a result of…