Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Commissioners Meet This Morning At The Courthouse

    Walker County Commissioners’ Court will meet this morning at nine at the courthouse. On today’s “Consent Agenda” is approval of a sale of a seized Chevy Truck at auction. Also this morning, Emergency Management Coordinator…

  • New Waverly Firefighters Rescue Boaters On Lake Conroe Saturday

    New Waverly firefighter Jimmy Williams reports to us that firefighters were dispatched to reports of a sinking boat on the North end of Lake Conroe Saturday afternoon. Firefighters responded with the New Waverly Rescue Boat…

  • Weekend Election Results

    Superior Water Works Special Election–May 9, 2015 Riverside Unofficial Final Results: For District: 29 Against District: 7 Director: Vote for two Elizabeth Hukill: 19 Craig Price: 26 Director: Vote for one Charles Tumey: 27 Director…

  • Former Huntsville Hornet Dies Near Buffalo-Another Seriously Injured

    We have confirmed reports this morning of a traffic accident near Buffalo,Texas last night that has taken the life of one former Huntsville Hornet student-athlete, with an additional former Hornet now hospitalized with serious injuries.…

  • TDCJ Fallen Correctional Officers Remembered Today

    TDCJ is scheduling a special annual event this morning. Spokesperson Robert Hurst updates us . . . .   In Texas, all TDCJ facilities host an employee appreciation day culminating in a memorial service held…

  • Tornadoes In North Texas Thursday

    In North Texas Thursday evening, at least three tornadoes were reported to have hit the ground. Shortly after six, a tornado was reported in Boyd. Shortly before seven last night a tornado was confirmed in…

  • Early Voting Turnout & Saturday Election

    We have the early voting turnout for two elections underway.  The early voting turnout for ESD #2 Special Election in New Waverly is 174 ballots cast.  The Early voting turnout for Riverside Water Special Election…

  • Citizenship Class Presented At Last Council Session

    At this week’s City Council session there was a presentation of 2015 Citizenship Class participants and SHSU student assistants. SHSU’s Center for Law Engagement and Politics Director and Political Science Professor, Mike Yawn, addressed councilmembers…

  • Local Firemen To Get New Radios

    Walker County And City firemen are going to upgrade to a new radio. We talked with Precinct #2 Commissioner Ronnie White who explained the grant and purchase recently approved in Commissioners’ Court . . .…

  • Congressman Brady Met With Local Officials Wednesday To Discuss New Available Funding

    Our 8th District Congressman, Kevin Brady, recently helped pass a two year extension of the Secure Rural Schools funding program in Congress, assuring financial support continues for East Texas counties with federal forest lands. Wednesday…