Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Emergicon Billing Services Contract for EMS Approved

    Walker County Commissioners at their regular meeting Monday moved closer to get the old Walker County Jail demolished. They may hire the Conroe firm ServPro to take down the jail and get rid of asbestos…

  • SHSU KATSAFE Test

    Sam Houston State University will conduct a full test of the KatSafe mass notification system—including siren, email, voice and text messaging, social media, and the desktop alert this morning at 10:55. It is not necessary…

  • 9/11 Ceremonies Held Sunday

    In Huntsville at the courthouse Sunday afternoon, across the country, and in the morning at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum in New York people gathered to remember those who died as a result of terrorist…

  • Hillary Clinton Faints Outside 9/11 Ceremonies

    At the 9/11 ceremonies, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton left the ceremonies early after she felt “overheated.” A video of her departure shows Ms. Clinton beginning to collapse and then held up by several people as…

  • Volunteer Opportunities for Bearkats

    Bearkats will have the opportunity to meet and mingle with representatives from area organizations in order to highlight ways they can get involved in community service during the Volunteer Opportunities Fair on today. The event…

  • County District Clerk Comments on District Clerk Office Services

    You may have talked with Walker County’s District Clerk or seen the title on an office entrance at the courthouse, but a lot of people don’t realize all the things they do in that office…

  • Senator Cruz Comments on Internet Transfer

    U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz spoke from the Senate floor just last week pointing out the possible dangers of the Obama administration’s proposal to relinquish oversight of the Internet to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names…

  • Political Science Professor Mike Yawn Passes Along Info on Intern Application

    If you’re an SHSU student interested in politics, political science professor Mike Yawn passes along an opportunity you might be interested in . . . .   Those interested can contact Professor Yawn at 294-1456,…

  • 18-Wheeler Fire Friday Afternoon Northbound Lane I-45

    Around 1:30 this afternoon, New Waverly Firefighter Jimmy Williams reported that there was an 18-wheeler fire between Huntsville and New Waverly in the northbound lane of I-45 that’s blocking traffic. It’s at the 107 mile…

  • Girl Shoots Self and Other Student at Alpine High School

    Thursday, in the West Texas city of Alpine a 14-year-old female high school student allegedly shot herself and another female student. The incident occurred while both girls were in the bathroom of the band hall…