Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Commissioners’ Court Special Session Today

    Walker County Commissioners will meet for a special session this afternoon at 1:30 at the courthouse. County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis will talk about Huntsville Memorial Hospital’s use of the Storm Shelter at no…

  • Shiro Shooting Death

    According to KBTX Channel 3 News, the sheriff in Grimes County is investigating the shooting death of 26-year-old Henry Mayen from Shiro Sunday. Mayen died at the scene. Around 6:30 PM, deputies had received a…

  • Brady to Speak Wednesday

    Local constituents are invited to come visit, ask questions and hear Congressman Kevin Brady speak this Wednesday, August 9th, at the City Hall Cafe from 3 to 4 PM. Refreshments will be served.

  • New Driver Course to Combat Distracted Driving

    The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) today announced a new one-hour driving course to educate drivers on the dangers of distracted driving.  The Impact Texas Young Drivers (ITYD) course will be required for certain…

  • Trinity ISD Board Members Meet for Budget Workshop

    The Trinitiy ISD will have a special budget workshop board meeting this evening at six at the administration building.

  • Special Counsel Robert Mueller Impanels Grand Jury to Look into Russian Meddling in Election

    Thursday, the Wall Street Journal reported that Special Counsel Robert Mueller has impaneled a grand jury to look into Russia’s meddling in the 2016 election. The Reuters news service has reported that subpoenas from the…

  • School Board Tables Tax Rate

    The Huntsville Item reports that HISD Trustees are tabling adopting a proposed tax rate of $1.18 per $100 valuation. It was reported that it was tabled to allow themselves more time for study.

  • Offenders to be Transfered From Pack Unit

    Yesterday, TDCJ Director of Public Information, Jason Clark, informed KBTX Channel 3 News that: “Following an order issued by a federal judge last month, the Texas Department of Criminal Justice submitted a plan Thursday afternoon…

  • American Legion Post 95 Barbecue Sale

    America Legion Post 95 is having a Barbecue Sandwich Sale to benefit the Sons of the American Legion and The American Legion Riders today. It will be held at the American Legion Sam Houston Post…

  • Houston Area Samaritan to Address SHSU Graduates

    A well-known area service and community leader, who lives up to Sam Houston State University’s motto “The measure of a Life is its Service,” will address the 973 graduating students in the upcoming commencement ceremonies…