Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Man Charged with Murder

    The Huntsville Item reports that 40-year-old Prairie View resident, Tyrone Harris, has been charged by a Walker County grand jury with first degree felony murder and burglary of a habitation. Harris is a suspect in…

  • County Approves Criminal Justice Community Plan

    At Monday’s “Special Session” of Walker County Commissioners’ Court, Deputy Emergency Management Coordinator Sherri Pegoda submitted the Walker County Criminal Justice Community Plan for 2017-18 to commissioners . . . .   Commissioners approved it.

  • Commissioners Approve Payment to Crabbs Prairie VFD for Pine Prairie VFD

    In Walker County Commissioners’ Court Monday, commissioners discussed paying previously approved monies in the amount of $12,000 for Crabbs Prairie Volunteer Fire Department allocated to assist in the startup costs on Pine Prairie VFD responsibilities.…

  • Senator Cruz Speaks on Disaster Aid Bill

    As you may know, the House recently passed an $81 billion disaster aid bill that comes close to doubling President Donald Trump’s most recent request for hurricane aid for recovering areas of Texas, Florida, and…

  • Land Commissioner Bush Announces Digital Visualization of Alamo

    Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush has announced a first: a digital visualization of the Alamo Battlefield as it appeared in 1836 matched up with how it appears now. The online interactive Alamo Digital Battlefield…

  • Residents Escape Burning Home Overnight in New Waverly

    Residents and Firefighters credit smoke alarms for alerting family to rapidly developing fire in living room. New Waverly Fire Department Public Information Officer Jimmy Williams informs us that a New Waverly couple awoke early Christmas…

  • Aggravated Robbery Suspects Captured after I-45 Police Chase

    The Huntsville Item reports that on Tuesday, a woman who was walking in the parking lot at Wal-Mart around 2:50 in the afternoon, was confronted by a man and woman who demanded the woman’s purse.…

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets for Special Session

    Walker County Commissioners meet for a “Special Session” this morning at nine at the courthouse. From Emergency Management, Deputy Coordinator Sherri Pegoda will discuss possible action on approving the Walker County Criminal Justice Community Plan…

  • Senate Majority Leader McConnell’s Year-End Comments

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, holding a year-end news conference last week, talked about how the White House and legislature is getting the economy to move forward . . . .

  • District Clerk Robyn Flowers Explains Local Grand Juries

    You’ve often heard us mention grand juries in news stories. We recently asked Walker County District Clerk, Robyn Flowers, about grand juries. She informed us that they “go into the computer system, and it sends…