Articles Posted in the News Category

  • FEMA Updates

    FEMA reports that after you apply for disaster assistance from them, you may be contacted by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). If you are asked to submit an application for a low-interest SBA disaster…

  • Governor Abbott Met with Local Officials in Beaumont Saturday About Relief Efforts

    Mayor Andy Brauninger met Saturday in Beaumont with Governor Greg Abbott and area elected officials. They met with Texas A&M Chancellor John Sharp, who has been appointed as the Commissioner of the new Commission to Rebuild…

  • Technology Demonstration for Kids at Library Today

    A special technology presentation your kid may want to attend is coming up at the Huntsville Public Library today. Children’s coordinator Rachel McPhail has the info . . . .   Rachel informs us that,…

  • Hurricane Irma Update

    Early this morning, Hurricane Irma had weakened power to a Category 1 hurricane as it arrived in the Tampa Bay area following widespread power outages, floodwaters, and roofs blown-off houses and businesses across much of…

  • Town Hall Meeting–Q&A–Walker County Office of Emergency Management

    The Walker County Office of Emergency Management is hosting a Town Hall Meeting for Q&A on Hurricane Harvey Disaster Recovery.  The public is invited to attend and get questions answered concerning the process of filing…

  • Commissioners Meet

    Walker County Commissioners meet for a regular session at nine this morning at the courthouse. Commissioners will hold a public hearing on the Walker County budget for the Fiscal Year October 1, 2017 to September…

  • Storm Debris Pick-Up Information

    Following Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts, the City will be returning to its regular heavy trash pick up procedures on September 13. All requests for storm debris pick up should be called into the Solid Waste…

  • Texas Prison Museum Raffle

    The Texas Prison Museum, a great tourist asset to our community, is looking to expand. They are in need of a new wing for more display, and they need more storage space. As we informed…

  • 9/11 Remembrance

    We should never forget that on this day on September 11, 2001 around 3,000 people died as result of terrorists attacks on the World Trade Center, four airplanes and the Pentagon. Around 8:50 AM that…

  • Update on Hurricane Irma and Earthquake in Mexico

    Early Friday, the United States Geological Survey recorded a magnitude 8.1 earthquake about 73 miles off Tres Pico, Mexico along the southern coast there. The quake caused tsunami waves rising to at least 2.3 feet.…