Articles Tagged “burn”

  • Early Morning Fire Destroys Mobile Home

    A fire that begin shortly after midnight this morning in the Watson lake Subdivision in southeast Walker County sent two residents to hospitals with burns. The mobile home was a total loss. New Waverly Fire…

  • No Burn Ban For Walker County For Now

    Still no burn ban in effect for Walker County. Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis addressed commissioners after consulting on the Keetch Byram Drought Index, or KBDI . . . .

  • Assistant Fire Chief John Hobbs Suggests Property Owners Prep for Any Future Wildfire

    With the summer and wildfire season ahead, Huntsville Assistant Fire Chief John Hobbs says now is the time to start getting rid of all those possible fire fuels in your yard . . . .…

  • Prescribed Burn Notification Issued

    The U-S Forest Service at the Sam Houston National Forest has informed us that a precribed burn notification has been issued for Montgomery and Walker County. The burn was slated to begin at 10 this…

  • October City Water Maintenance Successful

    The City of Huntsville conducted a successful maintenance process on its water distribution system during October, and the staff would like to thank all residents for their cooperation and patience during the process. According to…

  • Burn Ban Put on Hold Monday

    Walker County Commissioners considered implementing a “burn ban” at Monday’s special session. Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis filled commissioners in on the KBDI Index and other authorities’ views of Walker County’s moisture situation…

  • Local Option Election Approved for Justice Precinct #2

    On Monday, County Commissioners considered the certification of the petition for the local option election for the sale of alcoholic beverages in Justice Precinct #2. Local Election Director Diana McRae filled Commissioners in on the…

  • George Jones: The King of Broken Hearts

    George Jones: The King of Broken Hearts

    His was a voice of kerosene teardrops about to burst into a raging fire. When George Jones sang a song, there was never any doubt that he committed completely to whatever emotion — usually one…

  • Prescribed Burn Notification–Sam Houston National Forest

    The U-S Forest Service scheduled a prescribed burn for the Sam Houston National Forest in Walker and Montgomery counties to begin at 10:30 AM today on FM 1791 at the south side of Forest Service…

  • Prescribed Burn Today

    The U-S Forest Service scheduled a prescribed burn today for the Sam Houston National Forest beginning at 11 AM for Walker and Montgomery Counties. The location of the burn is FM 1791 at the south…