Articles Tagged “County Jail”

  • Update On Use Of Remaining 2012 Certificate Of Obligation Funds

    At Monday morning’s meeting of Walker County Commissioners, County Auditor Patricia Allen updated commissioners on the leftover remaining funds from the 2012 Certificate of Obligation funds from the new County Jail project. The audio-video project…

  • Video Arraignment Approved By Commissioners

    Several important local County issues were discussed in Commissioners’ Court Monday. Among them, an audio-video arraignment system between the courthouse and County Jail. Ford Audio-Video representatives Mitch Warren and Steve Cole talked about the system…

  • Commissioners’ Court Special Session

    Walker County Commissioners will meet for a special session this afternoon in the small District Courtroom on the third floor at 1:30. Today’s Statutory Agenda includes discussion and possible approval of a first amendment to…

  • City & County Interlocal Jail Agreement Approved By Commissioners

    At this week’s regular session of Walker County Commissioners’ Court, commissioners considered approving the interlocal agreement between the City and County for jail services in the new County Jail. Assistant District Attorney Quentin Russell explained…

  • Tuesday’s City Council Session

    At last night’s regular session of the Huntsville City Council, Finance Director Steve Ritter said the City has a $969,000 surplus in the fiscal year’s budget. The council tabled the interlocal agreement between the City…

  • Aggravated Robbery Suspect Back in Jail

    A suspect in a couple of home invasion robberies in 2013 is back in the Walker County Jail after not appearing at a court date. Thirty-seven-year-old Darrick Edward Ross was picked up by Huntsville and…

  • New Jail Opening Nears

    In Commissioners’ Court Monday, Jail Project Director Eddie Smith said all the tests on the newly constructed County Jail had been completed . . . . JAILEND3-10-14 Project Director Smith said, “It’s been a good…

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets

    Walker County Commissioners meet this morning at nine at the courthouse. On today’s “Statutory Agenda,” Assistant District Attorney Quentin Russell will discuss approval of a resolution for capital trial reimbursement. County Purchasing Agent Mike Williford…

  • Jail Administrator Captain Fisher Comments on Pod Design

    Walker County Jail Administrator Captain Steve Fisher and Sheriff Clint McRae took us on a walking tour of the new County Jail on “Around Town” this weekend. One of the many ideas built into this…

  • New Walker County Jail Update

    After explaining to Commissioners reasons for additional work required at the TxDOT retaining wall between the new Walker County Jail property and the adjacent TDCJ property, Jail Project Supervisor Eddie Smith presented an update on…