Articles Tagged “County Jail”

  • 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…

  • Commissioners Court Approves Jail Phone Equipment Set-Up Costs

    Walker County Commissioners moved forward in getting the new County Jail ready. The new phone equipment has already been ordered, and now the configuration and set-up costs statement of work was approved . . .…

  • County Judge Danny Pierce Comments on the Year Ahead

    Following the Walker County Commissioners meeting Monday morning, we asked County Judge Danny Pierce how he saw the year ahead for the County budget-wise, tax revenue-wise, and if the new County Jail will be helpful…

  • Flooring Issue at New County Jail Discussed by Commissioners

    At Monday morning’s session of Walker County Commissioners, Commissioners discussed an issue of a high moisture content of the floor slab of the new County Jail which is above a standard norm that would result…

  • Funds Approved for IT Analyst at New Jail

    Because the new County Jail will be opening several months earlier than is scheduled–perhaps, by the 1st or middle of March–the County’s IT department is requesting that an IT Analyst be hired effective January 1st…