Articles Tagged “County Jail”

  • Jail Construction Update

    The construction of the new County Jail continues. Jail Project Manager Eddie Smith said that rain over the weekend had delayed the exterior work like the sidewalks, the remainder of the driveways, parking at the…

  • According to County Auditor Jail Costs May be Offset in Future Due to Tax Rate Increase

    Walker County Commissioners approved a new budget and higher tax rate Monday morning. Shortly before adoption of the new budget, and amid quite an opposition locally to raising the County tax rate to 67.78 cents…

  • Commissioners Meet Today

    Walker County Commissioners will meet at the courthouse for a regular session at nine this morning. They’ll hear an update on the construction of the new County Jail and receive departmental reports. Juvenile Services Director…

  • Jail Construction Update

    At Monday morning’s regular session of Walker County Commissioners Court, Construction Project Manager Eddie Smith gave an update on the construction of our new County Jail which really seems to be coming along well .…

  • Jail Construction Update

    Tuesday morning, Project Manager Eddie Smith updated Commissioners on the construction progress of the new County Jail. He said, they “had 45 percent of the blocks laid and poured in concrete.” He said the planks…

  • New Jail Construction Update

    At Monday’s session of Walker County Commissioners’ Court, Jail Project Manager Eddie Smith reported that the rain last week slowed them down a couple of days on pouring concrete for the new County Jail. However,…

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets

    Walker County Commissioners will get together for a regular session this morning at nine at the Courthouse. This morning’s “Consent Agenda” includes the approval of donating used bulletproof vests to the San Jacinto County Sheriff’s…

  • Jail Upate from Captain Steve Fisher

    At Walker County Commissioners’ Court Monday, Jail Administrator Captain Steve Fisher gave an update on work underway in regard to the new Walker County Jail . . . . JAIL#1-1-14-13 Captain Fisher passed along that…

  • Jail Administrator Captain Fisher Comments on Old Jail Overcrowding

    On FM 2821, you may have noticed the grounds being prepared for the new County Jail. Our “Around Town” guest this weekend was Jail Administrator Captain Steve Fisher. Captain Fisher filled us in on the…