Articles Tagged “County”

  • Commissioner Court Meets

    Walker County Commissioners meet for a regular session at nine this morning at the courthouse. Precinct #4 Constable Gene Bartee will discuss for approval the Interlocal Cooperation Agreement for School Resource Officers. The Maintenance committee…

  • Free Flu Shots For County Employees Approved

    Monday morning during their special session, commissioners heard from Administrative Assistant Sherri Pegoda on an agenda item involving the providing of free flu shots to County employees. In addressing Commissioners she said, “Last year, you…

  • B-J Gaines, Jr. On Budget

    Our guest on “Around Town” this weekend was Precinct #1 Commissioner B-J Gaines, Jr. We asked B-J if he was able to get what he wanted in this year’s new County budget . . .…

  • CGG Bedias Creek To Begin Seismic Testing Soon

    During a slide presentation, CGG Bedias Creek’s representative Mr. Kell spoke to Commissioners Monday morning to ask for permission or a “letter of no objection” for seismic testing in Walker County . . . .…

  • County Receiving Grant For Firefighter Radios

    Walker County’s Planning and Development Department deals with all kinds of grants for the County. The department’s director, Andy Isbell, recently informed us of one they were very happy to be receiving . . .…

  • Proposed Tax Rate Announced In Commissioners’ Court

    Walker County Commissioners met for a special session at the courthouse Wednesday. Commissioners conducted a “Budget Workshop.” County Auditor Patricia Allen presented the proposed tax rate . . . . PROPTAX7-30-14 A draft of the…

  • Hurricane Functional Exercise Today

    Deputy Emergency Management Coordinator David Anderson informs us that today from 8:30 to 5:00 Emergency Management will be conducting a Hurricane Functional Exercise in the Emergency Operations Center at the Sheriffs Office . . .…

  • Precinct #4 Commissioner Candidates Present Platforms at Republican Womens Meeting

    Candidate Jimmy Henry and incumbent Tim Paulsel, in the current runoff for the Precinct #4 Commissioners’ seat, presented their platforms at Monday’s meeting of the Walker County Republican Women at the Library’s Community Room. The…

  • 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…

  • Stubblefield Bridge Project Moves Forward

    In Walker County Commissioners’ Court Monday, commissioners approved a reimbursable agreement and project agreement in regard to the Stubblefield Lake Road Bridge project. The bridge carries traffic in and out of the Sam Houston National…