Articles Tagged “DPS”

  • DPS Urges Drivers to Fill Up on Safety for Thanksgiving

    As Texans prepare for the Thanksgiving holiday, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding motorists to make safety a priority and to enjoy the holiday weekend responsibly. DPS Troopers, and other Texas law…

  • Commissioners Approve Weigh Station Scale Purchase

    For some time now, Walker County Commissioners have been discussing the issue of the Weigh Station in New Waverly not having their regular weigh scales functioning properly. The County derives money from this and have…

  • Weigh Station Update

    During their meeting Monday, Walker County Commissioners had a workshop with Texas DPS Sergeant Gray on issues related to the weigh station in New Waverly. A weighing scale there has been inoperable because of an…

  • Weigh Station Issues Discussed by Commissioners

    Walker County Commissioners had a special session Monday afternoon at the courthouse. Of the several items considered, the court had a workshop on issues at the weigh station. The scale at the weigh station has…

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    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Wednesday a commercial burglary was investigated in the 2100 block of State Highway 30 East where burglars entered a building and took property and a vehicle. An…

  • Commissioners Discuss Repairs for Weigh Station

    In Walker County Commissioners Court Tuesday, commissioners discussed taking action on bids for repairs to the weigh station on I-45 in Precinct #4. The County derives revenue from the weigh station. DPS officer John Pierce…

  • Wednesday Afternoon Accident Left New Waverly Resident in Critical Condition Last Night

    New Waverly Volunteer Fire Department firefighter Jimmy Williams reports that New Waverly Fire and EMS units were dispatched at 1:30 Wednesday afternoon after several 911 callers reported a serious accident on Highway 75 near the…

  • New Driver Course to Combat Distracted Driving

    The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) today announced a new one-hour driving course to educate drivers on the dangers of distracted driving.  The Impact Texas Young Drivers (ITYD) course will be required for certain…

  • DPS Urges Texans to Use Caution in Summer Heat

    The Texas Department of Public Safety is warning Texas residents to be prepared for summertime temperatures, and to take precautions to stay safe as temperatures and heat indices hit 100 degrees and above in many…

  • DPS Releases Texas Gang Threat Assessment

    This week, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) released the Texas Gang Threat Assessment, which was developed to provide a broad overview and update of gang activity in Texas.   DPS Director Steven McCraw…