Articles Tagged “Emergency Management”

  • Donations Needed For Local Flooding Victims

    We’re reminding you again that the Walker Count office of Emergency Management along with the first United Methodist Church are accepting donated items to help those affected by the Trinity River flooding. Last week there…

  • Donations Soon Accepted For Flood Victims

    The Walker County Office of Emergency Management along with the first United Methodist Church are accepting donated items to help those affected by the Trinity River flooding. There are approximately 200 homes that are still…

  • Storms Leave Behind Damage In Walker County

    Flooding and high winds left damage in their wake as they swept through Walker County Monday morning. The huge overhead metal canopy over the pumps at the Bearkat Junction gas station on Sam Houston Avenue…

  • Amateur Radio Operator and First Responder Drill This Weekend

    Local amateur radio operators and first-responders will be participating in a drill in Walker County this weekend. CERT Coordinator Joe Connell tells us more . . . . Mr. Connell also said they “will be…

  • Grass Fire On Walnut Cove Monday

    According to KBTX.com, Monday afternoon a grass fire around an acre in size destroyed two buildings on a property off State Highway 19 on Walnut Cove in Walker County. First Responders on the scene included…

  • Hurricane Functional Exercise Held Monday in Huntsville

    Walker County and City Emergency Management Officials, along with various law enforcement branches and state officials, conducted a Hurricane Functional Exercise at the Emergency Operations Center at the Sheriff’s Office Monday throughout the day. Emergency…

  • City Issues Press Release on Inclement Weather Ahead

    The City of Huntsville and Walker County Offices of Emergency Management would like to ask all residents to stay mindful of potential inclement weather beginning today and continuing through the weekend. According to Lance Wood,…

  • Commissioners Approve Purchase of Software for Emergency Management

    At this week’s regular session of Walker County Commissioners, Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis made a slide presentation about special software from the Aristatek Company which can calculate plumes on a map on Hazardous material…

  • Commissioners Hear Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster Presentation

    Walker County Commissioners heard a presentation on formation of a Walker County Voluntary Organization Active in Disaster, or VO-AD, at their Monday morning meeting. County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis filled commissioners in on the…

  • Community Planning Group Meeting Coming Up

    The Walker County Office of Emergency Management continues to work to make our county a better and safer place to live. A special meeting is planned in the future. Deputy Emergency Management Coordinator David Anderson…