Articles Tagged “Emergency Management”

  • 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…

  • Punctured Gas Line Thursday Night Evacuates Area in Huntsville for an Hour

    Last night around 5:40–contractors, reported to be working on the installation of light posts–punctured a natural gas line at 13th and University in Huntsville. Emergency Management and law enforcement officials evacuated an appoximate half-mile area…

  • Active Shooter Exercise Wednesday

    Wednesday, Walker County and the City of Huntsville did an Emergency Management exercise on an Active Shooter Mass Fatality originating out of the EOC, or Emergency Operations Center, at the Walker County Sheriffs Office. All…

  • Health Fair & “Are You Ready?” Seminar Held Tuesday

    Tuesday, Huntsville Memorial Hospital and other local entities brought a Walker County Health Fair and “Are Your Ready” seminars to the Walker County Storm Shelter. Sessions presented last night included presentations by Texas A&M Forest…

  • “Are You Ready” Workshop Today

    Huntsville Memorial Hospital’s Manager of Emergency Management and Security, Matt McDaniel, tell us that the Walker County “Are You Ready?” Emergency Management Workshop is today with the outdoors segment segment open at 3:30 at the…

  • Mock Tornado Drill Held

    Wednesday morning, in conjunction with Severe Weather Awareness Week in Texas, a mock tornado drill was performed in Walker County in cooperation with area schools. The Community Emergency Response Team along with the Walker County…

  • City Council Meets for Special Session

    The Huntsville City Council will meet tonight at 7:15 at City Hall for a special session to discuss applying for, and accepting, if awarded, a request for an amendment to the Texas Department of Emergency…