Articles Tagged “EMS”

  • Friday Shooting Death – Update

    When we talked with HPD Lt. Jim Barnes on Sunday afternoon, 19-year-old Garius O’Bryant wanted in the fatal shooting Friday of 61-year-old Ray Charles Smith, was still being sought.  Lt. Barnes informed us today that…

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets

    Walker County Commissioners will meet this morning at nine at the courthouse. County Treasurer Sharon Duke wlll discuss approving the County Treasurer setting up a branch depository bank in Riverside for use by Justice of…

  • Huntsville Teen Recovering From Accident

    According to media reports, 16-year-old Huntsville resident McKayla Chamberlain is now recovering at home from an accident after her car hit a bridge south of Madisonville Friday. She received second and third-degree burns on her…

  • “Ready, Set, Huntsville!” Planned

    The Huntsville Fire Department would like to invite all residents and homeowners to a special event for Tuesday July 8th at Fire Station #2.  It’s called “Ready, Set, Huntsville!” Beginning at 6 PM, HFD personnel…

  • Occupants Freed From Vehicle In Walker County Accident

    Heavy thunderstorms rolled through Walker County just before daylight Tuesday morning, leaving a 3-foot diameter pine tree laying across State Hwy 150 near FM 2693. A driving rain obscured visibility even further, and cars struck…

  • DPS Increases DWI Enforcement

    The Texas Department of Public Safety has increased DWI patrols through January 2nd. DPS troopers will focus DWI patrols in high-risk locations at times when alcohol-related crashes are most frequent. DPS offers the following additional…

  • City Council Approves Funds for Downtown Fire Station Restoration

    At this week’s regular session of the Huntsville City Council, councilmembers approved $75,000 dollars for further restoration and repair of the downtown fire station. More funds will need to be allocated in the future for…

  • DPS Increases Patrols for Memorial Day Weekend

    The Texas Department of Public Safety will significantly increase trooper patrols this Memorial Day weekend to help keep Texas roadways safe. During the increased patrols today through Monday, May 27th, troopers will be looking for…

  • Willie Nelson Plans Fundraiser Following Explosion in Texas

    Willie Nelson Plans Fundraiser Following Explosion in Texas

    Willie Nelson has a personal connection to the community of West, Texas, where a Wednesday night (April 17) explosion at a fertilizer plant killed several people and injured dozens more. The community is approximately six…

  • County Purchasing Used Ambulance

    At this week’s session of Walker County Commissioners’ Court, Commissioners heard from County Purchasing Agent Mike Williford regarding the purchase of a used ambulance for the EMS fleet. Williford said they “issued a formal solicitation…