Articles Tagged “fire”

  • Gunman Shoots & Kills Policeman in Paris

    Thursday night, a gunman shot and killed a policeman in Paris and wounded two other officers on the well-known Champs Elysees avenue in Paris. The attack has been claimed by ISIS. The gunman opened fire…

  • New Waverly Firefighters Respond to Log Home Fire

    New Waverly Firefighters were dispatched just before 4pm Monday afternoon to a house fire on Pine Ridge Lane. The homeowner had discovered a fire on the outside of the home near some electrical equipment, and…

  • Commissioners Approve Purchase of Bullet-Proof Vests

    In Commissioners’ Court this week, Precinct #4 Constable Gene Bartee discussed approving Constable Sale Commission funds from the Tax Sale held in December 2016 to purchase ballistic vests and gun cases for all four constables…

  • New Waverly Firefighters Busy with Weekend Fires

    New Waverly Firefighters responded to a number of wildfires over the weekend as clear skies and warmer temperatures prompted many to venture outdoors around Walker County. Despite recent heavy rains, much of Southeast Texas is…

  • Councilmembers Approve Fire Truck Purchase

    At the last session of the Huntsville City Council, councilmembers had a “First Reading” on  the purchase of a Ferrara pumper fire truck. After Police Chief Kevin Lunsford cleared up that there was no price…

  • DPS Safe Holiday Travel Trips

    DPS offers the following additional tips for safe travel during the holidays: Don’t drink and drive. Designate a driver or take a cab. Slow down – especially in bad weather, construction areas and heavy traffic.…

  • Huntsville Fires Monday

    A story in the Huntsville Item reports that area firefighters responded to two fires Monday morning. Around 9:30 AM, firefighters took care of a structure fire at a residence located on Frank Cloud Road in…

  • Branch-Davidian Collection Donated to Gresham Library

    A special historical collection has been donated to SHSU. It regards the Branch-Davidian standoff near Waco nearly a quarter century ago. Former McLennan County Sheriff Larry Lynch still vividly remembers the fire that rocked the…

  • Huntsville City Council To Meet

    The Huntsville City Council will have a regular meeting today at 6 pm at City Hall. The city fathers will hear first readings on two Historic Preservation Overlay District Map Amendments, the first for the…

  • Fire Burns Down Barn

    The Huntsville Item reports that in a fire that destroyed a barn on Twin Creek Drive off of FM 405 south of  Riverside no one was injured. The Watson family was not present when the…