Articles Tagged “fire”

  • Firefighters Train at New Waverly Fire Station

    Twenty-four Firefighters from Huntsville, North Montgomery County, and New Waverly converged on the New Waverly Fire Station on Saturday to continue training in wildfire firefighting and safety. With the summer fire season fast approaching and…

  • Precinct #304 Polling Places Discussed

    At this week’s Commissioners’ Court regular session, Commissioners looked at the issue of moving the Precinct #304 polling place from the Riverside Fire Department to the First United Methodist Church in Riverside. Precinct #304 Election…

  • New Riverside Polling Place Under Consideration

    In Walker County Commissioners Court Monday, Commissioners heard from Precinct #304 election judge Paula White and the reasons she feels it is necessary to move the #304 polling place in Riverside from the fire station…

  • County Helps Fund Riverside Fire Truck

    At Tuesday’s meeting of the Walker County Commissioners, partial funding for a fire truck for the Riverside Volunteer Fire Department was considered. Precinct #1 Commissioner B-J Gaines, Jr. said the County’s share of helping fund…

  • 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…

  • City Finance Committee Met Thursday

    At Thursday’s City of Huntsville Finance Committee meeting, the committee discussed issues regarding damages to Huntsville Fire Station #2 caused by rain in April. The damages could call for a budget amendment requiring $75,000 dollars…

  • “Knox Box” Interlocal Agreement Discussed by Commissioners

    At this week’s session of Walker County Commissioners’ Court, Planning and Development Director Andy Isbell presented for discussion a “Knox Box” agreement with the City of Huntsville . . . . KNOXBOX5-15-13 Isbell said, “Huntsville’s…

  • George Jones: The King of Broken Hearts

    George Jones: The King of Broken Hearts

    His was a voice of kerosene teardrops about to burst into a raging fire. When George Jones sang a song, there was never any doubt that he committed completely to whatever emotion — usually one…

  • Special Memorial Planned for West Plant Explosion Victims

    A special memorial ceremony for firefighers and first responders who lost their lives in the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas will be held Thursday at 2 PM at the Ferrell Center on the Baylor…

  • Commissioners Meet

    Walker County Commissioners will meet for a regular session this morning at nine at the courthouse. This morning’s “Consent Agenda” includes the issuance of an interest-bearing Certificate of Obligation for $106,758 dollars for the purchase…