Articles Tagged “Judge Pierce”

  • Commissioners’ Court Hears Round Prairie Road Issues

    Several area citizens addressed Walker County Commissioners’ Court Monday morning regarding damage to Round Prairie Road by oil and gas industry vehicles. Round Prairie Road resident Jack Park succinctly laid out the issue to commissioners…

  • Money Approved For Jail Project

    Several weeks ago, Commissioners approved a video arraignment system so inmates can communicate from the County Jail to the courtroom. This was done in the interest of security and more efficient use of personnel. At…

  • Judge Pierce On Chemex Plant

    During our last “Around Town” presentation, County Judge Danny Pierce updated us on the new Chemex plant in New Waverly . . . . Judge Pierce says, “They should be in production by April 15th.”

  • “Heartwalk” Coming To Huntsville

    Monday, Huntsville Memorial Hospital Manager of Community Relations Karen Bilsing and CEO Shannon Brown spoke before Walker County Commissioners and Judge Pierce on behalf of the Walker County American Heart Association. They work with the…

  • Stubblefield Bridge Project Moves Forward

    In Walker County Commissioners’ Court Monday, commissioners approved a reimbursable agreement and project agreement in regard to the Stubblefield Lake Road Bridge project. The bridge carries traffic in and out of the Sam Houston National…

  • Commissioners to Exclude City in Grant Application

    Monday at Commissioners’ Court, Commissioners voted not to include the City of Huntsville in their application for a grant that might allow them funds for radios for area volunteer fire departments. The overall grant of…

  • Website Transparency Discussed in Commissioners Court

    At the Commissioners’ Court regular meeting Monday, County Auditor Patricia Allen explained efforts to raise to an even higher level the transparency of their operations on the County’s website . . . . TRANSPAR#1-2-24-14 Ms.…

  • Historical Commission Seeking Office Space

    At this week’s session of Walker County Commissioners’ Court, Lois Blake and Donna Coffen from the local Historical Commission addressed commissioners on their finances and activities as well as future needs. Ms. Blake informed commissioners…

  • More Handicap Access at Courthouse Moving Forward

    Monday, County Judge Danny Pierce sought approval from County Commissioners on moving forward with plans for handicap access on the the east side of the courthouse . . . . HANDICAP1-14-14 Judge Pierce said he…

  • Judge Pierce on Fire Protection Cooperation

    The ability to rapidly respond to local fires was proven a great necessity back during the wildfires of the big drought in Walker County. The need for fire protection county-wide continues. The City and County…