Articles Tagged “Public Safety”

  • Federal Government to Fund Texas Border Security Operation

    Governor Greg Abbott has announced that Texas will receive funding from the federal government in support of Operation Secure Texas. With the announcement, Texas National Guardsmen and women currently serving in support of Operation Secure…

  • Trapped Driver Freed by Rescue Crew in New Waverly

    New Waverly firefighter Jimmy Williams reports that New Waverly Firefighters and Walker County EMS were called to a single vehicle accident Tuesday afternoon that left the lone occupant trapped behind the wheel of her car.…

  • Motorcyclist Injured in New Waverly

    New Waverly firefighter Jimmy Williams reports that New Waverly Fire and EMS crews were dispatched just before 3pm Saturday to reports of a motorcycle accident at the New Waverly exit on I-45 Southbound. Upon arrival…

  • An 18-Wheeler Driver Survived an Encounter with a Train in New Waverly Wednesday

    New Waverly firefighter Jimmy Williams reports that an 18-wheeler driver was lucky to survive an encounter with a train Wednesday morning on FM 2793 near Highway 75 just north of New Waverly.  The train struck…

  • Several Accidents and Injuries on I-45 Today

    Wet Conditions Spawn Number of Morning Accidents Largest multi-vehicle accident involves 18 wheeler and several other vehicles, shutting down both sides of freeway during morning commute. New Waverly, November 28, 2016 New Waverly Firefighters and…

  • City Council Meets

    The Huntsville City Council will meet for a regular session at City Hall tonight at six. Tonight’s “Consent Agenda” includes renewal of annual software maintenance with Tyler Technologies for Finance and Public Safety for $85,500.…

  • Crime Stoppers Seeking Information

    Crime Stoppers is assisting the Texas Department of Public Safety seeking information on a traffic accident occurring on April 26, 2016 around 3pm. The accident occurred near the 108 mile post marker of Interstate 45…

  • Phase II of the DMV’s Two Steps for Vehicle Inspection and Registration

    The Walker County Vehicle Registration Office is stepping up to assist customers during the second year of the “Two Steps, One Sticker” program for vehicle inspection and registration. Beginning on March 1, 2016, the transition…

  • Governor Takes Action to Combat Illegal Border Crossings

    With the significant increase in the number of illegal crossings across the Texas border, Governor Greg Abbott has taken action in the wake of federal inaction. Across the Texas border, apprehensions through October and November…

  • Preventing Vehicle Theft & Burglaries

    The Texas Department of Public Safety is reminding Texans about the potential for vehicle thefts during the holiday season and is advising individuals to takes extra precautions to guard against possible auto thefts. Vehicle burglaries…