Articles Tagged “Texas Department”

  • Temporary Closure of Outside Lane & Shoulder on I-45 Southbound

    Beginning today, the Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT) contractor will temporarily close a short section of the outside lane and shoulder on IH 45 southbound in Walker County, north of exit 118 at Huntsville. This…

  • TDCJ Hiring Seminar Thursday

    Current hiring opportunities and career benefits for Correctional Officers with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice will be presented at a hiring seminar on Thursday, April 3rd, at 6:30 p.m. at the Gib Lewis Unit…

  • AFSCME’s Lowry & Governor Perry Express Opposing Views on PREA Act Compliance

    In a three page letter delivered Friday to the US Justice Department, Texas Governor Rick Perry informed the US Justice Department that Texas would not be complying with the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA). The…

  • DPS Offers Election Identification Certificates

    As early voting for the primary election is underway, the Texas Department of Public Safety is reminding Texans that Election Identification Certificates, or EIC’s, are available at driver license offices during normal business hours. The…

  • Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Scholarships

    The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo has given out more than $350 million in scholarships and other education programs in Texas. Texas Department of Agriculture Administrator Rick Roads tells us, “Currently over 2,000 students are…

  • Revinvestment Zone Discussed at Commissioners’ Meeting

    Monday, Walker County Commissioners had a public hearing on determining a possible location for a County Energy Transportation Reinvestment Zone. It’s necessary to establish a zone for eligibility in applying for a grant from the…

  • 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…

  • Christmas Holiday Closures

    All city offices will be closed today and Wednesday, December 25th, in observance of the Christmas holiday. They will re-open on Thursday, December 26th. Walker County offices will be closed this Wednesday through the weekend.