Articles Tagged “Walker County”

  • Meals-On-Wheels Fundraiser Lunch

    Meals-On-Wheels Fundraiser Lunch

    The Senior Center of Walker County will be hosting a fund-raising opportunity for its “Meals-On-Wheels” program. Smoked pulled pork sandwiches, chips & a cookie will be sold for $5 per meal from 11am-12:30pm Feb. 1 at the…

  • Residential Childrens Operation Discussed by Council

    Last night, the Huntsville City Council Chamber was packed with people concerned about the possibility of a general residential operation for childcare services coming to their neighborhood. The proposed home for the services was that…

  • Commissioners’ Court Focuses on Animal Issues

    In Commissioners’ Court Monday morning, several local citizens expressed their concerns with animals on-the-loose, primarily dogs, destroying property and threatening humans and animals in Walker County at-large. Among them, Dr. Richard Watkins expressed his desire…

  • Warren Wayne Lewis Gets 75 Years

    The Huntsville Item reports that Wednesday, 40-year-old Warren Wayne Lewis was sentenced to 75 years in prison by a Walker County jury. Lewis was found guilty of the first-degree felony murder of Machelle Archie in…

  • Warren Wayne Lewis Found Guilty of Murder

    KBTX Channel 3 reports that Walker County resident Warren Wayne Lewis was found guilty of the March 2015 murder of Machelle Archie Tuesday in Judge Hal Ridley’s 278th District Court. Last week Lewis’s wife, Melissa…

  • Rita B Huff Issue Discussed in Commissioners’ Court

    Monday, Walker County commissioners discussed issues regarding the fulfillment of their contract with the Rita B Huff organization. Commissioner Glen Reader talked about the problem with Commissioner Jimmy Henry . . . .   Commissioner…

  • Gracie’s Care Presentation in Commissioners’ Court

    In Walker County Commissioners’ Court this week Chairperson for the Walker County Child Protective Services Board, Jessie Parker, addressed commissioners regarding support for Gracie’s Care, a faith-based residential child care service organization owned by Penny…

  • Lumberton Man Indicted for Intoxicated Manslaughter

    The Huntsville Item reports that 26-year-old Lumberton resident Robert Seagada was indicted for intoxicated manslaughter by a Walker County grand jury this month. The charge is for allegedly being under the influence of narcotics when…

  • Ambulance Remount Approved by Commissioners

    In Commissioners’ Court Monday, EMS Coordinator John Nabors addressed commissioners for approval of a bid for the purchase of an ambulance remount. With a budget for the remount of $102,500 the County received bids higher…

  • Major Accident I-45

    At Around 8:15 this morning. The State of Texas operations center received an initial report of a road closure in Walker County.  Interstate Highway 45–all lanes, north and southbound, were closed due to a crash…