Articles Tagged “Walker County”

  • HISD Bond Package Approved and to be Placed on Ballot

    Last night, at the regular HISD Board of Trustees meeting, boardmembers voted approval of a $65.5 million dollar bond package to be placed on the May 11th election ballot. Board President J-T Langley called for…

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    In Huntsville Police news, on Tuesday’s day shift a known juvenile was reported to have assaulted a Mance Park Middle School staff member. In the 700 block of 7th Street, a 22-year-old man was arrested…

  • Ag Commissioner Staples on Texas Master Gardeners

    Texas Master Gardener Programs can be found throughout the state, including here in Walker County. Texas Department of Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples explains . . . . TEXMASTGRD1-31-13 For more information, call Texas AgriLife Extension…

  • Joint Workshop at HISD’s Hawkins Administration Building Tonight

    HISD will host a joint workshop between the HISD Board of Trustees, the City Council, and County Commissioners tonight at 6 in the Hawkins Administration Building Boardroom. The topics of discussion will be HISD’s Long…

  • Commissioners Discuss Proposed Redistricting Maps

    At this week’s Commissioners’ Court regular session, Commissioners discussed proposed redistricting maps for Walker County. Planning and Development Director Andy Isbell explains . . . . REDISTRICT1-29-13

  • County Featuring Advice on Dead Trees on Website

    An article now on the Walker County website covers issues arising from dead trees. In the article, “Texas A&M Forest Service is encouraging homeowners and landowners to remove fire-and-drought-killed trees that are within falling distance…

  • Local MLK Celebration Honors Two Leaders

    It was a celebration of togetherness in honor of the late Percy Howard, Jr. and Martin Luther King Jr. at the MLK Center Monday afternoon . . . . MLK#1-1-21-13 All in attendance were singing…

  • Commissioners Approve New Waverly ISD School Resource Officer Agreement

    In Walker County Commissioners Court Monday morning, Commissioners approved an Interlocal Cooperation Agreement between Walker County and the New Waverly Independent School District for a School Resource Officer. We talked with Precinct #4 Constable Gene…

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets

    Walker County Commissioners will meet for a special session at the courthouse at nine this morning. Purchasing Agent Mike Williford will discuss, for approval, the purchase of a 2013 F350 Horton Concept-3 ambulance from budgeted…

  • Christmas Tree Fire Safety Advice

    Many Christmas trees are already up in homes across Walker County. However, if you’re about to go shopping for a real tree or about to put one up, Fire Chief Tom Grisham has some fire…