Articles Tagged “Walker County”

  • Amateur Radio Operator and First Responder Drill This Weekend

    Local amateur radio operators and first-responders will be participating in a drill in Walker County this weekend. CERT Coordinator Joe Connell tells us more . . . . Mr. Connell also said they “will be…

  • National Night Out Celebrated Last Night In Huntsville

    Last night’s National Night Out event in the Academy and Target parking lots brought out the finest in law enforcement in Walker County including HPD, the Fire Department, Sheriff’s Office, EMS, DPS, SHSU Police, the…

  • TxDOT’s District Engineer Catherine Hejl Honored

    On September 24th, Catherine Hejl, TxDOT District Engineer for the Bryan District which serves the Huntsville area, received an Outstanding Women in Texas Government Award in the category of Outstanding Management from the State Agency…

  • Ag Commissioner Staples On 4-H Membership

    Texas Ag Commissioner Todd Staples says 4-H is a great character building organization for kids . . . .   Staples likes the parents and adults involvement with kids. He says, “The more that parents…

  • Election Info

    The November 4 Regular Election is fast approaching, and the deadline to register to vote or make any changes to name or address information is October 6. Early voting for the November election will be…

  • Commissioners Discuss Possible Uses Of Remaining Jail Bond Funds

    At Monday morning’s meeting of the Walker County Commissioners’ Court, commissioners discussed various options of what could be done with the $975,000 left from the Walker County Jail project. Commissioner Ronnie White filled us in…

  • A Look At Texas Cattle

    Texas Ag Commissioner Todd Staples says we have nearly 11 million head of cattle in Texas–the largest cattle herd in the nation. Staples says Santa Gertrudis is a Texas original, and so is a favorite…

  • Fourth Annual “Day for Kids” Tomorrow

    This Saturday, September 13th, the Boys & Girls Club of Walker County is celebrating their Fourth Annual “Day for Kids.” Boys & Girls Club Executive Director Michelle Spencer has the information . . . .…

  • No Burn Ban For Walker County For Now

    Still no burn ban in effect for Walker County. Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis addressed commissioners after consulting on the Keetch Byram Drought Index, or KBDI . . . .

  • Vehicle Catches Fire After Hitting Cow On FM 3478

    A vehicle struck a cow on FM 3478 north of town around 5:30 this morning near the Trinity River. The vehicle caught on fire and fire emergency vehicles were dispatched. FM 3478 was closed down. …