Articles Tagged “Walker County”

  • Riverside VFD Issues Discussed in Commissioners’ Court Monday

    At Commissioners Court Monday concerned Walker County citizen Lee Ashby, during public comment, expressed that he had concern with the Riverside Volunteeer Fire Department in his allegation that there was fraudulent activity within the department…

  • Judge Pierce on Fire Protection Cooperation

    The ability to rapidly respond to local fires was proven a great necessity back during the wildfires of the big drought in Walker County. The need for fire protection county-wide continues. The City and County…

  • Judge Pierce with County Roads Update

    The work on Walker County roadways never stops. We talked with County Judge Danny Pierce about this important aspect of County responsibility this past weekend on “Around Town . . . ..” COUNTRDS11-27-13

  • “Tree of Hope” at SHSU

    The SHSU Center for Leadership and Service’s Bearkat Impact board is working to spread “hope” and cheer through a project that will grant holiday wishes. Through its “Tree of Hope,” Bearkat Impact is taking advantage…

  • Unclaimed Property Representatives in Town Wednesday

     Walker County residents who think — or hope — they might have some money waiting in the state’s Unclaimed Property database can search the list at an event hosted by the Texas Comptroller’s office and…

  • CodeRED Test Today

    Walker County Public Safety Communications Center Director Les Metzler informs us that Huntsville and Walker County will be using the CodeRED Emergency Notification System to call the entire community this afternoon. He says, “It’s going…

  • TxDOT Seeking Public Input on Transportation Future

    In an effort to address long-term statewide transportation needs, the Texas Department of Transportation will host the first in a series of meetings to gather public input to help shape the Texas Transportation Plan 2040.…

  • TxDOT Seeks Public Input

    TxDOT Seeks Public Input

    In an effort to address long-term statewide transportation needs, the Texas Department of Transportation will host the first in a series of meetings to gather public input to help shape the Texas Transportation Plan 2040.…

  • “Code Red” System to be Tested November 14th

    Huntsville/Walker County will be utilizing the CodeRED Emergency Notification System on November 14th to call the entire community. The calls will be in the afternoon and will continue until the entire database has been attempted.…

  • Advanced Emergency Management Training Given Locally in October

    October 21st through 23rd, employees from the City, Walker County, SHSU, HISD, and TDCJ participated in advanced emergency management training, created by FEMA, at the Walker County Storm Shelter. Texas A&M Forest Service facilitated the…