Articles Tagged “Walker County”

  • Onalaska Pawn Shop Robbery Friday

    Following a law enforcement chase beginning in Polk County and ending in Walker County, four Huntsville men–Tydrus Mills, Devvin Nickerson, Brison Davidson, and Kenneth Freeman–were arrested and charged with the aggravated robbery of the Onalaska…

  • City Staff Participates in Fundraiser

    During a first-time charity bowling event on Thursday, December 19th, the staff of the City of Huntsville raised over $6,600 and collected thousands of food items to benefit local agencies. The five organizations benefitting from…

  • Some Fireworks Restrictions Still in Effect for Unincorporated Areas of County

    Walker County officials remind everyone in the county that back on the 9th of December Walker County Commissioners’ Court determined that the normal danger of fire in the unincorporated areas of the county was greatly…

  • Rabies Vaccine Drop for Skunks Scheduled

    The Texas Department of State Health Services informs us area that drops of baits containing rabies vaccine for skunks will begin in late January in East Central Texas. Walker County is included in this area.…

  • Greater Houston Partnership CEO Robert Harvey Speaks to Huntsville Rotarians

    The Rotary Club of Huntsville met Wednesday at the Walker Education Center. Greater Houston Partnership CEO Robert Harvey spoke to members about the efforts of the “Partnership” to further enhance economic development and trade in…

  • 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…