Articles Tagged “Walker County”

  • Butch Davis Comments on Emergency Operation Center

    We’ve been talking this week with Walker County Emergency Coordinator Butch Davis about Severe Weather Awareness Week. When certain severe weather situations occur in Walker County–the EOC, or Emergency Operation Center–is activated . . .…

  • Polls Open Today for Primary Voting

    Polls will be open for Walker County voters from 7 AM to 7 PM today for the Republican and Democratic Primary elections. Voters who are unsure of their voting precinct location may call the Elections…

  • Early Voting Underway

    County Election Officer Diana McRae informs us that there was a steady turnout during the first week of Early Voting. Her department expects increased numbers this week which is the last week of Early Voting…

  • Congressman Brady in Huntsville Today

    An effort to restore the 40-hour work week is underway. Congressman Kevin Brady comments . . . . BRAD40-2-14-14 Small business leaders from Huntsville and Walker County will be updating Congressman Brady today about the…

  • TDCJ Offers Hiring Bonus

    Just recently, TDCJ raised the incentive to attract new correctional officers for their facilities plagued with staffing issues. Executive Director Brad Livingston gave his approval to raising the recruiting bonus to $4,000 for new officers…

  • Revinvestment Zone Discussed at Commissioners’ Meeting

    Monday, Walker County Commissioners had a public hearing on determining a possible location for a County Energy Transportation Reinvestment Zone. It’s necessary to establish a zone for eligibility in applying for a grant from the…

  • Christmas Holiday Closures

    All city offices will be closed today and Wednesday, December 25th, in observance of the Christmas holiday. They will re-open on Thursday, December 26th. Walker County offices will be closed this Wednesday through the weekend.

  • AgriLife Extension Pesticide Class Scheduled

    Walker County Extension Agent Reg Lepley tells us that the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Walker County and the Walker County Soil & Water Conservation District will be hosting a 5 1/2 hour continuing education…

  • 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…