Articles Tagged “Walker County”

  • County Commissioners Hold Public Hearing on Taxes Today

    Walker County Commissioners will hold two public hearings on a proposal to increase total tax revenues from properties on the tax roll today and August 26th. The average taxable value of a Walker County homestead…

  • Community Planning Group Meeting Coming Up

    The Walker County Office of Emergency Management continues to work to make our county a better and safer place to live. A special meeting is planned in the future. Deputy Emergency Management Coordinator David Anderson…

  • Go-Texan Scholarships Awarded

    The Area Go Texan Scholarship committee, by way of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, has awarded three students in Walker County with scholarships. New Waverly High School graduate Mitch McMillian received a $2,000 scholarship,…

  • Update on Double-Homicide in Walker County–Victims Identified

    We have an update on that double-homicide in Walker County. Walker County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to a 9-1-1 call last night on Williams Road off Highway 30 to find a double homicide. A 55-year-old…

  • Burn Ban Put on Hold Monday

    Walker County Commissioners considered implementing a “burn ban” at Monday’s special session. Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis filled commissioners in on the KBDI Index and other authorities’ views of Walker County’s moisture situation…

  • Emergency Personnel Appreciation Dinner Planned

    The 12th Annual Walker County Emergency Personnel Appreciation Dinner is scheduled for Saturday, August 3rd, from 6:00-8:00 pm at the Walker County Storm Shelter on Highway 75 North. Traditionally, the dinner is prepared by Usta…

  • Local Option Election Approved for Justice Precinct #2

    On Monday, County Commissioners considered the certification of the petition for the local option election for the sale of alcoholic beverages in Justice Precinct #2. Local Election Director Diana McRae filled Commissioners in on the…

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets

    Walker County Commissioners will meet at the courthouse at nine this morning for a regular session. Jail Project Manager Eddie Smith will present an update on construction on the new County Jail. Local Election Director…

  • Commissioners Approve Agreement for Telecommunications Savings

    At Commissioners’ Court this week, commissioners looked at an agreement to help save the County money. County Purchasing Agent Mike Williford filled the court in on an agreement with Telanalysis to audit and analyze all…

  • Walker County Health Initiative Underway

    There’s a special Walker County Health Initiative underway. Huntsville Family YMCA Community Executive Director Sandra Clifton said it “was inspired by a grant that the County received.” She passed along that “Walker County is the…