Articles Tagged “Walker County”

  • 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…

  • 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…