Articles Tagged “Walker County”

  • Tom Fordyce Appointed to Texas Board of Criminal Justice

    Texas Governor Greg Abbott has appointed and named Dale Wainwright as Chairman of the Texas Board of Criminal Justice. Also appointed to the board were Arlington Police Department Victim Services Coordinator Derrelynn Perryman and local…

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets

    Walker County Commissioners meet at the courthouse at nine this morning. Commissioners will receive department reports. Commissioners will have a public hearing on the Proposed Budget. They will discuss and vote to set salaries, expenses…

  • Robert Daniel Rodriguez Trial Starts

    Yesterday, testimony began in the aggravated kidnapping trial of 31-year-old Robert Daniel Rodriguez. He was indicted by a grand jury in Walker County last year after DNA evidence was said to have linked him to…

  • City Manager Benoit Talks About Dealing With Future Growth

    Our guest on “Around Town” this past weekend was Huntsville City Manager Matt Benoit. We talked with him about the good possibility now of I-45 being expanded from 4 to 6 lanes coming up from…

  • MEDICARE SEMINAR AT SENIOR CENTER

    Medicare fraud has become more prevalent recently. The Senior Center of Walker County will be presenting two local seminars entitled “Preventing Medicare Fraud” to help individuals understand the growing problem. The first event will be…

  • HUNTSVILLE IS 180 YEARS OLD

    You might not have noticed, but Huntsville turned 180 years old over the weekend. The city as we know it began its development in 1835. Pleasant Gray, along with his wife and children, petitioned the…

  • Madisonville Officer Found “Not Guilty”

    The Huntsville Item reports that Gary Laws, a former Madisonville police officer, was found not guilty Wednesday in the Walker County Court of Law in regard to a charge of cruelty to non-livestock animals. The…

  • Former Madisonville Officer On Trial For K-9 Incident

    The Huntsville Item reports that the trial of a former Madisonville police officer, Gary Laws, began Tuesday in the Walker County Court of Law. He is accused of bringing about the death of his K-9…

  • John Ray Falk, Jr. Reindicted

    The Huntsville Item reports that John Ray Falk, Jr., who was originally indicted by a grand jury in Walker County in 2008 for the slaying of TDCJ correctional officer Susan Canfield, has been re-indicted for…

  • Taylor Swift Donates To Van Riper Family “Go Fund Me” Account

    As you have likely heard, last Saturday when Thomas Lake Road volunteer firefighter Aaron Van Riper responded to an accident off FM 980 in Walker County he arrived to find that his wife Amber and…