Articles Tagged “Walker County”

  • 8th Annual SAAFE House Crawfest Big Success

    The big 8th Annual Crawfest sponsored by SAAFE House packed the place at the Walker County fairgrounds last night. The event raises money for SAAFE House which shelters and helps victims of domestic violence and…

  • Hurricane Ike Funds Still Available

    Houston-Galveston Area Council Disaster Recovery Housing Administrator Zelia Brown informs us that “Hurricane Ike assistance is still available for Walker County.” Via e-mail she told us, “While the storm may have taken place 5 years…

  • Fireworks Ban

    Walker County Commissioners authorized a Fireworks Ban for Walker County in court today. This order bans the sale or use of aerial fireworks such as missiles with fins and rockets with sticks in Walker County…

  • TxDOT Approves Funding for Two Construction Jobs in Walker County

    In an ongoing effort to improve safety and relieve congestion, the Texas Transportation Commission last week approved two construction projects in Walker County. A $3 million project was awarded to Smith and Company to overlay…

  • County Sheriff Talks with Commissioners about San Jacinto County Jail Contract

    Houston County has been housing inmate overflow from the Walker County Jail while our new jail is under construction. Walker County Sheriff Clint McRae went before County Commissioners at a special session Tuesday to get…

  • Active Shooter Exercise Wednesday

    Wednesday, Walker County and the City of Huntsville did an Emergency Management exercise on an Active Shooter Mass Fatality originating out of the EOC, or Emergency Operations Center, at the Walker County Sheriffs Office. All…

  • Pond & Lake Management Class Offered

    Texas AgriLife Extension Agent Reg Lepley informs us that a Pond & Lake Management Class will be held May 23rd, at 6:30 PM, at the Walker County Texas AgriLife Extension office at 102 Tam Road…

  • Sheriff’s Office Conducts Drug Bust

    Following a lengthy undercover narcotics investigation, the Walker County Sheriff’s Office obtained a search warrant which was executed on May 14th for a residence located in the 40 block of Cyntolyn in Walker County. Upon…

  • HISD Board of Trustees Meets Tonight

    The HISD Board of Trustees will get together for a regular meeting at six this evening at the Huntsville High School. Tonight the board will recognize the accomplisments of various students and staff. Tonight’s “Consent…

  • Walker County Local Emergency Planning Committee Discusses Issues

    Tuesday morning, the Walker County Local Emergency Planning Committee met to start a process of developing a plan to deal with disasters. Basically, the committee will inform area citizens on what do in case a…