Articles Tagged “Walker County”

  • 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…

  • Disaster Funds Applied For

    As you have likely noticed, the incredible amount of rain we got in Huntsville and Walker County did a lot of road damage. Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis informed Commissioners Tuesday morning that he had…

  • TxDOT Road Closing Update

    5/18/15 TxDOT Road Closings as of 1:22 PM: Walker County: ·         FM 247 closed between FM 2628 and FM 2989. ·         FM 3478 at the Trinity River is Closed. ·         FM 2989 in Walker County…

  • TxDOT Road Closure Update

    TxDOT update 10:53 AM: Walker County: FM 3478 at the Trinity River is Closed. FM 2989 in Walker County is still closed at Bedias Creek due to water over the roadway. FM 1791 is closed…

  • Texas Baptist Men Bringing Meals To TDCJ Employees

    In celebration of National Correctional Officers And Employees Week, over one hundred members of the Texas Baptist Men’s organization and additional volunteers will be feeding approximately 5,000 TDCJ employees this week at Walker County prison…

  • Fish Fry Senior Center

    There’s a Fish-Fry Fundraiser coming up Friday, May 8th for the Senior Center of Walker County. For $7 you get fish, fries, dessert and bottled water. You’re asked to order by today. Orders of 5…

  • Relay For Life Starts Tonight

    Relay For Life of Walker County and Sam Houston State University begins their event tonight. It all starts this evening at six and continues through 2 AM at the Waker County Fairgrounds livestock barn. The…