Articles Tagged “Walker County”

  • Huntsville Man Indicted for Allegedly Threatening Two Witnesses

    Thirty-six-year-year-old Armando Martinez was indicted by a Walker County grand jury on two counts of obstruction or retaliation for allegedly threatening two witnesses who were going to testify against him in regard to a sexual…

  • Search & Rescue Team Informational Meeting

    To find out if there are local citizens interested in volunteering to form a search and rescue team in Walker County to assist law enforcement, East Texas Mounted Search & Rescue from Centerville is holding…

  • Double-Murder Investigation Continues

    The Walker County Sheriff’s Office continues to follow up on leads in the July 24th double-murder in Huntsville of 55-year-old Shanta Faye Crawford and 18-month-old Aiyden Benjamin Lewis. Sheriff Clint McRae released to the media…

  • 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…