Articles Tagged “Walker County”

  • Commissioners Discuss Proposed Redistricting Maps

    At this week’s Commissioners’ Court regular session, Commissioners discussed proposed redistricting maps for Walker County. Planning and Development Director Andy Isbell explains . . . . REDISTRICT1-29-13

  • County Featuring Advice on Dead Trees on Website

    An article now on the Walker County website covers issues arising from dead trees. In the article, “Texas A&M Forest Service is encouraging homeowners and landowners to remove fire-and-drought-killed trees that are within falling distance…

  • Local MLK Celebration Honors Two Leaders

    It was a celebration of togetherness in honor of the late Percy Howard, Jr. and Martin Luther King Jr. at the MLK Center Monday afternoon . . . . MLK#1-1-21-13 All in attendance were singing…

  • Commissioners Approve New Waverly ISD School Resource Officer Agreement

    In Walker County Commissioners Court Monday morning, Commissioners approved an Interlocal Cooperation Agreement between Walker County and the New Waverly Independent School District for a School Resource Officer. We talked with Precinct #4 Constable Gene…

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets

    Walker County Commissioners will meet for a special session at the courthouse at nine this morning. Purchasing Agent Mike Williford will discuss, for approval, the purchase of a 2013 F350 Horton Concept-3 ambulance from budgeted…

  • Christmas Tree Fire Safety Advice

    Many Christmas trees are already up in homes across Walker County. However, if you’re about to go shopping for a real tree or about to put one up, Fire Chief Tom Grisham has some fire…

  • Chief Grisham Adds Caution on Holiday Fireworks Use

    This week, the decision was made to continue to let the sale and use of fireworks, including skyrockets with sticks and missles with fins, continue in Walker County–outside the city limits only. Huntsville Fire Chief…

  • County Commissioners Okay Holiday Season Fireworks

    Monday morning, Walker County Commissioners discussed the fireworks issue in Walker County and decided to continue to let the sale and use of fireworks, including skyrockets with sticks and missles with fins, to continue in…

  • Burn Ban Lifted

    Administrative Assistant to Walker County Judge Danny Pierce, Sherri Pegoda, announced Thursday morning that the burn ban for Walker County had been lifted. Fire Chief Tom Grisham has said that, although the ban is lifted,…

  • Republican Party “Open House” Tonight

    The Republican Party of Walker County is having a Christmas Open House today from 5:30 PM to 8 PM at the Joshua Houston House at 1403 13th Street in Huntsville. You’re invited to join the…