Articles Tagged “Walker County”

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets

    Walker County Commissioners will meet at the courthouse at nine this morning for a regular session. Jail Project Manager Eddie Smith will present an update on construction on the new County Jail. Local Election Director…

  • Commissioners Approve Agreement for Telecommunications Savings

    At Commissioners’ Court this week, commissioners looked at an agreement to help save the County money. County Purchasing Agent Mike Williford filled the court in on an agreement with Telanalysis to audit and analyze all…

  • Walker County Health Initiative Underway

    There’s a special Walker County Health Initiative underway. Huntsville Family YMCA Community Executive Director Sandra Clifton said it “was inspired by a grant that the County received.” She passed along that “Walker County is the…

  • 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…