Articles Posted in the News Category

  • District Clerk Robyn Flowers Explains Jury Pool Selection

    Many in Walker County have served on juries. We recently talked with Walker County District Clerk Robyn Flowers about where the names of potential jurors comes from. She said, “The Secretary of State combines all…

  • Emergency Management Match Difference of Opinion with HGAC

    At a special session of Commissioners’ Court this week, Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis addressed the court to let them know that there was a difference of opinion on a Hazard Mitigation Plan…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news on Christmas Eve day on White Circle, Charles Johnson III was arrested for Sex Offender Duty to Register and Injury to a Child. Samantha Walker was arrested for endangering a child.…

  • Man Charged with Murder

    The Huntsville Item reports that 40-year-old Prairie View resident, Tyrone Harris, has been charged by a Walker County grand jury with first degree felony murder and burglary of a habitation. Harris is a suspect in…

  • County Approves Criminal Justice Community Plan

    At Monday’s “Special Session” of Walker County Commissioners’ Court, Deputy Emergency Management Coordinator Sherri Pegoda submitted the Walker County Criminal Justice Community Plan for 2017-18 to commissioners . . . .   Commissioners approved it.

  • Commissioners Approve Payment to Crabbs Prairie VFD for Pine Prairie VFD

    In Walker County Commissioners’ Court Monday, commissioners discussed paying previously approved monies in the amount of $12,000 for Crabbs Prairie Volunteer Fire Department allocated to assist in the startup costs on Pine Prairie VFD responsibilities.…

  • Senator Cruz Speaks on Disaster Aid Bill

    As you may know, the House recently passed an $81 billion disaster aid bill that comes close to doubling President Donald Trump’s most recent request for hurricane aid for recovering areas of Texas, Florida, and…

  • Land Commissioner Bush Announces Digital Visualization of Alamo

    Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush has announced a first: a digital visualization of the Alamo Battlefield as it appeared in 1836 matched up with how it appears now. The online interactive Alamo Digital Battlefield…

  • Residents Escape Burning Home Overnight in New Waverly

    Residents and Firefighters credit smoke alarms for alerting family to rapidly developing fire in living room. New Waverly Fire Department Public Information Officer Jimmy Williams informs us that a New Waverly couple awoke early Christmas…

  • Aggravated Robbery Suspects Captured after I-45 Police Chase

    The Huntsville Item reports that on Tuesday, a woman who was walking in the parking lot at Wal-Mart around 2:50 in the afternoon, was confronted by a man and woman who demanded the woman’s purse.…