Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Breaking News: Walker County Approved for Public Assistance & Individual Assistance

    Congressman Kevin Brady just called the Walker County Emergency Operation Center and informed them that Walker County has been approved for Public Assistance as well as Individual Assistance. Those with flood damage to their homes…

  • Hurricane Harvey Affects Mail Delivery of Federal Checks-Will Be Available at Post Office

    A news release from the Social Security Administration and other information passed along by KBTX Channel 3 News and others reports that the post office, because of the local flooding affects of Hurricane Harvey curtailing…

  • CASA Needs Volunteers

    CASA, or Court-Appointed Special Advocates, of Huntsville, San Jacinto & Trinity Counties, will begin their training soon. The deadline for signing up to be a volunteer is September 8th. CASA volunteers are trained on how…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Wednesday several thefts were reported. In the 1000 block of Highway 75 North a known suspect stole property. A known suspect and unknown suspect stole property in…

  • Texas Atty. Gen. Paxton Releases Statement on Harvey Insurance Claims & HB 1774

    In light of incorrect information circulating on social media, Attorney General Ken Paxton has issued the following statement about property insurance claims in areas affected by Hurricane Harvey. He says,“There has been much misinformation, some…

  • FEMA Needs More Volunteers and More Time

    The recovery from Hurricane Harvey is going to take more volunteers, and it’s going to take time.  FEMA Director Brock Long addressed reporters on the situation Thursday . . . .

  • Congressman Brady Tours Walker County EOC, Shelter and Damage Sites Today

    Our 8th District Congressman and Chairman of the House, Ways & Means Committee, Kevin Brady, will be in town today. He will be at the Walker County Emergency Operations Center at 11:30 to tour Harvey…

  • Donation Locations

    Deputy Emergency Management Coordinator Sherri Pegoda has sent us a list of various donation locations. Donate clothes, socks, new underwear, towels, blankets, hygiene products and toothbrushes to: First Baptist Church – Family Life Center 13th…

  • Emergency Management Accepting Damage Assessments

    Deputy Emergency Management Coordinator Sherri Pegoda informs us that Walker County has declared a local disaster.  Governor Abbot included Walker County in the state disaster.  Now we are waiting on President Trump to include Walker…

  • Commissioner White Comments on Rescue

    People helping people out, has been a well-observed result of the winds and flooding brought on recently by Hurricane Harvey. In our area, flooding has brought on problems. First responders, Emergency Management personnel, CERT Volunteers,…