Articles Tagged “burn”

  • 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…

  • George Jones: The King of Broken Hearts

    George Jones: The King of Broken Hearts

    His was a voice of kerosene teardrops about to burst into a raging fire. When George Jones sang a song, there was never any doubt that he committed completely to whatever emotion — usually one…

  • Prescribed Burn Notification–Sam Houston National Forest

    The U-S Forest Service scheduled a prescribed burn for the Sam Houston National Forest in Walker and Montgomery counties to begin at 10:30 AM today on FM 1791 at the south side of Forest Service…

  • Prescribed Burn Today

    The U-S Forest Service scheduled a prescribed burn today for the Sam Houston National Forest beginning at 11 AM for Walker and Montgomery Counties. The location of the burn is FM 1791 at the south…

  • No Outdoor Burning Recommended

    Walker County Emergency Management requests that everyone in the County refrain from all outdoor burning today. There is no official burn ban in effect, but because of wind, low relative humidity, and warmer temperatures lately…

  • Home Fire Safety

    As temperatures fall over the coming days, residents will be firing up their home’s heating appliances– many for the first time this year. Home heating fires often occur at the worst possible time, breaking out…

  • 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,…

  • Burn Ban Lifted

    Administrative Assistant to Walker County Judge Danny Pierce, Sherri Pegoda, has announced that the county-wide burn ban was lifted as of ten this morning.

  • Butch Davis Comments on Burn Ban

    In Walker County Commissioners Court Monday morning, County Judge Danny Pierce implemented a burn ban for Walker County following an update on area conditions from Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis . . . . Davis…

  • Commissioners Meet

    Walker County Commissioners will meet for a regular session at the courthouse at nine this morning. Commissioners will look at departmental reports. Agrilife Extension Agent Reg Leppley will discuss approval of a Memorandum of Understanding…