Articles Tagged “DPS”

  • Fatal Accident In New Waverly Area Over Weekend

    Emergency Responders in the New Waverly area were kept busy this past weekend with a number of motor vehicle accidents as well as several unrelated fire and medical emergencies. New Waverly Fire Crews and Walker…

  • DPS Spring Break Patrols

    The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has increased DWI patrols through March 22nd, which coincides with one of the busiest Spring Break periods in Texas. During this effort, DPS troopers will focus on DWI…

  • Legislative Update From State Representative John Otto

    In his Legislative Update from Austin, State Representative John Otto reports that he is supporting HB 11, the Stronger Border, Safer Texas Act by Chairman Dennis Bonnen. HB 11 is a bipartisan bill that will…

  • Legislative Update From Representative John Otto’s Office

    State Representative John Otto reports that the legislature is “now more than 30 days into the 140 day session and things are gearing up.” He reports, “In Appropriations, the full committee took testimony on a…

  • Grand Jury Indictments

    The Walker County Criminal District Attorney’s office has released their list of Grand Jury True Bill Indictments. Huntsville Police Department cases include Coby Alekzander Bradford on 5 counts of Burglary of a Habitation, John W.…

  • DPS Changes Fingerprint Collection

    The Texas Department of Public Safety is statutorily required to enforce the laws passed by the Texas Legislature. As such and based on concerns and questions raised by a number of legislators regarding the statutory…

  • Two Steps – One Sticker Program Coming March 1st

    Beginning March 1, 2015, your vehicle will no longer be issued an inspection sticker, and your registration sticker will serve as combined proof of inspection and registration. How It Works– Step 1: From March 1,…

  • DPS Increases DWI Enforcement During Holidays

    The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will increase DWI patrols for a 15-day period that includes both the Christmas and New Year holidays. From December 19th through January 2nd, DPS troopers will focus DWI…

  • Early Voting Begins Today

    Beginning today, qualified Texas voters will have the opportunity to vote early in the November 4 General Election. Early Voting runs through Friday, Oct. 31, at the Walker County Annex on Sam Houston Avenue. This…

  • Texas National Guard Arrives At Border

    Around noon Wednesday, the Texas Military Forces (TMF) report the first group of Texas National Guard (TXNG) soldiers and airmen arrived along the Texas-Mexico border to take up observational posts in support of the Texas…