Articles Tagged “fire”

  • Jail Construction Update

    The construction of the new Walker County Jail is coming along at a good pace. Walker County Jail Project Director Eddie Smith told Walker County Commissioners Monday morning that they’ve had no delays caused by…

  • Man Burned in Local Gas Well Explosion

    Around 4:15 in the afternoon Tuesday, a 35-year-old contract worker from Pioneer in San Antonio was injured in a gas explosion at a well near FM 247 and Lost Indian Camp Road about 8 miles…

  • More on New Riverside Fire Truck

    Monday, Walker County Commissioners approved $18,343 to participate in the cost of new fire truck for Riverside. Dick Goldin, assistant to the Riverside Fire Chief, was at the meeting and filled us in on the…

  • Fire Truck Donated to Riverside

    A fire truck is being donated to the Riverside Fire Department in a most unique act of generosity. Dick Golden, assistant to the Riverside fire chief, tells us that he believes this will be the…

  • Firefighters Train at New Waverly Fire Station

    Twenty-four Firefighters from Huntsville, North Montgomery County, and New Waverly converged on the New Waverly Fire Station on Saturday to continue training in wildfire firefighting and safety. With the summer fire season fast approaching and…

  • Precinct #304 Polling Places Discussed

    At this week’s Commissioners’ Court regular session, Commissioners looked at the issue of moving the Precinct #304 polling place from the Riverside Fire Department to the First United Methodist Church in Riverside. Precinct #304 Election…

  • New Riverside Polling Place Under Consideration

    In Walker County Commissioners Court Monday, Commissioners heard from Precinct #304 election judge Paula White and the reasons she feels it is necessary to move the #304 polling place in Riverside from the fire station…

  • County Helps Fund Riverside Fire Truck

    At Tuesday’s meeting of the Walker County Commissioners, partial funding for a fire truck for the Riverside Volunteer Fire Department was considered. Precinct #1 Commissioner B-J Gaines, Jr. said the County’s share of helping fund…

  • DPS Increases Patrols for Memorial Day Weekend

    The Texas Department of Public Safety will significantly increase trooper patrols this Memorial Day weekend to help keep Texas roadways safe. During the increased patrols today through Monday, May 27th, troopers will be looking for…

  • City Finance Committee Met Thursday

    At Thursday’s City of Huntsville Finance Committee meeting, the committee discussed issues regarding damages to Huntsville Fire Station #2 caused by rain in April. The damages could call for a budget amendment requiring $75,000 dollars…