Articles Tagged “fire”

  • “Knox Box” Interlocal Agreement Discussed by Commissioners

    At this week’s session of Walker County Commissioners’ Court, Planning and Development Director Andy Isbell presented for discussion a “Knox Box” agreement with the City of Huntsville . . . . KNOXBOX5-15-13 Isbell said, “Huntsville’s…

  • 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…

  • Special Memorial Planned for West Plant Explosion Victims

    A special memorial ceremony for firefighers and first responders who lost their lives in the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas will be held Thursday at 2 PM at the Ferrell Center on the Baylor…

  • Commissioners Meet

    Walker County Commissioners will meet for a regular session this morning at nine at the courthouse. This morning’s “Consent Agenda” includes the issuance of an interest-bearing Certificate of Obligation for $106,758 dollars for the purchase…

  • BREAKING NEWS–Explosions at Boston Marathon

    Two huge explosions impacted the Boston Marathon finish line just before 3 today. Several serious injuries were reported. At least two people are reported dead. Up to a hundred people were reported injured–at least, nine…

  • Red Flag Warning in Effect at Noon

    The National Weather Service says there will be low humidities and breezy northwest winds this afternoon leading to elevated critical fire weather conditions.  Winds will relax this evening ending the fire danger. A Red Flag…

  • Old Crabbs Prairie Schoolhouse Burns

    Wednesday afternoon a fire destroyed the old Crabbs Prairie Schoolhouse near the intersection of Highway 75 North and FM 1696. The building had been converted into a residence by owners Max and Jessie Powell. They…

  • Red Flag Warning

    The National Weather Service has put a Red Flag Warning in effect from 10 this morning through 6 this evening. A combination of strong winds, low relative humidity, and warm temperatures will create explosive fire…

  • OFFSTAGE: Keith Urban Is Right About American Idol Girls

    OFFSTAGE: Keith Urban Is Right About American Idol Girls

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) If you’ve been keeping an eye on American Idol this season, you know…

  • Fire Safety Around Your Home

    President of the Walker County Firefighters Association Jimmy Williams tells us that this spring people are going to be looking at landscaping their yard, so now is the perfect time to address the fire safety…