Articles Tagged “Judge Pierce”

  • Commissioners’ Court Special Session

    Walker County Commissioners’ Court meets for a special session at nine this morning at the courthouse. County Purchasing Agent Mike Williford will discuss possible approval of the payment for the EMS fiscal year 2017 renewal…

  • Commissioners Pass Along Funds for Small Business Economic Development

    In Commissioners’ Court this week, commissioners discussed for approval a Letter of Agreement with the Small Business Development Center for the purpose of promoting economic development of minority owned businesses in the amount of $13,136…

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets

    Walker County Commissioners will meet for a regular session this morning at nine. Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis will talk about possible emergency repairs on private roads with one entrance and one exit…

  • Commissioners Comment on Budget & Two Percent Across-the-Board Raise

    During last Thursday’s special session of Walker County Commissioners Court, County Auditor Patricia Allen passed along the effective tax rate calculation from the Appraisal District and commented on the budget. We reported this Friday. There…

  • Commissioners Discuss Rose Hill Court Issue

    In Commissioners’ Court Monday, commissioners discussed approving accepting Rose Hill Court for County maintenance. Much discussion ensued pro and con on whether to approve acceptance because of previous issues regarding the road. Assistant District Attorney…

  • SM Energy Presents Check to Commissioners for Oil Vehicle Road Damage

    In a special ceremony in Commissioners’ Court Monday, County Judge Danny Pierce thanked SM Energy for a check to pay for repairs to some area roads for oil field vehicle damage. Precinct #3 Commissioner Glen…

  • Courthouse Security Update from Judge Danny Pierce

    Security upgrades to the Walker County Courthouse are moving forward. We talked with County Judge Danny Pierce recently . . . .   Judge Pierce will be our guest on “Around Town” this weekend.

  • Commissioners’ Court Hears Round Prairie Road Issues

    Several area citizens addressed Walker County Commissioners’ Court Monday morning regarding damage to Round Prairie Road by oil and gas industry vehicles. Round Prairie Road resident Jack Park succinctly laid out the issue to commissioners…

  • Money Approved For Jail Project

    Several weeks ago, Commissioners approved a video arraignment system so inmates can communicate from the County Jail to the courtroom. This was done in the interest of security and more efficient use of personnel. At…

  • Judge Pierce On Chemex Plant

    During our last “Around Town” presentation, County Judge Danny Pierce updated us on the new Chemex plant in New Waverly . . . . Judge Pierce says, “They should be in production by April 15th.”