Articles Tagged “Texas Department”

  • City Council Special Session Today

    The Huntsville City Council will have a workshop today at 1:30 in the City Council Chamber. The Council will meet with Walker County Commissioners, the Texas Department of Transportation and the Gulf Coast Strategic Highway…

  • TxDOT Restriping Lines on Highway 30

    Beginning today and tomorrow, weather depending, the Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT) contractor will be restriping the lanes of SH 30 from the Walker/Grimes County Line to 13 miles east.  Motorists who travel this area…

  • Confirmed Travel-Related Case of Zika in Walker County

    The Texas Department of State Health Services has confirmed one case of the Zika virus in Walker County. Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis verified the case was travel-related and contracted outside Walker County.…

  • Galilee Citizens Express Concern over Store Construction

    During “Citizen Input” at Walker County Commissioners’ Court Monday morning, citizens were in attendance to express concern about new construction near churches on Highway 30 near Galilee. Galilee area resident and Mayor Tom Freeman initially…

  • New TDCJ Deputy Executive Director Named

    Oscar Mendoza has been selected as the new Deputy Executive Director of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Mendoza brings more than 37 years experience with the agency to the new position. He will assume…

  • TDCJ Hiring Seminar

    Current hiring opportunities and career benefits for Correctional Officers and other positions with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice will be presented during a seminar to be held Thursday at 6:30 at the Texas Prison…

  • Crime Stoppers Seeking Information

    Crime Stoppers is assisting the Texas Department of Public Safety seeking information on a traffic accident occurring on April 26, 2016 around 3pm. The accident occurred near the 108 mile post marker of Interstate 45…

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets for Special Session

    Walker County Commissioners Court will meet for a special session this morning at nine at the courthouse. Burns Architecture and J.E. Kingham Construction will discuss for approval the Guaranteed Maximum Price for the rehabilitation of…

  • TDCJ Executive Director Brad Livingston Retiring

    Executive Director of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Brad Livingston, announced Friday afternoon to the Texas Board of Criminal Justice his decision to retire after leading the agency for nearly 12 years. Livingston is…

  • Talk, Text, Crash

    With more than 100,000 statewide traffic crashes involving distracted driving each year, the Texas Department of Transportation is hoping to reach people and reduce crashes. In April, TxDOT kicks off its annual “Talk, Text, Crash”…