Articles Tagged “Walker County”

  • EMC Butch Davis Updates Commissioners on FEMA Disaster Money

    In Commissioners’ Court this week, Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis thanked Deputy Coordinator Sherri Pegoda and County Auditor Patricia Allen’s office for their work on dealing with FEMA Disaster Relief paperwork. Mr. Davis reported separately…

  • Long-Term Planning Committee Meets

    The Walker County Long Term Planning Committe is a local organization designed to help address the unmet needs of individuals and families affected by disasters in April, May, and June of 2015 and further disasters…

  • County Clerk Kari French Wins Bright Idea Contest

    Walker County County Clerk Kari French was recognized at the 2016 Annual Conference in Corpus Christi of the County and District Clerk’s Association of Texas for her “Bright Idea” Submission. Ms. French presented a program…

  • Falk Trial Hearing on Moving Trial Set for August 15th

    The Huntsville Item reports that on August 15th a hearing will be convened in 278th Judicial District Court where a ruling could be made on where the retrial of TDCJ inmate John Ray Falk, Jr.…

  • City Council Meets Today and Tonight

    The Huntsville City Council will meet at City Hall today and tonight. Councilmembers will have “Work Session” at 4 PM. They will hear presentations on development agreements for construction of sewer and roadway facilities and…

  • Commissioners’ Court Considers Joining State Entities in Lawsuit Against Volkswagen

    In Commissioners’ Court Monday, commissioners heard from Houston attorney Daniel Ray in regard to joining state entities in suing Volkswagen for the pollution of certain vehicles in Walker County and that transit-through via the I-45…

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets

    Walker County commissioners will meet for a regular session this morning at nine at the courthouse. Today’s “Statutory Agenda” includes several items: There will be courthouse chiller replacement bid presentations by Har-Con and Magnum. County…

  • Commissioners Met Monday

    Walker County Commissioners met for a special session at the courthouse Monday to discuss several issues. One item on the agenda concerned approving accepting a chosen bid for chiller replacement at the Courthouse. County Judge…

  • Walker County Man Indicted for Ramming Vehicle

    The Huntsville Item reports that a Walker County man, Jason Jefferson, was indicted by a Walker County grand jury this week on two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon for an incident that…

  • Disaster Recovery Center Closing

    FEMA spokesperson for our county, Tiana Suber, informs us that the Disaster Recovery Center in Walker County will be closing Friday, May 27th. Residents, however, who were affected by the flooding in April can still…