Articles Tagged “Walker County”

  • 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…

  • Meals on Wheels Volunteers Needed

    Meals on Wheels Volunteers Needed

    The Senior Center of Walker County is seeking volunteers for its “Meals on Wheels” program. Meals are served Monday through Friday in Huntsville, and on Mondays & Tuesdays in rural areas. Most routes take about…

  • 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…

  • Early Voting Update

    Walker County elections manager Julie Cooper informs us that the total number of voters checked-in during early voting Thursday was 354; of those voters, 13 voted in the Democratic Runoff and 341 in the Republican…

  • Opposition Spokesperson Ann Darby Updates Us on Juvenile Residence Center

    The hard work of those opposed to putting a juvenile residence center in the middle of a lot of Walker County neighborhoods has paid off. We talked to juvenile residence center opposition spokesperson Ann Darby…

  • HISD Trustees Meet

    HISD Trustees will meet for a regular board session at the Huntsville High School tonight at six. A finalist for principal of Huntsville High School may be approved at tonight’s meeting. The Board will recognize…

  • Walker County Jail Inmate Dies

    According to a story from KBTX Chanel 3, an inmate who had been housed in the Walker County jail since April 26th died last week. According to Sheriff Clint McRae, a preliminary autopsy on 22-year-old…