Articles Tagged “Walker County”

  • I-45 Lane Closures Beginning Friday

    Beginning at 8PM Friday, September 15, the southbound lanes of IH-45 will be closed to traffic from approximately 5 miles north of New Waverly to the FM 1375/IH-45 interchange. Vehicles traveling south on IH-45 in…

  • Kate Barr Ross Park Closed for Relief Efforts

    The City’s Kate Barr Ross Park will be closed for an indefinite period due to staging of hurricane relief efforts. The Texas Army National Guard has been permitted to place vehicles and personnel at the…

  • Emergency Management Accepting Damage Assessments

    Deputy Emergency Management Coordinator Sherri Pegoda informs us that Walker County has declared a local disaster.  Governor Abbot included Walker County in the state disaster.  Now we are waiting on President Trump to include Walker…

  • Update from County EMC Butch Davis

    Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis reported to us this morning that Walker County will resume business as usual today, except no 12th District Court will meet. Mr. Davis reports that both shelters will…

  • National Weather Service Update-Flash Flood Warning

    The National Weather Service in League City has extended the Flash Flood Warning for Grimes, Montgomery, San Jacinto, Polk and Walker County until 12:45 PM today.

  • “Burn Ban” in Effect at Noon Today

    At Monday’s afternoon special session of Walker County Commissioners’ Court, County Judge Danny Pierce put a “Burn Ban” into effect for Walker County beginning at noon today, Tuesday, August 1st.

  • Outside I-45 Lane to Close Tonight at Weigh Station in New Waverly

    Beginning this evening, the Weight-in-Motion Manufacturer will be replacing the faulty sensors and equipment at the Walker County weigh station located on IH-45 in New Waverly. They will close the outside lane on IH-45 to…

  • HMH Board Chairman Mac Woodward Comments on Hospital’s Future

    Speculation over the future of Huntsville Memorial Hospital has many wondering whether the closure of the local hospital could become a reality. According to hospital officials, the answer is a definite “NO.” Mac Woodward, HMH…

  • Huntsville Memorial Stresses Commitment to residents

    Speculation over the future of Huntsville Memorial Hospital has many wondering whether the closure of the local hospital could become a reality. According to hospital officials, the answer is a definite “NO.” Mac Woodward, HMH…

  • Local Man Arrested on Porn Charges

    The Huntsville Item reports that 21-year-old Huntsville resident Geremias Alvarado was arrested Saturday on charges of possession with intent to promote child pornography and indecency with a child. The Sheriff’s Office had received a call…