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Walker County Firefighters “Take the Heat” at Summer Fire School

Firefighters from all over Texas travel to College Station for 86th Annual Texas A&M Municipal Fire School   Each July, Firefighters from all over the state and across the County make their annual pilgrimage to one of the largest firefighter training schools in the world. This year’s 86th Texas A&M ...

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Walker County Approves Pay Raise for Election Workers

Election Judges and Election Workers to receive pay raise in Walker County.   During Tuesday’s Commissioners’ Court , Commissioners voted to increase pay for Walker County Election Workers and Election Judges. Election workers’ pay will be raised from $8 per hour hour to $9 per hour.  Election judges’ pay will ...

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Burn Ban in Effect

Walker County Commissioners’ Court today issued a burn ban for all of Walker County.  The ban goes in to effect at 12:00 noon today.

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Car Seats Save Childrens’ Lives in New Waverly Auto Accident

Brother and sister survive crash north of New Waverly. New Waverly Firefighters and Walker County EMS responded to a major accident Friday afternoon involving two pickup trucks colliding at the intersection of FM 2296 and Highway 75 between New Waverly and Huntsville. A 5 year old boy and his 6 ...

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Huntsville City Water Disruption Scheduled

7/21/15 Waterline Repair Scheduled on University Avenue from Avenue M to Thomason Street   City water customers on University Avenue from Avenue M to Thomason Street are advised that service will be interrupted on Tuesday, July 21, 2015. Contractors working for the City of Huntsville will be performing work on ...

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**UPDATED** Street closure on Sam Houston Avenue

Sam Houston Avenue from Thomason Street to University Avenue will be closed today (7/14/15) from 11:00 AM to approximately 5:00 PM due to a water line construction project. Contact 294-5700 for additional information. **UPDATED 7-16-15 Sam Houston Avenue from Thomason Street to University Avenue will be closed Thursday, July 16th, ...

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“Watch Your Car Month” Informs Drivers About Preventing Vehicle Crimes

(Walker County, TX) “Man in Stolen Car Kills Army Veteran.” “Stolen Truck Used to Steal ATM Machine.” “Car Burglary Suspect Caught Using Stolen Credit Cards.” “Gunman Drives Stolen Camaro Into Armored Van.” These are just a few of many headlines Texans have recently faced regarding vehicle theft and burglary incidents ...

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Disaster Recovery Center Opens in Walker County

A State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) is now open in Walker County for homeowners, renters and business owners who sustained damage as a result of the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding from May 4 to June 19. Specialists from the State of Texas, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the ...

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Federal Grant Replaces 1980s Model Fire Truck in New Waverly

Pumper truck built in 1983 lacked modern safety features and was unreliable in emergency situations.   New Waverly Fire Department Captain Josh Slott has been writing grant applications for years in hopes of finally replacing one of the oldest fire engines in the county, a 1983 pumper tanker that has ...

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14th Annual Walker County Emergency Personnel Appreciation Dinner

Various groups to host appreciation dinner for Walker County emergency personnel.   The 14th Annual Walker County Emergency Personnel Appreciation Dinner is scheduled for Saturday August 1st 2015 from 6:00-8:00 pm at the Walker County Storm Shelter on Hwy 75 North. The event is hosted by Prosperity Bank, K-Star Country ...

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