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New Waverly Firefighters Place Newest Rescue Unit Into Service

Combination rig replaces a 1997 model that has served the community for well over 20 years by Jimmy Williams As the number of 911 calls for service continues to increase in Walker County Emergency Services District #2, New Waverly Firefighters and District officials have been working to meet those demands, ...

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New Generation of Firefighters stepping up to the plate

New Waverly Fire Department’s latest crop of recruits keeping up the department’s long-standing tradition as a starting point for a career in the fire service. by Jimmy Williams ON THE SAME DAY that he received notification that he had passed his certification test, the State’s newest certified firefighter and New ...

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New Waverly firefighters arrive in California, join in battle against deadly wild fires

Local Firefighters play key role in mop-up, containment At least 71 have died in wind stoked wildfires, with over 1,000 unaccounted for, as crews from Texas work the fire lines in Malibu. Monday, Nov. 12, four New Waverly firefighters, along with firefighters from other Texas departments, deployed to fire areas. Most ...

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New Waverly Firefighters Deploying to California

At least 25 have died in wind-stoked wildfires, prompting California Officials to request the activation of the Texas Intrastate Fire Mutual Aid System. by Jimmy Williams, NWFD Early Monday morning, a crew of specially trained New Waverly Firefighters will depart with their fire engine headed for a rendezvous with 49 ...

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New Waverly Library Holding Raffle Fundraiser

The New Waverly Public Library will be selling raffle tickets now through October 15th to fund ongoing library operations. Tickets may be purchased at the New Waverly Public Library, from Gunslingers in New Waverly, or from any NWPL board member.  The cost is $20 per ticket. The drawing will be ...

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Multiple Lane Shifts on I-45

In the New Waverly Area starting July 9th at 8PM by TxDOT staff Beginning at 8 PM Monday, July 9, 2018 the northbound I-45 traffic north of FM 1375 will be shifted from the existing northbound lanes into the newly constructed lanes in the median.  Traffic will travel on the middle portion of ...

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Pavement Work on SH 75 in New Waverly

From FM 1375 to SH 150 Beginning Wednesday, April 25, 2018, (weather permitting) the Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT) contractor will begin mill and inlay work on SH 75 in New Waverly, from FM 1375 to SH 150. Motorists who travel this area should expect delays, obey all traffic control ...

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Three Arrested in New Waverly Robbery Investigation

by WCSO staff Earlier this year on Sunday, January 7, 2018, Walker County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to two robberies that had occurred simultaneously in the 9000 block of Highway 75 South and 100 block of Highway 150 West. Three suspects were observed leaving the area in a dark colored ...

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IH-45 Lane Closures and Traffic Shift

Starting Saturday, March 24, 2018 by TxDOT staff Beginning at 8 PM Saturday, March 24, 2018, and ending at 12 PM Sunday, March 25, 2018, the northbound lanes of IH-45  will be closed to traffic from Exit 102 at FM 1375 in New Waverly to the northbound Entrance Ramp at FM 1374. ...

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Two Found Deceased in South Walker County

by WCSO staff On the morning of Tuesday, March 6 th at 7:51 a.m., New Waverly Firefighters, Walker County EMS along with Walker County Sheriff’s Office Deputies were dispatched to a possible carbon monoxide poisoning at an enclosed structure in the 100 block of Gourd Creek Drive in New Waverly, ...

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