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Firefighters Brave Freezing Temperatures Preparing for Water Rescues

Walker County crews continue to train after numerous rescues by Jimmy Williams Persistent rainfall this winter, and for that matter, for the past several months, led to a spike in the number of water rescues throughout Walker County.  This weekend, Firefighters from Huntsville, New Waverly, and Riverside traveled to New ...

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Riverside Holds Ballot Draw for Upcoming Election

by Walker County News Today staff At 10:00 am on Tuesday morning at Riverside City Hall, political hopefuls gathered for the official “ballot draw” to determine each candidate’s placement on the ballot for the upcoming November election. In what is believed to be the first contested Riverside City Council election ...

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Updates: Road Closures, Curfew, Evacuations

At 8:00 AM on Wednesday the Walker County Office of Emergency Management issued their latest update: Mandatory Evecuations The mandatory evacuation order for the Green Rich Shores and Sterling Island subdivisions near Riverside has been lifted. Curfew County Judge Danny Pierce has lifted the curfew for Walker County. Road Closures ...

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Updated Road Closure List

Updated list of Walker County road closures as of 10:00 PM on 08-28-17 Precinct 1 Wire Rd Bishop Rd- water over road but passable Round Prairie- water over road but passable Pinedale Rd Precinct 2 Loma Rd Birdwell Rd Davis Rd Bowden Rd Robinson Creek Rd Lee Hightower Rd Walker ...

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Sheriff’s Office Arrests Multiple Suspects, One Still at Large

Update:  James Edward Tubbs turned himself into the Walker County Sheriff’s Office, Jail on Saturday July 9, 2016 at 6:45 am. He is currently being held on Manufacture Delivery of Controlled Substance, Penalty Group 1 4G< 200G a First Degree Felony with a $75,000.00 bond. Manufacture Delivery of Controlled Substance, ...

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