Walker County Newswire

Walker County Newswire

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  1. MRC Creekside Employee Strives to Create Weekend Meal Delivery Program to Help Elderly in NeedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | PRWeb

    Natalia Dennis has felt a call to fill a void in weekend service for people in need of meals. She has formed the Greater Community Food Run of Huntsville through her church as a way to help the elderly in need in Walker County, Texas.

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  2. Fugitive found in Venezuela back in Texas over 2008 slayingRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 27 | KXXV-TV Waco

    ... on Jan. 29, 2008, following an argument with her boyfriend over her smoking during pregnancy. Investigators in Walker County tracked Roberts, who was wanted on a warrant, to Venezuela. Further details on his capture weren't immediately available.

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  3. Wife of Walker County Firefighter Goes Home After Wreck in HuntsvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | KBTX-TV Bryan

    Amber Van Riper is finally home with her family in Huntsville. It's nothing short of a miracle that she and her seven year old son Johnathan survived a devastating car accident.

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  4. Some Huntsville Residents Stuck in Neighborhood for Six Weeks Due to FloodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | KBTX-TV Bryan

    That's bad news for many in Walker County who are still recovering from Memorial Day floods. Some residents in Huntsville near the Trinity River have been stuck in their neighborhoods for nearly 6 weeks due to recent weather events.

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  5. Walker County Prepares for More FloodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | KBTX-TV Bryan

    ... This disturbance could become a Tropical Depression or Tropical Storm before reaching Texas on Tuesday. In Walker County, residents near the water have barely gotten back on their feet after May's flooding. Now, they're facing yet another round of ...

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  6. Taylor Swift donates $15K to Houston firefighter's familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | KYTX-TV News

    Country music star Taylor Swift has apparently donated $15,000 to a Walker County firefighter's family injured in a crash last weekend. According to the Thomas Lake Road VFD, near Huntsville, firefighter Aaron Van Riper was called to a wreck Saturday night on FM 980.

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  7. Walker County flooded homes not eligible for FEMAaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | KHOU-TV Houston

    On Monday, about 300 homes in Walker County are still underwater Monday and they're likely to stay that way for at least the next week. Walker County flooded homes not eligible for FEMA help On Monday, about 300 homes in Walker County are still underwater Monday and they're likely to stay that way for at least the next week.

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  8. Authorities, residents work to bring animals to dry landRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | Click2Houston

    ... THIS PICTURE IN HORSES IN EXTREMELY HIGH WATER. AND THIS JUST IN. THIS RESCUE IS HAPPENING RIGHT NOW UP IN WALKER COUNTY. CHANNEL 2'S MARK BOYLE SHOWS US WHAT HE SAW THERE AND WHAT PEOPLE ARE DOING TO HELP. Reporter: SEAN IS FROM HUNTSVILLE. HE ...

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  9. 2 Red Cross shelters open to help those affected by floodsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | Click2Houston

    Gloria Dei Lutheran Church at 8220 Upper Bay Road Houston and at the Walker County Storm Shelter 455 at State Highway 75 North in Huntsville. The Red Cross asks that people come to the shelter with their medicines, eyeglasses, and identification, as well as personal items to make their stay more comfortable such as books, pillows and blankets.

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  10. Next 25 ArticlesRead the original story

    May 6, 2015 | Lucianne.com

    ... a Muslim convert, and his roommate, Nadir Soofi, 34 - are not known to have had formal Two illegal aliens in Walker County, Texas, have pleaded guilty to murdering and dismembering a 16-year-old high school student with a baseball bat and a machete ...

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  11. Two Illegals Plead Guilty to BaseballBat-Machete Murder of TeenRead the original story

    May 5, 2015 | Lucianne.com

    Two illegal aliens in Walker County, Texas, have pleaded guilty to murdering and dismembering a 16-year-old high school student with a baseball bat and a machete in a national park nearly two years ago. According to investigators, the crime was a revenge killing ordered by the infamously violent Latin American gang Mara Salvatrucha, or MS-13.

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  12. Two Illegal Aliens Plead Guilty to Murdering 16-Year-Old With Machete in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 | Cybercast News Service

    Two illegal aliens in Walker County, Texas, have pleaded guilty to murdering and dismembering a 16-year-old high school student with a baseball bat and a machete in a national park nearly two years ago. According to investigators, the crime was a revenge killing ordered by the infamously violent Latin American gang Mara Salvatrucha, or MS-13.

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  13. Walker County Jail Working To House Extra Inmates From Montgomery CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | KBTX-TV Bryan

    The Walker County Sheriff is pitching a new plan to bring in some extra income by leasing out extra jail space to other counties. There's plenty of vacancy at the Walker County Jail in Huntsville.

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  14. Walker County dealing with damage from weather, bracing for moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | Click2Houston

    April 17, 2015: Homeowners in Huntsville are cleaning up damage from Thrusday before another round of storms moves through the area. Anoushah Rasta reports.

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  15. District Judge, Possible Jury To Decide Fate of Walker County CommissionerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | KBTX-TV Bryan

    ... eggs could be possible, should severe thunderstorms develop through the evening hours. The showdown between a Walker County Commissioner and a resident who wants him removed from office may not be resolved for months. Wade initially submitted his ...

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  16. Smith wins 3rd bareback titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... surgery and back problems, but has been busy lately. He made an 80-point ride Friday night in Huntsville's Walker County Fair & Rodeo, which had him in second place there going into Saturday. Smith competed in 2009 and 2013 at the National Finals, ...

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  17. Terry Don PhillipsRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2015 | Amarillo.com

    Terry Don Phillips, age 54, of Memphis, passed away March 27, 2015 in Walker County, Texas. Funeral services will be held at 3:00p.m., Saturday, April 4, 2015 at Fairview Cemetery in the chapel with Keith Martin officiating.

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  18. Crockett PD: Man led police on 3-county, high-speed chase, ran out of gasRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A 36-year-old Sugarland man was arrested in Walker County early Monday morning after he led Crockett police officers on a high-speed chase that spanned three different counties and ended when the suspect's car ran out of gas. Zachary Dee Brooks was arrested south of Riverside and transported back to the Houston County Jail.

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  19. Family, Neighbors Remember Walker County Woman Found Murdered In HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | KBTX-TV Bryan

    The Walker County Sheriff's Office is waiting for a preliminary autopsy before releasing details into a mother's murder. 47-year-old Machelle Archie was found dead inside her home in the 400 block of F-M 2550 just west of Huntsville a little before 2 A.M. Sunday morning.

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  20. Police Arrest Two People in Walker County After They Tried to Rob a Home.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | KBTX-TV Bryan

    Police say they entered a small trailer repair business in the east side of Huntsville and held the owner along with his wife at gun point, tied them up, took their keys, and drove off with their vehicle. The owners of the business were able to get loose and call police.

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