Law Enforcement Bond Defeated, New Jail Will Still Be Built

Final results in Red Willow County showed a majority of voters were against placing the construction of a new $5.1 million jail facility outside of the county's existing budget.

Walker County, Texas Begins Preliminary Planning for New Jail

Walker County’s Commissioner’s Court took preliminary steps toward repairing or replacing its jail in mid-February after receiving a feasibility study on its existing facility from Burns Architecture LLC. The county will next organize public forums and invite comments on whether to hold a bond election or issue certificates of obligation.