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  • Walker hires agency to collect nearly $1M Play Video

    March 11, 2014 5:05 PM

    WALKER - Fines dating back to 1996 will are finally coming due for people who owe the city of Walker money. Court costs, fines, citation fees and more, long ignored by people across the country, will be the focus of American Municipal Services' contract with Walker, to help them... more »
  • Livingston's State of the Parish focuses on traffic flow Play Video

    January 22, 2014 5:36 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Livingston Parish President Layton Ricks' State of the Parish address focused on traffic flow Wednesday. About 200 parish business leaders came to hear the report from Ricks. Leaders in Livingston Parish say their main priority is easing traffic congestion. Ricks says the concrete is finally... more »
  • UPDATE: Taxpayers to decide on future Walker HS

    January 16, 2014 11:27 PM

    WALKER- Voters will be asked to fund an expansion at the city's high school. Thursday, the Livingston Parish School Board approved sending a tax item to the May ballot. The tax could generate $25 million. Walker High School has about 1,000 students and the principal expects it to... more »
  • Taxpayers may help Walker High expand Play Video

    January 16, 2014 5:46 PM

    WALKER - Walker High School has outgrown its campus, and now school leaders may get taxpayers to help them expand. The Livingston Parish School Board is considering a bond election at its meeting tonight. The tax would raise up to $25 million for the school during the next 20... more »
  • Firefighters needed in Livingston Parish Play Video

    January 9, 2014 5:11 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - A volunteer fire district in Livingston Parish needs twice the number of active volunteer firefighters they currently have, according to their chief. Chief Joe Koczrowski says the District 5 Fire Department need about 20 more volunteers to cover the 26 square miles in their district. Volunteers... more »
  • Police: boy played basketball, shopped after killing mother Play Video

    January 2, 2014 9:26 PM

    WALKER - A teenager, accused of killing his mother, lived his life like nothing happened for three days after the crime police said Thursday. Eddie Island was charged with the murder of his mother, Tamila Wooley, 34. Her body was found New Year's Day. Police believe she was killed... more »
  • Police: Mother was murdered in her sleep

    January 2, 2014 4:18 PM

    WALKER - Investigators in Livingston Parish believe 34-year-old Tamila Wooley was asleep when they said she was shot and killed by her 17-year-old son, Eddie Island. Police said Island then left his mother in the house for two days before her body was discovered by an acquaintance. Investigators... more »
  • Walker woman's son arrested, accused of killing her Play Video

    January 2, 2014 11:33 AM

    WALKER- Walker Police arrested 17-year old Eddie R. Island in connection with the murder of his mother, 34-year old Tamila Wooley. Wooley was found shot multiple times in the chest in her townhome on Village Road on New Year's Day. She was pronounced dead on the scene. Investigators... more »
  • Pedestrian hit in Walker critical

    December 11, 2013 6:56 AM

    WALKER - Walker police say a pedestrian remains in critical condition Tuesday after being hit by an SUV on the Interstate 12 east exit ramp at South Satsuma Road. Capt. John Sharp says 27-year-old Chad Wayne Cox, of Covington, was walking in the left lane of the ramp around 3:30... more »
  • Pedestrian critically injured in Walker

    December 10, 2013 9:21 AM

    WALKER - Police released the name of a Covington man they said was critically injured when he tried to cross I-12 near Walker Tuesday morning. Walker Police said Chad Wayne Cox, 27, was narrowly missed by an 18-wheeler before he was hit by an SUV around 3:30 a.m. The... more »
  • DOTD evaluating LA 447 for roundabouts Play Video

    December 9, 2013 10:25 PM

    WALKER - The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development is considering a proposal to improve traffic and safety along LA 447 in Walker. Roundabouts, a growing trend across the country and now in Louisiana, have been proven to decrease accidents drastically engineers say. And, DOTD believes the design may... more »
  • Traffic on I-12 west near Walker

    December 8, 2013 1:27 PM

    Several accidents in addition to normal traffic has slowed down I-12 west near Walker. State police are out attempting to clear the roadways. Stay with WBRZ.com for the latest. more »
  • Name of pedestrian killed in Walker released

    December 4, 2013 7:14 AM

    WALKER, La. - State police say a vehicle struck and killed a female pedestrian north of Walker. Trooper First Class Jared Sandifer says the accident occurred around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. Sandifer says 30-year-old Tara M. Messina, of Denham Springs, who was dressed in dark clothing, was walking northbound along La.... more »
  • School board buys land for improvements Play Video

    November 25, 2013 5:20 PM

    WALKER - The Livingston Parish School Board is buying land behind Walker High School for a future expansion of the campus. The land currently occupies a mobile home park with about 13 mobile homes. After the $630,000 deal is complete tenants will have 60 days to vacate. Some... more »
  • Mysterious semi hit by train

    November 22, 2013 10:30 PM

    WALKER- Police responded to what is described as a minor train collision Friday night. Police said an 18-wheeler, loaded with pipes, did not clear the railroad crossing before a train collided into the load. The truck driver apparently did not know his trailer was struck, and kept driving. ... more »
  • Walker softball players sign Letters of Intent

    November 13, 2013 2:32 PM

    WALKER - They're best friends, and both Walker Wildcat softball stars, Taylor Lockwood(LSU) and Grace DeLee(Southeastern), got to sign their official Letters of Intent together. Lockwood said the main draw to LSU was how comfortable she felt with head coach Beth Torina, and DeLee added she was looking forward... more »
  • Dumped load closes ramp

    November 12, 2013 2:37 PM

    WALKER - Police said a dump truck dumped its load coming off I-12 West at Walker, shutting down the ramp this afternoon for a time. Authorities re-opened the ramp around 3:30, after firefighters hosed off the excess mud and dirt dumped onto the highway. Walker Police said the... more »
  • Tussle during home invasion

    November 6, 2013 5:32 PM

    WALKER - According to the Walker Police Department, officers arrested a man for invading a home after the homeowner and a neighbor pinned him to the ground. Police said the homeowner began fighting with the suspect, Demarcus Ross, after seeing Ross in his hallway. According to investigators, Ross had... more »
  • Zachary back on the winning track vs Walker Play Video

    October 25, 2013 11:23 PM

    WALKER - Both teams came into the game coming off district losses, but Zachary came out on the winning side Friday night with a 28-9 win at Walker. Zachary would lead 21-0 at the half, and Keon Brown would add a second-half TD to put the Broncos up 28-3.... more »
  • Family fighting sewage invasion in their home Play Video

    September 23, 2013 5:41 PM

    WALKER - The stench is nearly unbearable for one family in Walker as they continue to recover from a flood of sewage that took over their home. Three years ago Alicia Cheplick's home was flooded with sewage after the grinder station in her front yard did not function properly.... more »
  • Four men stopped for illegally selling vacuums Play Video

    September 19, 2013 9:52 PM

    WALKER - Four people were arrested here for selling vacuums door-to-door. They were peddling Kirby models, which is against the law in this Livingston Parish town. An ordinances prohibits door-to-door solicitation. "I told the man I didn't need one and I couldn't afford it," Scott Brooks said. ... more »
  • Meth lab warrants turn up out-of-state meth find

    August 30, 2013 5:50 PM

    WALKER - Sheriff's deputies arrested four people in Livingston Parish this week after they said they found meth and materials associated with a meth lab. A sheriff's department spokesperson said investigators arrested Claud Kimble Jr., 23; Talandis Cotton, 22; Eugene Harrison Jr., 29; and Velise Vallery, 30, at the... more »
  • Thursday Jamborees kick off high school football season Play Video

    August 29, 2013 10:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The high school football season finally kicked off Thursday night with several area schools enjoying an early start to the jamborees. Port Allen took care of Albany 12-6 and Dutchtown blanked Walker 14-0. For more from the Jamborees, tune in to the High School Blitz... more »
  • People want their bumpy roads taken seriously Play Video

    August 29, 2013 9:44 PM

    WALKER - Livingston Parish council members are at odds about a parish wide overlay project to repaved neglected roads. "I feel like it was a stab in the back," councilman Chance Parent said at a recent meeting. He was caught off guard when parish president Layton Ricks contracted... more »
  • Police searching for mystery woman who returned her weed

    August 15, 2013 10:43 PM

    WALKER- Police in this Livingston Parish town are on a search for someone who misplaced their marijuana. A mystery woman returned items to a pharmacy here and included a bag of weed with the returns. "Most people get a kick out of it," Capt. John Sharp said. But,... more »
  • Officer arrested for hitting suspect has troubled career Play Video

    August 1, 2013 4:50 PM

    WALKER - A Walker Police officer accused of hitting a rape suspect while they were in custody recently ran into trouble with past law enforcement agencies for using excessive force. Livingston Parish Sheriff's deputies arrested James Dipuma, 32, after they said he hit Raymond Robison, 19, while Robison was... more »
  • LPSO: Officer, family member attack rape suspect

    August 1, 2013 3:10 PM

    WALKER - Sheriff's deputies arrested a Walker Police officer after they said he beat a suspect accused of raping a juvenile, then let the juvenile's family members hit the suspect as well. Investigators said on July 24 Officer James Dipuma, 32, arrested Raymond Robison, 19, on suspicion of having... more »
  • Two missionaries involved in I-12 wreck

    July 25, 2013 2:13 PM

    WALKER- A religious group says two of its members were fatally injured in a car crash in Livingston Parish this week. Matthew Barr and his wife Hailey were hit Tuesday night on I-12. Hailey died after the crash. Police said Matthew Barr is on life support. Investigators described his... more »
  • Woman killed in I-12 crash in Walker

    July 24, 2013 10:54 AM

    WALKER - Police say a woman was killed and her husband critically injured in a crash involving three vehicles and two 18-wheelers on Interstate 12 in Walker. The deadly crash happened at 11:30 p.m. Thursday. Police Capt. John Sharp said it appears that an 18-wheeler changed lanes to avoid a... more »
  • Livingston road work just beginning for U.S. 190 Play Video

    July 15, 2013 4:13 PM

    LIVINGSTON - Construction crews have begun giving U.S. 190 a facelift, part of a $4.4 million project to fix the stretch of road in Livingston Parish. Crews are currently doing patchwork and will overlay the highway to make it safer. Residents living near the highway said they're glad to... more »
  • Police cite woman for lying about dogs

    July 12, 2013 11:04 PM

    WALKER- Police issued a woman who reported finding ten puppies in an ice chest a misdemeanor summons. Investigators believe the woman lied about the dogs' situation to get them taken by the city's animal shelter. Police said they issued the citation for one count of animal cruelty. "This... more »
  • State Fire Marshal investigates arson at Ex-Livingston Parish President's home

    June 29, 2013 5:34 PM

    WALKER- State Fire Marshal Butch Browning's office was called in to investigate an arson that occurred at Former Livingston Parish President Mike Grimmer's home Saturday. The fire erupted in a storage container adjacent to his home in the 13,000 block of Pendarvis Lane. "At this point, we believe... more »
  • Police seek witnesses to deadly motorcycle crash

    June 17, 2013 4:07 PM

    WALKER - Police in Walker asked any witnesses to a deadly motorcycle wreck this weekend near I-12 to come forward and help investigators figure out exactly what happened. Captain John Sharp with Walker Police said Jonathan Dale Free, 30, of Denham Springs died in the wreck early Sunday morning.... more »
  • Walker may raise utility rates

    June 15, 2013 10:33 AM

    WALKER, La. - Utility rates in Walker may rise for the first time in more than a decade. The Advocate reports the Board of Aldermen has scheduled a public hearing for June 24 on four ordinances to adjust the city's rates on gas, water, sewer and garbage collection. The adjustments... more »
  • Police: Sophisticated marijuana grow busted

    June 14, 2013 4:57 PM

    WALKER - Police arrested a Walker man today after they said they found a sophisticated marijuana grow in his barn with plants worth tens of thousands of dollars. Walker Police arrested John H. Allen III, 33, on suspicion of unauthorized use of a vehicle, and said State Police charged... more »
  • Four arrested in Walker church theft case Play Video

    June 10, 2013 9:09 PM

    WALKER - People in Walker were able to rest easy Monday night, after four alleged thieves were arrested and charged. Matthew LeRoy,19, Justin Kent Slinker, 18, Christopher Allen Parker, 19, and Tarence Fisher , 20, were arrested for simple burglary of a religious building. The crime happened at Walker... more »
  • Four arrested in connection with church burglary

    June 10, 2013 2:52 PM

    WALKER - Police arrested four men they said stole a safe from the the Walker Baptist Church last month. Walker Police arrested Matthew LeRoy, 19, Justin Kent Slinker, 18, Christopher Allen Parker, 19, all of Walker on June 6. They also arrested Tarence Fisher, 20, of Walker on June... more »
  • Former parish president accused of battering wife

    May 31, 2013 4:37 PM

    WALKER - Police arrested former Livingston Parish President Mike Grimmer after they said he attacked his wife overnight at their home in Walker. Capt. John Sharp with Walker Police said Grimmer's wife called them around midnight to report a disturbance, and when investigators arrived at the home they determined... more »
  • Thieves steal safe from church Play Video

    May 24, 2013 6:14 PM

    WALKER- Police are looking for leads after a church was burglarized and a 300-pound safe stolen overnight. Police were called when workers at Walker Baptist Church on Florida Boulevard noticed the crime when they got to work earlier in the day. "It appears that the offenders entered the... more »
  • Walker will donate land for dog park

    May 19, 2013 11:00 AM

    WALKER, La. - Dogs in Walker will soon have a playground all to themselves. Mayor Rick Ramsey tells The Advocate that the city will donate land near the lake at Sidney Hutchinson Park to be used as a community dog park. The idea, the mayor says, was suggested by local... more »
  • Man sentenced to 25 years after no contest plea

    May 6, 2013 11:26 AM

    LIVINGSTON - 51-year-old David Lee Scott was sentenced to 25 years in prison for armed robbery and selling drugs, according to the district attorney's office in Livingston Parish. Scott pleaded no contest to the charges on April 29. In September 2012, Walker City Police say Scott entered a... more »
  • I-12W closed due to vehicle fire near Walker

    March 13, 2013 4:44 PM

    WALKER - Police said a vehicle fire shut down I-12 West in Livingston Parish this afternoon. Walker Police said the fire closed both lanes of I-12 West starting two miles east of Walker. They re-opened the roadwary around 5:45 p.m. Police advised drivers heading west use different routes... more »
  • Illegal sales going on in Walker

    February 5, 2013 11:00 PM

    WALKER- Police took to social media Tuesday, warning about illegal door-to-door sales. "We have received several reports of the activity, as has the sheriff's office," the post on the Walker Police Department's Facebook read. Peddling is illegal inside city limits. "No 'permit' is available to allow anyone... more »
  • I-12 open after crash

    January 15, 2013 8:06 PM

    WALKER- All lanes of I-12 are open after the interstate was closed because of a crash Tuesday evening. Two vehicles wrecked, one flipped. Police reported two people were injured and were transported to the hospital. For much of the evening, traffic was diverted off I-12 at Juban Road,... more »
  • Arrests made after guns stolen from deputies' vehicles

    January 11, 2013 4:41 PM

    WALKER - Deputies arrested several people recently in connection with the theft of guns and other items from two law enforcement units in Walker. Spokesperson Lori Steele with the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office said on Jan. 7 investigators arrested Joseph Baldwin, 26, after finding his DNA at the crime... more »
  • High speed chase nets fugitive from Mississippi, Alabama

    January 11, 2013 1:12 PM

    WALKER - A fugitive from two states is in jail after a high speed chase in Livingston Parish Wednesday. Walker police say it began after a complaint that two men in a blue pickup were trying to buy drugs. Officers tried to stop the truck when it was spotted... more »
  • Wreck, oil reported on I-12 in Livingston Parish

    January 11, 2013 10:46 AM

    WALKER - Authorities in Livingston Parish responded to two traffic incidents this morning after heavy rains there. The Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office reported a vehicle flipped in some water on I-12 West between Satsuma and Walker. Police and EMS were responding to the wreck as of 10:30 a.m. ... more »
  • High drama on highway: chase, tasing and two arrests

    January 10, 2013 9:46 PM

    WALKER- Two people were arrested after a high-speed chase on Florida Blvd. Wednesday afternoon. Manuel Brown and Richard Bogan face a list of charges. Brown is also a fugitive from Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana. Both men are convicted felons. Police said they tried to stop the pick-up Brown... more »
  • 29-year-old dies in collision with freight train Play Video

    December 12, 2012 8:41 PM

    WALKER- A 29-year-old woman was killed when she drove her car into the path of a freight train Wednesday afternoon. Walker Police said Laraye London-Phillips died after she was airlifted to an area hospital. London-Phillips was from Denham Springs. London-Phillips was hit as she turned from Florida Boulevard onto... more »
  • Walker welcomes teen alderman Play Video

    December 12, 2012 5:48 PM

    WALKER - Next month, Walker will swear-in their youngest alderman, ever. At just 19-years old, Jonathan Davis is no stranger to politics. He grew up in a Republican household, with two delegates for parents. During high school, Davis worked for the Republican Party, fronted a grassroots organization for... more »
  • Train, vehicle collide in Walker

    December 12, 2012 5:15 PM

    WALKER - Authorities in Livingston Parish say a train collided with another vehicle this afternoon in Walker. Walker Police said it happened at at Sunland Drive and Florida Blvd. A department spokesperson said there were injuries, but couldn't say how many people were hurt or how badly. Police... more »
  • Teen, mother and sister arrested for thefts

    December 6, 2012 3:53 PM

    BAKER - Police arrested a mother and her two teenage children in connection with a series of burglaries which happened recently around Baker, then said they had to re-arrest one of the kids after they posted threatening messages on the internet. Police Chief Mike Knaps said on Monday detectives... more »
  • Christmas parades - Dec. 8, 9

    December 6, 2012 3:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Here's a list of Christmas parades happening around the greater Baton Rouge area this weekend. Baton Rouge Police especially warned people heading downtown for the Kiwanis parade to consider taking alternative exits from the interstate than the Government exit, which they said backs up every year.... more »
  • One phase of I-12 project wrapping up soon Play Video

    November 16, 2012 5:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The widening of I-12 between Juban Road and Walker could wrap up by next spring. An additional lane of traffic is being added in each direction. State traffic officials say another phase could start late next year. That phase will involve widening the interstate between Walker and... more »
  • Jindal offers support for construction projects Play Video

    November 7, 2012 6:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Two projects supported by Governor Bobby Jindal could speed up plans for a bypass between Livingston and Ascension parishes. The first involves $2 million for the widening of LA 42 from Airline Highway to LA 44. Earl Rish manages a nursery along that stretch of highway,... more »
  • Walker selects new mayor by 40-vote margin

    November 7, 2012 5:50 PM

    WALKER- Voters in Walker selected a new mayor by a margin of 40 votes after a heated election. Rick Ramsey won the vote with 51 percent and 1,307 votes, while incumbent Bobby Font received 1,267 votes. Ramsey told News 2 he wants to hit the ground running when... more »
  • Holden: "Big plans" for third term as EBR Mayor-Pres. Play Video

    November 6, 2012 11:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge Mayor-President Kip Holden will serve a third term in office. He sailed to an easy victory tonight, beating challenger Mike Walker after getting 60 percent of the vote with nearly all precincts reporting. Holden said he has big plans for his third... more »
  • Co-worker: Man accused of feticide "seemed normal" Play Video

    October 24, 2012 6:28 PM

    WALKER- People who knew Jeffrey Reynolds told News 2 he seemed like a regular guy and never expected he would be accused of trying to murder his wife and unborn child. "From what I got to know about the guy, actually a real responsible guy, and from what I... more »
  • Report: Husband used kitchen knife to stab wife, fetus Play Video

    October 24, 2012 3:26 PM

    WALKER - An arrest report revealed more details today about what investigators found when they arrived at the scene of a stabbing in Walker. According to the report by the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office, 31-year-old Jeffrey Reynolds used a kitchen knife to slash his pregnant wife's throat before cutting... more »
  • Sheriff: "Gruesome" scene where baby cut from mother Play Video

    October 23, 2012 3:20 PM

    WALKER - Livingston Parish authorities charged a man with feticide and attempted murder after they said he stabbed his pregnant wife this morning, and cut her unborn child from her. "It's a gruesome scene," Sheriff Jason Ard told News 2, "very challenging for our investigators." Ard said his... more »
  • Walker transferred to new rehab facility

    September 19, 2012 8:53 AM

    TULSA, Okla. - Tulane officials say seriously injured football player Devon Walker has been moved to a new facility as he continues therapy for his fractured spine. The university released a statement Tuesday night from Walker's parents, Booker and Inez Walker. They said "we are pleased to have... more »
  • LPSO: Man burned, arrested after meth fire

    September 14, 2012 4:06 PM

    WALKER - Sheriff's deputies arrested a Walker man they said was burned while cooking methamphetamine at his home earlier this week. Livingston Parish Sheriff's deputies arrested Patrick Servat, 27, after he was released from the hospital Thursday. Investigators said they were called out to Servat's one-bedroom apartment on... more »
  • T-shirt, wristband will fund aid for Walker

    September 13, 2012 7:42 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Tulane University says two of its seniors have designed a T-shirt and wristband bearing the name and jersey number of Green Wave football player Devon Walker. Brad Girson and Jesse Schwartz started their own clothing line as sophomores. Now, the university says, net proceeds from sales... more »
  • Livingston welcomes its first emergency room Play Video

    September 12, 2012 5:58 PM

    WALKER- Our Lady of the Lake opened the first emergency room in Livingston Parish today, something it says will help save lives. "We felt there was a strong need to put something here to provide emergency care as opposed to them having to drive all the way to Essen... more »
  • Holden: Walker's actions "childish" in BRAVE announcement Play Video

    September 5, 2012 6:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - With just two months until East Baton Rouge Parish voters head to the polls to decide who will be mayor-president for the next four years, the race to be the parish's top leader is heating up. Tuesday afternoon at 3:25, Mayor-President Kip Holden's office sent out... more »
  • Boil order lifted for West Baton Rouge, still in effect for Walker

    September 4, 2012 4:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A recent boil order for West Baton Rouge has been lifted, while another for Walker remains in place. Authorities in West Baton Rouge today said DHH testing confirmed water samples from the intercoastal area near Addis and Brusly were clear. They were put under a... more »
  • Several Walker residents are still dealing with flooding Play Video

    September 1, 2012 6:13 PM

    WALKER - In Livingston Parish hundreds are still dealing with flooding after Isaac. Several people who live in the Greenwich Village subdivision in Walker say it's the worst they can remember. Tim Henderson says, "We didn't anticipate this water. And there's plenty of houses on our street that's... more »
  • Road closed after fuel truck flips at gas station

    August 20, 2012 5:17 PM

    WALKER - Police shut down a portion of Florida Blvd. in Walker after an 18-wheeler turned over at a gas station this afternoon. Walker Police said it happened at the Best Stop across from Sunland Fabricators, near the corner of Florida and N. Corbin Rd. (LA 449). Police... more »
  • Overturned big rig causes delays on I-12

    August 19, 2012 7:09 PM

    LIVINGSTON PARISH- An overturned 18-wheeler has traffic reduced to one lane on I-12 East in Walker. Officials say to avoid the area if you can. They are trying to right the big rig, and it could take several hours. I-12 is expected to be down to one lane... more »
  • Walker man arrested for public bribery

    August 14, 2012 5:53 PM

    WALKER - Sheriff's deputies arrested a man for public bribery after they said he tried to get someone to drop charges against him and his daughter. Deputies had earlier arrested Herman Severio, 66, and his daughter Holly Severio, 32, in July. Investigators said Herman shot a person's dog and... more »
  • Lee announces candidacy for Walker chief

    July 31, 2012 9:38 PM

    WALKER- Marliam Lee announced he's running in an upcoming election to be the town's top police officer. Lee is currently serving out the remainder of Chief Hunter Grimes term. Grimes resigned recently. " I would like the opportunity to serve as Chief for the next four years," Lee... more »
  • Man arrested for lounge shootout

    July 31, 2012 4:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a Walker man in connection with a fight that escalated into a shootout at a Baton Rouge lounge. Detectives arrested Billy W. Hoover, 45, after the shooting last night at the Longbranch Lounge on Florida Boulevard. Police said Hoover was forced out of... more »
  • Mayor, state agree on deal for road bill; decide to switch road responsibilities

    July 23, 2012 9:55 PM

    WALKER- The mayor and DOTD have worked out a deal over a $1.3 million bill for roadwork. The money is owed to the state after a project in the 90's. The agreed-upon plan calls for DOTD to transfer a portion of a state road to Walker. Walker will... more »
  • Police: People in Walker hit by utility bill scam

    July 18, 2012 9:45 AM

    WALKER - A popular bank fraud scam is back, and it's hitting our area hard. The Walker Police Department says they've received complaints that several people in the area were hoodwinked into transferring thousands of dollars to someone claiming to offer government assistance with utility bills. The scam... more »

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