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Tax Workshop for Timber Landowners

Annual workshop to highlight tax law changes for forest landowners   Did you know that timber tax laws have changed due to the new tax law passed by Congress in December 2015? An upcoming workshop aims to keep forest landowners and other professionals informed on the latest updates to tax ...

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State Rep Candidates Answer Citizen Questions

All six candidates for State Representative (HD-18) visit Huntsville for Tea Party Candidate Forum   On Tuesday evening, approximately 100 local residents gathered at the Walker Education Center in Huntsville to listen to all six candidates seeking the Republican nomination for  State Representative (HD-18) address citizens questions. Candidates were asked about ...

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March 2nd Celebrations Announced

35th Annual March 2 Celebrations for Texas Independence Day and General Sam Houston’s Birthday   The Walker County Historical Commission, the Sam Houston Memorial Museum, and the City of Huntsville’s Sam Houston Statue and Visitors Center announces the 35th Annual Texas Independence Day and General Sam Houston’s Birthday Celebration in Huntsville ...

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January 2016 is School Board Recognition Month

January 2016 is School Board Recognition Month, and Huntsville ISD joins other districts across the state as they honor the countless contributions of these locally elected advocates for public education. “Serving on a local school board is no easy task, particularly in today’s climate of rapid change and financial uncertainties. These men ...

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Huntsville Police Dept Shift Reports

Shift Reports from the Huntsville Police Department for January 6, 2016 to January 14, 2016.   1-6-16 Day Shift: 1400 blk Sam Houston Avenue – Unknown suspect took property without consent. 1500 blk 11th Street – Unknown suspect struck parked vehicle and fled scene. 1000 blk Broadmoor Drive – A bicycle was found ...

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Jail Booking Reports

Jail Booking Reports from the Walker County Sherriff’s Office for January 11, 2016 to January 14, 2016.   January 11, 2016: No Information Received* January 12, 2016: Buckrham, Kayla Joi – Possession of Drug Para;  Minor in Possession Alcohol;  Poss CS PG1 >=4G<200G;  Poss Marij <2 oz Martinez, Armando Isai ...

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Restaurant Inspections – December 2015

Routine Health Inspections for December 2015   1. 19th Hole @ Raven Nest                                        Score: 3 457 I-45 South Certified Food Manager is needed 2. American Legion Sam Houston Post 95     ...

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$3,000 Reward Offered for Most Wanted Sex Offender

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Mark Timothy McBride, 58, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders list, and a cash reward up to $3,000 is now being offered for information leading to his capture. McBride is wanted for failure to comply with sex offender registration ...

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Nominations Being Accepted for Student Heroes Program

The State Board of Education (SBOE) is now accepting nominations for the 2016 Student Heroes Award.   The Student Heroes awards program recognizes Texas public school students in prekindergarten through high school who do outstanding things to benefit their fellow Texas students.   SBOE Chair Donna Bahorich urged school leaders ...

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Library Hosting 6th Annual Art Contest

Huntsville Public Library is hosting its 6th Annual Art Contest this spring. Open to all students 5-18 years of age, the contest will focus on the theme of artwork “Inspired By the Imagination of Daydreams.” Children’s Coordinator Rachel McPhail says, “We are all certainly excited to see what the students ...

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