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HMB Announces Successes from All-State Band Audition Process

For release: January 21, 2015 (Huntsville) – Huntsville High School played host to the Region 9 5A All-Region Band Auditions on December 5, 2014. Over 300 students from various 5A schools participated in the audition process, and the Huntsville Hornet Military Marching Band (HMB) placed 16 students in the All-Region Band. Additionally, ...

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DeYoung to Run for Walker County Pct 1 Commissioner

TOM DEYOUNG TO SEEK WALKER COUNTY PCT 1 COMMISSIONER REPUBLICAN NOMINATION   Huntsville, TX  – Tom DeYoung, long-time resident of Walker County and fiscal conservative, announced today that he will seek the nomination for Walker County Precinct 1 Commissioner in the Republican Primary to be held in March 2016.   ...

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Sam Houston Elementary Honors Angela Coleman

Grant Cohen, right, owner of Huntsville’s A Space Place Traditional Storage, and Samuel W. Houston Elementary School Principal Susan Cryer, left, present instructional assistant Angela Coleman, center, with a check for $100. Mrs. Coleman will be treated with an evening of fine dining at The Homestead on 19th. Her Samuel ...

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Huntsville Police Dept Shift Reports – Updated 1-20-15

1-16-19 (Day Shift): FM247 @ FM980 – Report of accident – two vehicles/no injuries; one driver fled the scene. 500 Block of I-45S – Unknown person used the victims credit card number without consent State Hwy 30 E – Known person threatened victim State Hwy 19 @ I-45S – Report of 3-vehicle accident, no ...

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Texas A&M Forest Service Hosting Workshop to Highlight Tax Law Changes for Forest Landowners

Annual workshop to highlight tax law changes for forest landowners     Jan. 20, 2015 – LUFKIN, Texas – When it comes to taxes, all of the ins and outs and information you have to know is mind-numbing—but important. It’s especially important that forest landowners stay informed on the latest updates ...

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Governor Perry Reappoints Local Resident

Gov. Rick Perry has appointed eight members to the State Employee Charitable Campaign Advisory Committee for terms to expire Jan. 1, 2016. The committee advises the comptroller and state policy committee on adopting rules and establishing procedures for the operation and management of the state employee charitable campaign. Neissa Brown ...

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How Much Do We Pay Elected Officials in Walker County?

Published Salaries of Walker County Elected Officials Have you ever wondered how much the taxpayers of Walker County pay our elected officials?  Here is the fiscal year 2014 information and on base salaries for 2014 and proposed salaries for 2015 for elected officials that we found on the county’s website: ...

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Huntsville Restaurant Inspections – December 2014

Huntsville Health Department Routine Imspections for December 2014     1. 19th Hole At Raven Nest     (457 IH-45 South)     Score: 0 No critical violations observed 2. American Legion-Sam Houston Post 95     (1919 American Legion Dr)    Score: 0 No critical violations observed 3. Americas Best Value ...

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Sell it Here with County News Classified Ads

Classified advertising is coming to County News Today! For a limited time, you can sell your stuff, post a help wanted ad or advertise your garage sale on the county’s fastest-growing news site — for FREE. Advertise with us and  you’ll likely reach just as many people — maybe more! — as you ...

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Skunks the Target of Rabies Vaccine Airdrop in Walker County

AUSTIN — The Texas Department of State Health Services is hoping skunks will gobble up vaccines disguised as fish meal treats in its effort to prevent rabies in wildlife. This week  DSHS relaunched its aerial assault on rabies through the annual airdrop of millions of edible doses of rabies vaccine ...

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