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Nominations Open for Heroes for Children Program

The State Board of Education (SBOE) is now accepting nominations for the 2016 Heroes for Children Award. This annual award recognizes public school volunteers who have been strong advocates for Texas schoolchildren. Volunteers may be nominated by individuals or by organizations. Educational employees, elected government officials and organizations are not ...

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Huntsville Main Street Nationally Accredited

The Texas Historical Commission (THC) commended Huntsville for successful annual progress as a designated Main Street community, one of 58 to be recognized this year. The Texas Main Street Program (TMSP) began in 1981 as one of the first state coordinating programs in the country. 2016 marks TMSP’s 35th anniversary. ...

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Part 3 – Political Campaign Finances: Candidates for Pct 2 Constable

Part 3 in a series on the campaign finance reports of candidates running for local offices. Candidates are listed in ballot order.   Shane Loosier Total Expenses Reported:  $6,357.64 Total Contributions Reported:  $5,382.00 Top Campaign Donors: $1,985 – Jeff Bradley* $500 – Lucille Benthall $300 – Champe Miller $250 – ...

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Part 2 – Political Campaign Finances: Candidates for Pct 1 Commissioner

Part 2 in a series on the campaign finance reports of candidates running for local offices. Candidates are listed in ballot order. Tom DeYoung Total Expenses Reported:  $12,510.72 Total Contributions Reported:  $1,525 Top Political Donors: $800 – Juan & Donna Pinon $250 – Keith & Missy Walls $100 – Joe ...

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Part 1 – Political Campaign Finances: Candidates for Pct 3 Commissioner

Part 1 in a series on the campaign finance reports of candidates running for local offices. Democrat and Republican candidates on the March 2015 Primary Election ballot are included.  Candidates are listed in ballot order. Glen Ray Reader Total Expenses Reported:  $6,331.58 Total Contributions Reported:  $1650.00 Top Campaign Donors: $500 ...

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Grant from NEA Will Get “Huntsville Moving!” with Community Initiative

Initiated by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Huntsville community will celebrate dance with a variety of free community workshops, activities and public events. The new initiative titled Huntsville Moving! brings together three professional dance groups, Ballet Folklorico de Huntsville, Nicolay Dance Works and NobleMotion Dance ...

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The Other Political Party in Walker County

Walker County Libertarian Party readies for local delegate elections.   by Walker County News Today Staff Members of the Walker County Libertarian Party held their monthly meeting on Wednesday evening to make plans for their upcoming caucus and county convention. Unlike the Republican and Democrat parties, the Libertarian Party holds ...

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Huntsville PD Shift Reports

Shift Reports from the Huntsville Police Department for February 19, 2013 to February 23, 2016 Feb 19, 2016  SRO Shift 1600 blk 7th Street – A known subject is exhibiting non-criminal, but concerning behavior. 500 blk FM 2821 – Colton Graves, 2/5/98 bm, was arrested for DOC Language. Feb 19, 2016  Day ...

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TABC to Conduct Spring Break Sting Operations

TABC Announces Statewide 2016 Spring Break Undercover Operations Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission agents from across the state are set to conduct hundreds of undercover operations in an effort to prevent the sale of alcohol to minors during Spring Break. The undercover operations – dubbed “minor stings” – will take place ...

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Annual Huntsville H.O.T. Workshop Set for March

Workshop attendance mandatory for anyone planning to request HOT funds.   Everything you always wanted to know about the Hotel Occupancy Tax (HOT) Fund will be addressed at the annual HOT Workshop on Thursday, March 24. Held this year at the Huntsville Library Community Room from 8:30 a.m. until 2:00 p.m., ...

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