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Walker County News Today to Publish Voter Guide to Huntsville City Charter Amendments

By Rich Heiland Free Press Publications, LLC For Walker County News Today             IF YOU LIVE inside the Huntsville City limits, you might want to consider taking advantage of early voting when it begins Oct. 22 at the Walker County Annex between Sam Houston Avenue and University Drive. In addition ...

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Free Landscape Publications Available

Order before they’re gone! Take Care of Texas offers FREE landscape guides to help you maintain a healthy yard, save money, and protect the environment! These publications include: Guide to Yard Care Mulching and Composting Landscape Irrigation Managing Lawn Problems in Texas Rainwater Harvesting with Rain Barrels Managing 10 Common Texas Yard ...

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SHSU Professor Heading To Hollywood

By: Wes Hamilton Sam Houston State University is headed to Hollywood. Elisa Herrmann, assistant professor of mass communication at SHSU, has been selected to participate in the Television Academy Foundation’s 2018 Faculty Seminar Program. Members of the Television Academy selected just 25 professors from colleges and universities nationwide to participate ...

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Huntsville Smoke Survey Scheduled for Monday

by City of Huntsville staff The City of Huntsville Wastewater Division will be conducting a sewer survey between 8 and 11 a.m. Monday, October 1, from the intersection of University Avenue and 14th Street to the intersection of University Avenue and 17th Street. The affected area will include sewer rights-of-way ...

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Water Well Hurricane Prep – Before the Storm

Florida-based NGWA Board of Directors Vice President Merritt Partridge, CVCLD, with Partridge Well Drilling Co. Inc., shares steps to protect your well and water source before and after the storm. There is not a great deal to do before a storm, but these simple steps can save a great deal ...

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Walker County Hospital District Tosses Hospital Corporation/HMH a $2.9 Million Lifeline

By Rich Heiland Free Press Publications, LLC For Walker County News Today              THE WALKER COUNTY Hospital Corporation (dba Huntsville Memorial Hospital) received a $2.9 million cash infusion from the Walker County Hospital District board Thursday night. The hospital corporation has fallen millions in debt to vendors and the ...

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Hospital District meets on fate of HMH in two-hour closed session, no details released

Board chair, administrator, acknowledge Walker County Hospital Corporation bankruptcy  possible and sale of facility may be on table By Rich Heiland Free Press Publications, LLC For Walker County News Today             FOUR OF FIVE board members of the Walker County Hospital District met for two hours Thursday afternoon in closed ...

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HPD: New Scam Involving Facebook Messenger

The Huntsville Police Department has been made aware of yet another scam. This scam involves Facebook Messenger and a message that appears to be from a friend. The person that seems to be a known friend is advising the recipient of a great opportunity to receive a large amount of ...

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Firehouse Subs Awards Grant to City

by City of Huntsville staff The City of Huntsville’s Fire Department was recently awarded a generous grant from Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation to purchase much-needed equipment. The Foundation contributed $13,765.46 to purchase 10 automated external defibrillators (AEDs); one set of rescue struts; four swift water rescuer vests; a 15′ ...

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WCSO: Beware of Telephone Scam Threatening Arrest

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by Walker County Sheriff’s Office   Over the last couple of weeks the Walker County Sheriff Office has seen an increase in reports regarding a telephone scam within the County. Citizens are receiving calls from someone claiming to be with law enforcement stating the person has a warrant for his/her ...

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