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Sam Houston Avenue Closure Scheduled

Road Closed

The City of Huntsville’s Town Creek Drainage Project Phase II is progressing and work in the affected areas is likely to produce delays and detours. The project is adding a work area on Sam Houston Avenue between 13th and 14th Streets. The closure is scheduled to begin on March 27. ...

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Waterline Replacement Projects Coming to 11th Street and Sam Houston Avenue

Broken water line

The City of Huntsville is ready to begin two waterline replacement projects along 11th Street and Sam Houston Avenue: 1) The project segment along 11th Street is between IH 45 and University Avenue. This project construction is scheduled to begin early April 2017 and expected to complete by mid-August 2017. ...

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Huntsville Audubon Sponsoring a “Live Owls” Program for Students of All Ages

Owl

by Sharyn Pezant Did you know Owls can twist their necks to turn their heads about 270 degrees—about ¾ of a full circle—without moving their shoulders? Owls don’t have eyeballs; the eyes are long and shaped more like a tube. Owl eyes can’t turn in their sockets because of this ...

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Town Creek Drainage Project Construction Moving to Sam Houston Ave

Road Closed

The City of Huntsville’s Town Creek Drainage Project Phase II is progressing and work in the affected areas is likely to produce delays and detours. The project is adding a work area on Sam Houston Avenue between 13th and 14th Streets. The closure is scheduled to begin late March/early April. ...

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Forest Service Offering Temporary Jobs to Qualified Veterans

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The U.S. Forest Service is seeking qualified veterans for paid training in prescribed burns and wildland fire suppression for temporary positions. Veterans selected for the eight-week program must be 18 years or older with an honorable military discharge and would complete a two-week basic firefighter training course on the Ocala ...

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New Life Saving Equipment Hits the Streets in New Waverly

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Firefighter Paramedics to be equipped and trained to provide advanced life support treatment throughout Walker County Emergency Service District # 2 This week saw another step forward in a joint effort between Walker County ESD # 2 and the New Waverly Fire Department to improve the delivery of emergency medical ...

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The Fields of Spring

Photo courtesy of Texas A&M AgriLife

By Reggie Lepley   It has been a mild winter for the most part here in Walker County.  Breaking ice in the livestock trough only happened one time during the past season. That was over a two-day span and the ice was thin the first day. Since it is warming ...

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Road Closure Scheduled for Friday

Road Closed

Portion of Avenue J Closed A portion of Avenue J from Sam Houston Avenue heading towards SHSU will be closed Friday, February 17, as part of the ongoing construction of new student apartments next to Jack in the Box. Please use alternate routes when traveling in the area.

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Registration Underway for Annual Adventure Run

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by Emily Schulze The “Great Muddy Escape” is not only a fun way to raise awareness about living a healthy and active lifestyle; it’s also a fundraiser benefitting the local non-profit organization, Huntsville Family YMCA.  The annual adventure race, held in Huntsville, Texas, has something for everyone. For the extreme ...

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Human Remains Investigation Continues

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Authorities ask for help from the public Walker County Sheriff’s Office is continuing with the investigation of the unidentified remains that where found Monday morning, February 13th, 2017. The cause of death at this time is still unknown pending for autopsy. The victim appears to be a White or Hispanic ...

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