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MPMS National Jr Honor Society Cares

Students in the National Junior Honor Society at Mance Park Middle School recently prepared “chemo care” bags for local cancer patients. Each of the bags contained a student written letter, lotion, spa socks, candy,  mints, puzzle book with pen, and a deck of playing cards. Students, teachers and advisors delivered 25 ...

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Local Resident Encourages Buying Local with New Huntsville Online Gift Guide

This holiday season local resident Emily Binetti wants Huntsville shoppers to give back to the Huntsville community by skipping the malls and online shopping options and buying local. Her new “Shop Huntsville” website features a variety of local gift ideas to inspire residents to explore all the great stores and ...

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Marriage Licenses – October 2015

Marriage Licenses for October 2015 in Walker County   10-1-15  John Espinoza and Brijet Knipp 10-2-15  Gregory Reeves and Robyn Bell 10-3-15  Guy Nealis and Debra Durda 10-3-15  Davis Billey Jr and Gabrielle Robertson 10-3-15  Evan Koosmann and Lanan Wilson 10-3-15  Jacob Lowery and Alison Lawson 10-4-15  Kyle Hylton and ...

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HISD Annual Holiday Food Drive

The Huntsville ISD “Hornets Helping Huntsville” holiday food drive is underway! The annual drive begins on December 1st and will conclude on Tuesday, December 15, 2015. The district is currently collecting donations of canned and non-perishable food items at all HISD campuses and the Hawkins Administration Building, 441 FM 2821 E. ...

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Letters to Santa

Santa Claus wants all of the children of the Huntsville area to start sending him their Christmas letters. Not only did Santa give the Huntsville Public Library a special Santa mailbox linked directly to the North Pole, but he even promised to write back with an email! Starting November 23rd, ...

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Weather Causes Morning Commute Challenges

High winds and heavy rains made the Tuesday morning commute a challenge for residents throughout Walker County. Road closures due to high water, downed trees, and damaged power line poles were reported across the area. The Walker County Office of Emergency Management reports that FM 2550 in western Walker Co ...

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PCC Fundraiser Brings a Crowd

It was a crowded event on Monday evening at the annual Pregnancy Care Center fundraiser held at the Walker County Fairgrounds. Event organizers say that attendance was almost double that of last year’s event.  720 tickets were sold this year compared to 400 for last year. Featured speaker Lisa Robertson, ...

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Huntsville Police Officer Honored by MADD

Huntsville Police Officer Je’rard Collins was honored recently with the “Heroes of the Highway” award by Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD). The East Texas Region of MADD covers a 15-county area including Walker County. Select officers from these counties were honored today at MADD’s annual Outstanding Law Enforcement Ceremony. Due ...

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DPS Seeks Leads in 1982 Murder Case

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) and the Texas Ranger Unsolved Crimes Investigation Team are asking for the public’s help in solving the 1982 murder of Monica “Christie” Wilson in Liberty, Texas. As part of a public awareness program launched last month, DPS is featuring one unsolved case each ...

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Survey for Texas Residents to Determine Uses for New Disability Benefit

There’s a new way for certain Texans with disabilities to have special savings accounts for disability-related expenses, without losing eligibility for Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Medicaid and certain other public benefits. It’s called the Texas Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Program. The federal ABLE Act was enacted in December 2014, ...

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