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Governor Perry Reappoints Local Resident

Governor Perry

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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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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Huntsville’s MLK Day Solid Waste Service Schedule Announced

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The City of Huntsville Solid Waste Division will run both residential and commercial garbage pick-up routes on Monday, January 19, 2015, Martin Luther King Day. The Solid Waste Transfer Facility will also be open for business on Monday. The Recycling Drop-Off Center, located at 590 IH-45 North, ...

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Huntsville Police Dept Shift Reports

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Day Shift 1-12-15 Minor 2-vehicle accident on US Hwy 190 with possible injuries reported. James Johnson was arrested  for  Assault and Resisting Arrest Dyanne Massey was arrested on a municipal warrant An assault was reported in the 1700 block of 11th Street Night Shift 1-12-15 to 1-13-15 1400 block of ...

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Huntsville Public Library to Host Master Gardeners’ Spring Workshop

Walker County Master Gardeners

“SPRING into Veggie Planting at the Huntsville Public Library” Huntsville Public Library is pleased to host the Walker County Master Gardeners’ annual spring planting workshop on Friday, February 20, 2015, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the library’s Community Room. Learn different gardening styles, soil preparation, planting time, fertilizers, ...

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Walker County Proud 18th Annual Tree Sale Scheduled for Saturday, Feb 7th

Tree Sale

Walker County Proud Communities will host its 18th Annual Tree Sale on Saturday, February 7 and the public is encouraged to take part and purchase one of thousands of available seedlings. The event will be held at the Walker County Storm Shelter, located at 455 State Highway 75 North, from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 ...

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Wynne Home to Present Quilt Exhibit – Opening reception January 15

Gibbs Quilt

The Wynne Home Arts Center will present a new exhibit entitled “Dry Goods: The Quilts of Mary Laura Gibbs,” beginning Thursday, January 15. The exhibit will be offered free of charge through April 15. According to Linda Pease, Cultural Services Coordinator, an opening reception for the exhibit sponsored by the ...

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