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Sam Houston Statue 21st Birthday

On October 22, the Sam Houston Statue, “A Tribute to Courage” will turn 21. To commemorate the special occasion, the Tourism and Visitor Center will be hosting a competition for the creation of a drink that will be unique to Huntsville. The Visitor Center is inviting all Huntsville bars and ...

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TPWD Steps Up Free-Ranging Deer Disease Surveillance

Hunters Asked to Submit Samples for CWD Testing   With the recent discovery of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in two captive deer breeding facilities in south-central Texas, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will be stepping up efforts to strategically sample hunter harvested deer at a greater level during the ...

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Walker County to Receive Victim Services Grant Funds

Governor Abbott Announces $133 Million In Local Criminal Justice And Victim Services Grants   Governor Greg Abbott today announced the award of $133 million in criminal justice and victim services grants to local law enforcement agencies, domestic violence shelters, child sex trafficking victims programs and other governmental and non-profit agencies ...

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2015 National Night Out Events Scheduled

2015 National Night Out Set for October 6, 2015.   The 2015 National Night Out event has been scheduled for Tuesday, October 6, 2015. According to HPD Officer Ryann Kaaa, the event will include a centralized presence in the Academy and Target parking lot as well as several neighborhood parades. ...

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Water Line Cleaning in Huntsville

Some Huntsville residents may experience brief water outages during water line cleaning.   During the week of September 21, 2015, the City of Huntsville’s Water Division will be performing a water line cleaning project along Veteran’s Memorial Drive. This project, sometimes referred to as “pigging,” will be similar to the ...

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TxDOT Offers Free Child Safety Seat Inspections To Save Young Lives

Child deaths on Texas roadways up 25 percent in 2014   The Texas Department of Transportation offers free child safety seat checks at the agency’s 25 statewide district offices and encourages all caregivers to make an appointment as part of national Child Passenger Safety Week, Sept. 13-19. TxDOT reminds all ...

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Huntsville Police Dept Offers Program for Special Needs Citizens

The Huntsville Police Department is pleased to offer the community a helpful service to give greater peace of mind to the city’s senior and special needs populations, their families, and caregivers. From time to time, the officers are called upon to assist a lost senior citizen or dependent person. Often these individuals ...

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Huntsville Woman Receives Governor’s 2015 Criminal Justice Volunteer Award

(AUSTIN) – During ceremonies in Austin, Shirley Miller of Huntsville, Texas accepted the Governor’s 2015 Criminal Justice Volunteer “Substance Abuse Treatment Program” volunteer award. The award was presented by Oliver Bell, Chairman of the Texas Board of Criminal Justice, and TDCJ Executive Director Brad Livingston. “We’re grateful for the efforts ...

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Huntsville, Texas – Funky, Progressive, Ground-Breaking?

When it comes to housing, it just might be thanks to Phoenix Commotion and Cube Square   by Guest Contributor Rich Heiland   FOLKS IN HUNTSVILLE, Texas can plop down in front of the TV and turn on any number of channels making hay off the new craze for “tiny ...

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Hospitality House of Huntsville Receives Governor’s 2015 Criminal Justice Volunteer Award

The Hospitality House of Huntsville, Texas was presented the Community Service Award during the Governor’s 2015 Criminal Justice Volunteer Service Award program. The award was presented by Texas Board of Criminal Justice Chairman Oliver Bell, and TDCJ Executive Director Brad Livingston during a ceremony held in Austin. “We’re grateful for ...

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