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Water project along Veterans moving toward completion; no plans for widening rest of VMB

By Rich Heiland Free Press Publications, LLC For The Walker County News Today Ever since big blue pipes started showing up near the Fire Station on Veterans Memorial Boulevard some Elkins Lakes residents have been wondering if it signaled an eventual widening of Veterans from Possum Walk Road to the ...

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Huntsville Lamppost Decorating Contest Winner Announced

by City of Huntsville staff The City’s Main Street office celebrated the holiday season with the 2nd Annual Downtown Christmas Lamppost Decorating Contest, designed to encourage local merchants and organizations to decorate the ornamental lampposts throughout downtown. Special Project Director Tammy Gann said the lampposts are beautiful by day, but spectacular ...

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Text-to-9-1-1 Services Available in Walker County

The Gulf Coast Regional 9-1-1 Emergency Communications District (GCRECD) announced the availability of Text-to-9-1-1 service in Brazoria, Chambers, Colorado, Liberty, Matagorda, Walker, Waller, and Wharton counties. Text-to-9-1-1 is a service that allows cell phone users to send a text message directly to 9-1-1 for assistance when they can’t make a ...

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Consumer Alert: IRS Impersonation and Email Scam

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has warned Texans that fraudulent emails are being sent from people impersonating the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) targeting users with fake tax documents. These emails often use the subject line “tax transcripts” in an attempt to bait people into opening links and documents that contain ...

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West Frontage Road South of FM 1375 Temporary Closure Beginning Friday

Beginning at 8 PM on Friday, December 14, 2018  and ending at Noon on Saturday, December 15, 2018  the West Frontage road from South of FM 1375 to IH-45 entrance ramp will be closed, weather permitting. The reason for this closure is to allow TXDOT to place remaining concrete pavement on west ...

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Huntsville Hornet Football Regional Finals Playoff Game Information for Fans

by HISD staff The Class 5A Division II Region 3 Finals Football playoff game between the Huntsville Hornets and the Fort Bend Marshall Buffalos will be played on Friday, December 7, 2018 @ 7:30 PM at Cy-Fair FCU Stadium at the Berry Center of Northwest Houston, in Cypress, TX (8877 ...

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TxDOT announces closure at I-45 and Highway 19

Beginning at 7 p.m. Monday, December 3, 2018, southbound State Highway 19 to Interstate 45 southbound will be closed to place bridge beams for the new southbound State Highway 19 to Interstate 45 southbound direct connector bridge. The State Highway 19 U-turn and Southwood Drive between the State Highway 19 ...

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New Generation of Firefighters stepping up to the plate

New Waverly Fire Department’s latest crop of recruits keeping up the department’s long-standing tradition as a starting point for a career in the fire service. by Jimmy Williams ON THE SAME DAY that he received notification that he had passed his certification test, the State’s newest certified firefighter and New ...

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Protect Your Vehicle and What’s Inside While Holiday Shopping

In this season of giving and sharing, don’t give burglars and thieves a chance to take If motorists aren’t careful, some of the best deals on Black Friday won’t even be inside the store – they’ll be sitting right out front in the parking lot. “Increased holiday crowds represent an ...

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Huntsville Hornet Area Round Football Playoff Game Information for Fans

The Area Round Football playoff game between the Huntsville Hornets and Manvel Mavericks will be played on Friday, November 23, 2018 @12 PM Noon at the NRG Stadium in Houston, TX.  Huntsville ISD encourages all citizens to join us at NRG to cheer on our hometown Hornets!  The following game day ...

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