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Second Auto Theft Arrest Made

A second suspect has been arrested in concert with yesterday’s auto theft apprehension. Micah Harper was taken into custody by the Walker County Sheriff’s Office (WCSO) after spending over 24 hours on the run. At approximately 7:19 p.m. on August 28, WCSO deputies responded to a call of a suspicious ...

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Stubblefield Bridge to be Replaced

by US Forest Service staff A year after Hurricane Harvey heavily damaged Stubblefield Bridge, the structure is still impassable. Originally, the plan was to make repairs to the bridge and have it open by December, but after engineers from the Central Federal Lands Highway Division inspected the extensive damage it ...

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Three Huntsville Drainage Problems Could Get Fixed, Thanks to Hurricane Harvey

By Rich Heiland Free Press Publications, LLC For Walker County News Today Third in a Series             IF ALL GOES well Huntsville residents will see some improvements in city drainage and flood control, thanks to Hurricane Harvey’s visit a year ago. City Manager Aron Kulhavy, Police Chief Kevin Lunsford and ...

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Craiglist Scammer Arrested by HPD

by City of Huntsville staff In response to recent vehicle thefts, the Huntsville Police Department (HPD) conducted a surveillance operation at the Bill Fick Ford dealership which resulted in the arrest of suspected car thief Christian Cruz-Ramirez. A Craigslist scam exists in which cars on dealer lots are posted for sale by ...

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Moving to Huntsville Would Have Been Easy, Except for the Hurricane

By David G. Landmann Second of four parts on Hurricane Harvey WE HAD IT all planned out. A year ago, we sat at the kitchen table in our three-bedroom, two-bath rancher in Waxahachie, and carefully crafted the phases of our move to Huntsville, and the townhome we chose in Elkins Lake. ...

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Huntsville State Park Has Bounced Back From Hurricane Harvey, Thanks to Staff and Friends

By Rich Heiland Free Press Publications, LLC For Walker County News Today First of Four in a Series             ON AUG. 26, 2017, a Saturday, Hurricane Harvey was causing a lot of concern at Huntsville State Park. After all, the on-again, off-again storm had not really formed into its monster ...

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SHSU Experts and State Representative Metcalf  Meet To Discuss School Safety

By SHSU Staff As the fall semester approaches, Sam Houston State University continues to prepare for more than 20,000 students to return to campus. On Monday, Aug. 6, a group of SHSU faculty and staff experts met with SHSU alumnus and Texas state representative Will Metcalf to discuss how to ...

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Locals Get First-Hand Look at Plans for Massive I-45 Widening and Improvement

By Rich Heiland Free Press Publications, LLC For Walker County News Today             LOCAL DRIVERS HAD best get used to some heavy construction around I-4 5 into 2027 according to timetables announced by the Texas Department of Transportation at an open house/public hearing late Thursday afternoon. TXDOT, at the Walker County ...

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Huntsville Smoke Survey Will Take Place on Friday

by City of Huntsville staff The City of Huntsville Wastewater Division will be conducting a sewer survey between 8 and 11 a.m. Friday, August 10, east of Sycamore Avenue. The affected area will include sewer right-of-way running north and south between Oak Lawn Street and Bearkat Boulevard. The survey should ...

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A&M Agrilife Extension announces full schedule of events into the Fall

THE TEXAS A&M AgriLife Extension Agency has announced a jam-packed schedule of events for the remainder of summer and into the fall. Pond Weed Control Field Day (NEW EVENT) Friday, August 3rd, 2018 9:00 AM  33 Hickory Lake, Drive, Huntsville, TX 77320  (2 Hrs. CEU Credit) We ask that you park ...

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