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Rafael Cruz at Republican Roundup

Rafael Cruz, father of U.S. Senator Ted Cruz, addressed local Republican Party members at their annual Republican Roundup meeting. Party chair Linda McKenzie introduced all current elected officials in attendance as well Republican and non-partisan candidates for the upcoming election. The catered event, held at the Walker Education Center on ...

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Walker County News Today to Publish Voter Guide to Huntsville City Charter Amendments

By Rich Heiland Free Press Publications, LLC For Walker County News Today             IF YOU LIVE inside the Huntsville City limits, you might want to consider taking advantage of early voting when it begins Oct. 22 at the Walker County Annex between Sam Houston Avenue and University Drive. In addition ...

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Voter Registration Deadline Tuesday for November Election

The Walker County Voter Registration/Elections Department is reaching out to voters countywide to inform them that the voter registration deadline to vote in the upcoming general election is Tuesday, October 9th. If you are not registered to vote and plan on voting in the Gubernatorial Election in November, please come ...

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Walker County Hospital District Tosses Hospital Corporation/HMH a $2.9 Million Lifeline

By Rich Heiland Free Press Publications, LLC For Walker County News Today              THE WALKER COUNTY Hospital Corporation (dba Huntsville Memorial Hospital) received a $2.9 million cash infusion from the Walker County Hospital District board Thursday night. The hospital corporation has fallen millions in debt to vendors and the ...

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Hospital District meets on fate of HMH in two-hour closed session, no details released

Board chair, administrator, acknowledge Walker County Hospital Corporation bankruptcy  possible and sale of facility may be on table By Rich Heiland Free Press Publications, LLC For Walker County News Today             FOUR OF FIVE board members of the Walker County Hospital District met for two hours Thursday afternoon in closed ...

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Southwood Subdivision to Remain Residential

by Walker County News Today staff After several recent meetings highlighted by citizen’s protesting against the City for attempting to rezone residential neighborhoods to allow for commercial development, the Huntsville City Council has decided to leave one such neighborhood alone, at least for now. Readers may recall our previous reporting ...

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Walker County Hospital District: A Board in Chaos?

by Walker County News Today staff At last week’s meeting of the Walker County Hospital District’s Board of Managers, there was lengthy debate concerning whether current Board Chairperson Anne Karr-Woodard has the authority to spend district funds without board approval.  There was also discussion about whether the district is even ...

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Walker County Hospital District holds Ballot Draw

by Walker County News Today staff On Monday the Walker County Hospital District held their ballot draw to determine candidate placement on the upcoming November ballot. The only two candidates in attendance were challenger Tina Wagamon Felder and incumbent Anne Karr-Woodard.  Staffers Kelli Molina and Ralph Beaty as well as ...

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Hospital District Takes no Action After Closed Session on Sale of Property

Property tax rate lowered By Rich Heiland Free Press Publications, LLC For Walker County News Today This article updated to correct an error, noted below in boldface.             THE WALKER COUNTY Hospital District’s Board of Managers met with its lawyer in closed session for more than an hour Wednesday night at ...

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Riverside Holds Ballot Draw for Upcoming Election

by Walker County News Today staff At 10:00 am on Tuesday morning at Riverside City Hall, political hopefuls gathered for the official “ballot draw” to determine each candidate’s placement on the ballot for the upcoming November election. In what is believed to be the first contested Riverside City Council election ...

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