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Kulhavy to Serve as Huntsville’s Interim City Manager

In a special session Friday evening, the Huntsville City Council unanimously selected Aron Kulhavy to serve as its Interim City Manager beginning Friday, February 16, 2018. Kulhavy is currently the City’s Director of Community and Economic Development and has been with the City of Huntsville for nearly ten years, following ...

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Huntsville Animal Control Costs to Increase Dramatically

by Walker County News Today staff At its first meeting of 2018 the Huntsville City Council voted unanimously to continue to receive animal shelter services from the City of Conroe, but the cost of those services will increase dramatically. Prior to 2016 the City had been receiving animal shelter services ...

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Local GOP and Dem Ballot Draws Complete

Both the Democrat and Republican ballots for Walker County’s upcoming March 2018  have been finalized with candidate ballot order as follows: Republican Ballot Order Office Sought Ballot Name Party Mailing Address Filing Status Email U. S. Senator Ted Cruz REP PO Box 25376 Houston, TX 77265 Filed ted@tedcruz.org U. S. ...

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Huntsville City Manager Resigns

Benoit headed to Florida City of Huntsville City Manager Matt Benoit offered his resignation to the City Council on Thursday, December 21. “It is with a heavy heart and sincere gratitude that I offer this letter of resignation,” the document read. “It has been an absolute pleasure to serve as ...

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Controversial Land Deal Back on Huntsville City Council Agenda

by Walker County News Today staff Like a ghost from Christmas past, a previously attempted but failed land sale was back on the agenda of the Huntsville City Council meeting last Tuesday night. As readers may recall we reported on a series of questionable events beginning about two years ago ...

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Updated GOP Campaign Filings

Final list of local candidates that will appear on the March 2018 primary ballot With Monday’s 6:00 PM filing deadline came the conclusion of campaign filings for a position on the March 2018 Primary Election ballot. Following is a list of local candidates that have filed to run on the ...

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Toronjo Joins Hospital District Board

Hardy departs board after serving since 1970s by Walker County News Today staff The Walker County Hospital District’s Board of Managers met Wednesday night for their regularly scheduled meeting.  County Judge Danny Pierce was on hand to swear in newly elected board member Dr. David Toronjo and returning member Judy ...

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Huntsville Charter Review Committee Hears Recommendations

Recommendations from City Attorney, City Manager presented by Walker County News Today staff The City of Huntsville’s Charter Review Committee held its third meeting Wednesday, Dec. 6 at City Hall. All committee members were in attendance including committee chairman and mayor pro tem Keith Olson, councilmembers Clyde Loll and Tyler ...

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GOP Campaign Filings Continue

by Walker County News Today Staff Campaign season continues as more candidates have filed to run in the March 2018 primary election. According to Linda McKenzie, Chair of the Republican Party of Walker County, the following have filed for a position on the GOP ballot as of Friday, December 1, ...

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Huntsville City Council Revisits Animal Control Issue

by Walker County News Today staff The continuing issue of animal control within the city of Huntsville was on the agenda again at Tuesday’s City Council  meeting.  As Walker County News Today readers know, the City had contracted with the Rita B. Huff Humane Society for animal control services for ...

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