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Early Voting Under Way in Walker County

by Walker County News Today staff Early voting for the upcoming March 6 primary election kicked off this week in Walker County.  For offices ranging from U.S. Senate to the local precinct level, Republican and Democrat voters will be choosing their party’s candidate for the November general election ballot. Here ...

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Huntsville City Council Delays Sale of Controversial Land Strip

by Walker County News Today staff After a lengthy discussion at its regular meeting on Tuesday night (Feb 20, 2018), the Huntsville City Council voted to postpone further discussion of a proposal for the City to sell a small but controversial strip of city-owned land on Sam Houston Avenue next ...

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Huntsville Charter Review Continues

by Walker County News Today staff The Charter Review Committee for the City of Huntsville met Wednesday, Feb. 21 at City Hall. Committee members Keith Olson, Jane Monday, and Dalene Zender were present. Absent were committee members Clyde Loll and Tyler McCaffety. City secretary Lee Woodward and deputy city secretary Brenda ...

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New Police/Fire Station on 11th Street?

by Walker County News Today staff At its regular meeting last week, the Huntsville City Council began a process that could result in the City building its proposed new combined police and fire station at the site of the old City Hospital on 11th Street across from the Wynne Home. ...

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TxDOT Reminds Candidates About Proper Placement of Political Signs

Political Signs:  Know where to put them In an effort to assist political candidates stay within the law during this election season, the Texas Department of Transportation released the following information today:   During campaign season, the landscape blooms with a special kind of flower-the political sign.  Unlike wildflowers that are ...

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Candidate Campaign Finance Reports

Fundraising and Expense Information from the Candidates by Walker County News Today staff As the March 2018 Primary Election date approaches, we decided to take a look at the campaign finance reports filed by candidates that will be on the ballot in Walker County.  You can see the candidates’ full ...

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Huntsville City Council Approves Interim City Manager Contract

by Walker County News Today staff At its regular meeting Tuesday evening the Huntsville City Council approved an employee agreement with newly selected Interim City Manager, Aron Kulhavy. The term of the agreement is 6 months beginning on February 15, 2018 and ending on August 15, 2018. The term can ...

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Hospital District Giving 90-Day Termination Notice to HMH

Ella Smither building going up for sale by Walker County News Today staff The Walker County Hospital District’s Board of Managers met midday on Tuesday for a special session.  Turnout for the meeting was so large that the meeting was moved from the district’s office to a larger room in ...

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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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