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HPD Helps Kids Shop for Toys

The City of Huntsville Police Department partnered with Target’s Heroes and Helpers Program on Saturday, December 9. One hundred children from area low-income families arrived at the store before opening and were given a $100 Target gift card to shop for a toy of their choice. Officer Ryann Kaaa-Bauer, Community Services Officer ...

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Community Profile: Rita B Huff Humane Society of Walker County

by Walker County News Today staff With the issue of animal control back in the local headlines, several of our readers had questions about how the Rita B Huff Humane Society had fared since their  parting with the City of Huntsville.  We sat down with Misty Harrelson, current chair of ...

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New Waverly Library Preparing for Fundraiser

Activities include auctions, raffle tickets, dining by Walker County News Today staff Staff and volunteers at the New Waverly Public Library are busy with preparations for their largest fundraising event of the year.  The dinner and auction, being held on Saturday November 4th, are expected to help fund library activities ...

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TEA: Donations still needed for Texas schools affected by Hurricane Harvey

TEA provides online avenue for technology and instructional materials donations to Hurricane Harvey school districts by TEA staff Commissioner of Education Mike Morath has advised that school systems needing instructional materials—either because of enrollment of students displaced by Hurricane Harvey or from property damage caused by the hurricane—can create an ...

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Gear Up for Game Wardens Program Launched

New program aims to support Texas Game Wardens by providing specialty equipment Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation (TPWF) has launched a new program and website to help Texas Game Wardens get the job done out in the field. Through private donations, Gear Up for Game Wardens will provide specialty equipment Texas ...

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Free Lunch Offered to All Huntsville ISD Students in September

by HISD staff Huntsville ISD has received confirmation from the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) that our request for meal flexibilities has been approved. These flexibilities are in regards to our meal pattern and meal service times as well as the ability to feed students at no cost to the ...

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HHS: Services for Victims of Hurricane Harvey

Texas Health and Human Services is urging people to be aware of the benefits and services available to Texans who suffered loss following Hurricane Harvey. “I’ve seen firsthand the devastation, and we’ve been moving quickly to line up an array of benefits and services to help people in need,” said ...

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Free Legal Help Available for Hurricane Harvey Survivors

The State Bar of Texas, the American Bar Association (ABA), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and other organizations have partnered to help provide legal and recovery assistance to people affected by Hurricane Harvey. A toll-free legal hotline (800-504-7030) is available to connect low-income individuals affected by the disaster with local legal ...

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State Bar has Legal Resources to Help During Harvey

By G. Thomas Vick Jr. When disasters like Hurricane Harvey strike Texas, the State Bar of Texas serves as a hub of legal and recovery-related resources for Texans and Texas lawyers (visit texasbar.com/disasters). First, the State Bar operates a legal hotline—(800) 504-7030—that helps people find answers to basic legal questions and ...

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State Bar offers legal hotline to help Texans affected by Tropical Storm Harvey

Due to dangerous conditions predicted in advance of Tropical Storm Harvey’s imminent landfall, the State Bar of Texas is reminding residents of its legal hotline — (800) 504-7030. The hotline — answered in English, Spanish, and Vietnamese — connects low-income people affected by a disaster with legal aid providers in ...

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