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City of Huntsville 7th Street Construction to Impact Samuel W. Houston Elementary

The City of Huntsville’s 7th Street Rehabilitation Construction project officially initiated August 15, 2016, and will impact the entire area in and around the Samuel W. Houston Elementary campus. This project is expected to last the greater part of the 2016-2017 school year. The City’s project will be done in ...

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Huntsville ISD Responds to State Ratings

Statement regarding State Accountability Ratings from Dr. Howell Wright, Huntsville ISD Superintendent of Education The Texas Education Agency (TEA) today released the 2016 state accountability ratings for more than 1,200 school districts and charters, as well as the more than 8,600 campuses statewide. Districts, campuses and charters receive one of ...

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Medicaid to Pay for Mosquito Repellent to Fight Zika in Texas

Texas Medicaid will cover the cost of mosquito repellent for women who are between the ages of 10 and 45 or pregnant, HHS Executive Commissioner Charles Smith announced today.  The decision is in response to the possibility of local transmission of the Zika virus, which is spread primarily by mosquito ...

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HISD Transportation Department Opens Bus Registration for 2016-2017

The Huntsville ISD Transportation Department is now accepting Bus Registration Sign-Ups for students for the 2016-2017 school year. Any student who may need to ride the bus to or from school at any point during the school year must register annually to ride before being allowed to do so. Bus Registration is ...

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Texas Prepaid Tuition Program Enrollment Deadline Approaches

The deadline is July 31 for Texas families to enroll their newborns in the Texas Tuition Promise Fund® and prepay for all or some future tuition and school-wide required fees at Texas public colleges and universities. Newborns are children younger than one year at the time of enrollment. Under the ...

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DPS Seeks Leads in 1990 Murders of Brothers

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is asking for the public’s help in solving the 1990 murders of two brothers – Derrick Jackson, 12, and James Edwards, 14 – in Vernon. As part of a DPS public awareness program, one unsolved case is featured by the Texas Rangers Unsolved ...

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AG’s Office Announces Mobile Site for Child Support Information

80 percent of parents access their information from mobile devices Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced the availability of a mobile site for parents to obtain information about their child support cases. The mobile-friendly version of Child Support Interactive (CSI) provides added convenience to parents who use smartphones and tablets ...

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New Waverly Independence Day Celebration Draws Thousands of Spectators and Participants

Day-long celebration raises over $35,000 to support the youth of New Waverly, capped off by expanded fireworks show Members of the New Waverly Volunteer Fire Department and the New Waverly 4-H Community Club came together July 4th to host a full day of fun activities, continuing what has become a ...

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Construction to Convert Bobby K Marks Drive and Bearkat Boulevard to One-Way has Begun

Construction to convert sections of Bobby K. Marks Drive and Bearkat Boulevard to one-way has begun. The road will be shut off to allow the crews to work efficiently to get the streets converted to one-way and to add the paid parking spaces along each section. Please pay attention to ...

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Huntsville Library Hosting Game Design Workshop

The Huntsville Public Library is offering teens the opportunity to design a game show, following the Jeopardy format, on Wednesdays. Teens meet at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at the library, where they are asked to put their game designer skills to the test. “We are providing the Makey Makey kit and ...

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