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Council OKs $237,000 in HOT Funds for Welcome Signs

By Walker County News Today staff The Huntsville City Council on Tuesday voted 6 to 1 to approve a $237,000 contract with the Houston-based National Signs for the manufacture and installation of way-finding signs to be erected at Sam Houston State University and  tourists sites in Huntsville. Council also voted 6 to 1 to amend the city’s ...

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Council Approves Mayor’s Finance Committee Nominations

For the Second Week, a Majority Quibbles with Replacing Keith Olson   By Walker County News Today staff After a second week of discussion, new Mayor Andy Brauninger finally cobbled together just enough support on Huntsville City Council to get his nominations to the City’s Finance Committee approved. Huntsville’s charter section 508 ...

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March 2nd Celebrations Announced

35th Annual March 2 Celebrations for Texas Independence Day and General Sam Houston’s Birthday   The Walker County Historical Commission, the Sam Houston Memorial Museum, and the City of Huntsville’s Sam Houston Statue and Visitors Center announces the 35th Annual Texas Independence Day and General Sam Houston’s Birthday Celebration in Huntsville ...

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Huntsville Police Dept Shift Reports

Shift Reports from the Huntsville Police Department for January 6, 2016 to January 14, 2016.   1-6-16 Day Shift: 1400 blk Sam Houston Avenue – Unknown suspect took property without consent. 1500 blk 11th Street – Unknown suspect struck parked vehicle and fled scene. 1000 blk Broadmoor Drive – A bicycle was found ...

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Restaurant Inspections – December 2015

Routine Health Inspections for December 2015   1. 19th Hole @ Raven Nest                                        Score: 3 457 I-45 South Certified Food Manager is needed 2. American Legion Sam Houston Post 95     ...

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Library Hosting 6th Annual Art Contest

Huntsville Public Library is hosting its 6th Annual Art Contest this spring. Open to all students 5-18 years of age, the contest will focus on the theme of artwork “Inspired By the Imagination of Daydreams.” Children’s Coordinator Rachel McPhail says, “We are all certainly excited to see what the students ...

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National Book Foundation Returns to Huntsville

For a third year, the National Book Foundation returns to Huntsville in the springtime with the National Book Awards Festival. This budding literary occasion brings recent National Book Award Finalists to town for three days of events. It’s an outreach program that exists to promote reading and American literature on the SHSU ...

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Walker County Master Gardeners Spring Workshop Planned

The Huntsville Public Library is pleased to host the Walker County Master Gardeners annual spring planting workshop, “Starting Your Spring Vegetable Garden,” on Monday, February 8, from 11:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. in the library’s Community Room. The Master Gardeners will discuss different gardening styles, soil preparation, planting time, fertilizers, ...

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Huntsville Mayors Fulfill Wager in JSU Apparel

Mayor Andy Brauninger and former Mayor Mac Woodward filmed a short video of congratulation before Tuesday’s City Council meeting, wishing Jacksonville State University well in their upcoming playoff game. Mayor Woodward had accepted a challenge from Jacksonville, Alabama Mayor Johnny L. Smith on the SHSU-JSU game won by JSU on ...

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Huntsville PD Shift Reports

Shift Reports from the Huntsville Police Department for December 29, 2015 to January 4, 2015.   12-29-15 Day Shift Trinity Cut Off @ State Hwy 19 – One vehicle, no injuries 1600 blk Avenue R – Known subject was voluntarily transported for mental health evaluation 300 blk 16th Street – Unknown suspect entered ...

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