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JUNETEENTH WILL BE CELEBRATED THIS SATURDAY

Juneteenth celebrations will be going on across the country tomorrow, as well as in Huntsville. Councilmember Dee Howard passed along to councilmembers and those attending this week’s council session . . . . President Biden signed a bill yesterday making Juneteenth a federal holiday.read more »

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GRAND OPENING HELD THURSDAY FOR HUNTSVILLE’S NEW POLICE STATION

The Grand Opening Ceremonies for Huntsville’s new 40,000 square foot two-story police facility was held at their new location at Rosenwall Road and FM 2821 Thursday. Police Chief Kevin Lunsford shared the gratefulness he and his fellow officers fe;t for the community providing them with a roomier state-of-the-art facility . . . . He also…read more »

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WALKER COUNTY OFFICIALS STUDYING USE OF NEW GRANT

Walker County has been given a grant for a large some of money. Precinct #4 Commissioner Bill Daugette says that county officials are presently analyzing what are the best and proper uses of the funds they’ve received from the American Rescue Plan grant . . . .read more »

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CITY HALL WILL BE RECONSTRUCTED AT ITS PRESENT LOCATION

The City of Huntsville has issued a press release which says: After a thorough review of the original 2016 Proposition 2 bond election documents for City Hall and Service Center projects, it was determined that City Hall should remain at its current location.  The ordinance calling for the election stated that certain services would be relocated…read more »

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BRETT JAMES MARTINSON ON TEXAS 10 MOST WANTED SEX OFFENDERS LIST

Huntsville Man Added to Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders List       AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Brett James Martinson to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders list. Martinson, 47, is wanted for failure to comply with sex offender registration requirements, aggregate theft and a parole…read more »

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COVID VACCINE AVAILABILITIES

The Department of State Health Services will be providing COVID 19 vaccines in Walker County as follows: June 17,2021 2 PM to 6 PM Huntsville Library 1219 13th Street for the second round of Moderna   June 19, 2021 9 AM to 4 PM Faith Lutheran Church and School 111 Sumac Road for the first…read more »

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LEGISLATION UPDATE

In news on the legislative front, in Washington the House voted 415 to 14 Wednesday to make Juneteenth, that is June 19th, a federal holiday. In Texas, Governor Abbott has made known some of his plans for Texas to construct its own border wall beginning with the hiring of a program manager and allotting $250…read more »

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HUNTSVILLE ISD BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETS TONIGHT

The Huntsville ISD Board of Trustees will hold their regular meeting at six this evening at the Hawkins Administration Building. The meeting will also be Live-Streamed by way of the Huntsville ISD webpage. They will have staff recognitions. Tonight’s “Consent Agenda” includes Board approval of the Achieve 3000 program, the purchase of a truck for…read more »

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WATER BILL ASSISTANCE

During this week’s regular session of the Huntsville City Council, an update regarding delinquent water bills was made. Councilmember Russel Humphrey announced . . . .read more »

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