Author Archives: Larry Crippen

EARLY VOTING UPDATE

Walker County Elections Manager Julie Cooper informs us that the total number of voters checked-in for the first day of early voting Tuesday, February 18th was 227, with a total of 67 voters voting in the Democratic Primary and 160 voters voting in the Republican Primary. Early Voting will continue until Friday, February 28th at…read more »

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UPDATE ON SENIOR LIVING HOUSING DEVELOPMENT

At Tuesday’s Huntsville City Council regular session, councilmembers considered a resolution in support of an application to the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs for Housing Tax Credits for Fish Pond Living at Huntsville, a senior rental housing development proposed to be located in the 100 block of FM 247. Councilmember Beebe commented on…read more »

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SHSU ETHICS TEAM STRIVES FOR MORE THAN A MORAL VICTORY

The newly established Sam Houston State University Ethics Team recently competed in their first-ever Texas Regional Ethics Bowl (TREB). Despite being a first-year program, SHSU finished third in the competition and are now preparing for the National Collegiate Ethics Bowl in Atlanta, Georgia on Feb. 22-23. Out of the 26 teams that competed at TREB,…read more »

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BLUEGRASS BAND COMING TO SHSU

Legendary bluegrass group, The Travelin’ McCourys, have certainly done a lot of traveling in their career and show no signs of slowing. Currently headlining historic venues and festivals across the country, the 2019 Grammy award-winning group for “Best Bluegrass Album” will take to the Gaertner Performing Arts Center stage on Feb. 20 at 7:30 p.m.…read more »

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EARLY VOTING FOR PRIMARY ELECTIONS UNDERWAY

Early Primary Election Voting will be held at the Walker County Annex located at 1301 Sam Houston Avenue, Room 101, beginning today and going thru Friday, February 28th, 8am – 5pm, Monday thru Friday.read more »

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HEARTS MUSEUM BREAKS GROUND FOR UPCOMING PRESIDENTIAL PARK

The groundbreaking ceremonies for the planned Presidential Park filled with huge busts of presidents through Obama was held outside the HEARTS Veterans Museum Monday, and then everyone went inside the museum to get their questions answered. Sculptor David Adickes was there. Mr. Adickes, a well-known sculptor of many famous creations, also sculpted the Sam Houston…read more »

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LOCAL GOP HOLDS MEET AND GREET

Fourteen candidates or a representative for a candidate addressed a Walker County Republican Party Meet and Greet Monday at the Library’s Community Room. It was hosted by Republican County Chair Linda McKenzie. Local Republican County candidates, many of them running unopposed, expressed how the various members of the County government were working together cohesively. Within…read more »

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HUNTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL MEETS FOR REGULAR SESSION

he Huntsville City Council will meet for a regular session this evening at six at City Hall. Previous to the meeting at 5 PM, there will be a presentation on the Economic Development Strategic Plan. Among several items, Tonight’s “Consent Agenda” includes a Second Reading to enter into an agreement for Architectural Services for the…read more »

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