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EARLY VOTING UPDATE

Walker County Elections Manager Julie Cooper reports that on Wednesday, February 19th, 202 total voters checked in for Early Voting in the Primary Elections. Forty voters checked into the Democratic Primary, and 162 voters checked into the Republican Primary.read more »

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TEXAS AGAINST HIGH-SPEED RAIL MEET AT GRIMES COUNTY EXPO CENTER

The KBTX Channel 3 Website reports that residents in the hundreds showed up at the Grimes County Expo Center Wednesday night for a meeting of Texans Against High-Speed Rail. The group is against Texas Central bringing high-speed rail between Dallas and Houston with a stop in Roans Prairie. According to the group’s president, Kyle Workman,…read more »

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WILLIS ISD IS PLANNING A BOND ELECTION

Willis ISD has planned a $175 million bond election recommended by about 50 Long Term Planning Committee members. It was presented to the Willis ISD School Board on February 10th. Superintendent Tim Harkrider informed us that there are three propositions in the bond . . . . Trustees have adopted an order to call for…read more »

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HUNTSVILLE ISD BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETS TONIGHT

The Huntsville ISD Board of Trustees meet for a regular meeting tonight at six at the Hawkins Administration Building. Trustees will recognize various students and staff for their accomplishments. The Board will conduct a Public Hearing on the 2018-19 Texas Academic Performance Report. Tonight’s “Consent Agenda” includes Board approval of the Program of Studies for…read more »

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COUNCILMEMBERS CONSIDER FEASIBILITY STUDY ON MLK JR. NEIGHBORHOOD COMMUNITY CENTER

At this week’s regular session of the Huntsville City Council, councilmembers considered entering into a contract for a feasibility study on the Martin Luther King, Jr. Neighborhood Community Center with Burditt Consultants. Mayor Pro Tem Rodriguez pointed out that Mr. Burditt of the Consulting firm had done a previous 2016 study on the location. Mr.…read more »

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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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