Articles Tagged “October”

  • Early Voting Underway

    EARLY VOTING began at 8:00 this morning for the November 5th General and Special Elections.  There are several local entities holding a joint election including the Constitutional Amendment Election and the Local Option Election in…

  • October is Fire Prevention Month

    October is fire prevention month. And, as we head toward a time of the year where extra time will be spent cooking, New Waverly firefighter Jimmy Williams is on the news again this morning to…

  • State of the City will be Addressed Thursday

    The Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a reception following the upcoming “State of the City” address on Thursday, October 17th, at 5:30 PM at the Walker County Storm Shelter. Mayor Mac Woodward…

  • Great Muddy Escape Ahead

    The “Great Muddy Escape” returns. Spokesperson Margaret Gulledge fills us in . . . . MUDDYESCAP10-4-13 Although packets for the race can be picked up on race day, they will also be available from 5…

  • Domestic Violence Victims Programs Scheduled at SHSU

    SHSU College of Criminal Justice Publications Coordinator Beth Kuhles tells us, “To raise awareness about domestic violence, the Crime Victims Institute and the Crime Victims Service Alliance will host three events in October, including “The…

  • Fire Prevention Week

    With now through October 12th being Fire Prevention Week, Walker County Firefighters and the National Fire Protection Association are promoting “It’s Fire Prevention Week: Prevent Kitchen Fires!” This year’s campaign focuses on preventing home kitchen…

  • Flags Fly at Half-Staff Today for Sgt. Virgil LaRue

    The City of Huntsville was granted permission by Governor Perry’s office to fly flags at half-staff today in honor of Sgt. Virgil LaRue, a WWII veteran and survivor of the Bataan Death March. Sgt. LaRue…

  • “Great Muddy Escape” Planned

    The Great Muddy Escape, held every October in Huntsville, has something for everyone. For the extreme adventurer, there are the culverts, the mud pits, and the wall. The Great Muddy Escape is a fun-run for…

  • Water Main Flushing Underway in Huntsville

    The City of Huntsville started a routine maintenance process on its water distribution Wednesday which will continue through October 22. This activity, which will primarily entail water main flushing, will help maintain a bacteria-free environment…

  • Hobby Lobby Grand Opening

    Hobby Lobby Stores, a privately held national retail chain of arts and crafts stores, opens in Huntsville with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and official grand opening celebration on Monday, October 21st, at nine in the morning.…