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UPCOMINGJOURNAL FREE CLASSES FOR DEPUTY VOTER REGISTRARS SLATED

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Walker County Tax Assessor-Collector is holding classes throughout the summer for Volunteer Deputy Registrars. They promote voter registration most commonly at community events and within their own social networks, as well as distribute voter registration applications. One session remains and will be held from 2 to 4pm at Walker County Annex Room 101 on September 18th. 936-436-4959

The Republican Party of Walker County and the Walker County Republican Women will hold a joint meeting on Monday, September 16th at the Huntsville Public Library Community Room beginning at 6 p.m. State Representative John Otto and State Senator Charles Schwertner will give a recap of Texas’ 83rd Legislative session. This is an open meeting and all are welcome to attend. Reservations are not required. For more information, 936-291-6565.

SCORE FOR SENIORS! Grab your favorite team jersey and huddle up at the Walker County Fairgrounds on Thursday, September 26th from 6 to 9 pm for “Score For Seniors”. This sports themed fundraiser helps continue the Meals on Wheels program and keeps the Senior Center operating. Steak dinner, live music, live and silent auctions. Tickets are $25 and tables start at $200, with table service and more at $500. Call the Walker County Senior Center at 936-295-6151 to reserve your sponsorship, table, tickets or donate to the silent or live auctions.

FAIR ON THE SQUARE Craft creators and businesses are busy readying for the 39th Annual Fair on the Square in Downtown Huntsville. Vendors can still reserve space at 936295-8113. The Fair begins at 9am Saturday morning and lasts until 5pm. There is a pre-fair Concert on Friday night, from 8 to midnight, featuring Rosenwall, under the big tent.

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR The listings in the WCJ Community Calendar are submitted by organizations or individuals or they are dates from public calendars of organizations and municipalities. There is no charge for these listings. Readers are encouraged to submit their organization’s activities and events via the WCJ website at www.WalkerCountyJournal.com. Or they can be emailed to journal@walkercountyjournal.com

Thu | Sep 12, 2013 7:30am Huntsville-Walker Co Chamber Small Bus Breakfast . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Golden Corral Restaurant 12pm Huntsville Lions Club . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The Grand Buffet 5:45pm Huntsville Arts Commission Meeting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Wynne Home Arts Center Meeting Room Tue | Sep 17, 2013 11am HMH Osteoporosis Support Group . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Huntsville Memorial Hospital Conference Room 6pm Huntsville City Council Meeting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Huntsville City Hall Wed | Sep 18, 2013 10:30am Huntsville Public Library Pre-School Story Hour Thu | Sep 19, 2013 12pm Huntsville Lions Club . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The Grand Buffet 6pm Huntsville ISD Board Meeting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . HISD Administration Bldg Fri | Sep 20, 2013 5pm Widow & Widowers Support Group . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3010 Montgomery Road (Second Step), Huntsville Sat | Sep 21, 2013 10am Huntsville Antique Show . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Walker County Fairgrounds Sun | Sep 22, 2013 10am Huntsville Antique Show . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Walker County Fairgrounds Mon | Sep 23, 2013 9am Walker Co Commissioners Court . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Walker Co Courthouse Tue | Sep 24, 2013 6pm Walker Co Fair Jamboree REQUIRED for all Spring 2014 WCF Exhibitors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Walker County Fairgrounds Wed | Sep 25, 2013 10:30am Huntsville Public Library Pre-School Story Hour Thu | Sep 26, 2013 12pm Huntsville Lions Club . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The Grand Buffet 6pm Score for Seniors Benefit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Walker County Fairgrounds Fri | Sep 27, 2013 SHSU’s Bearkat Family Weekend . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sam Houston State University Sat | Sep 28, 2013 SHSU’s Bearkat Family Weekend . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sam Houston State University 11:30am SHSU Honors College Parents’ Lunch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SHSU’s LSC Ballroom Sun | Sep 29, 2013 SHSU’s Bearkat Family Weekend . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sam Houston State University Tue | Oct 1, 2013 9:30am Walker County Community Plan Meeting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Storm Shelter 6pm Huntsville City Council Meeting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Huntsville City Hall Wed | Oct 2, 2013 10:30am Huntsville Public Library Pre-School Story Hour Thu | Oct 3, 2013 12pm Huntsville Lions Club . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The Grand Buffet 6pm HMH Diabetes Support Group . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Huntsville Memorial Hospital 6pm Huntsville 4-H/FFA Ag Booster Club Meeting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Huntsville High Ag Shop Sat | Oct 5, 2013 9am Fair on the Square . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Downtown Huntsville Wed | Oct 9, 2013 10:30am Huntsville Public Library Pre-School Story Hour Thu | Oct 10, 2013 7:30am Huntsville-Walker Co Chamber Small Bus Breakfast . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Golden Corral Restaurant 12pm Huntsville Lions Club . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The Grand Buffet 5:45pm Huntsville Arts Commission Meeting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Wynne Home Arts Center Meeting Room Mon | Oct 14, 2013 9am Walker Co Commissioners Court . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Walker Co Courthouse Tue | Oct 15, 2013 11am HMH Osteoporosis Support Group . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Huntsville Memorial Hospital Conference Room 6pm Huntsville City Council Meeting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Huntsville City Hall Wed | Oct 16, 2013 10:30am Huntsville Public Library Pre-School Story Hour

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NEWSJOURNAL (NEW WAVERLY, TX) — Sandy (Brown) Glisson, Executive Administrator of the Criminal District Attorney’s Office, announced her candidacy for the Republican Party nomination to serve as Justice of the Peace, Precinct 4, the position currently held by retiring Judge James Mature. Glisson announced before a crowd of supporters at the New Waverly Public Library Thursday evening. Glisson, the daughter of Iva Ruth and the late H.A. (Archie) Brown, resides in her hometown of New Waverly with husband, Jim Glisson, a law enforcement officer of 25 years. Glisson has two adult sons, Wes and Dustin, who are married to wives Amy and Tiffany. Glisson is also the proud grandparent of grandson, Cody.

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She said her previous years of experience working in the office of the Justice of the Peace, Precinct 1, combined with her 28 years of legal, managerial, and budgetary experience with both the Special Prosecutor and Criminal District Attorney’s Offices uniquely qualifies her for the position. Glisson Glisson told supporters that run- told supporters, if elected, she will ning for Justice of the Peace, Pre- be dedicated, consistent and fair. cinct 4, has been a long term goal.

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ABOVE: One section of the Community Room at the New Waverly Public Library listened intently while Sandy Glisson made her announcement that she is seeking the Republican nomination for Walker County Justice of the Peace, Precinct 4. RIGHT: Sandy with her current boss, Criminal District Attorney, David Weeks, for whom she has worked for two decades.

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NEWSJOURNAL Firefighters Credit Smoke Detector for Quick Response to New Waverly Apartment Fire, loss of only one unit (NEW WAVERLY, TX) Just before 9 PM Thursday night, fire broke out in the Waverly Village Apartments in New Waverly. The disabled resident in apartment 102 told firefighters she awoke to the sound of her smoke detector going off. She saw smoke coming out of a closet and discovered a rapidly developing fire. She immediately evacuated the apartment and began alerting other residents.

Under State Law, it is the responsibility of the landlord to provide working smoke detectors in every bedroom, sleeping area and corridors or hallways. It is the residents responsibility to replace the batteries. If your rental property does New Waverly Firefighters received the first call at 8:42 and the first New not have smoke detectors in the Waverly Engine arrived at 8:44 to find fire rolling out the back of the hallways and every bedroom, or apartment and spreading into the attic. Firefighters entered the apart- you suspect that they don’t work, ment and contained the fire before it could spread to adjacent units. notify your landlord in writing of Although the fire was quickly contained, heat and smoke damage ren- the problem. Your landlord then dered the apartment uninhabitable. Much of the residents belongings has 7 days under State Law to respond and take care of the proband personal property were damaged or destroyed. lem. Firefighters from Huntsville and North Montgomery County responded to assist with clean up and relieve the initial New Waverly crews. Management at the complex relocated the resident to a nearby vacant apartment. Family members contacted the resident’s caregivers and the American Red Cross for additional emergency assistance and replacement medications. Fire Investigators from the New Waverly VFD conducted an investigation and determined that the fire originated in the home’s electrical breaker box, igniting bedding and winter clothes stored in the closet. The apartments were built over 30 years ago and are not equipped with fire sprinklers as required in all modern apartment complexes. Each of the apartments are equipped with smoke detectors.

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COMMISSIONERS COURT VOTES 4-1 TO INCREASE COUNTY TAX RATE were well attended with overflowing crowds and opposition to the tax increase and suggestions to consider cutting the budget, the Commissioners voted to both raise the tax rate to .6778 and to leave the budget as it was presented. Walker County Judge Danny Pierce was the first to vote and he then proceeded with a roll call vote where Precinct 1 Commissioner B.J. Gaines voted for the rate increase, Precinct 2 Commissioner Ronnie White was the lone vote against the tax increase, Precinct 3 Commissioner Bobby Warren voted for it, and Precinct 4 Commissioner Tim Paulsel voted for it. (HUNTSVILLE, TX) — Walker County Commissioners met this week and The vote on adoption of the 2014 fiscal year budget went much the voted to increase the tax rate as they had originally discussed in previ- same way with Pierce, Gaines, Warren and Paulsel voting FOR the budous court sessions and in the public hearings. Although public hearings get and White casting the single vote AGAINST the budget.

WALKER COUNTY ELECTIONS OFFICE REMINDS OF NEW VOTER ID LAW (HUNTSVILLE, TX) — The November 5 Regular and Special Election is fast approaching, and the deadline to register to vote or make any changes to name or address information is October 7. The ballot will include several City races for Mayor at-Large, four Council ward positions and a Special Election for Position 1 at-Large, as well as seven proposed City Charter amendments.

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City residents in three voting precincts, along with County residents in • two voting precincts, will also have an opportunity to vote on a local op- • tion liquor measure affecting dry areas in Justice Precinct 2. Registered voters of Justice Precinct 2, which consists of voting precincts 201, 203, 204, 205 and 206, will be eligible to vote on the ballot measure for or against “the legal sale of all alcoholic beverages including mixed beverages.” Finally, state constitutional amendments, as well as potential items for consideration from the Huntsville Independent School District, the Walker County Hospital District and other entities, will also be included.

Texas Election Identification Certificate issued by DPS Texas personal identification card issued by DPS Texas concealed handgun license issued by DPS United States military identification card containing the person’s photograph United States citizenship certificate containing the person’s photograph United States passport With the exception of the U.S. citizenship certificate, the identification must be current or have expired no more than 60 days before being presented at the polling place.

This photo ID requirement is for voters casting a ballot in person, not by mail. Voters age 65 and older may vote by mail. Matching requirements Election officials are encouraging voters to update their voter registrations to reflect the names on their IDs. Voters may use IDs that do not exactly match the name on their IDs if the names are substantially similar but will have to sign an affidavit stating they are the same person. Voters may look up their registration at votetexas.gov and if their name is not an exact match they can update their voter registration online at votetexas. gov or come by the Voter Registration Office in Room 114 at the County Annex Building located at 1301 Sam Houston Avenue. October 7th is the deadline to change or correct their name and/or address on their voter registration for the November 5th election.

Photo ID requirements Walker County Election Officer, Diana McRae, reminds voters that photo identification will now be required for voting in person. In 2011, the Texas Legislature passed Senate Bill 14 (SB 14) creating a new requirement for voters to show photo identification when voting in person. While pending review within the judicial system, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its opinion in Shelby County v. Holder, which effectively ended all pending litigation. As a result, voters are now required to present an approved form of photo identification in order to vote in all Texas elections. “By preparing now, voters can help make sure voting goes smoothly when it comes time for the election,” said McRae. “In Walker County we are working to make sure our voters understand the new ID requirements and have all the information they need to cast their To check and update their registrations, voters can visit VoteTexas.gov or ballots,” said McRae. A voter will be required to show one of the following call the Voter Registration Office at (936) 436-4959 for more information. forms of photo identification at the polling location before the voter will Or, for more information about photo ID requirements including exempbe permitted to cast a vote: tions, visit www.votetexas.gov. •

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NEWSJOURNAL CITY OF HUNTSVILLE TO RECOGNIZE NATIONAL NIGHT OUT OCTOBER 1 The City of Huntsville’s National Night Out event will be held citizens are encouraged to ask questions and learn more about on Tuesday, October 1, and the Huntsville Police Department the law enforcement agencies that serve them.” wishes to encourage all residents to come out and enjoy this According to Officer Posey, National Night Out is a perfect opfree, family-friendly event. portunity to meet citizens in your area and discuss ways to enNational Night Out - an annual event involving citizens, law hance residential safety. enforcement agencies, civic groups, businesses and neighborhood organizations - is a chance for citizens to interact with lo- “In the City of Huntsville, we have been working to strengthen cal law enforcement in an effort to heighten crime prevention and reinforce our existing neighborhood watch programs, and we are actively looking for volunteers to create new groups and awareness, as well as strengthen neighborhood spirit. in neighborhoods that do not already have a neighborhood The event will include participants from the Huntsville Police watch program established,” he said. “In the next year, we would Department, Huntsville Fire Department, Huntsville City Coun- like to improve these programs both with increased participacil, Sam Houston State University Police Department, Walker tion and communications between the police department and County Sheriff’s Office, Texas Forest Service, Office of the In- neighborhood watch leaders.” spector General, Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Texas Food and refreshments, including hot dogs and hamburgers Department of Public Safety and other first responders. donated by Kroger, will be available in the Target parking lot. “National Night Out is a great opportunity for the residents and There will be several other volunteers involved and supportfamilies of Huntsville to interact with local law enforcement, ing the event, including Double Dave’s Pizza works, Farmhouse learn more about protecting their neighborhoods, and enjoy Café, Chili’s, Olive Garden, Potato Shack, Smoothie King, Dickfree food and entertainment,” said HPD Community Service Of- eys Barbeque, Bandera Grill, Mama Juanita’s Mexican Resficer Kenneth Posey. “This year, we will have new and exciting taurant and Iron Works Health Club. The event will also have features at the event, including an appearance from McGruff moon-walks donated by Amazing McClain’s. the Crime Dog, several emergency vehicles, and trading cards of officers that will be handed out to children along with other “We at the Huntsville Police Department look forward to this event each year - it’s an opportunity for our officers to meet the giveaways. citizens of the community in a less formal environment,” said “We’re honored to be a part of organizing this event, and we Kevin Lunsford, Chief of the Huntsville Police Department. “The event has grown each of the past several years, and we hope to encourage all Huntsville citizens to participate.” continue that growth and improve upon the great cooperation A portion of the event will be held October 1 in the Target park- we enjoy with the citizens of our community.” ing lot from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. This will provide an opportunity for citizens to interact with emergency personnel from the Last year’s collective National Night Out campaign involved citizens, law enforcement agencies, civic groups, businesses, various first responder agencies in Walker County. neighborhood organizations and local officials from over After the event at Target, parades or caravans will depart from 15,704 communities from all 50 states, U.S. territories, Canadian the Target parking lot and travel to local Neighborhood Watch cities and military bases worldwide. Overall, over 37.5 million parties where they will stop, allowing residents and first re- people participated in National Night Out 2012. National Night Out 2013 is expected to be the largest ever in its 30th Anniversponders to visit and become more acquainted. sary. “This event is important to the residents of the City of Huntsville because it allows them to get to know the first responders The Huntsville City Council meeting scheduled for October 1 in their area, become familiar with emergency services person- will be held at 5 p.m. to allow citizens to attend both events. nel and equipment, and voice any concerns they may have about their area,” HPD Officer Joey Murray said. “There will be For more information on the National Night Out event, contact informational materials available from each department, and the Huntsville Police Department at (936) 291-5480. Walker county journal • walkercountyjournal.com • august 22, 2013


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We are once again seeking sponsors for our annual Flag Project. Your contirubtion of $25 or more will help ensure that United States and Texas flags will be proudly displayed in downtown Huntsville on these dates: MLK, Jr. Day • Presidents Day • Texas Independence Day Walker County Fair • San Jacinto Day • Armed Forces Day Memorial Day • Flag Day • Independence Day Labor Day • Columbus Day • Election Day • Veteran’s Day

Thirteen times each year we display more than 300 flags! We also put out flags around the Walker County Courthouse on special occasions. We take great pride in our Flag Project, but we need funds to maintain and create new flag stand holes, purchase new flags and poles, and replace many of the worn out and tattered flags that have served for many years. In addition to the Flag Project, your Huntsville Lions Club supports the following groups and activities: High School Student Scholarships Eyeglasses for needy local School Children Established Local Charities • Lions Eye Bank Texas Lions Camp • Other State, National & International Charities SHSU Endowed Scholarship • Walker County Fair Assn

p Yes! I want to assist Lions Club with this project! Donated by: ____________________________________________________________________ Donated Amount $_________________ Address: _____________________________________________________ City: _____________________ State: ____ Zip: ___________ Email Address: __________________________________________________________________ Lion: ____________________________

>>PLEASE MAIL TO: 2013 Flag Project • Huntsville Lions Club • PO Box 67 • Huntsville, TX 77342-0067<<

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