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CITY PLANNING COMMISSION MEETS THURSDAY, MARCH 15TH

The City of Huntsville Planning Commission meets Thursday, March 15th at 5:30 PM in the Council Chambers of City Hall.

Commissioners will recognize past Planning Commissioners.

They will hold a Public Hearing for the Development District Map Amendment for Brookview subdivision located in the 1000 block of State Highway 75 North from Management to Neighborhood Conservation.

They will next consider the Development District Map Amendment for Brookview subdivision located in the 1000 block of State Highway 75 North from Management to Neighborhood Conservation.

Commissioners will also consider the Preliminary Plan of Texas Grand Ranch, Section 7, located in the Extra Territorial Jurisdiction of the City of Huntsville.

President Trump & Kim Jong Un Will Meet In May For Talks

There’s been a major breakthrough in President Trump’s efforts for the denuclearization of North Korea.

North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un and President Trump will be meeting for talks. South Korean National Security Adviser Chung Eui Yong made the announcement outside the White House to reporters last night . . . .

Wynne Home Current Art Exhibition

If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, we recently talked with the Cultural Services Coordinator for the City of Huntsville, Linda Pease, and she filled us in on an art exhibition underway right now at the Wynne Home.

She says some people call it “magical.” She informs us that “it’s an exhibition that’s curated by John Smither . . . .”

Linda Pease will be our guest on “Around Town” this weekend.

SHSU Night With The Houston Rockets

The Sam Houston State University Sport Management program will host “SHSU Night with the Houston Rockets” at Houston’s Toyota Center on March 30.

Students, faculty, staff and alumni are invited to join in on the fun as the Rockets take on the Phoenix Suns at 7 p.m.

In addition, event sponsors and alumni who purchase designated blocks of tickets will be invited to take part in a free VIP event from 5:30-7 p.m.  The VIP Event will feature SHSU Provost Richard Eglsaer, other SHSU special guests, and the 2018 SHSU Sport Management Industry Impact Award recipient. A purchased ticket to the game is required for the event.

Discounted tickets can be purchased online using the promo code COURTNEY at http://shsurockets.blogspot.com/p/tickets.html

Walker County Fair Info

Aaron Sandel from the Walker County Fair & Rodeo, which will be celebrating its 40th birthday, said they need their Walker County Fair sponsor packet sale items to include email addresses and phone numbers so they can put that in their system at the Fair for sale in their sponsorship material. They need it turned in by March 23rd, Friday, at 5 PM at Weisner of Huntsville or to Rusty Hoke at the Walker County Fair. They will then send an invoice by computer. You may also go to walkercountyfair.com and look under sponsorships for the sponsor packet.

Couple Found Dead In New Waverly Identified

In an update in the Huntsville Item today, it has been reported that the couple who died in an apparent carbon monoxide accident at a small cabin in the New Waverly area this week have been identified.

According to the story, the Walker County Sheriff’s Office reported yesterday that the two people found in the cabin were identified as 47-year-old Steven Wesley Collins of Tulsa, Oklahoma and 50-year-old Teresa Lynn Potter of Sandy Springs, Oklahoma.

The couple had been hired to do handiwork. A generator had been found running inside the structure they were found in. An investigation remains underway.

AG Jeff Sessions Speaks On Crime And Immigration Issues-Sues California

Wednesday, U-S Attorney General Jeff Sessions spoke to a meeting of law enforcement officials in Sacramento, California about a number of crime issues.

One major topic of his presentation concerned state officials obstructing federal immigration agents from doing their job. The Justice Department is suing the State of California . . . .