The Huntsville Item, Huntsville, TX

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December 18, 2013

Best Bets: Jan. 22-Feb. 26

­­Best Bets Guideline­s

    Entries for Best Bets are published free as a community service. Events to be hosted by a for-profit business with paid tuition or entry fee will not be included. Entries are edited to conform to newspaper style and publication frequency depends on available space. Submit your entries in the body of an email ONLY— no email attachments, fliers, hard copies or faxes, please — to Hard copies are no longer accepted. For more information, email the newsroom at


Family in need of funeral assistance

    Charleston Ray Franklin, who is a 1982 graduate of Huntsville High School, passed away Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, in Conroe. His family is in need of financial assistance to pay for his funeral arrangements. Contributions can be made directly to Williams and Son Funeral Home, located at 205 Highway 30 East. For more information, call (936) 295-6424. Your assistance is greatly appreciated.

HISD Bond Planning Sessions

    The HISD Board of Trustees invites the community to be involved in their Bond Planning Sessions. There are four sessions scheduled and anyone interested in being involved can participate. Bond Planning Sessions will be at 6:30 p.m. on the following dates:  Thursday, Jan. 30 in the Huntsville High School Auditorium; Monday, Feb. 3 in the Gibbs Pre-Kindergarten Cafeteria; Monday, Feb. 10 in the Huntsville Intermediate School Cafeteria; and Monday, Feb. 17 in the Hawkins Administration Building. For all Bond related information visit Let’s all work together for the future of HISD!

Free income tax service

    IRS certified TaxAide counselors will do personal income taxes at the Huntsville Public Library, 1219 13th St., on Wednesdays and Fridays from 12:30-4:30 p.m., beginning Feb. 5. For directions or more information, contact the library at (936) 291-5472.

Huntsville ISD Western Art Show

    The Huntsville ISD Western Art Show is currently on display in the Commons Area at Mance Park Middle School. The show will conclude with an artists’ reception on Thursday, Jan. 23 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Parents and community members are invited to attend.

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