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Huntsville Public Library Offering GED Classes

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The Huntsville Public Library will host free GED classes from noon to 4 p.m. each Saturday in May and June. The classes will be taught by Lone Star College staff. Students are required to attend Orientation (10 a.m. to 1 p.m.) and Testing (2 to 5 p.m.) on Thursday, May ...

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Marriage Licenses – February 2017

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The following marriage licenses were executed in Walker County during the month of February 2017. Ethan Abbott Taelor Edgin 3/4/2017 Omar Alvarado Escott Nancy Vasquez 3/18/2017 Azubuike Anazia Lakeshia Johnson 3/14/2017 Terry Batson Wanda Kinkelaar 3/4/2017 Steven Begnaud II Jessica Lundstrom 3/4/2017 Chase Benson Bryce Jackson 3/11/2017 Charles Bishop Chelsea ...

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DBA Filings – March 2017

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Assumed Name (doing business as) filings in Walker County, Texas for the month of March 2017 Assumed Name Owner 1 Owner 2 ABC Infant Formula Elsokary, Mohamed AMF Consultin Ferguson, Austen Black Beard Fitness 1718 Ball, Daniell Ball, Shane Chicken George Entertainment Singleton, Keith Climatec Secure Storage Partners Atkins, BJ ...

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Forest Service: Controlled Burns Create Temporary Smoke, Long-Term Benefits

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Since the first of the year, U.S. Forest Service fire personnel on the four National Forests have treated more than 84,000 acres with controlled burns.   “These controlled burns dramatically reduce the chances of potential wildfires spreading out of control and ultimately improve overall grassland vegetative health,” said Peter Goetzinger, ...

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HPD Shift Reports

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Shift Reports from the Huntsville Police Department from April 6, 2017 to April 19, 2017 April 6, 2017 – SRO Shift 700 Ave P A bus was disabled due to an unseen road construction hazard. April 7, 2017 – Day Shift 700 blk Sabrina Couple in an argument. Sam Houston ...

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Oil and Gas Promoter Sentenced to 6 Years in Prison

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Years before Mark Christopher Parman of Frisco started selling investments in oil and gas projects, he had been sanctioned by regulators, ordered to pay $2 million in restitution to previous investors and clients, and filed for bankruptcy. Now add convict to Parman’s resume. He was sentenced to six years in ...

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DPS Seeks to Solve 1981 Murder of Real Estate Agent

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The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is asking for the public’s help in solving the 1981 murder of Virginia “Ginger” Freeman, 40, in Brazos County, and a reward up to $6,000 is being offered for information that leads to the arrest of those responsible, if the tip is received ...

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Star Of Texas Nominations Open

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Governor Greg Abbott today announced that nominations are currently being accepted for the 2017 Star of Texas Award. The Star of Texas awards honor peace officers, firefighters, and emergency medical first responders who were seriously injured or killed in the line of duty. Nominations for this year’s awards must be ...

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Taylor Receives U.S. Forest Service Regional Aaward

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National Forests and Grasslands in Texas Forest Supervisor Eddie Taylor, second from left, receives the U.S. Forest Service Region 8 Law Enforcement and Investigations Outstanding Line and Staff Support award from Region 8 Law Enforcement and Investigations Patrol Commander Robert Harris for the West Zone. Pictured above:  At left is ...

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Fraud Alert: Double Check All State Purchase Orders

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The Texas Comptroller’s has been notified of several instances of fraudulent purchase orders being distributed to vendors, unbeknownst to the “issuing” state agency. The fraudulent orders appear to utilize a screen capture of an actual agency purchase order taken from the agency’s website with slight variations made to actual staff ...

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