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Voter Fraud Conviction in Texas

Texas Attorney General

Attorney General Ken Paxton on Thursday released the following statement after a jury in Tarrant County convicted Rosa Maria Ortega, a Mexican national, of illegal voting by a non-citizen and sentenced her to eight years in prison along with a $5,000 fine: “This case shows how serious Texas is about ...

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Coming up on Saturday: Temporary Water Shut Off for Some Huntsville Residents

Broken water line

On Saturday, February 11, water will be shut off on University Avenue between 9th to 12th Streets and on 10th Street from University Avenue to Avenue J for most of the day as part of the ongoing 11th Street Water Line Replacement Project. The water will be cut off around 9:00 a.m. and the ...

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Citizen Tip Leads to Burglary Arrest by WCSO


by Walker County Sheriff’s Office On Monday, January 23, 2017 the Walker County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a burglary call off of FM 980 East.  The complainant stated that an unknown suspect had entered her property and taken a couple of small tools along with camping items from a ...

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Applications Being Accepted for Texas Game Warden Cadet Class

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The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is building its next generation of elite state law enforcement officers with the 62nd Texas Game Warden Cadet class. Applications are being accepted now through March 31. “We are beginning the process of hiring and training the next generation of conservation law enforcement ...

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George P Bush to Speak at Local GOP Event

logo_Republican Party of Walker County

The 2017 Reagan Dinner sponsored by The Republican Party of Walker County will be held Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. at the Lowman Student Center.  Keynote Speaker will be George P. Bush, Land Commissioner. Tickets are $50/ea. and sponsorship’s are available.  Payment must be received by February 17, 2017.  For ...

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Reward Increased to $8,000 for Most Wanted Sex Offender

Mark Timothy McBride

The reward for Mark Timothy McBride, 59, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender and this month’s featured fugitive, has been increased to $8,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of February. McBride is wanted for failure to comply with sex offender ...

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Governor Abbott Proclaims Feb 2nd Texas Military Heroes Day


Texas has a long history of brave men and women who have taken a stand against tyranny and selflessly fought for our freedom and liberty.  From the days of the Texas Revolution and our Republic to the current struggles the United States faces at home and abroad, Texans have answered ...

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Texas Tuition Promise Fund Enrollment Ends Feb. 28

Texas Tuition Promise

Are you looking for an affordable way to save for a child’s higher education? TheTexas Tuition Promise Fund® — the state’s prepaid college tuition plan — could be the answer for your child or someone you know. There’s no better time to discover the program because this enrollment period is open ...

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Huntsville PD Investigating Auto Thefts

Crime Scene

The Huntsville Police Department is currently investigating three cases involving the theft or attempted theft of pickups.  This follows investigations into the theft or attempted theft of up to 16 pickups in the last several months of 2016.  The majority of the thefts have involved diesel pickups and have occurred ...

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Reward Offered for Most Wanted Fugitive


The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Gilbert Garza, 33, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a cash reward up to $5,000 is now being offered for information leading to his capture. Garza, who is a Hermandad de Pistoleros Latinos gang member, is wanted for ...

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