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Texas Prepaid Tuition Program Enrollment Deadline Approaches

The deadline is July 31 for Texas families to enroll their newborns in the Texas Tuition Promise Fund® and avoid future increases in tuition and school-wide required fees at Texas public colleges and universities. Newborns are children younger than one year at the time of enrollment. The Texas Tuition Promise ...

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New Property Tax District Proposed in Walker County

Third attempt underway to create additional property tax.   Buried deep within Monday’s lengthy agenda for Commissioner’s Court is item #31 which calls for the Court to “Discuss and/or approve setting a date, time, and place for a hearing to consider the petition to create Emergency Services District #3.” If created, ...

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Strahan Announces Run for Tx House to Represent Walker, San Jacinto, and Liberty Counties

Keith Strahan Announces His Candidacy for Texas House of Representatives District 18   Keith Strahan, a Republican business attorney, has announced his candidacy for Texas State Representative for House District 18. Strahan said in a statement: “After years of working with grassroots activists in Southeast Texas, I am excited to announce that ...

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HPD Shift Reports

Shift Reports from the Huntsville Police Dept for July 1, 2015 to July 9, 2015   7/1/15 Day Shift: 300 blk Avenue B – one car no injuries 2800 blk Lake Road – Unknown suspect used victims identifying information. 1600 blk Sycamore – Unknown suspect stole a wallet and used a credit card. ...

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City Marshal Report

Shift Reports from the Huntsville City Marshal for July 1, 2015   July 1, 2015 Nacresia Booker (DOB: 10-19-1978) was arrested for Two Municipal warrants D’Lexia Crist (DOB: 10-01-1992) was arrested for Two Municipal warrants  

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Economic Development at What Cost?

The term “economic development” is often used by elected officials at every level of government.   Cities, counties, and states across the country are competing to lure businesses into their areas to boost both employment and tax revenue.  Though these types of financial incentives may help bring new industry to ...

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Jail Booking Reports

Jail Booking Reports from the Walker County Sheriff’s Office for July 28, 2015 – July 6, 2015   June 29, 2015: Raley, Stephaney Karyn – Possession Dangerous Drug;  Poss Marij <2 oz Gillaspie, Atrayu – Public Intoxication;  Failure to Appear;  Public Intoxication;  Failure to Appear Utley, Markus Lee – Assault ...

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Community Turns Out for 4th of July Celebration in New Waverly

Independence Day events raise funds to support New Waverly Volunteer Firefighters The New Waverly VFD Fireworks show topped off an outstanding Independence Day in New Waverly, as thousands gathered all over the City of New Waverly in their favorite viewing spots. Passing storms earlier in the evening had threatened to ...

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June 2015 Grand Jury Results

Results of the True Billed cases for the June 25, 2015 Walker County Grand Jury.   Huntsville Police Dept: Anderson, Jim Ear – Forgery Financial lnstrument Avery, Johnathan Devon – Organized RetailTheft Edmonston, Alton Dale – Unlawful Possession Firearm by Felon Edmonston, Alton Dale – Forgery Govt/Ntnl lnst/Money/Security Dosia, Quinton Dolra – Theft Prop <S1500 ...

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City Marshal Shift Report

Shift Reports from the Huntsville City Marshal for June 19, 2015 to June 25, 2015   June 19, 2015: April Park (DOB: 06-06-1987) was arrested for two Municipal warrants Bobby Futch (DOB: 05-23-1966) was arrested for a Municipal warrant Joshua Morning (DOB: 03-16-1981) was arrested for 6 Municipal warrants Stacy ...

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