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Funds Available for Walker County Timber Growers

Funds available for forest thinning through Southern Pine Beetle Prevention Program   Texas A&M Forest Service is accepting applications for the 2016 Southern Pine Beetle Prevention Program. Through this cost-share program eligible forest landowners can receive financial and technical assistance related to reducing the threat of future SPB infestations and ...

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Huntsville PD Shift Reports

Shift Reports from the Huntsville Police Department for April 12, 2015 to April 17, 2016.   04-12-16  Day Shift 1000 blk Pecan Drive – DATING COUPLE WERE INVOVLED IN A VERBAL ALTERCATION 3000 blk Sam Houston Avenue – KNOWN SUSPECT TOOK VICTIM’S PROPERTY W/O CONSENT 200 blk FM 2821 W – POSSIBLE KNOWN ...

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Jail Booking Reports

Jail Booking Reports from the Walker County Sheriff’s Office for April 13, 2016 to April 18, 2016.   Wednesday 04-13-16 to Thursday 04-14-16 Perez-Mendez, Ricardo  (HPD)  Public Intoxication Caffee, Cody Wayne  (SO)  Criminal Trespass;  Public Intoxication Ellis, Cynthia Ann  (SO)  Assault BI Fam/House Mem 2+ w/in 12 Months Barnes, Joe ...

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Most Wanted Sex Offender Captured

Dustin Ray Smith, 33, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, is now in custody after turning himself in on Tuesday in Amarillo. Smith was wanted for failure to register as a sex offender, evading arrest and probation violation. The arrest was not the result of a tip, and no ...

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SHSU Alumni Team Up to Hit a Home Run with ‘Damn Yankees’

Damn Yankees to be co-directed by Greg Graham and Kevin Crouch.   By Hannah Zedaker   Greg Graham and Kevin Crouch were musical theatre and theatre majors at Sam Houston State University in the 1990s and early 2000s, respectively, and have since both gone on to have very successful careers ...

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TDCJ Executive Director Announces Retirement

Brad Livingston, Executive Director of TDCJ, to step down in August 2016.   Brad Livingston, the Executive Director of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, announced Friday afternoon to the Texas Board of Criminal Justice his decision to retire after leading the agency for nearly 12 years. Livingston is one ...

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Sales Tax Holiday April 23-25

State of Texas encourages emergency preparedness with sales tax holiday. With the potential for severe weather approaching this spring, Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar reminds Texans they can purchase certain supplies tax-free during the Emergency Preparation Supplies Sales Tax Holiday, April 23-25. “The severe weather, fire and flooding we had last ...

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Restaurant Inspections for March 2016

City of Huntsville Routine Health Inspections for March 2016   1. Adamick Concession                                      Score: 3 13 Forest Dr. Ice must be obtained from an approved source 2. Boys Baseball Concessions      ...

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DPS Seeks Information in Victim’s Identity

Dept of Public Safety asking for public’s assistance in identifying victim.   The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is asking for the public’s help in solving the murder of an unidentified woman whose remains were discovered in 1992 in Refugio County. As part of a DPS public awareness program, ...

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Huntsville PD Shift Reports

Shift Reports from the Huntsville Police Department 04-04-16  SRO Shift 2800 blk Lake Road – A known suspect caused injury to a child. 04-05-16  Day Shift 100 blk I-45 – Unknown suspect entered building and stole property. 2700 blk 11th Street – 2 cars no injuries 600 blk 11th Street – Unknown suspect stole ...

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