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Office Of The Governor And Capital Area Crime Stoppers Offer Reward In I-35 Rock Throwing Case

The Office of the Governor’s Criminal Justice Division, joined by the Capital Area Crime Stoppers, has announced a cash reward of up to $6,000 for information leading to the identification and arrest of the person or persons responsible for the I-35 rock throwing attacks. Since June 2014, there have been ...

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Huntsville PD Shift Reports

Shift Reports from the Huntsville Police Department for May 20, 2016 to May 25, 2016 05-20-16  Day Shift 100 blk FM 247 – Two vehicle crash no injuries. 100 blk I-45 S – Known suspect failed to pay for property in a rental agreement. 2200 blk Badger Lane – Unknown suspect entered residence ...

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Huntsville Beautification Golf Tournament Rescheduled Due to Weather

The 13th Annual Huntsville Beautification Golf Tournament has been canceled for Friday, May 27th, due to the weather forecast. It has been rescheduled for Friday, September 9th at Raven Nest Golf Club. The scramble will begin at 1:00 PM; registration will begin at noon. Teams of 4 players can still ...

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Huntsville ISD Cancels Friday Classes

Huntsville ISD has announced they will be CLOSED on Friday, May 27th due to weather. For additional information, please contact HISD.

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Jail Booking Reports

Jail Booking Reports from the Walker County Sheriff’s Office for May 19, 2016 to May 15, 2016 Thursday 05-19-16 to Friday 05-20-16 Alexander, Robert Lee  (HPD)  Driving While Intoxicated BAC>-0.15 Combs, Viola Lynn  (SO)  Hold Over;  Theft Prop >=$500<$1,500/Bench Warrant Carroll, Joseph Allen  (HPD)  Speeding >10% Posted Limit 60 MPH ...

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ERS Announces Insurance Premium Increases

The Texas Employees Retirement System (ERS) Board of Trustees has announced that insurance premiums for health and dental insurance are set to increase on September 1st of this year. This includes monthly premium rates for all types of insurance, as well as the state’s health savings account (HSA) contributions for ...

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Election Night Returns: Incumbents Unseated

by Walker County News Today staff After months of additional campaigning, candidates in Tuesday’s runoff election have seen their primary election run come to an end. Democrats in Walker County voted for Railroad Commissioner candidates Cody Barrett 96 (46.6%) vs. Grady Yarbrough 110 (53.4%). In the Republican Primary: Incumbent Pct 2 ...

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Political Campaigns in Overdrive as Election Day Arrives

by Walker County News Today staff   All across Texas, the party faithful have been inundated with mailers, phone calls, door knocks, and social media ads leading up to today’s runoff election. With three local runoff races in Walker County, turnout has been higher than normal for a runoff election. ...

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Huntsville PD Shift Reports

Shift Reports from the Huntsville Police Department for May 12, 2016 to May 19, 2016 May 12, 2016  Day Shift 2400 blk Sam Houston Avenue – 2 vehicles no injuries. 2300 blk Lake Road – Unknown suspect took property without consent. I-45 @ Smither Drive – 3 vehicles, 3 injuries, 1 transported to ...

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TPWD Big Time Texas Hunts Entries Now on Sale

The upcoming hunting seasons may still be months away, but it’s never too early to start making plans and with the Big Time Texas Hunts program that process can begin immediately. Big Time Texas Hunts provide opportunities to win one or more of nine premium guided hunt packages with food ...

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