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Huntsville Hornet Football Regional Finals Playoff Game Information for Fans

by HISD staff The Class 5A Division II Region 3 Finals Football playoff game between the Huntsville Hornets and the Fort Bend Marshall Buffalos will be played on Friday, December 7, 2018 @ 7:30 PM at Cy-Fair FCU Stadium at the Berry Center of Northwest Houston, in Cypress, TX (8877 ...

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TxDOT announces closure at I-45 and Highway 19

Beginning at 7 p.m. Monday, December 3, 2018, southbound State Highway 19 to Interstate 45 southbound will be closed to place bridge beams for the new southbound State Highway 19 to Interstate 45 southbound direct connector bridge. The State Highway 19 U-turn and Southwood Drive between the State Highway 19 ...

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Huntsville P.D. 11.11.18 – 11.20.18

Shift reports from the Huntsville Police Department for November 11, 2018 to November 20, 2018 November 11, 2018 NO INFORMATION RECEIVED November 12, 2018 Day Shift 2700 blk ABERDEEN KIRBY BOOKMAN AND MICHAEL FISK WERE ARRESTED FOR PAROLE WARRANTS Night Shift 3400 blk BOETTCHER DR A suspicious incident was reported. ...

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DPS Offers Increased Reward, Seeks Leads in 1997 Cold Case

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is asking for the public’s help in solving the disappearance of Harold William “Bill” Roland, and an increased reward of up to $6,000 is being offered for information that leads to the arrest of those responsible if the tip is received before next month’s ...

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TERP Offers Grant Funding to Replace Diesel-Powered Fleet Vehicles

Approximately $7.7 million in grants is available to encourage businesses that operate large fleets of vehicles in Texas to replace diesel-powered vehicles with alternative fuel or hybrid vehicles. Applications will be accepted beginning today under the Texas Clean Fleet Program through Feb. 18, 2019. Application forms and instructions may be downloaded ...

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Huntsville P.D. 11.01.18 – 11.10.18

Shift reports from the Huntsville Police Department for November 1, 2018 to November 10, 2018 November 1, 2018 Day Shift 5000 blk SAM HOUSTON AVE KNOWN SUBJECT POSTED INTIMATE VISUAL MATERIAL 2600 blk EL TORO CHRISTOPHER VINCENT WAS ARRESTED FOR PI 1200 blk 11TH ST ADDED EVIDENCE Night Shift 3000 ...

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Waterfowl Hunters Reminded to Help Prevent Spread of Giant Salvinia

More than 20 lakes in East Texas are currently infested with giant salvinia, including Caddo Lake, which is considered a wetland of international importance for waterfowl habitat. With waterfowl seasons opening soon across the state, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is urging hunters to be aware of invasive giant salvinia ...

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New Generation of Firefighters stepping up to the plate

New Waverly Fire Department’s latest crop of recruits keeping up the department’s long-standing tradition as a starting point for a career in the fire service. by Jimmy Williams ON THE SAME DAY that he received notification that he had passed his certification test, the State’s newest certified firefighter and New ...

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Huntsville City Council Update

by WCNT staff City To Hold Runoff Election The City of Huntsville will hold a runoff election on December 15 to determine the winner of this year’s City Council At-Large Position 2 race. Contenders will be Dee Howard, who received 40.69 percent of the vote in the November 6 General ...

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Bucking the Trend: Enrollment Continues to Grow at Sam Houston State University

by SHSU staff Higher education enrollment can be impacted by a number of factors – the economy, demographics, employment, legislation, or even a catastrophic event such as Hurricane Harvey.  Nationally, since 2011, university and college enrollment has dropped close to 9 percent according to the National Student Clearinghouse. While an ...

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