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Lawyer Sentenced for Insurance Fraud Involving Roof Claims

by TDI staff A former Texas attorney is headed to prison on charges of insurance fraud and barratry for a scheme involving fraudulent lawsuits filed after hail storms. A Tarrant County judge today sentenced R. Kent Livesay to five years in prison after he pled guilty to the crimes. A ...

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Find Your Next Adventure in Downtown Huntsville

by City of Huntsville staff Have you been considering a trip to downtown? Enjoy a fun-filled adventure with the Downtown Scavenger Hunt 2018 while exploring locally-owned businesses. The event is planned and coordinated by the City of Huntsville’s Main Street Program. The first clue of the challenge will be released ...

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Reward Offered for Most Wanted Fugitive, Gang Member

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Jack Earl Sterns Jr., 27, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a cash reward of up to $7,500 is now being offered for information leading to his capture. Sterns, affiliated with the Crips gang, is wanted for parole ...

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Huntsville PD 06.11.18

Shift reports from the Huntsville Police Department for June 11, 2018 Day Shift 2100 blk SAM HOUSTON AVE Unknown suspect took property. 1000 blk HAYWOOD ST Unknown suspect took property. 100 blk IH 45 S A known suspect failed to return property. 1400 blk 14TH ST A known subject was ...

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Jail Bookings 06.10.18

Jail booking report from the Walker County Sheriff’s Office for June 10, 2018 Name Arresting Agency Charges Bryant, Tracey Con4 Parole & Pardon Board Violation Harrison, Michael Kent HPD Driving While Intoxicated w/Child Under Tinoco, Dario Geovanny HPD Expired Registration/CPF Moreno, Javier Alejandro HPD Accident Involving Injury Amaya-Zavala, Diego Rene ...

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SJRA: Lake Conroe Update

by SJRA staff The Lake Conroe water level is currently at 200.87′ and is expectedto reach normal pool elevation of 201.00′ within the next day or two.In the last 24 hours, the watershed has received an average of 1.70″ of rain, but over the past seven days, the area received an average of 4.19″ of rain. Based on the final rainfall totals for this event, lake operators do not expect to have to make any releases from the dam. SJRA staff are continuing to coordinate on weather and operational updates with our partners in the region, including the National Weather Service, the City of Houston, the Coastal Water Authority, the Harris County Flood Control District, and emergency management personnel from Harris and Montgomery counties. Anyone interested in monitoring Lake Conroe levels, releases, rainfall totals, or stream flows can visit SJRA’s Contrail ...

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Hospital District Facing “Tough Decisions”

By Rich Heiland  for Walker County News Today Thursday, June 21, 2018 – Contrary to rumors, the Walker County Hospital Corporation, the current operating company for Huntsville Memorial Hospital, will not be declaring bankruptcy in the immediate future, according to its board chairman. Hospital Board Chairman Mac Woodward said this ...

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ERS Sets 2019 Insurance Rates

by ERS staff During its May 23 meeting, the ERS Board of Trustees approved rates for Plan Year 2019 (September 1, 2018 —August 31, 2019). The following plans will have premium changes for PY19: HealthSelectSM of Texas and Consumer Directed HealthSelectSM will increase less than 0.5%. Health maintenance organizations (HMOs) will increase an average ...

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Jail Bookings 06.08.18

Jail booking report from the Walker County Sheriff’s Office for June 8, 2018 Name Arresting Agency Charges Ellis, Cynthia Ann SO Driving While License Suspended McFadden, Antoinette Marie SO Criminal Nonsupport (FS) Freasier, Glen Owen Jr SO Viol Bond/Protective Order West, Donald Alton SO DWLI

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Texas Begins Operation of Texas Bullion Depository

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced today the official opening of the Texas Bullion Depository, the first state-administered precious metals depository in the country. “We’re proud that the nation’s first state-administered bullion depository is now a reality — this is a big day for Texans who want to secure their precious ...

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