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Huntsville ISD hosting Second Planned Community Input for School Improvement Opportunity

by HISD staff Huntsville Independent School District will host the final planned Community Input for School  improvement opportunity on Monday evening, April 16. Superintendent Sheppard will facilitate this second structured input session exactly the same way, covering the same information as he did for the session held on March 20. ...

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City of Huntsville Set to Build Second Water Tower

On the agenda for the April 3 Huntsville City Council Meeting was the first reading of a proposal to award the construction contract for a second large elevated water storage tank. The new tank would store 2.5 million gallons of water and be located just behind Fire Station Number 1 ...

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SHSU Recognized As A Top Online College For Veterans

Emily Binetti, SHSU Sam Houston State University’s commitment to providing high-quality online education has received nationwide attention. OnlineColleges.com recently ranked SHSU as No. 18 on the list of, “Best Online Colleges for Veterans and Their Families in 2018.” The list ranked the 20 best universities in the nation that offer a quality ...

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Enforcement Investigation Finds Widespread Fraud in Crypto Offerings

The Enforcement Division of the Texas State Securities Board found widespread fraud in cryptocurrency offerings during a four-week investigation of investments tied to virtual currencies. The full results of the investigation are in the 14-page report Enforcement Report: Widespread Fraud Found in Cryptocurrency Offerings. For more information on the report, contact Robert ...

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Huntsville Resident Appointed by Governor to Serve on State Council

Governor Abbott Names Chair And Appoints Nine To Family And Protective Services Council Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Dorothy Jean Calhoun, Aureka Simpson, and Janice Washington to the Family and Protective Services Council for terms set to expire February 1, 2019. Additionally, the Governor appointed Omedi “Dee Dee” Arismendez, Greg ...

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TxDOT: Work Zone Fatalities On The Rise

As part of National Work Zone Awareness Week, TxDOT urges drivers to stay alert, move over or slow down In recognition of National Work Zone Awareness Week, April 9-13, the Texas Department of Transportation reminds drivers that every day requires caution when driving through work zones. In 2017, work zone ...

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Musical Production “Pippin” Explores Life Lessons

by Emily Binetti, SHSU Sam Houston State University’s Department of Theatre and Musical Theatre is bringing the hit musical, “Pippin” to the Erica Starr Theatre April 18-21with evening performances at 8:00 p.m. and a Saturday matinee performance at 2:00 p.m.   The show features unforgettable music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, the composer of “Wicked” and book by ...

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Picnic set for Wildfire Community Preparedness Day

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), in partnership with State Farm Insurance, awarded the City of Huntsville $500 in support of the Wildfire Community Preparedness Day to be held nationally on Saturday, May 5, 2018. Huntsville was one of only 150 cities nationwide to receive the award. The Huntsville Fire ...

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Huntsville PD 03.27.18 to 04.04.18

Shift reports from the Huntsville Police Department for March 27, 2018 to April 4, 2018 March 27, 3018 Day Shift 200 blk IH 45 S Known suspect reportedly threatened to harm another. 100 blk Moffett Springs Rd. Family Members engaged in a verbal altercation. 7000 blk SH 75 S Known ...

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TPWD Commission Approves Changes to Fishing Regulations for 2018-19

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission adopted a suite of changes to this year’s fishing regulations that includes standardizing harvest regulations for largemouth bass to the statewide limits at 12 lakes and increasing the daily bag limit for commercial and recreational take of king mackerel from two to three. The ...

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