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DPS Seeks Leads in 1983 Murder

Bexar County Restaurateur Charles Alfred Bates The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is seeking the public’s help in solving the 1983 murder of Charles Alfred Bates, 51, in Balcones Heights, Texas, an enclave of San Antonio. As part of a DPS public awareness program, one unsolved case is featured each ...

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Jail Booking Reports

Jail Booking Reports from the Walker County Sheriff’s Office for October 7, 2016 to October 18, 2016. Friday 10-07-16 to Saturday 10-08-16 Name Arresting Agency Charges Adams, William Joseph SO Driving While Intoxicated 2nd Parole & Pardon Board Violation Murphy, Mark Leroy SO Hold Over/Bench Warrant/State Jail Unl Poss Firearm ...

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2016 Cow Country Congress set for Friday

Cow Country Congress is an annual educational event hosted by an area wide group of county Extension agents. This year Cow Country Congress will be held at Partin & Partin Heart Bar Ranch one of Anderson Counties jewels. CCC is scheduled Friday October 21.  The ranch is located 19 miles Northwest ...

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National Teen Driver Safety Campaign Starts Next Week

DPS Urges Teens to Stay Alert, Use Caution When Driving The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is joining the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) during National Teen Driver Safety Week (Oct. 16-22) to urge young drivers to put safety first when behind the wheel. “Driving can be one ...

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Texas Businesses Invited to take Parking Survey to Impact Accessible Parking Law Recommendations

The Texas Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities (GCPD) invites Texas business owners to participate in an online survey on accessible parking for customers with disabilities. Why may this issue be important to you and your business? According to the U.S. Department of Labor, Americans with disabilities have an estimated ...

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Nominations Sought for Texas Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame

Deadline for nomination submission is Dec. 31 Individuals or organizations that have made a lasting contribution to freshwater fishing in Texas may be nominated through Dec. 31 for induction into the Texas Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame. The nominee must be a Texan or Texas organization. Individuals may be living ...

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DPS Bolsters School Bus Safety Efforts

In conjunction with National School Bus Safety Week (Oct. 17-21), the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is urging drivers to comply with laws prohibiting the passing of school buses. During this period, DPS Highway Patrol troopers will be watching for drivers who violate the law and taking the appropriate ...

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Bond Election Main Topic at State of the City

by Walker County News Today staff   Deteriorating, corroded, non-compliant, aging, inadequate, cramped, inefficient, inconvenient. City facilities on the ballot for a bond issue this November were characterized as such by City Manager Matt Benoit during the State of the City address at the Walker County Storm Shelter this past ...

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Huntsville PD Shift Reports

Shift reports from Huntsville Police Department for October 7, 2016 to October 11, 2016 Day Shift 10-07-16 1200 blk UNIVERSITY AVE Unknown suspect made harrassing phone calls to the victim 1300 blk UNIVERSITY AVE Unknown suspect entered a vehicle and took property without consent AVE S / IH 45 N ...

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Texas Calls for Child Safety Award Nominations

The Texas Office for Prevention of Developmental Disabilities is seeking nominations for the sixth annual J.C. Montgomery Jr. Child Safety Awards. Up to 10 awards will be given to honor people and organizations committed to improving children’s lives through work in child safety and injury prevention. Award categories include individual, ...

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