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Texas Comptroller: State Government Faces Significant, Long-Term Financial Challenges


Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today released a special edition of Fiscal Notes highlighting long-term financial obligations facing Texas state government. Prior to the 2017 legislative session, Hegar sent a letter to lawmakers outlining some of these obligations which, if left unaddressed, could negatively impact the state’s credit rating and limit ...

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Marriage Licenses – February 2017

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The following marriage licenses were executed in Walker County during the month of February 2017. Adewunmi Adeola Olajumoke Apata 2/3/2017 Calvin Austin Charyl Cruts 2/9/2017 William Blalock Jr Bonnie Thorne 2/19/2017 Deandre Carraway Raiana Guillory 2/14/2017 Whitney Carson Marla Shelly 2/28/2017 Dane Dobraski Michaelanne Teeters 2/25/2017 Maureice Gagnon Jr Tina ...

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HPD Shift Reports 03.06.17 – 03.21.17

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Shift Reports from Huntsville Police Department for March 6, 2017 to March 21, 2017 03-06-17  Day Shift 17th / Ave M 2 vehicles no injuries. 2100 blk Sycamore ave 2 vehicle 1 injury 1 transported. SH 19 / Old Colony Josua McGee was issued a citation for poss of drug ...

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UPDATE: CAPTURED Reward Offered for Most Wanted Fugitive, Sex Offender


Updated 03-24-17 Jahmar Nykel Young, 37, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive, is now in custody after being capturedWednesday in Dallas. Young, a Bloods gang member and convicted sex offender, was wanted for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, parole violation, failure to comply with sex offender registration requirements, and ...

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Beware of Callers Posing as the IRS in Tax Scam


With the April 18th income tax deadline looming, Attorney General Ken Paxton is warning Texans to be aware of a recurring tax-related scam involving unsolicited calls from people masquerading as Internal Revenue Service agents. Scam artists tell consumers that they owe back taxes and threaten to have them arrested if ...

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Nominations Open for Top School Volunteers for SBOE Heroes for Children Award


The State Board of Education (SBOE) is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Heroes for Children Award. This annual award recognizes public school volunteers who have been strong advocates for Texas schoolchildren. Individual volunteers may be nominated for this recognition. However, educational employees, elected government officials and organizations are ineligible ...

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SHSU to Screen Critically Acclaimed Documentary on 1966 Texas Tragedy


by Teddi Cliett On August 1, 1966, students and faculty on the University of Texas campus thought they heard leftover Fourth of July fireworks exploding into the hot southern sky. It wasn’t until bodies started dropping to the pavement that the campus realized they were under attack by a mystery shooter, ...

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Sam Houston Avenue Closure Scheduled

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The City of Huntsville’s Town Creek Drainage Project Phase II is progressing and work in the affected areas is likely to produce delays and detours. The project is adding a work area on Sam Houston Avenue between 13th and 14th Streets. The closure is scheduled to begin on March 27. ...

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Atlantic Housing Foundation, Inc. Announces Fall 2017 Scholarship Deadline

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Atlantic Housing Foundation, Inc. (AHF) announced earlier this month that April 30th, 2017 will be the deadline to apply for a housing or academic scholarship for the Fall 2017 semester. Each year, AHF awards collegiate scholarships to individuals from families below the HUD recommended Adjusted Median Income. In 2016, AHF ...

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Grand Jury Results – March 2017


Results from the March 3, 2017 Grand Jury.   Action Defendant Offense Off.  Date Notes T Barboa, Stephanie Poss. of Controlled Sub. PG1 >=1G<4G 12/12/2014 co-def. Joshua Isbell T Brewer, Elizabeth Poss. of Controlled Sub. PG1 >=4G<200G 6/2/2016 T Briggs, Nathaniel Sex Offender Duty to Register w/Prev Conv 8/25/2016 T ...

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