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Call for Nominations: 2018 Barbara Jordan Media Awards

Texas Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities announces the Annual Barbara Jordan Media Awards call for nominations for media content created or published in 2017. Awards are presented in several different categories including Broadcast, Internet, Photojournalism, Print, Book, and College or High School Student. There is NO FEE for entries. Winners are ...

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Huntsville Fire Dept Captain Completes Executive Management Training

HFD Capt. Greg Mathis completes Executive Training The City of Huntsville Fire Department’s Captain Greg Mathis recently graduated from the Fire Executive Management Training Program at the Bill Blackwood Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas (LEMIT), located on the campus of Sam Houston State University, the first class of its kind in ...

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Sheriff Sends Thanks to all Texas Sheriff Association Members

by Office of Sheriff Clint McRae Sheriff, Clint McRae, would like to thank all Texas Sheriff Association members within our community. The Association Membership Program allows to better serve local law enforcement in Texas. Through the support of our Associate Members, the Sheriff’s Association of Texas is able to award ...

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Texas Rain Catcher Awards Nomination Period Now Open

The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) is seeking nominations for the Texas Rain Catcher Awards. The awards are a rainwater harvesting competition and recognition program to promote the technology, educate the public, and recognize excellence in the application of rainwater harvesting systems in Texas. The competition is open to all ...

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Local Resident Receives Award

Heartwood Texas Master Naturalist chapter member Lisa Tuck was recognized with the President’s Award from the Native Plant Society of Texas (NPSOT). The outgoing state board president of NPSOT, Linda Knowles, presented the award to Lisa in recognition of her efforts organizing the NPSOT Fall Symposium, a four day event held at Sam ...

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Marriage Licenses – October 2017

Marriage licenses executed in Walker County during the month of October 2017 Ainsworth, Christopher King, Kathryn 10/31/2017 Altman, Henry Hardy, Chery 10/14/2017 Archie, Larry Farris, Sandra 10/29/2017 Austin, Jonathan Bristow, Cassidy 10/10/2017 Aviles Alfaro, German Schmidt, Linda 10/25/2017 Badoni, Logan Puckett, Meghan 10/7/2017 Bailey, Jonathan Erwin, Jessica 10/21/2017 Bennett, Brian ...

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TABC announces Veterans Outreach Program

A new program by the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission aims to recognize veteran-owned businesses operating under a TABC-issued license or permit. The Veterans Outreach Program, which began this month, honors former and current military service members who have started a TABC-licensed business while helping to ensure those business owners are ...

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Passenger Rail Study Moves to Next Phase

Focus on Corridor Between Oklahoma and South Texas Three-segment, 850-mile corridor could provide passenger rail service A federally funded study to determine the feasibility of passenger rail service between Oklahoma City and South Texas recently advanced to the next phase allowing for continued exploration of the proposed route. The $7 ...

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Huntsville Main Street Launches Shop Small-Shop Local Campaign

Downtown Huntsville businesses are participating in Main Street’s new Shop Small-Shop Local campaign for the month of November, by reminding our community to shop locally from Wednesday, November 1 through Friday, December 1, 2017. For every $20.00 spent in a participating downtown small business, customers will receive one ticket to be entered ...

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Select DPS Driver License Offices Open This Saturday To Issue Election Identification Certificates

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding Texans in advance of the upcoming Nov. 7 election that Election Identification Certificates (EIC), which can be used for voting purposes, are available year-round at all Texas driver license offices. In an ongoing effort to ensure Texans have access to EICs, DPS is ...

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