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SJRA Partners on Grant to Provide Funding for San Jacinto River Watershed Master Drainage Plan

Walker County included in study area by SJRA staff Harris County, the lead agency on the grant, received a State Award letter in the amount of $2,708,208.00 (Federal $2,031,156.00 |Local $677,052.00) from the Texas Division of Emergency Management to provide necessary funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to complete a comprehensive ...

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SHSU: Sam Houston Birthday Celebration Set for February 26 in Austin

All alumni, friends, faculty, staff and students are invited to join the Sam Houston State University Alumni Association in celebrating the life of Texas’s greatest hero and our university’s namesake, Sam Houston.   The celebration will take place at 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 26 at the The Austin Club in ...

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28 of Texas’ Most Wanted Fugitives Captured in 2018

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is pleased to report that 28 fugitives sought through the Texas 10 Most Wanted Program — including 15 convicted sex offenders — were arrested in 2018 by DPS and other agencies. In addition, $31,500 in reward money was paid for anonymous tips that ...

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Josey Scout Banquet to Celebrate 85 Years of Scouting in Huntsville

by Gene Roberts The Josey Scout Banquet is celebrating Scouting in Huntsville on February 23, 2019 at the historic Josey Scout Lodge. Established 85 years ago, the Josey Scout Lodge was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2018. “Scouting is committed to leadership, character development, and service,” ...

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Sam Houston National Forest to Begin Controlled Burns

by USFS staff U.S. Forest Service fire personnel will be burning areas in the national forests during the next few months. Last year, National Forests and Grasslands in Texas accomplished more than 135,000 acres of controlled burning. “The public may see a helicopter overhead, smoke columns rising and smoke settling ...

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Upcoming SHSU “All Of Us” Research Program Events

Sam Houston State University’s School of Nursing, in partnership with the Newton Gresham Library, has accepted a grant in support of the All of Us Research program from the American Association of Colleges of Nurses (AACN). The All of Us Research Program is a new effort from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). It ...

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Marriage Licenses – December 2018

Marriage licenses executed in Walker County, Texas during the month of December 2018 Applicant 2 Applicant 1 Miles, Kathryn Michelle Altom, Marshall Cavanaugh Almanzar Saldana, Martha Alvarado Olguin, Alejandro Coder, Meagan Anderson, Kent Lane, Ms Lisa D Bartee, Mr Kyle W Henriquez, Miss Karen B Bello, Mr. Ulises Israel Ledbetter, ...

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Marriage Licenses – November 2018

Marriage licenses executed in Walker County, Texas during the month of November 2018 Byrd, Katie Sue Ali, Dustin  Christopher Eddins, Kristen Alosi, Kyle Welch, Mary Elizabeth Beard, James R Zeltner, Jenny Bennett, Cole Sinclair, Thea Bias, Alex White, Constance Brown, Lance Mathew, Sheryl Cleveland, Stephen Hanna, Renee Cook, Triston Smith, ...

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SHSU Walker County Alumni & Friends Club Hosts Scholarship Fundraising Dinner

The Walker County Alumni and Friends Club of Sam Houston State University will host their sixth annual scholarship fundraising event on Monday, Jan. 28. Everyone in Huntsville and the surrounding Walker County region is invited to attend. With a goal to fund a $100,000 SHSU scholarship endowment, the organization believes ...

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SHSU Doctoral Student Named To Global 30 Under 30 List

Matt Panozzo, a doctoral student at Sam Houston State University and seventh grade English Language Arts teacher at Annunciation Orthodox School, is one of 30 literacy leaders named to the International Literacy Association’s (ILA) 2019 30 Under 30 list. The list celebrates rising leaders in the literacy field—a cohort of young innovators, ...

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