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Text-to-9-1-1 Services Available in Walker County

The Gulf Coast Regional 9-1-1 Emergency Communications District (GCRECD) announced the availability of Text-to-9-1-1 service in Brazoria, Chambers, Colorado, Liberty, Matagorda, Walker, Waller, and Wharton counties. Text-to-9-1-1 is a service that allows cell phone users to send a text message directly to 9-1-1 for assistance when they can’t make a ...

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Governor Abbott Appoints SHSU Professor To Council On Cardiovascular Disease And Stroke

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Sam Houston State University School of Nursing professor E’Loria Simon-Campbell, PhD, RN, to the Council on Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke. The council works with stakeholders to implement the “Texas Plan to Reduce Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke” and promote its mission of the Council; that is, ...

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DPS Launches Texas Highway Patrol Social Media Accounts

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) today announced the launch of new social media accounts (Facebook and Twitter) for the Texas Highway Patrol (THP). This expanded social media network will complement the existing DPS social media channels (Facebook and Twitter) and further connect the department with local communities on topics related to THP ...

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DPS Welcomes 92 New Highway Patrol Troopers

Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Director Steven McCraw recently was joined by members of the Texas Public Safety Commission (PSC) as the department commissioned 92 men and women as the state’s newest Highway Patrol Troopers. The graduation ceremony was held in Austin. (Click here for photos.) “Law enforcement officers have the opportunity and ...

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SHSU Autism Program Awarded Grant from Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board

The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board awarded more than $305,000 to Sam Houston State University in the form of a grant to launch training workshops for teachers who work with students with autism starting in Spring 2019. The Low Incidence Disabilities and Autism program, part of the College of Education ...

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Walker County Clerk’s Office Gets Software Upgrade

Bringing cloud-based records system to courthouse Walker County this week became the 15th County Clerk’s office in the State of Texas to deploy the next generation in Records Management software.  This is a major step forward for Walker County and recognizes County Clerk Kari A. French as one of the state’s ...

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Huntsville Hornet Area Round Football Playoff Game Information for Fans

The Area Round Football playoff game between the Huntsville Hornets and Manvel Mavericks will be played on Friday, November 23, 2018 @12 PM Noon at the NRG Stadium in Houston, TX.  Huntsville ISD encourages all citizens to join us at NRG to cheer on our hometown Hornets!  The following game day ...

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Marriage Licenses – Sept 2018

Marriage licenses executed in Walker County, Texas during the month of September 2018 Alvarado Rodriguez, Jose Tedder, Ashley 9/1/2018 Arevalo, Edgar Coudrain, Elizabeth 9/30/2018 Carter, Robert McGraw, Nina 9/22/2018 Cooper, Matthew Ferrell, Ginny 9/20/2018 Davidson Jr, Thomas Freed, Sawyer 9/22/2018 Franks, Jasmine Buck, Amber 9/28/2018 Garces, Juan Ochoa, Angelica 9/8/2018 ...

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U.S. Dept. of Education awards $8.9M grant to SHSU

By Brooke Carson, SHSU The College of Education at Sam Houston State University has been awarded a $8.9 million Support Effective Educator Development (SEED) program grant from the U.S. Department of Education to further support their existing 4+1 TEACH program. The grant, the largest in the College of Education’s history, ...

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Applications Being Accepted for Texas Game Warden, State Park Police Cadet Class

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is building its next generation of elite state law enforcement officers with the 63rd Texas Game Warden and State Park Police Cadet class. Applications are being accepted Oct. 1-Nov. 16. Texas game wardens and park police are a unique breed of law enforcement ...

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