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Marriage Licenses – March 2018

The following marriage licenses were executed in Walker County, Texas during the month of March 2018 Alcantar Damian, Andres Reyes, Idania 3/17/2018 Almanza Vasquez, Juan Jimenez, Brenda 3/23/2018 Antwine, Paul Anderson, Kimberly Ann 3/3/2018 Arreguin, Erik Rodriguez, Veronica 3/17/2018 Arrington, William Ross Daley, Katherine Rose 3/24/2018 Bass, Colt Dalton, Shelby ...

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Sales Tax Holiday for Emergency Supplies, April 28-30

With the potential for severe weather approaching this spring, Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar reminds Texans they can purchase certain items tax-free during the state’s sales tax holiday for emergency preparation supplies, from April 28 to April 30. “The severe weather we had last year — particularly Hurricane Harvey — was a ...

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Huntsville Resident Appointed by Governor to Serve on State Council

Governor Abbott Names Chair And Appoints Nine To Family And Protective Services Council Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Dorothy Jean Calhoun, Aureka Simpson, and Janice Washington to the Family and Protective Services Council for terms set to expire February 1, 2019. Additionally, the Governor appointed Omedi “Dee Dee” Arismendez, Greg ...

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SJRA Announces New Leadership Role in Regional Flood Management

by SJRA staff On Thursday, March 15th, Governor Greg Abbott challenged the San Jacinto River Authority (SJRA) to identify how it could be part of a regional, flood management solution and how a funding mechanism could be developed to support that effort. In response to the Governor’s charge, the Board ...

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Marriage Licenses – February 2018

The following marriage licenses were executed in Walker County, Texas during the month of February 2018 Alvarez, Jontahan Barron, Vanessa 2/1/2018 Archie, Kelton Colbert, Katrina 2/7/2018 Bell, Torrance Hawkins, Jacob 2/6/2018 Borens, Lafarris Roberts, Alivia 2/7/2018 Bryan, Kody Michael Davis, Alexandria 2/24/2018 Cobb, Travis Smith, Robbie 2/14/2018 Demny, Mitchell Simpson, ...

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Heroes for Children Award Nominations Open

The State Board of Education (SBOE) is now accepting nominations for the 2018 Heroes for Children Award. This annual award recognizes public school volunteers who have been strong advocates for Texas schoolchildren. Past recipients have provided volunteer service – often decades of services – for activities such as mentoring children, ...

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Huntsville Hazard Mitigation Plan up for Public Review

A draft 2018 Hazard Mitigation Plan providing an overview of natural hazards, summarizing past hazard events, and presenting potential future actions to minimize impacts on life and property is available for public review from March 12 through April 11, 2018. The Plan can be accessed through the City of Huntsville’s Neighborhood Resources page, or at www.HuntsvilleTX.gov/2018HazardMitigationPlan, ...

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DPS Warns Texas Drivers of Private Non-Governmental Websites

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding Texans that there are only two official websites for conducting Texas driver license/identification card/driver record transactions: www.texas.gov and www.dps.texas.gov. To prevent fraudulent use of your personal information and to avoid paying unnecessary fees, only conduct transactions on these two websites. While many unofficial websites actually include ...

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Sam Houston State University Selected To Host Texas Academic Leadership Academy

The Texas Council of Chief Academic Officers and Sam Houston State University have partnered to offer the Texas Academic Leadership Academy. Beginning this summer, the intensive, year-long leadership development experience will enhance aspiring leaders’ capacities to address the complexities of higher education leadership. Lead by Stacey Edmonson, SHSU dean of ...

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Library, SHSU to Host Upcoming Citizenship Class

How often do U.S. citizens elect a President? Why does the flag have 13 stripes? These are just a few of the questions being answered by participants in the U.S. Citizenship Preparation Course, as they get ready to take the naturalization exam. Huntsville Public Library has teamed up with the ...

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