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Marriage Licenses – October 2018

Marriage licenses executed in Walker County, Texas during the month of October 2018 NOTE:  Marriage license information was received/published later than normal due to the software transition at the courthouse. November and December information is expected soon. Acosta, Luis Torres Olvera, Juanita 10/20/2018 Alba, Luis Perez, Jessica 10/6/2018 Bayes, Daniel ...

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Take Care of Texas Announces Kids Art Contest

Entries now being accepted The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality invites Texas kindergarten through fifth-grade students to enter the Take Care of Texas Kids Art Contest. The contest is a fun way for students to learn about protecting the environment and come up with creative ways to share this knowledge ...

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Huntsville City Secretary Leaving in January

by City of Huntsville staff City Secretary Lee Woodward has served the City of Huntsville since September 1, 2009, but her last day in the office at City Hall will be January 4, 2019. Woodward has been selected as the next City Secretary for the City of La Porte, Texas. ...

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Huntsville Lamppost Decorating Contest Winner Announced

by City of Huntsville staff The City’s Main Street office celebrated the holiday season with the 2nd Annual Downtown Christmas Lamppost Decorating Contest, designed to encourage local merchants and organizations to decorate the ornamental lampposts throughout downtown. Special Project Director Tammy Gann said the lampposts are beautiful by day, but spectacular ...

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Huntsville Volunteers Recognized

by City of Huntsville staff The Sam Houston Statue Visitor Center held its annual holiday open house on Thursday, December 6, to the delight of all attendees. The event was open to the public, who shared a lovely lunch while the Huntsville High School Jazz Band festively performed seasonal standards, ...

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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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