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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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Jim McIngvale to Speak at SHSU

by SHSU staff Sam Houston State University offers a unique opportunity to hear from an esteemed entrepreneur whose commitment to the Houston area community has made him known as a “hometown hero.” The university’s Entrepreneurship Program hosts Jim McIngvale as the first Entrepreneur-in-Residence to share his story with the Huntsville ...

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New Waverly Library Holding Raffle Fundraiser

The New Waverly Public Library will be selling raffle tickets now through October 15th to fund ongoing library operations. Tickets may be purchased at the New Waverly Public Library, from Gunslingers in New Waverly, or from any NWPL board member.  The cost is $20 per ticket. The drawing will be ...

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AG’s Office Launches New Crime Victims’ Compensation Portal

Attorney General Ken Paxton’s office launched a new portal within the agency’s official website that enables victims and claimants to apply online for Crime Victims’ Compensation and Emergency Medical Care Compensation for sexual assault exams. The Crime Victims’ Compensation portal makes it easier for crime victims, claimants and their advocates to submit ...

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Journalism Icon To Speak at SHSU Common Reader Event

Legendary Texas-born journalist, author and distinguished Sam Houston State University alumnus Dan Rather will serve as the keynote guest speaker for the university’s SHSU Common Reader Program finale event on Oct. 11.  The program will be held at 2 p.m. in the James and Nancy Gaertner Performing Arts Center Concert ...

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