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Texas Sales Tax Holiday is Aug. 10-12

Whether you’re in need of book bags, blackboard chalk or bell-bottom pants, Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar is reminding shoppers they can save money on those and certain other items during the state’s sales tax holiday. This year, the sales tax holiday is scheduled for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 10-12. The law exempts ...

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Marriage Licenses – June 2018

Marriage licences executed in Walker County, Texas during the month of June 2018 Alverson, Delon Bookall, Wooneta 6/30/2018 Bowers, Logan Young, Kimberly 6/19/2018 Bundage, Billy Straughter, Vidette 6/25/2018 Comeaux, Salvador Moore, Mara 6/23/2018 Dancer, Joseph Mayfield, Heather 6/21/2018 Farris, William Russell, Autum 6/16/2019 Flanigan, Eugene Sierra, ana 6/22/2018 Hughes, Walter ...

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DPS Welcomes 80 New Highway Patrol Troopers

Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Director Steven McCraw on Friday was joined by members of the Texas Public Safety Commission (PSC) as the department commissioned 80 men and women as the state’s newest Highway Patrol Troopers. The graduation ceremony was held in Austin. (Click here for photos.) “It takes a special ...

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DPS Increases Traffic Enforcement for Fourth of July Holiday

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will be increasing traffic enforcement for the Fourth of July holiday from Tuesday, July 3 through Wednesday, July 4. During this period, DPS Troopers will be looking for DWI, speeding, seat belt and other traffic violations. “DPS Troopers and other law enforcement agencies will ...

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Texas Begins Operation of Texas Bullion Depository

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced today the official opening of the Texas Bullion Depository, the first state-administered precious metals depository in the country. “We’re proud that the nation’s first state-administered bullion depository is now a reality — this is a big day for Texans who want to secure their precious ...

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DPS Launches iWatchTexas Mobile App

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) today announced the launch of the new iWatchTexas mobile application (app), which the public can use to report suspicious activities or behaviors that may indicate ongoing or future criminal or terrorist activity. TheiWatch Texas program was created as a partnership between communities and law enforcement, and utilizes citizen-sourced ...

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HPD Officer Takes Silver in 10K at the Texas Police Games

by City of Huntsville staff   City of Huntsville Police Officer Ricky Roberts took the silver medal in the Texas Police Games held in Fort Worth June 10-16. Officer Roberts ran an amazing pace in the 10K in a field of more than 20 runners. The Police Games are held every year, giving police ...

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Marriage Licenses – May 2018

Marriage licences executed in Walker County, Texas during the month of May 2018 Atkinson, Lucas Dekort, Brooklynn 5/12/2018 Banegas, Erik Anthony Arias Reveles, Ana Karen 5/4/2018 Barrett, Wayne Lancon, Sara 5/18/2018 Bittinger, Justin Ray Miller, Anne Marie 5/12/2018 Bradford, Collin Williams, Brittany 5/11/2018 Brooks, Sherman Dwayne Guidry, Natash 5/5/2018 Byrd, ...

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Huntsville ISD Board Hires New High School Principal

by HISD staff The Huntsville ISD Board of Trustees unanimously approved the recommendation for hire presented by Superintendent Dr. Scott Sheppard during a special called meeting on  June 12, 2018. William C. “Bill” Roberts was approved as the new principal for Huntsville High School. Roberts  will be filling the  vacancy created ...

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DPS Ramps Up Enforcement During Memorial Day Weekend

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is joining law enforcement efforts across the state this Memorial Day weekend to help keep Texas roadways safe and encourage motorists to practice safe driving habits. From Friday, May 25, through Monday, May 28, DPS Troopers will be on the lookout for intoxicated drivers, ...

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