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Texas Rain Catcher Awards Nomination Period Now Open

The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) is seeking nominations for the Texas Rain Catcher Awards. The awards are a rainwater harvesting competition and recognition program to promote the technology, educate the public, and recognize excellence in the application of rainwater harvesting systems in Texas. The competition is open to all ...

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Local Resident Receives Award

Heartwood Texas Master Naturalist chapter member Lisa Tuck was recognized with the President’s Award from the Native Plant Society of Texas (NPSOT). The outgoing state board president of NPSOT, Linda Knowles, presented the award to Lisa in recognition of her efforts organizing the NPSOT Fall Symposium, a four day event held at Sam ...

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Marriage Licenses – October 2017

Marriage licenses executed in Walker County during the month of October 2017 Ainsworth, Christopher King, Kathryn 10/31/2017 Altman, Henry Hardy, Chery 10/14/2017 Archie, Larry Farris, Sandra 10/29/2017 Austin, Jonathan Bristow, Cassidy 10/10/2017 Aviles Alfaro, German Schmidt, Linda 10/25/2017 Badoni, Logan Puckett, Meghan 10/7/2017 Bailey, Jonathan Erwin, Jessica 10/21/2017 Bennett, Brian ...

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TABC announces Veterans Outreach Program

A new program by the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission aims to recognize veteran-owned businesses operating under a TABC-issued license or permit. The Veterans Outreach Program, which began this month, honors former and current military service members who have started a TABC-licensed business while helping to ensure those business owners are ...

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Passenger Rail Study Moves to Next Phase

Focus on Corridor Between Oklahoma and South Texas Three-segment, 850-mile corridor could provide passenger rail service A federally funded study to determine the feasibility of passenger rail service between Oklahoma City and South Texas recently advanced to the next phase allowing for continued exploration of the proposed route. The $7 ...

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Huntsville Main Street Launches Shop Small-Shop Local Campaign

Downtown Huntsville businesses are participating in Main Street’s new Shop Small-Shop Local campaign for the month of November, by reminding our community to shop locally from Wednesday, November 1 through Friday, December 1, 2017. For every $20.00 spent in a participating downtown small business, customers will receive one ticket to be entered ...

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Select DPS Driver License Offices Open This Saturday To Issue Election Identification Certificates

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding Texans in advance of the upcoming Nov. 7 election that Election Identification Certificates (EIC), which can be used for voting purposes, are available year-round at all Texas driver license offices. In an ongoing effort to ensure Texans have access to EICs, DPS is ...

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Forest Service Waives Day-Use Fees for Veterans Day

Many recreation areas and other venues in the National Forests and Grasslands in Texas will be free to the public on Nov. 11-12 in honor of Veterans Day.   “We honor our veterans each Veterans Day and every other day of the year,” said U.S. Forest Service Chief Tony Tooke. “We hope ...

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Marriage Licenses – September 2017

Marriage licenses executed in Walker County during the month of September 2017 Akridge, Robert Wilson, Vicki 9/11/2017 Alvarado Nunez, Rafael Reyes, Heather 9/5/2017 Ashford, Lonnie Corley, Dandi 9/2/2017 Balusek, Austin Colbert, Kelsi 9/8/2017 Bell, Ray Bell, Mia Shaunice 9/23/2017 Boone, Daniel Smith, Laura 9/28/2017 Bright, Camdon Gross, Jessica 9/22/2017 Cange, ...

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TxDMV Informs Owners of Flood-Damaged Vehicles of Duty to Brand Their Title

Texans urged “Don’t let the future owner of your vehicle be the next victim of Hurricane Harvey.” With an estimated 500,000 to one million cars and trucks ruined in recent floods from Hurricane Harvey, the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) is reminding Texans whose vehicles were flood damaged of ...

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