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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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Governor Proclaims March 2018 to be Women’s History Month

by Office of the Governor Throughout our history, Americans have demonstrated incredible ingenuity and fortitude in building this great nation we call home.  Among those, women past and present have made lasting contributions. Texas women claim many firsts, like Mary Austin Holley, who wrote the first English book about Texas ...

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TxDOT Urges Drivers to Plan for a Sober Ride During Spring Break

‘Plan While You Can’ campaign aims to reduce crashes, save lives Each year in Texas, more than half of drivers involved in deadly drunk driving crashes are between the ages of 17 and 34. With many college students and young adults heading to Spring Break destinations in the coming weeks, ...

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National Book Awards Festival Happening at SHSU

It’s almost that special time of year again – for the National Book Awards Festival at SHSU!  Sam Houston State University will have the pleasure of welcoming the outstanding authors below in April 2018. For the fifth year, SHSU, HISD, and the City of Huntsville will host two weeks of ...

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TXDoT: IH-45 Lane Closures the Next Two Weekends

8PM until 12PM, Saturday night through Sunday Beginning at 8 PM Saturday, March 3, 2018, and ending at 12 PM Sunday, March 4, 2018, the northbound lanes of IH-45 will be closed to traffic from Exit 102 at FM 1375 in New Waverly to the northbound Entrance Ramp at FM 1374. Vehicles traveling north on ...

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Fire Chief Tom Grisham: Honoring a Lifetime of Service

The City of Huntsville is celebrating the career of hometown hero Fire Chief Tom Grisham, who is retiring on February 28. A retirement celebration will be held from 2 to 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 28, at City Hall, 1212 Avenue M.Grisham, 65, reflected on his long service to the ...

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22nd Annual HUB and Vendor Show

The City of Huntsville Purchasing Division, in association with TDCJ, Walker County, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville ISD, and the SHSU Small Business Development Center would like to announce the 22nd Annual HUB and Vendor Show. The show will be held March 29, from 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., at the Walker County Storm Shelter. This year’s show ...

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HPD Gets Three New Officers

City of Huntsville Director of Public Safety, Police Chief Kevin P. Lunsford, is pleased to announce the appointment of three new police officers to the ranks of the Huntsville Police Department. Officers Dylan Guadalupe and Dakota Green graduated from the City of Conroe’s Police Academy and were sworn in as ...

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