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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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HISD Invites Community to CTE Student Showcase

by HISD staff Huntsville ISD celebrates February as Career & Technical Education (CTE) Month. “Celebrate Today, Own Tomorrow!” is the theme and the perfect time to call attention to the district’s Career & Technical Education Department. We are very proud to spotlight the outstanding course offerings at Huntsville High School ...

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Regents Approve New Degree Programs and Design of Art Complex

by Emily Binetti, SHSU New Sam Houston State University degree programs and the design for a new Art Complex were among the items approved by the Texas State University System Board of Regents at their regular quarterly meeting in Beaumont, Texas on Feb. 15. In SHSU academic affairs, Regents authorized three ...

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DPS Launches Public Safety Unmanned Aerial System Program

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) today announced the launch of a public safety unmanned aerial systems (UAS) program. The department’s multi-purpose, small UASs will be used for a variety of public safety missions across Texas, including flight missions related to: officer safety, search and rescue, disaster support, aerial ...

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City of Huntsville Needs Volunteers

City seeking volunteers to fill two positions The City of Huntsville is looking for you! There are currently two volunteer positions available for which the City needs applicants. Such appointments are made by nominations from the Mayor and a vote of the City Council. One opening is for service on ...

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Controlled Burns Planned for National Forest

Forest Service reduces wildfire risk, improves forest health with controlled burns by USFS staff U.S. Forest Service fire personnel will be burning areas in the national forests during the next few months. “The public may see a helicopter overhead, smoke columns rising and smoke settling in low-lying areas at night,” ...

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