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Identify Common Texas Wildflowers

Author:  Take Care of Texas More than 5,000 species of flowering plants are native to the Lone Star State. Many of these beautiful wildflowers can be seen blooming along Texas roadways. To help maintain more than 800,000 acres of highway right-of-way across the state, the Texas Department of Transportation buys and sows nearly ...

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State Bar of Texas Seeks to Educate the Public about Improper Solicitation by an Attorney

The State Bar of Texas seeks to remind the public that in many cases it is a crime in Texas for a lawyer or someone representing a lawyer to contact a person for purposes of legal representation if the person has not first requested the call or personal visit. The ...

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FM 1375 NB Exit Ramp & Lane Closure of OF NB IH-45

From Montgomery/Walker County line to FM 1375 near New Waverly Beginning 8 PM Friday March 22, 2019  and ending 5 AM Monday March 25, 2019 outside lane of IH-45 northbound will be closed near the Montgomery and Walker county line to south side of FM 1375 over pass, weather permitting. ...

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Margaret Houston’s 200th Birthday Celebration

“Health & Well-Being Through History,” featuring health and well-being demonstrations from College of Health Sciences Students & Faculty. by SHSU staff  The Sam Houston Memorial Museum, in association with SHSU College of Health Sciences, is celebrating the 200th birthday of Margaret Lea Houston, beloved wife of General Sam Houston. The ...

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Entergy: Electric Outage Scheduled for Portions of Huntsville

by City of Huntsville staff   The City of Huntsville has been advised that Entergy Texas has scheduled an outage on Tuesday, March 19, to begin at 8 a.m. and end at 1 p.m. affecting the east side of Huntsville. The effort is to safely incorporate reliability improvements to customers ...

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Huntsville Electronic Recycling Day Announced

The City of Huntsville’s 12th annual Electronics Recycling Day will be held Saturday, April 6, from 9 a.m. to noon, at the Recycling Drop-Off Center, located at 590 Interstate 45 North. The event is free to the citizens of Huntsville and is held yearly to recycle computers, printers, monitors, mice, ...

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Drug Take Back Day Happening in April

The Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) National Prescription Drug Take Back Day addresses a crucial public safety and public health issue. Huntsville Police Department will be joining in the effort by collecting unused or expired prescription medication from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 27th, at Huntsville High School, ...

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HPD Warns of Another Scam

by HPD staff Over the past several years the Huntsville Police Department, as well as law enforcement agencies throughout the country, have seen a rise in the reporting of various types of scams costing victims hundreds, if not thousands of dollars. A scam is a theft by deception in which ...

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Is it Illegal to Pick Bluebonnets?

Author:  Take Care of Texas There’s a rumor going around Texas that it’s illegal to pick bluebonnets, the state flower. Anyone who has spent at least one spring season here has probably heard it. But is there any truth to it? There is actually no law that prohibits picking bluebonnets in ...

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SHSU Expert Sheds Light On Daylight Saving Time

“I think there is increased questioning of it, that suggests there is a reckoning coming” by Jamol Simon Daylight saving time (DST) is fast approaching on March 10 to shine an extra hour of sunlight on our days. Along with a bit of extra sun, DST springs forward questions, curiosities ...

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