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Texas State Historical Association Offering Free eBooks

The Texas State Historical Association is proud to announce the launch of a series of seven eBooks offering an exclusive look at the Texas Revolution, including the battles and heroes that changed Texas history. For a limited time, Texas State Historical Association is launching a series of seven eBooks offering an exclusive ...

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Sheriff Warns of Holiday Scams

McRae issues press release to warn residents As the holidays are right around the corner, Sheriff Clint McRae would like remind the public to be aware of fraud and holiday scams. Be aware of the common holiday scam of solicitation and identity theft. Individuals may come by your residence, place ...

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Skeletal Remains ID’d

Suspects in custody On Monday, September 19, 2016, officers with the Huntsville Police Department began an investigation of skeletal remains found in the area of FM 247 and Grivich Drive. Since that date HPD detectives have been working diligently to determine what happened to the victim and find the persons ...

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November is Epilepsy Awareness Month in Texas

The Texas Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities and the Epilepsy Foundation Central & South Texas join Governor Greg Abbott in recognizing Epilepsy Awareness Month. The mission of the Epilepsy Foundation is to lead the fight to overcome the challenges of living with epilepsy and to accelerate therapies to stop seizures, find cures, ...

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New Waverly Library Preparing for Fundraiser

Activities include auctions, raffle tickets, dining by Walker County News Today staff Staff and volunteers at the New Waverly Public Library are busy with preparations for their largest fundraising event of the year.  The dinner and auction, being held on Saturday November 4th, are expected to help fund library activities ...

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Free Water Well Testing Available in Walker County

by Walker County News Today staff Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is offering free testing of private water wells affected by flooding from Hurricane Harvey.  Residents of Walker County are among those eligible for this free testing. Walker County Extension Agent Reggie Lepley says that he expects to receive test ...

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DPS Urges Safety During Halloween Activities

Free mobile app for Texas Public Sex Offender Registry The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding parents, drivers and children to incorporate safety into their Halloween plans. Adults and kids can avoid a variety of potential dangers by adhering to basic safety practices and using extra caution in areas ...

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Getting Paid – Claiming Unpaid Life Insurance Benefits in Texas

By Barbara Gyure The phone rings. It’s someone from the Texas Comptroller’s office who wants to give you money – lots of money. Hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash. Are you dreaming? Maybe not. With tears in his eyes, Jeffrey Malloy, a claims examiner in the Comptroller’s office, hangs up the phone. ...

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WCSO: Multiple Reports of Suspicious Person Approaching Children

Reports in New Waverly, northern Walker County by Walker County Sheriff’s Office staff Friday morning, October 20, 2017 at 7:32am, Walker County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a suspicious person call in the North/East part of New Waverly, TX. Complainant advised that a brown/tan in color passenger vehicle approached her ...

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Walker County Woman Faces Multiple Felony Charges

by Walker County Sheriff’s Ooffice staff   On October 16, 2017 Walker County Sheriff Clint McRae, advised that Corporal T. Pursell and Deputy M. McKay conducted a routine traffic stop on a white female identified as Stacy Thompson for a traffic violation on Wood Farm Road. Thompson is from the ...

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