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Sheriff’s Office Issues Amber Alert for Missing Teen

On Monday, March 14th at approximately 1:24am the Walker County Sheriff’s Office was investigating the homicide of a Hispanic male identified as Caesar Vladimir Coronado.  During the investigation the Sheriff’s Office generated additional information leading them to believe that the welfare and whereabouts of the victim’s 14 year old daughter ...

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Applications Being Accepted for 61st Texas Game Warden Cadet Class

Live the Law Enforcement Legend of Being a Texas Game Warden The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is building its next generation of elite state law enforcement officers with the 61st Texas Game Warden Cadet class. Applications are open now through April 30. “We are excited for the opportunity to ...

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Governor’s Office Calls for Artist Entries in Poster Art Competition

Each year in October, the Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities produces a Texas poster for National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), which is distributed free of charge to businesses all across the State. The art featured on the poster is an original piece created by a Texas artist with ...

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Lake Conroe Temporarily Closed to Motorized Boat Traffic

Submerged objects and floating debris create hazards for boaters on Lake Conroe. Effective immediately, the San Jacinto River Authority is temporarily closing Lake Conroe to motorized boat traffic due to the presence of submerged objects, floating debris, and other hazards that could put the safety of boaters at risk.  The ...

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Marriage Licenses- February 2016

The following Marriage Licenses were executed for Walker County in the month of February 2016.   02-03-2016  Kalan Dean and Kristing Boutwell 02-05-2016  Jason Coffeen and Jennifer Carabajal 02-06-2016  Derwin Ortega Blandon and Luz Gomez 02-06-2016  Jestin Askew and Katelyn Spradling 02-09-2016  Ronald Camp and Linda Rogers 02-10-2016  Danny Torres ...

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Pitch Hit & Run Returns to Huntsville

The City of Huntsville’s Parks & Leisure Department will host a free Scotts® Major League Baseball® Pitch Hit & Run™ Competition for area youth ages 7 to 14 on Saturday, March 26 at Kate Barr Ross Park. Registration will begin at 9:00 a.m. with competitions starting at 10:00 a.m. All ...

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DPS Program Assists 3,800 Victims of Crime, Trauma in 2015

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) announced today that the DPS Victim Services program provided services to more than 3,800 victims and their family members throughout Texas in 2015. Created in 1997, the DPS program is designed to offer assistance to victims of crimes and other traumatic events, including ...

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21st Annual Trash Bash this Saturday

Walker County Proud Communities (WCPC), consisting of members from Walker County, the City of Huntsville Solid Waste and Recycling, the Texas Forest Service, Master Gardeners, and local businesses, is sponsoring the 21st Annual Trash Bash on Saturday, March 5, 2016, from 8 a.m. to noon. Annually, over 400 vehicles come ...

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Nominations Open for Heroes for Children Program

The State Board of Education (SBOE) is now accepting nominations for the 2016 Heroes for Children Award. This annual award recognizes public school volunteers who have been strong advocates for Texas schoolchildren. Volunteers may be nominated by individuals or by organizations. Educational employees, elected government officials and organizations are not ...

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Huntsville Main Street Nationally Accredited

The Texas Historical Commission (THC) commended Huntsville for successful annual progress as a designated Main Street community, one of 58 to be recognized this year. The Texas Main Street Program (TMSP) began in 1981 as one of the first state coordinating programs in the country. 2016 marks TMSP’s 35th anniversary. ...

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