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Ag Commissioner Seeks Applicants for Annual Family Land Heritage Program

Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller is proud to invite Texas farmers and ranchers to apply for the Texas Department of Agriculture’s (TDA) Family Land Heritage (FLH) program, which pays tribute to families who have kept their land in continuous agricultural production for at least 100 years. As TDA continues this proud ...

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Registration Open for City Golf Tournament

Registration is open for the 13th Annual Huntsville Beautification Golf Tournament. The annual golf tournament is organized by the Huntsville Park & Recreation Advisory Board and funded by sponsors and tournament entrants. The tournament will be held on Friday, May 27th from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM at Raven’s Nest ...

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Nominations Open for 2016 Star Of Texas Awards

The Office of the Governor is now accepting nominations for the 2016 Star of Texas Awards, which honor peace officers, firefighters, and emergency medical first responders who were seriously injured or killed in the line of duty. Nominations for this year’s awards must be submitted to the Governor’s Office by ...

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Safe Exchange Zone Established at HPD

To further serve the citizens of Huntsville, The Huntsville Police Department is offering a Safe Exchange Zone. Persons who are selling or buying items through the internet, classified ads, or other media are invited to meet in the parking lot of the Huntsville Police Department to make their exchange safely. ...

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TDCJ Executive Director Announces Retirement

Brad Livingston, Executive Director of TDCJ, to step down in August 2016.   Brad Livingston, the Executive Director of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, announced Friday afternoon to the Texas Board of Criminal Justice his decision to retire after leading the agency for nearly 12 years. Livingston is one ...

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Sales Tax Holiday April 23-25

State of Texas encourages emergency preparedness with sales tax holiday. With the potential for severe weather approaching this spring, Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar reminds Texans they can purchase certain supplies tax-free during the Emergency Preparation Supplies Sales Tax Holiday, April 23-25. “The severe weather, fire and flooding we had last ...

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Free Public Events will Celebrate “Huntsville Moving!” Initiative with Art, Music and Dance

As the Huntsville Moving! three-week community initiative soon comes to completion, The Wynne Home Arts Center and SHSU College of Fine Arts and Mass Communication will host two public events on Saturday, April 16 in honor of the project which was initiated by a grant from the National Endowment for ...

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Governor Appoints Local Man to State Board

Governor Abbott Appoints Tom Freeman To Texas State Board Of Plumbing Examiners   Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Tom Freeman, Ben Friedman and Robi Jalnos to the Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners for terms to expire September 5, 2021. Additionally, he named Julio Cerda as presiding officer. The board ...

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Marriage Licenses – March 2016

The following Marriage Licenses were executed for Walker County in the month of March 2016.   03-03-16  Thomas Wooderson & Julie Hoke 03-04-16  Kevin Howington & Mallori Parrish 03-04-16  Austin Simmons & Andrea Armstrong 03-04-16  Anthony Asar & Kelsi Lincoln 03-05-16  Kendell Bermingham & Dorothy Cherry 03-05-16  James Marks & ...

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Investor Alert: Pension Advance Scams

If you are receiving regular payments from your pension, keep an eye out for sales pitches that ask you to trade the stability of those payments for the opportunity to make a quick buck. The come-on will probably be as subtle as a used-car ad: Are you earning a pension from ...

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