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TDCJ Cancels Volunteer Services at Multiple Units due to Flooding

On Friday the Texas Department of Criminal Justice sent out notices that volunteer activities on the following units are cancelled this weekend for the following units: Clemens Wynne Eastham Polunsky Ferguson Goree Jester – I Vance Jester – III Michael Stiles Darrington Hightower Powledge Stringfellow Terrell Ramsey Volunteers were notified ...

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DPS Urges Texans to Prepare as Hurricane Season Begins

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding residents that hurricane season begins today and continues through Nov. 30. The department also is warning Texans to not delay in developing their emergency plans in advance of possible hurricanes or tropical storms. “Many of our communities have already been impacted ...

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Forest Service to Reduce Wildfire Threat Around Elkins Lake Subdivision

U.S. Forest Service fire professionals in the Sam Houston National Forest will soon begin a project designed to reduce the possibility of catastrophic wildfire in Elkins Lake subdivision in Walker County. As part of the Walker County Community Wildfire Protection Plan, the $105,000 project will restore and maintain 45 acres ...

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Governor Declares State Of Disaster, Walker County Included

Governor Greg Abbott today declared a state of disaster in Austin, Bandera, Bastrop, Brazoria, Brazos, Burleson, Coleman, Colorado, Erath, Fayette, Fort Bend, Grimes, Hidalgo, Hood, Jasper, Kleberg, Lee, Leon, Liberty, Lubbock, Montgomery, Palo Pinto, Parker, Polk, Robertson, San Jacinto, Tyler, Walker, Waller, Washington and Wharton Counties in the State of ...

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Huntsville Public Library Gears Up for Summer Reading Program

Each year, the Huntsville Public library participates in the Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP), a program designed to keep kids reading throughout the summer. Children and teens ages birth – 13 are rewarded with various prizes and incentives for reading, including a free book donated by the Kiwanis Club (while ...

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Huntsville Memorial Day Trash Service Info

The City of Huntsville Solid Waste and Recycling Department will run regular residential and commercial garbage pick-up routes on Monday, May 30, 2016, Memorial Day. The Solid Waste Transfer Facility will also be open for business on Monday. The Recycling Drop-Off Center, located at 590 IH-45 North, will be closed ...

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Stubblefield, Scotts Ridge Recreation Areas Closed Due to High Water, Falling Trees

Stubblefield and Scotts Ridge Recreation Areas in the Sam Houston National Forest are temporarily closed due to flooded roads and the threat of falling trees. Torrential rainfall over the past few days has saturated the ground and causing trees with shallow root systems to uproot according to Sam Houston National ...

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Huntsville Beautification Golf Tournament Rescheduled Due to Weather

The 13th Annual Huntsville Beautification Golf Tournament has been canceled for Friday, May 27th, due to the weather forecast. It has been rescheduled for Friday, September 9th at Raven Nest Golf Club. The scramble will begin at 1:00 PM; registration will begin at noon. Teams of 4 players can still ...

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Huntsville ISD Cancels Friday Classes

Huntsville ISD has announced they will be CLOSED on Friday, May 27th due to weather. For additional information, please contact HISD.

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ERS Announces Insurance Premium Increases

The Texas Employees Retirement System (ERS) Board of Trustees has announced that insurance premiums for health and dental insurance are set to increase on September 1st of this year. This includes monthly premium rates for all types of insurance, as well as the state’s health savings account (HSA) contributions for ...

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