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Coming up on Saturday: Temporary Water Shut Off for Some Huntsville Residents

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On Saturday, February 11, water will be shut off on University Avenue between 9th to 12th Streets and on 10th Street from University Avenue to Avenue J for most of the day as part of the ongoing 11th Street Water Line Replacement Project. The water will be cut off around 9:00 a.m. and the ...

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Citizen Tip Leads to Burglary Arrest by WCSO

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by Walker County Sheriff’s Office On Monday, January 23, 2017 the Walker County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a burglary call off of FM 980 East.  The complainant stated that an unknown suspect had entered her property and taken a couple of small tools along with camping items from a ...

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Huntsville PD Investigating Auto Thefts

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The Huntsville Police Department is currently investigating three cases involving the theft or attempted theft of pickups.  This follows investigations into the theft or attempted theft of up to 16 pickups in the last several months of 2016.  The majority of the thefts have involved diesel pickups and have occurred ...

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Huntsville H.O.T. Fund Partnership Grant Available

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The City of Huntsville is proud to offer and enter into partnerships with prospective applicants to provide our community with rich and exciting cultural events. The 2017-18 Hotel Occupancy Tax (HOT) Partnership Grant application is available online at www.huntsvilletexas.com. All applications are due by 5 p.m. on February 10, 2017. This ...

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Texas 10 Most Wanted Program Marks Captures from 2016

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January designated as Crime Stoppers Month The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) announced today that 21 fugitives sought through the Texas 10 Most Wanted Program – including 14 convicted sex offenders – were arrested in 2016 by DPS and other agencies. In addition, $42,500 in rewards was paid for ...

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More Street Closures Announced for Town Creek Drainage Construction

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Town Creek Related Closures on 13th Street and 11th Street The City of Huntsville’s Town Creek Drainage Project Phase II is progressing and work in the affected areas is likely to produce delays and detours. 13th Street closure between Avenue M and Sam Houston Avenue The City of Huntsville’s Town ...

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State Report Highlights Public Safety Threats to Texas

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The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has released the 2017 Texas Public Safety Threat Overview, a state intelligence estimate that offers an assessment of the current public safety threats to Texas.   “Protecting Texans from the full scope of public safety and homeland security threats is the foremost goal ...

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Stolen Firearm Recovered During Drug Raid

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On Friday, January 20, 2017, as part of an ongoing narcotics operation, the Huntsville Police Department’s SWAT Team executed a search warrant on Old Houston Road. Detectives from the Huntsville Police Department developed information that illegal narcotics and stolen guns were in a residence at 3001 Old Houston Road. The ...

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US Forest Service Planning Controlled Burns

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U.S. Forest Service fire personnel will be burning areas in the national forests during the next few months. “The public may see a helicopter overhead, smoke columns rising and smoke settling in low-lying areas at night,” said Sam Houston National Forest Fire Management Officer Jason Klawinsky. Controlled burning dramatically reduces ...

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Nominations Open for ERS Board of Trustees Election

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ERS encourages employees, retires to participate in election We know you value your benefits and want to have a voice in member benefit changes. By getting involved and voting in the 2017 ERS Board of Trustees election, you will have the opportunity to support an advocate for your interests to ...

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