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DPS Marks National AMBER Alert Awareness Day

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will join the country in observing National AMBER Alert Awareness Day on Saturday, Jan. 13, in remembrance of the 1996 abduction and subsequent murder of 9-year-old Amber Hagerman in Arlington, Texas. AMBER stands for “America’s Missing: Broadcast Emergency Response.” Additionally, Texas Governor Greg Abbott ...

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Take Care of Texas Announces Kids Art Contest

Contest entries must be postmarked by March 2 The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality invites Texas kindergarten through fifth-grade students to enter the Take Care of Texas Kids Art Contest. The contest is a fun way for students to learn about protecting the environment and come up with creative ways to ...

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Huntsville Man Arrested for Distribution of Child Pornography

  On December 14, 2017 the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Walker County Sheriff’s Office concluded a joint investigation into the Distribution of Child Pornography. After executing a search warrant on residence on the 2400 block of Lake Road, twenty eight year old Matthew Logan Dominy confessed to his ...

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National School Bus Safety Week Begins Monday

DPS Highlights School Bus Safety Efforts In conjunction with National School Bus Safety Week (Oct. 16-20), the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is urging Texans to comply with laws prohibiting drivers from passing school buses. During this period, DPS Highway Patrol Troopers will be looking for drivers who violate ...

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Free Lunch Offered to All Huntsville ISD Students in September

by HISD staff Huntsville ISD has received confirmation from the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) that our request for meal flexibilities has been approved. These flexibilities are in regards to our meal pattern and meal service times as well as the ability to feed students at no cost to the ...

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HHS: Services for Victims of Hurricane Harvey

Texas Health and Human Services is urging people to be aware of the benefits and services available to Texans who suffered loss following Hurricane Harvey. “I’ve seen firsthand the devastation, and we’ve been moving quickly to line up an array of benefits and services to help people in need,” said ...

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Huntsville Library Hosting Summer Reading Program

Have fun this summer while preventing the “summer slide” by signing up for the Huntsville Public Library’s Texas Summer Reading Program for all ages.  Start your summer with a bang at our Summer Reading Kickoff Party from 1-3:30 p.m. Saturday, June 3rd. Sign up at the library for the Summer ...

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HISD Issues Press Release Regarding “Inappropriate” Digital Content

The following is a press release issued by Huntsville ISD on April 10, 2017 Important Message from Dr. Howell Wright, HISD Superintendent of Education Regarding Police Investigation of Inappropriate Digital Content The Huntsville Police Department is actively investigating a criminal offense involving the possession and distribution of inappropriate images of ...

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Huntsville Public Library Celebrates National Library Week

Transform your ideas about the library: celebrate National Library Week April 9-15 by Huntsville Public Library staff This week, the Huntsville Public Library joins libraries in schools, campuses and communities nationwide in celebrating the many ways libraries are transforming their communities every day through the services and invaluable expertise they ...

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Huntsville Audubon Sponsoring a “Live Owls” Program for Students of All Ages

by Sharyn Pezant Did you know Owls can twist their necks to turn their heads about 270 degrees—about ¾ of a full circle—without moving their shoulders? Owls don’t have eyeballs; the eyes are long and shaped more like a tube. Owl eyes can’t turn in their sockets because of this ...

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