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Star Of Texas Nominations Open

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Governor Greg Abbott today announced that nominations are currently being accepted for the 2017 Star of Texas Award. The Star of Texas awards 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 ...

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NWFD Responds to Fire in Phelps Community

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Workshop next to home catches fire Wednesday afternoon, threatens to spread to nearby home, but is doused by first arriving crews A resident on Main Street in the Phelps Community was sitting on his front porch Wednesday evening when a neighbor stopped in the street and alerted him to a ...

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New Waverly FD – Weekly Blotter

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New Waverly Firefighters responded to 35 calls for service this week, including two house fires and numerous motor vehicle accidents. Sunday, March 19th A pickup truck rolled over on FM 2296 ejecting one victim, Firefighters and EMS treated victim and transported him to the hospital New Waverly Firefighters and EMS ...

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New Waverly Independence Day Celebration Draws Thousands of Spectators and Participants

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Day-long celebration raises over $35,000 to support the youth of New Waverly, capped off by expanded fireworks show Members of the New Waverly Volunteer Fire Department and the New Waverly 4-H Community Club came together July 4th to host a full day of fun activities, continuing what has become a ...

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New Waverly Firefighters and 4-H Members Gearing Up For Annual July 4th Celebrations and Fireworks Show

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BBQ lunch begins at 11 AM with a live Auction at 1 PM, day’s activities capped off by popular local Fireworks Show The New Waverly Volunteer Fire Department and the New Waverly 4-H Community Club will be hosting a full day of events on Monday, July 4th, beginning at 11 ...

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New Waverly 4th of July Tradition to Expand its Community Support for 2016

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New Waverly Fire Department and 4-H announce new partnership aimed at benefitting community youth programs. New Waverly Firefighters are excited to announce a new partnership with the New Waverly 4-H club for this year’s New Waverly 4th of July Celebration. Members of both organizations will be collaborating in hopes of ...

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Forest Service to Reduce Wildfire Threat Around Elkins Lake Subdivision

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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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Nominations Open for 2016 Star Of Texas Awards

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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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Volunteer Fire Depts to Receive Donations

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At Thursday night’s annual meeting of the Hochheim Prairie Branch 131, members voted to donate funds to several local non-profit groups. Members, who are also policyholders, of the district gather annually to decide how the $5 per policy holder received from Hochheim will be used in their community.  Attendees also ...

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New Waverly Firefighters Respond to Saturday Afternoon Tornado Strike

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No injuries reported as a large tornado moved across Interstate 45 near the County Line damaging several buildings and striking an RV park   Motorists traveling along I 45 around 4:15 Saturday afternoon were astonished when they found themselves in the middle of a large tornado traveling northeast across the ...

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