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DPS Launches New Regional Facebook, Twitter Accounts

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) today announced the launch of seven regional social media accounts, covering every corner of the state and all seven DPS regions, including North Texas, Southeast Texas, South Texas, West Texas, Northwest Texas, Central Texas and the Capitol Region. This expanded social media network ...

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Gas Leak Prompts Closure at Avenue O & 15th Street

by City of Huntsville staff The Huntsville Fire Department is assisting CenterPoint Energy with a gas leak in the area of Avenue O and 15th Street. A perimeter of 200 feet has been established. According to Assistant Fire Chief John Hobbs, crews have estimated the area will be closed for ...

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Water Well Hurricane Prep – Before the Storm

Florida-based NGWA Board of Directors Vice President Merritt Partridge, CVCLD, with Partridge Well Drilling Co. Inc., shares steps to protect your well and water source before and after the storm. There is not a great deal to do before a storm, but these simple steps can save a great deal ...

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HPD Special Needs Registry Updates Being Sought

The Huntsville Police Department (HPD) is updating its Special Needs Registry to better protect and serve the community. The Registryassists officers who are called out to find or help relocate a lost senior citizen or dependent person. Residents, whether a family member or caregiver, are asked to sign up any individual that is ...

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DPS Increases Traffic Enforcement for Labor Day Holiday

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will be joining law enforcement efforts from across the state to increase traffic enforcement during the Labor Day holiday weekend. From Friday, Aug. 31, through Monday, Sept. 3, DPS Troopers will be looking for drivers who violate traffic laws, including impaired drivers, speeders and safety ...

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SHSU Experts and State Representative Metcalf  Meet To Discuss School Safety

By SHSU Staff As the fall semester approaches, Sam Houston State University continues to prepare for more than 20,000 students to return to campus. On Monday, Aug. 6, a group of SHSU faculty and staff experts met with SHSU alumnus and Texas state representative Will Metcalf to discuss how to ...

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HPD Bringing Crime Prevention Programs to Area Neighborhoods

Community Services Officer reaching out to neighborhood groups By Rich Heiland For Walker County News Today   The Huntsville Police Department will be trying a new experiment for the popular “National Night Out” which this year falls on Oct. 2. HPD Community Services Officer Ryann Kaaa-Bauer told a group of ...

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Who’s at Your Door?

Information about door-to-door solicitation in Huntsville By Rich Heiland For Walker County News Today A YOUNG MAN selling educational books door-to-door in Huntsville has a valid solicitation permit, according to Huntsville Police Lt. Jim Barnes. Residents in Elkins Lake shared concerns on the website nextdoor.com this week about door-to-door solicitation ...

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DPS Increases Traffic Enforcement for Fourth of July Holiday

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will be increasing traffic enforcement for the Fourth of July holiday from Tuesday, July 3 through Wednesday, July 4. During this period, DPS Troopers will be looking for DWI, speeding, seat belt and other traffic violations. “DPS Troopers and other law enforcement agencies will ...

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EMS Driver Arrested After Crash in Montgomery County

Another Walker County ambulance out of service By Rich Heiland For Walker County News Today Walker County EMS Director John Nabors said Tuesday the county’s fleet of ambulances is back to near full-strength after having two ambulances down for maintenance and one out following a crash in Conroe on June ...

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