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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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Restaurant Inspections – May 2018

Routine health inspections by the City of Huntsville for May 2018 Baking Sweet Memories Score:  98 All employees have 30 days from day of hire to obtain Food Handler Certification 1114 10th Street Bandera Grill & Bar Score:  83 Improper cold hold 102 IH-45 North Improper hot hold Soda nozzles ...

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Restaurant Inspections – April 2018

Routine Health Inspections from the City of Huntsville for April 2018 Bahama Bucks Score:  92 Sanitizer bottle tested too weak 193 I-45 South #F Employees have 30 days from date of hire to obtain food handler certificate Employees personal items must be stored properly prevent cross-contamination Top  of ice block ...

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DPS Ramps Up Enforcement During Memorial Day Weekend

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is joining law enforcement efforts across the state this Memorial Day weekend to help keep Texas roadways safe and encourage motorists to practice safe driving habits. From Friday, May 25, through Monday, May 28, DPS Troopers will be on the lookout for intoxicated drivers, ...

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