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Huntsville Restaurant Inspections – November 2017

Routine health inspection results from the City of Huntsville for November 2017 1. Bahama Bucks                                                                        ...

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DPS Reminds Texans of Winter Weather Safety Tips

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) encourages Texans in all regions of the state to make preparations for winter weather as we enter the cold weather season. “While we’ve all heard the joke about Texas only having two seasons – hot and hotter – all Texans need to prepare now for ...

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TxDOT: One in Four Holiday Crash Fatalities Involve Drunk Drivers

TxDOT’s ‘Plan While You Can’ campaign aims to reduce crashes, save lives during holiday season During last year’s holiday season,* approximately one in four deaths on Texas roadways were alcohol-related. In an effort to reduce these fatalities, the Texas Department of Transportation’s “Plan While You Can” campaign reminds drivers to ...

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Huntsville City Council Revisits Animal Control Issue

by Walker County News Today staff The continuing issue of animal control within the city of Huntsville was on the agenda again at Tuesday’s City Council  meeting.  As Walker County News Today readers know, the City had contracted with the Rita B. Huff Humane Society for animal control services for ...

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Huntsville Restaurant Inspections – October 2017

Routine health inspection results from the City of Huntsville for October 2017 1. Addi’s Ice, LLC                                                                      ...

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Free Water Well Testing Available in Walker County

by Walker County News Today staff Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is offering free testing of private water wells affected by flooding from Hurricane Harvey.  Residents of Walker County are among those eligible for this free testing. Walker County Extension Agent Reggie Lepley says that he expects to receive test ...

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DPS Urges Safety During Halloween Activities

Free mobile app for Texas Public Sex Offender Registry The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding parents, drivers and children to incorporate safety into their Halloween plans. Adults and kids can avoid a variety of potential dangers by adhering to basic safety practices and using extra caution in areas ...

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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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Huntsville Restaurant Inspections – August 2017

Routine health inspections from the city of Huntsville for August 2017 1. 12th Street Bar                                                                        ...

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Updated DPS Driver Handbook Now Available

Effective Sept. 1, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Texas Driver Handbook was revised and transitioned to a printable, online-only format. Handbook revisions include information on texting while driving and several other clarifications passed by the Texas Legislature during the 85th Legislative Session.   Additionally, the handbook includes practical suggestions on ...

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