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Walker County Sheriff Clint McRae, right, presents Claude Williams with a plaque and challenge coin from the Walker County Sheriff’s Office. Williams was being thanked for his actions in helping an arresting officer detain a suspect.
Sheriff says thanks to good Samaritan
A Good Samaritan is uncommon today. Claude Williams, however, exemplifies this rare virtue that is so often admired, yet seldom acted upon.
On the morning of April 5, Williams, a 75-year-old retired peace officer, saw a deputy from the Walker County Sheriff’s Office struggling with a resisting suspect at the intersection of FM 2821 and FM 247 in Huntsville.
Without hesitation, Williams sprung into action.
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Smartphone kill switches are coming
Smartphones need kill switches. It's a relatively easy solution to the pricey (and irritating) problem of smartphone theft. But who would have thought that the big carriers would team up with Apple, Google, Microsoft, Nokia, Samsung and lots of other manufacturers to voluntarily begin adding the technology by July 2015? The cooperative spirit! It makes so much sense!
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SHSU SOFTBALL — Bearkats get mixed results, split doubleheader against Abilene Christian
Coming into the doubleheader with Abilene Christian, Sam Houston State had a 3-0 record against the Wildcats.
Though the wins came in tournaments played earlier in the season, the Bearkats believed they could sweep Friday’s action.
Sam Houston had to settle with a split after winning the first game 7-1, then losing the night cap 4-2.
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