Articles Posted December 2012

  • SHSU Bearkats' Tim Flanders - 2012 NCAA Division I National Championship - Pizza Hut Park - Frisco, TX - Jan 7, 2012 (Courtesy DJ Shafer)

    All Americans

    Safety Darnell Taylor, running back Timothy Flanders and defensive end Andrew Weaver have been named to the 2012 Associated Press NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision All-America squad.

    Taylor is a first team selection while Flanders and Weaver both were named to the AP third team.

  • Falk Trial Legal Issues Continue

    John Ray Falk Jr’s capital murder trial in the death of TDCJ correctional officer Susan Canfield has been delayed again. State and defense attorneys are awaiting a ruling by the 10th Court of Appeals in…

  • Commissioners’ Court Acts to Correct Mold Problem in Justice Building

    At their regular meeting this week, Walker County Commissioners heard from Walker County Maintenance Director Ken Nabors about mold and humidity problems in the Sheriff’s Office area of the Justice Center. He filled the court…

  • Wrangler National Finals Rodeo Underway in Las Vegas

    Rodeo athletes from SHSU’s rodeo team have been competing in the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas. Rodeo Coach Bubba Miller, who updated us Tuesday afternoon, says the “rodeo has just been spectacular .…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Friday a residential burglary was reported in the 3000 block of Powell Road. Police investigated a harassment case in the 1300 block of Nottingham Street. On Friday’s…

  • SHSU Ag Professor Recognized

    Stanley Kelley, chair and professor in Sam Houston State University’s department of agricultural and industrial sciences, was recently awarded the 2012 United States Department of Agriculture Food and Agriculture Sciences Excellence in Teaching Award and…

  • Bearkats Facing Big Sky Foe Again

    Bearkats Facing Big Sky Foe Again

    During the 2011 and 2012 seasons, the Bearkats have seen a lot of the Big Sky Conference.

    In the 2011 NCAA playoffs, Sam Houston beat Montana State and then Montana to reach the Football Championship Subdivision national championship game.

    Just this month, the Kats outlasted Cal Poly in the second round of the FCS playoffs on Dec. 1 and then cruised past Montana State in the quarterfinals last Friday night…

  • 10th Court of Appeals Meets to Hear Falk Trial Issue

    At the McLennan County Courthouse Monday before the 10th Court of Appeals, Walker County District Attorney David Weeks took issue with the fairness of the judge’s instructions that might be given to the jury in…

  • Maximum Guaranteed Price for New County Jail Approved

    Walker County Commissioners got together for a regular session Monday morning. One of the major agenda items under consideration centered on approving the Guaranteed Maximum Price for the construction of the new county jail. Jail…

  • Curbside Recycling in Area #6 Begins Friday, January 4th

    The Huntsville City Council approved the expansion of curbside recycling to begin in Area #6 on Friday, January 4, 2013. This area includes customers residing in the vicinity of Lake Road, Old Houston Road, Boettcher,…