Articles Posted April 2014

  • Crime Stoppers Bowling Fundraiser Saturday

    Our local Crime Stoppers is having a fundraiser this weekend at Huntsville Lanes. Crime Stoppers’ Debra Jones has the information . . . . CRIMESTOP4-24-14  

  • Prison Escapee Is Extradited Back to Texas

    After being on the run for nearly 16 years, Texas prison escapee Jose Juan Salaz is back on Texas soil. US Marshals escorted Salaz from Mexico and landed Thursday afternoon at George Bush Intercontinental Airport…

  • Special Program for Kids at Library Saturday

    The Huntsville Public Library has a special program for the kids this weekend. Childrens’ Coordinator Janelle Valera tells us all about it . . . . LIBRARY4-24-14  

  • Mobile Food Truck in Town Saturday

    A mobile food truck from the Houston Food Bank will be at the Stewart Elementary School tomorrow, Saturday, at 9 AM. All those in need are asked to bring your own boxes, bags, or baskets…

  • LAGRANT Scholarship Winner at SHSU

    Sam Houston State University public relations major Edna Barrera was awarded a $2,500 scholarship from the LAGRANT Foundation. The non-profit California foundation’s goal is to increase ethnic minority professionals in advertising, marketing and public relations.…

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    SPORTS SHORTS – THURSDAY 04/24/14

    CONGRATULATIONS GOES OUT THIS MORNING TO ZACH CABRA & THE SAM HOUSTON MEN’S GOLF TEAM.  THE BEARKATS ON WEDNESDAY COMPLETED A 3-ROUND WIRE-TO-WIRE RUN TO THE SOUTHLAND CONFERENCE MEN’S CHAMPIONSHIP, FINISHING THE TOURNAMENT 6 STROKES…

  • Oral History Event Tonight at Walker Education Center

    Next year will mark the 50th anniversary of racial integration in Huntsville, which was accomplished after a sit-in at the famous Café Raven on the Courthouse Square. Local libraries contain no oral history archives of…

  • Texas Monthly Editor to Speak at SHSU

    An executive editor of  a well-known Texas magazine will be in town to speak. Marketing coordinator for SHSU’s College of Fine Arts and Mass Communication, Emily Binetti, has the information . . . . TEXMONTH4-23-14

  • Congressman Brady Comments on a Republican Senate

    Several pundits now predict a good chance for Republicans taking the U-S Senate in the upcoming election. We talked with Congressman Kevin Brady and asked him if he thought that could happen . . .…

  • Abbey Zink Named Dean of College of Arts & Sciences

    Abbey Zink, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and professor of English at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, has been appointed the dean of Sam Houston State University’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences. Zink…