Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Father Arrested for Abandoning or Endangering

    Twenty-five-year-old SHSU student Jonathan Nelson was arrested for abandoning or endangering a child Friday after his 3-year-old son was found wandering around a construction project around 11:30 in the morning at Highway 19 and Bearkat…

  • Marine Corps Birthday Celebration Coming Up

    A special birthday celebration for a branch of the service is coming up. HEARTS Veterans Museum President Richie Harris fills us in . . . . MARINCORP11-1-13  

  • SHSU’s Lt. Col. Robert McCormick on Training Leaders

    Our guest on “Around Town” this past weekend was SHSU’s new Military Science Chair, Lt. Col. Robert McCormick. His job is to turn his ROTC cadets into leaders. We asked him how he went about…

  • Career Fair to Target STEM Opportunities

    Students hoping to launch a career in one of the science, technology, engineering or mathematics fields can meet with potential employers during the Sam Houston State University Career Services’ inaugural STEM Career Fair on Tuesday,…

  • Library Hosts Short Story Writing Contest

    To celebrate November as National Novel Writing Month, the Huntsville Public Library will host a short story writing contest. People of all ages are encouraged to submit a family friendly short story between 500 and…

  • Heavy Rain Causes Problems Across County

    A lot of rain over the past few days caused problems for drivers across Walker County. The heavy rain caused rising water resulting in stalled vehicles from the SHSU campus to Elkins Lake. Back on…

  • “Remembrance” Tomorrow for Those Who Died in Prison

    On, Saturday, November 2nd–a day when many Texans honor the dead and reflect on their own mortality on Dia de los Muertos–members and friends of the Texas Interfaith Center for Public Policy will lay flowers…

  • SHSU Awarded New Scholarship Program

    SHSU has been included in a new scholarship program. Associate Director of Communications Julia May tells us more . . . . SHSUNEW10-31-13  

  • Wynne Home Porch Sale Saturday

    The Wynne Home has a special event tomorrow. City of Huntsville Cultural Services Coordinator Linda Pease has the information . . . . WYNNEHOME10-31-13

  • TxDOT Approves I-45 Funding

    In an ongoing effort to improve safety and relieve congestion, the Texas Transportation Commission approved a construction job in Walker County. This $5.4 million project was awarded to Big Creek Construction, LTD, to upgrade IH-45,…