Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • SHSU Increased Enrollment Figures

    Sam Houston State University has enrolled a record-setting 19,214 students for the 2013 fall semester, according to 20th class day figures released by the university. The City of Huntsville always notices a surge in its…

  • Homecoming Week: Wednesday

    It’s “Homecoming Week” at SHSU. Associate Director of Student Activities Brandon Cooper updates us on what’s on the agenda for Wednesday . . . . BRANDWED10-8-13  

  • Third Arrest in Guevera Murder

    Walker County Sheriff’s Office Operations Bureau Captain Tim Whitecotton informs us that a third arrest has been made in connection with the murder of 16-year-old Josael Guevera who was found dead last month in the…

  • Quiznos in Huntsville Closed

    Quiznos and Judy’s Ice Cream Galore and More on Sam Houston is closing after 14 years of doing business in Huntsville. Judy Raithel, who with her husband, has owned the businesses said the corporate office…

  • Commissioners Move Forward on Stubblefield Lake Bridge Project

    The County has moved closer to getting work done on the Stubblefield Lake Bridge Project in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration. Monday morning, Planning & Development Director Andy Isbell explained the Statement of Work…

  • Fire Prevention Week

    With now through October 12th being Fire Prevention Week, Walker County Firefighters and the National Fire Protection Association are promoting “It’s Fire Prevention Week: Prevent Kitchen Fires!” This year’s campaign focuses on preventing home kitchen…

  • SHSU Economic Impact Study Released

    Sam Houston State University is making an economic impact at both local and regional levels, according to a new economic impact study authored by SHSU economic professors Ed Blackburne and Bill Green. During the 2012…

  • Congressman Brady Comments on Shutdown

    Congressman Kevin Brady says the president and senate are not being truthful with the American people. The president is saying the House Republicans don’t want to pay the nations bills and want this government shutdown…

  • Second Arrest in Guevera Murder

    A second arrest has been made in connection with what is under consideration as the gang-involved homicide of 16-year-old Josael Guevera. Guevera was found dead last month in the Sam Houston National Forest. Thursday, the…

  • Bearkat Homecoming Week

    They’re rolling out Homecoming Week at Sam Houston State University. Associate Director for Student Activities Brandon Cooper updates us . . . . BEARKHOM10-4-13