Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Hostages Freed in Trinity

    Friday morning, Walker County Sheriff’s Office SWAT team members and local authorities were able to free two women being held hostage by an armed man at a Trinity County residence in the 1500 block of…

  • Contest Winners to be Announced at Exhibit Opening at Education Center Gallery

    The Sam Houston Memorial Museum will showcase more than 300 entries in its fourth annual photography contest and announce the winning entries today. The Artists’ Reception will open the exhibit from 5:30 to 7 PM…

  • State of the City will be Addressed Thursday

    The Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a reception following the upcoming “State of the City” address on Thursday, October 17th, at 5:30 PM at the Walker County Storm Shelter. Mayor Mac Woodward…

  • Journalist & Author Kitty Piligrim to Speak at SHSU

    A former CNN journalist-turned-author, Kitty Pilgrim, will be speaking this month at SHSU. Manager of Communications at the University, Jennifer Gauntt, tells us more . . . . PILGRIM10-11-13 Kitty Pilgrim’s lecture is free and…

  • Great Muddy Escape Ahead

    The “Great Muddy Escape” returns. Spokesperson Margaret Gulledge fills us in . . . . MUDDYESCAP10-4-13 Although packets for the race can be picked up on race day, they will also be available from 5…

  • Bearkat Homecoming for the Weekend

    The great SHSU Bearkat Homecoming wraps up this weekend. Associate Director of Student Activities Brandon Cooper updates us on what’s happening . . . . BEARKATFRI10-10-13 The Bearkats take on the Lamar Cardinals.

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Tuesday several thefts were reported: one in the 1500 block of Dogwood Drive where someone took items from the bed of a pickup, in the 7000 block…

  • Old Town Theatre Featuring Movies and Speakers

    Today and tomorrow the Old Town Theater in Huntsville will be open again for movies. The Department of Biological Sciences at SHSU will be presenting “Earth! An Educational Festival” that will feature three films and…

  • Good Shepherd Mission Offers Counseling Services

    On Thursday’s news Good Shepherd Mission Executive Director, Reverend Dave Smith, told us about their current need for food donations, as they provide food for the needy who come in to take food home, Some…

  • Domestic Violence Victims Programs Scheduled at SHSU

    SHSU College of Criminal Justice Publications Coordinator Beth Kuhles tells us, “To raise awareness about domestic violence, the Crime Victims Institute and the Crime Victims Service Alliance will host three events in October, including “The…