Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Broadway Choreographer Returns to SHSU to Direct “Hairspray”

    Sam Houston State University’s Department of Theatre and Musical Theatre is bringing the Tony Award winning, hit musical, Hairspray to the Erica Starr Theatre, April 26-29, with evening performances at 8 p.m. and a matinee…

  • Police Investigate Arby’s Robbery

    The Huntsville Item reports that Huntsville Police are investigating a robbery that occurred on Sunday night around 11 at Arby’s on 11th Street. Those witnessing the incident said the robber held a firearm and demanded…

  • Portion of Sam Houston Avenue Closing Saturday

    A portion of the northbound lanes of Sam Houston Avenue are scheduled to be closed on Saturday, April 15. The lanes will be shut down from Avenue J to 21st Street. The closure is intended…

  • Solid Waste & Recycling Schedule during Easter Weekend

    The Solid Waste and Recycling Department will be closed for Good Friday, April 14th. There will not be residential curbside recycling collection on this day. If you normally receive residential curbside recycling collection on Fridays,…

  • SHSU Places in Top 50 College Financial Literacy Programs

    Sam Houston State University’s financial literacy program recently placed sixth in the Top 50 College Financial Literacy Programs in a study done by LendEDU, a marketplace for private student loans and student loan refinancing. The…

  • San Bernardino School Shooting Takes 3 Lives

    The police chief of San Bernardino, California, Jarrod Burguan, reports that Monday 53-year-old Cedric Anderson entered the North Park Elementary School and shot his wife, 53-year-old teacher Karen Elaine Smith, and then shot himself. Also…

  • HISD Press Release Regarding Police Investigation of Inappropriate Digital Content

    Huntsville ISD Press Release Important Message from Dr. Howell Wright, HISD Superintendent of Education Regarding Police Investigation of Inappropriate Digital Content For release: April 10, 2017 (Huntsville) – The Huntsville Police Department is actively investigating…

  • Texas ACLU Sends Letter to 13 Texas Counties Regarding 287(g) Agreement

    Monday, the ACLU of Texas said they“dispatched letters to 13 Texas counties concerning their decision or their intention to enter into a 287(g) agreement with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Under the 287(g) program,…

  • Secretary Tillerson to Visit Moscow

    Wednesday, Russia’s President Vladimir Putin is not scheduled to meet with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson when he visits Moscow. A spokesperson for the Russian government has not said why the two will not be…

  • Water Outage Near the Goree Unit

    City water customers to the south and east of the I-45 feeder at the Goree Unit will be without water until the mid-afternoon. Crews are working quickly to get additional work completed on a waterline.…