October 23, 2014
Season tickets are now available for the upcoming SHSU men’s & women’s basketball seasons. Packages include seats for a total of 22 events – 10 men’s single games, 6 women’s single games, and 6 Southland Conference doubleheaders. The season begins Nov. 8. Tickets may be purchased in the Mafrige Field House ticket office on Bowers Boulevard. For more information call 294-1729.
October 15, 2014
The Nov. 4 general election is quickly approaching. Early voting for the November election will take place from Oct. 20-31 at the Walker County Annex on South Sam Houston Avenue in Huntsville. Election officials would like to remind voters to provide one of the approved forms of photo ID to vote in the election. For more information call 436-4959 or go online: www.VoteTexas.gov or www.co.walker.tx.us.
“Big Sam” – the larger-than-life statue of Gen. Sam Houston – will turn 20 years old this month. The milestone birthday will marked with a special celebration scheduled for noon to 3pm Oct. 25. The event will take place at the Sam Houston Statue Visitor Center on Highway 75 South in Huntsville. The celebration will feature live entertainment, food & door prizes. For more information call 295-8113.
The Region 6 Education Service Center will host a blood drive from 9am to 1:30pm Oct. 27. The event will take place at the center which is located at the corner of FM 1374 & Robinson Creek Parkway. Donors must be at least 17 years of age. Reservations are helpful. For more information call 295-0278 or 661-5867.
The Senior Center of Walker County will host a fund-raising “Rummage Sale” from 8am to 2pm Oct. 31 & Nov. 1. Donations are currently being accepted. The center is located on Highway 75 North in Huntsville. For more information call 295-6151.
Huntsville’s Main Street Program will host its 12th annual “Scare on the Square” celebration from 2-4pm Oct. 25 in downtown Huntsville. This family friendly event is designed for residents of all ages – especially Trick-or-Treaters ages 3 to 12. Admission is $1 per person. Activities will include trick-or-treating, face painting, games, arts & crafts, and costume contests for 4 age groups. For more information call 291-5920.
The Sam Houston Memorial Museum will host a “Blacksmithing Demonstration” from 10am to 2pm Oct. 25. The event will take place at Joshua’s Forge on the museum grounds. For more information call 294-1832.