Articles Tagged “August”

  • Convicted Murderer Robert Campbell Receives Stay of Execution

    Tuesday, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals granted a stay of execution for Robert Campbell. The stay was based on claims that he is mentally impaired. Campbell was found guilty of taking the life of…

  • SHSU vs Eastern Washington in FCS Kickoff

    ESPN’s 2014 college football season will start at its earliest time in 11 years. Sam Houston State University will be taking on Eastern Washington at 2:30 PM on Saturday, August 23rd, in the “FCS Kickoff.”…

  • 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…

  • Full Recovery Expected for Stabbing Victim

    Forty-five-year-old Maria Perez, who was the victim of a stabbing in Huntsville on August 28th, is expected to recover fully. The stabbing took place at a residence in the 200 block of Highway 190. Ms.…

  • Local Tax Preparer Pleads Guilty

    According to a published report, Cedric Keith Oliphant has pled guilty for falsifying client tax returns after several of his customers noticed discrepencies in their returns. According to District Attorney David Weeks, Oliphant “either gave…

  • Green & White Radio Auction

    Green & White Radio Auction

    The 3rd Annual Green & White Radio Auction was a huge success! Thank you Huntsville for coming together and beating last year’s auction with a total of over $15,250 raised for the Huntsville Hornet Football Booster Club.

    Sting ‘Em Hornets!!!

  • Duck Commander Luncheon Coming

    The Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce has another special luncheon coming up. Events & Communications Manager Laura Green has the info . . . . DUCKCOMM8-23-13 The cost is $15. Reservations are required by August…

  • Man Indicted for Sexual Assault of a Child

    A Walker County grand jury has indicted Ronnie Renault Thomas, Jr. on one count of aggravated sexual assault of a child. Thomas allegedly forced a 14-year-old girl to have sexual contact with him after she…

  • County Commissioners Hold Public Hearing on Taxes Today

    Walker County Commissioners will hold two public hearings on a proposal to increase total tax revenues from properties on the tax roll today and August 26th. The average taxable value of a Walker County homestead…

  • SHSU High Potential Employee Leadership Academy Getting Underway

    Eighteen SHSU, TDCJ, and Huntsville Memorial Hospital employees will spend the next nine months developing their leadership potential as the first group for the university’s High Potential Employee Leadership Academy. The new participants went through…