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  • Bearkats Are Headed Back To Frisco (DJ Shafer)

    Bearkats Are Headed Back to Frisco

    For the second year in a row, Sam Houston State and North Dakota State will meet in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Game in Frisco, Texas, thanks to a 45-42 Bearkat victory over No. 2 seed Eastern Washington at Roos Field Saturday…

  • 27 Reported Killed, Including 18 Children, in Elementary School Shooting in Connecticut

    Initial press reports say 27 people are dead, including 18 children, in a shooting at Sandy Foot Elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut. The shooter, who is also reported dead, was a 20-year-old male. A press…

  • Bubba Miller Comments on Wrangler National Finals Rodeo

    We talked with SHSU Rodeo Coach Bubba Miller Thursday morning, and he said things were going great for the Bearkat Rodeo Athletes at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas . . . .…

  • Christmas Tree Fire Safety Advice

    Many Christmas trees are already up in homes across Walker County. However, if you’re about to go shopping for a real tree or about to put one up, Fire Chief Tom Grisham has some fire…

  • TDCJ’s Jason Clark Comments on Inmate Transfers & Officer Shortages

    TDCJ has started transferring inmates from a couple of units, Lamesa and Colorado City in the Panhandle, to other prisons in the state because of a shortage of correctional officers–especially in the remoter parts of…

  • Chief Grisham Adds Caution on Holiday Fireworks Use

    This week, the decision was made to continue to let the sale and use of fireworks, including skyrockets with sticks and missles with fins, continue in Walker County–outside the city limits only. Huntsville Fire Chief…

  • SHSU Bearkats' Tim Flanders - 2012 NCAA Division I National Championship - Pizza Hut Park - Frisco, TX - Jan 7, 2012 (Courtesy DJ Shafer)

    All Americans

    Safety Darnell Taylor, running back Timothy Flanders and defensive end Andrew Weaver have been named to the 2012 Associated Press NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision All-America squad.

    Taylor is a first team selection while Flanders and Weaver both were named to the AP third team.

  • Commissioners’ Court Acts to Correct Mold Problem in Justice Building

    At their regular meeting this week, Walker County Commissioners heard from Walker County Maintenance Director Ken Nabors about mold and humidity problems in the Sheriff’s Office area of the Justice Center. He filled the court…

  • Wrangler National Finals Rodeo Underway in Las Vegas

    Rodeo athletes from SHSU’s rodeo team have been competing in the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas. Rodeo Coach Bubba Miller, who updated us Tuesday afternoon, says the “rodeo has just been spectacular .…

  • Bearkats Facing Big Sky Foe Again

    Bearkats Facing Big Sky Foe Again

    During the 2011 and 2012 seasons, the Bearkats have seen a lot of the Big Sky Conference.

    In the 2011 NCAA playoffs, Sam Houston beat Montana State and then Montana to reach the Football Championship Subdivision national championship game.

    Just this month, the Kats outlasted Cal Poly in the second round of the FCS playoffs on Dec. 1 and then cruised past Montana State in the quarterfinals last Friday night…