Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Bearkat Athletics 2016 Spring Semester a Success

    The 2016 spring semester was a positive one for Bearkat Athletics with many success stories from multiple teams. · Women’s Bowling finished the year ranked 6th nationally. · Bearkat Baseball won the Southland Conference regular…

  • Junkapalooza Postponed

    Due to the weather, Junk-a-palooza will be moved from this Saturday to Saturday, June 18th.  It will be at the same times, 8am-noon. They are extending the vendor deadline until Monday, June 13th, so if…

  • State of Disaster Declared

    Governor Greg Abbott yesterday declared a state of disaster for 31 Texas counties–Walker County is included. Governor Abbott said, “As our state continues to face waves of severe weather and potential flooding, it is crucial…

  • Butch Davis on Trinity River Flooding Issues

    The Trinity River in Walker County continues to plague the area with the results of heavy recent rains. We talked with Walker County Emergency Manager Butch Davis about the situation Wednesday morning . . .…

  • Lightning-Caused Fire Wednesday

    The Huntsville Item reports that Wednesday afternoon local firefighters were able to put out a house fire before it resulted in major damage. The fire began when lightning hit the roof of a home in…

  • SHSU Administrative Changes

    The filling of the dean of Graduate Studies position and the vacancy of the provost position have led to some administrative changes at Sam Houston State University, all of which were effective June 1. Kenneth…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Tuesday a theft was investigated int he 2400 block of Montgomery Road. A case of criminal mischief was reported in the 100 block of Samantha–an unknown suspect…

  • Pitching Coach Jay Seriani Comments on Upcoming Bearkat Game

    In baseball, Sam Houston will be the three-seed at the Lafayette Regional, joining host Louisiana, two-seed Arizona and four-seed Princeton. The Kats take on Arizona in the first game, set for 1 p.m. on Friday.…

  • Council Holds Workshop on City Hall and Service Center

    Huntsville City Councilmembers met for a workshop Tuesday in the Large Conference Room at City Hall to hear a presentation from Pierce, Goodwin, Alexander & Linville Architect’s Jeff Gerber on condition assessments of the City’s…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on last Friday’s day shift an assault was investigated in the 1300 block of Avenue C. A burglary was reported in the 1400 block of Nottingham. A vehicle burglary was investigated…