Articles Posted in the News Category

  • SHSU’s LEAP Offers Local Children Civic Engagement Lessons Via “Mock Election”

    In an article for SHSU’s “Today at Sam” webpage, political science professor Mike Yawn reports that a “Mock Election” partnership between Stewart Elementary and Sam Houston State University’s Center for Law, Engagement and Politics engaged…

  • Student-Produced TV Show Launches Fall Season

    “City Spotlight”– the 30-minute Sam Houston State University student-produced television show that focuses on people, places, and events in Huntsville and on campus–has begun airing segments for the fall semester on cable Channel 7. Shows…

  • Election Update

    You may think you have woken up in an alternative reality, but it’s real. Against all odds, Donald J. Trump has been elected 45th President of the United States . . . .   The…

  • Head Start & Brookshire Brothers Thanksgiving Program

    Several organizations in the Walker County community are helping out families for Thanksgiving. We talked with Head Start’s Virginia Lou Danford Tuesday . . . .

  • Marine Corps Luncheon Ahead Followed By Veterans Day

    Veterans Day is this Friday November 11th. Locally all Marines are invited to the 24st Marine Corps birthday luncheon at 11:30 Am on Thursday, November 10th at the HEARTS Veterans Museum at 463 Highway 75…

  • Local Voting Update for Today

    Today is election day. Locally, in elections where candidates are not running unopposed– Republican Bill Daugette faces Democrat Richard Harrison for Walker County Commissioner Precinct 3. In the Walker County Hospital District General Election, three…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift last Friday a one-vehicle major accident in the 3000 block of Montgomery Road sent one person to Huntsville Memorial Hospital. At the same location Karen Bibbs was…

  • Traditional Harvest Festival Coming to Sam Houston Memorial Museum

    The Sam Houston Memorial Museum is having a special event coming up this week. Curator of Education Kathy DeYoung has the information . . . .   Ms. DeYoung said “It’s basically just a tasting.…

  • “Peter & The Starcatcher” Coming to SHSU

    SHSU’s Department of Theatre and Musical Theatre will soon be presenting Peter and the Starcatcher.   It’s a musical adaptation of a novel by a similar name. It’s a sort of prequel to Peter Pan.  Peter…

  • Wild Horse & Burro Adoption Event Coming to Navasota

    The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will hold a wild horse and burro adoption event in Navasota, Texas, November 18-19, 2016.  The two-day event at the Grimes County Expo Center will feature dozens of outstanding…