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The upward trend in gas prices continued this past week, with the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel at $2.38 in Texas. That price is nine cents more than this day last week and is three cents more per gallon compared to this day last year. 

For many years, the Texas Prison Rodeo was an annual celebration event for inmates in the Texas Prison System. Launched in 1931 and held every Sunday in October at the Huntsville "Walls" Unit, it soon became part of Texas lore.

Sam Houston State University art students will have their work critiqued by a noted artist during an exhibition during a show at the Gaddis Geeslin Gallery from March 25 through April 12. 

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Amidst opposition from multiple county officials, members of the Huntsville City Council voted Tuesday to add restrictions on parking in Downtown Huntsville. 

Beginning at 8 p.m. on Friday March 22 and ending 5 a.m. on Monday March 25 the outside lane of Interstate-45 northbound will be closed near the Montgomery and Walker county line to the south side of FM 1375 over pass, weather permitting.

Sam Houston State University’s Center for Entrepreneurship offers a unique opportunity to hear from an esteemed entrepreneur and philanthropist whose career success includes 18 years experience managing retail businesses from $100 million to $2 billion in revenue. Aaron Walters, co-founder, chairman and chief executive officer for Altar’d State will serve as a guest speaker, sharing his story with the Huntsville community on March 28.

The Sam Houston Memorial Museum, in association with SHSU College of Health Sciences, is celebrating the 200th birthday of Margaret Lea Houston, beloved wife of General Sam Houston. The event is slated for Thursday, April 11 from noon – 6:00 p.m. on the museum grounds. 

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Compelling coverage of a natural gas disaster that affected thousands of people in Massachusetts, the waste of tax dollars by antiquated townships in Indiana, and the dismissal of an admired college coach for misconduct in a small Iowa town highlighted distinguished journalism in the annual Best of CNHI contest for work in 2018.

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Representatives from some of Huntsville’s largest events petitioned the Huntsville Arts Commission for funding of various activities. 

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Gas prices are continuing to climb across Texas with the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel at $2.29 in Texas, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch. That price is eight cents more than this day last week and is the same price per gallon compared to this day last year.

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Huntsville police busted an individual around midnight on Tuesday, who they say was in possession of over six grams of methamphetamine. 

Many Americans are outraged by the college admissions scandal revealed by the FBI Tuesday. The scandal involves celebrities and wealthy investors who allegedly bought their children’s way onto college sports teams and cheated to improve their children’s SAT and ACT scores.

Huntsville residents will have the opportunity to support underutilized businesses in the community through an annual vendor event that highlights local entrepreneurs. 

Sam Houston State University Opera introduces a not-so-ordinary night of wedded bliss with “Bridezillas!” From big swords to even bigger voices, the double-billed show is bound to fill the Gaertner Performing Arts Center (GPAC) with laughter on March 22-23 at 7:30 p.m.

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding all Texans to do their part to keep our communities and schools safe by reporting suspicious activity or behaviors that may indicate ongoing or future criminal or terrorist activity through the iWatchTexas mobile app.

Sam Houston State University has approved the appointment of Eric Owen as Executive Director of the Newton Gresham Library (NGL), effective March 1.

The unemployment rate in Walker County rose to its highest point in six months, a surprise jump likely reflective of population jumps and other temporary factors that led economists to see the slowdown as a temporary blip.

The statewide gas price average in Texas is $2.21 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch. That price is three cents more than this day last week and is eight cents less per gallon compared to this day last year. 

The Sam Houston State University departments of Student Activities and Alumni Relations will team-up to host the annual “Bearkat Country Crawfish Boil” tailgate and block party before the SHSU baseball team faces off against Baylor University on March 19. The event takes place from 5:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. followed by the game at 6:30 p.m. at Don Sanders Stadium.

What a great idea! All-you-can-eat pancakes, sausage and breakfast drinks for dinner, and all of that’s being done to benefit literacy efforts at the Huntsville Public Library. 

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