HUNTSVILLE — Be sure to protect your plants, pets and pipes tonight. Expect a hard freeze tonight with temperatures in the 20s.
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WALKER COUNTY FAIR: Parade put on hold until Saturday
The Walker County Fair and Rodeo parade has been put on hold due to a weather forecast that is calling for rain and possible thunderstorms this evening.
The parade, which kicks off the annual fair and rodeo, will be held Saturday morning starting at 9 a.m. Lineup for the parade will start at 7:30 a.m. at the same location as always, at the corner of 19th Street and Avenue O in Huntsville.
SHSU FOOTBALL — Bearkats at Eastern Washington to open 2014 college football season
ESPN is set to announce that the 2014 college football season will begin at its earliest point in 11 years, with Sam Houston State playing at Eastern Washington at 3:30 p.m. ET on Saturday, Aug. 23 in an event dubbed the "FCS Kickoff."
BREAKING: Huntsville announces finalists for Hornets football head coach
Superintendent Dr. Steve Johnson told The Item on Monday afternoon that the finalists are Pflugerville Connally head coach Howard McMahan, Athens head coach Paul Essary and Belton head coach Rodney Southern.
- BREAKING NEWS — Bearkats hire former Delaware coach K.C. Keeler
BREAKING NEWS — Fritz leaving Sam Houston State to take over at Georgia Southern
The Item has just confirmed from Willie Fritz that he is in fact taking the Georgia Southern job.
A press conference is scheduled Friday in Statesboro, Ga., in which Fritz will be introduced as the next head coach of the Eagles.
“I have taken the Georgia Southern job,” Fritz said. “It was a difficult decision. My heart and soul is with Sam Houston State. You don’t know when opportunites are going to present themselves.”
- HPD investigating Elkins Lake shooting
Three SHSU students die in crash
Three students are dead and one was transported to the hospital after an early morning crash on the Sam Houston State University campus.
FINAL RESULTS NOV. 5 ELECTION
Live results from the Nov. 5 election. This will feature highlights of contested races, Texas Constitutional Amendments and City Charter changes.
- Suspect arrested in double homicide
Police make second arrest in gang-related homicide
Investigators made a second arrest in connection to what is being considered a gang-related homicide of 16-year-old Josael Guevara, whose body was found Monday, Sept. 23 in the eastern portion of Walker County.
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