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SHSU to hit court for yearly Rockets Night
The Sam Houston State University sport management program will host “SHSU Night with the Houston Rockets” at Houston’s Toyota Center on April 12.
Book details rural black families’ ‘Other Great Migration’ to Houston
This story that until now went largely untold, is one of “The Other Great Migration” of rural blacks to Houston, Texas.
In her book, “The Other Great Migration,” award-winning historian and Sam Houston State associate professor Bernadette Pruitt chronicles this phenomenon.
TDCJ’s Windham School District gives inmates a shot at academic success
When inmates enter the Texas Department of Criminal Justice system, they often have a history of academic failure, low self-esteem and function at a sixth-grade learning level.
Windham School District offers offenders the opportunity to turn things around and develop skills to help them once they are released from prison.
Academy, Ross, PetCo coming soon to Huntsville
People in Huntsville soon may have a lot more choices when it comes to shopping.
Huntsville gets ready to garden at Spring Plant Sale
The Master Gardeners supplied the community with a wide variety of plants at their annual Spring Plant Sale on Saturday.
Despite the dreary weather, many Huntsville residents came out to buy plants, herbs, fruit trees and seeds to start up their spring gardens.
“We just wanted to come and stock up for the springtime,” Eric Grimes said.
Readers, we hope you’re having fun and staying informed
Time flies when you’re having fun. The wise person who came up with that one smacked the nail on the head.
We’re having a blast here at The Huntsville Item. Preparing the community’s newspaper on a daily basis has always been an intriguing challenge. Some days are more thrilling than others, but it seems like every day for the past few months has been interesting and exciting.
Open for business, almost
The wait is almost over for folks in Walker County to see for themselves the inside of the brand-new jail which has been under construction for more than a year.
City, state team up on highway project
The City of Huntsville and Texas Department of Transportation teamed up to give citizens a heads-up on what’s going on with the construction at the intersection of Interstate 45 and Highway 75 North.
City doing some strategic planning
Huntsville may be in for a makeover in the next few years.
City Council members approved a strategic plan Tuesday that prioritizes improvements to the city and initiates economic development plans as part of actual and future growth of the city.
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