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Wiffleball tournament to be held for baseball coach with cancer
The first Team Big George Wiffleball Tournament will be held on Saturday at Kate Barr Ross Park, starting at 9 a.m., in support of Huntsville Youth Baseball League coach and former board member George Ancira, who is stricken with terminal cancer.
Learning Rx owner committed to making learning an enjoyable experience for all
Improving a community requires many of its members to willingly take time out of their daily lives to engage with each other in order to come up with solutions for local problems and continually bring about innovation.Lisa Branch is one such member of the Huntsville community.
STAAR TEST RESULTS ARE IN: Good news in New Waverly, not so good in Huntsville
Although the state accountability ratings aren’t out yet, STAAR test results came out far differently for the two public school districts in Walker County.
Samuel Walker Houston High School Reunion: Mighty, mighty Tigers get together again
Alumni of Huntsville’s Samuel Walker Houston High School gathered at the Walker County Fairgrounds on Saturday for a picnic and dance to celebrate the school’s biennial reunion.
Carrasco Siege 40th Anniversary: 3 ‘willing to die’; say no surrender
Editor’s Note: To observe the 40-year anniversary of the deadly attempted escape from the Huntsville “Walls” Unit by three inmates led by drug cartel leader Fred Carrasco, The Huntsville Item is running a series of stories that originally appeared in the paper as the event was happening.
SHSU OPERA: A parody of operas using opera
Old, stuffy and out of style may have been your parents’ opera, but the same cannot be said for “Orpheus in the Underworld.”
The Opera Workshop at Sam Houston State University presents this extravagantly theatrical, overtly dramatic operatic comedy tonight at 7:30 and Sunday at 2:30 p.m. in the James and Nancy Gaertner Performing Arts Center.
Carrasco Siege 40th Anniversary: Hostages concerning citizenry
Editor’s Note: These stories appeared in the Friday, July 26, 1974 edition of The Huntsville Item as the Carrasco Siege moved into day three.
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