Here's your yearly football preview magazine that'll tell you everything you need to know about the upcoming season on Sam Houston State, Huntsville, New Waverly, Trinity and Alpha Omega Academy.
Welcome to The Huntsville Item’s first-ever magazine devoted entirely to inspirational women in Huntsville and Walker County. The stories contained within focus on women who make a difference to the businesses of which they are a part, as well as our community as a whole. We hope that this i…
Here's your yearly football preview magazine that'll tell you everything you need to know about the upcoming season. From high school, all the way up through the NFL, we've got the scoop.
What does it mean exactly to be a public servant? Merriam-Webster's Dictionary defines a "public servant" as someone serving as a government official.
There is one common theme when it comes to a disaster or emergency situation in Walker County. The community comes together and rallies through it.
She doesn’t have the long white beard or the big red coat, but for residents of Deep River Plantation, Kari Smith is as close to Santa Claus as one can get.
Being a patient in the hospital can be difficult and draining, especially for those ailing from terminal illnesses or debilitating injuries. During their hospital stays, patients are unable to be around family and friends on a constant basis, which takes a toll on one’s overall health and re…
Huntsville's a special place. Our small, but growing, city is surrounded by towering pine trees. There are gentle, rolling hills from here to New Waverly where one can take a pleasurable stroll or ride.
Here's a look at The Huntsville Item's Breast Cancer Awareness special section. Take a look inside to read stories from survivors and learn tips on how you can protect yourself and your family.
The 2015 Newcomers Guide is finally here! Use this as your go-to guide for starting out life in Walker County. We've highlighted all the best sights, sounds, activities and restaurants around town. You'll also find detailed information on the numerous festivals, exhibitions and exciting even…
Audie Wyatt blows kisses to the crowd, acknowledging their applause, after clearing a personal record of 17 feet in the pole vault at the state meet last spring. After clinching his state championship with a vault of 16 feet, 9 inches, Wyatt capped his high school career with a personal-best vault.
After finishing up her spectacular wrestling season, Marissa Dixon was also highly successful in the pole vault with Huntsville’s track and field team. Dixon shared a district championship with teammate Sydney Beverly and placed third at the regional meet.
Led by Huntsville golf head coach Marcus Evans, pictured holding the state championship trophy, the Lady Hornets won their first state championship at the University of Texas Golf Club in Austin last spring. Evans was credited by former Lady Hornets golfer Courtney Tibiletti as being a profo…
Eric McCarter loves life. Blessed with a knack for drawing people together, McCarter admits in his younger days it was all about a party. After the death of his father, Pastor M.C. McCarter, a few years ago, Eric’s focus began to change.
The Huntsville community lost a well-respected and beloved youth baseball and softball coach last month. George Ancira, 36, died after a tough seven-month battle with cancer.
Vanetta Mills is a reluctant leader. At every opportunity, Mills prefers to reflect the spotlight back on the children who are helped by the Community Praise Ministries and the volunteers who make it all possible.
Originally, Beth Burt came to Huntsville to seek an undergraduate degree in drama and dance from Sam Houston State University. All that changed after one semester.
For many students, college offers a first taste of freedom. The rigid schedule and inflexible curriculum of high school gives way to a relaxed atmosphere, where you choose your own classes and your own level of involvement.
The next time you’re watching television, playing on your computer or talking on the phone, take a moment to think about how far technology has come in the last 15 or so years.
At a Huntsville Independent School District school board meeting earlier this month, board trustees and Superintendent Howell Wright participated in a team-building and self-assessment workshop. Each trustee and the district’s new superintendent took a moment to tell stories about the teache…
Sprawled across a brick wall on the main courtyard of the Sam Houston State campus, reads the university’s motto: “The measure of a life is its service.” The glimmering gold-painted letters serve as a daily reminder to students as they walk to and from class to make the most of their lives i…
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