Articles Posted in 2014

  • Genealogy Classes Scheduled

    The Huntsville Public Library is pleased to host a series of five Personalized Genealogy Classes taught by Johnnie Jo Dickenson, Professional Genealogist. Topics will be chosen by the attendees during the first class – the…

  • HISD Welcomes New Superintendent Dr. Howell Wright

    Thursday afternoon at the Hawkins Administration Building, administration officials, teachers, students and the general public welcomed new HISD Superintendent Dr. Howell Wright at a reception. Dr. Wright has been serving as the Deputy Superintendent for…

  • More On Upcoming Wounded Warrior Banquet

    Another reminder that the Wounded Warrior Banquet is coming up next month. It’ll be on Thursday the 15th of January at 5:30 at the Walker County Fairgrounds with tickets available for $50 at the Trailer…

  • HISD Recognizes Students, Employees and Brooke Addams

    At last night’s regular session of the HISD Board of Trustees, trustees recognized several students for their academic and athletic abilities. Huntsville Intermediate School Instructional Assistant Juanita Deimel was recognized as Employee of the Month…

  • Commissioner White Comments On High-Speed Rail Conference Call

    Walker County Commissioners attended a conference call on high-speed rail this week. Texas Central High-Speed Railway is a for-profit, private company that is trying to bring in a high-speed rail connecting Houston and Dallas in…

  • DPS Increases DWI Enforcement During Holidays

    The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will increase DWI patrols for a 15-day period that includes both the Christmas and New Year holidays. From December 19th through January 2nd, DPS troopers will focus DWI…

  • Bearkats Depart For North Dakota

    A huge crowd of Bearkat fans at Mafrige fieldhouse Wednesday morning cheered the team off in their buses on their way to play the North Dakota State Bisons . . . .   Sam Houston…

  • Development Services Director Kulhavy On Containment Solutions Agreement

    Wednesday, we told you about the approval of the Chapter 380 agreement reached between the City and Containment Solutions. We talked with Director of Development Services Aron Kulhavy. He told us the company is “looking…

  • HISD To Hold Welcome Reception For New Superintendent Today

    The Huntsville Independent School District Board of Trustees and District Administration invites you to a Welcome Reception honoring Dr. Howell Wright, the new Superintendent of Schools. Stop by and welcome Dr. Wright to the district…

  • Obama Moving Forward On Changes In Policy For Cuba

    President Barak Obama Wednesday announced big changes in U-S foreign policy toward Cuba following the release of an American prisoner, Alan Gross, imprisoned on the island for five years . . . .   The…