Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • HISD Approves 2013-14 School Calendar

    One of the several topics on HISD’s regular board meeting agenda last week was a change to the school calendar for 2013-14. Executive Director of Curriculum and Instruction, Marjetta Spriggs, said a survey had been…

  • Red Cross Disaster Teams Needed

    Our guest on “Around Town” this past weekend was Neal Hardin with the Emergency Services of the Greater Houston American Red Cross. Hardin says his organization is interested in forming volunteer teams in the Huntsville…

  • Trinity ISD Board Meets Tonight

    The Trinity ISD Board will have their regular meeting at six tonight. The Board will recognize students and staff tonight including the Robotics Team, Volleyball Team, Choir, and other students. Sheriff Woody Wallace and Police…

  • SHSU Presents “Our Town” this Week

    Sam Houston State University’s department of theatre will explore the idea of universal human experience through the lives of childhood sweethearts when it presents “Our Town,” Wednesday, February  27th, through Saturday, March 2nd. Show times…

  • HISD Bond Package Approved and to be Placed on Ballot

    Last night, at the regular HISD Board of Trustees meeting, boardmembers voted approval of a $65.5 million dollar bond package to be placed on the May 11th election ballot. Board President J-T Langley called for…

  • AFSCME Union Seeks Pay Raise

    Just this last week Lance Lowery, president of the AFSCME Union for correctional employees, testified before the Texas House Select Committee on Appropriations that if his members didn’t get a cost of living raise the…

  • Charter Review Committee Approved

    This week, the Huntsville City Council approved an eight-member City Charter Review Committee. The new committee includes James Anderson, Bill Daugette, John Escobedo, Maria McIver, Vanetta Mills, Rhonda Reddoch, Charles Smither, Jr., and Mike Yawn.…

  • Art Winners Announced at Library Tomorrow

    The Huntsville Public Library is holding a special event tomorrow. Childrens Coordinator Janelle Valera updates us . . . . JANELLE2-21-13  

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Wednesday a vehicle was reported stolen in the 2500 block of Pine Shadows. A vehicle burglary was investigated in the 2400 block of Montgomery Road. On the…

  • HISD Board of Trustees Meet Tonight

    The HISD Board of Trustees meet tonight at six for a regular meeting at the Hawkins Administration Building. The Board will recognize students and staff members for various accomplishments. Items on Tonight’s “Consent Agenda” include…