Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • HISD Board Discusses Long-Range Facilities Planning

    Students, staff, and board members were recognized at last night’s HISD Board of Trustee session at the High School. Superintendent, Dr. Steve Johnson, addressed the on-going effort on long-range facilities planning. Under the new plan,…

  • Geneaology Lock-in Planned

    The Huntsville Public Library and the Walker County Genealogy Society has another winter lock-in scheduled. Its on Sunday, February 10th. Adult Services Coordinator Denise Tilson tells us more . . . . GENEALOGY1-24-13 To register…

  • Amateur Radio Coordinator Connell Comments on Upcoming Rocky Raccoon Race

    Our guest this weekend on “Around Town” will be Emergency Coordinator for Walker County District #2 Amateur Radio Emergency Service, Joe Connell. He tells us there’s an event coming up that his group will be…

  • Falk Trial to Resume Monday

    The capital murder trial of John Ray Falk Jr., accused of being an accomplice in the death of TDCJ correctional officer Susan Canfield during an escape in 2007, is scheduled to resume Monday in Bryan.…

  • HISD Board of Trustees Meets

    The HISD Board of Trustees will meet at Huntsville High School at six this evening. The Board will recognize students and staff. There will also be Board recognition and appreciation. Trustees will hold a public…

  • City Manager Updates Visitor Center Campaign

    Huntsville City Manager Matt Benoit told councilmembers Wednesday that as of December 31st, 2012 the City of Huntsville had, in total, 972,849 visitors at our Visitor Center. He’s looking forward to getting to the millionth,…

  • Council Hears Personnel Committee Update

    At Tuesday’s Council session, Position #2 Councilmember Lydia Montgomery gave an update on the Personnel Committee. She said the City has decided to implement a wellness program through the Circle Wellness company. Cost and health…

  • House Passes Debt Ceiling Suspension

    Wednesday, the House of Representatives voted in favor of a bill to suspend the debt ceiling through May 18th. The bill had bipartisan support and passed 285 to 144. There is a provision in the…

  • Warrant Issued for Local Shooter

    A warrant has been issued by HPD for the arrest of 24-year-old Traymond Deshun Pearson in connection with a robbery and shooting that happened January 13th at an apartment complex in the 2400 block of…

  • City Council Moving Forward on City Charter

    At last night’s regular session of the Huntsville City Council, Mayor Mac Woodward talked about forming a committee to review the City Charter . . . . COUNCIL1-23-13 Indeed, if passed, the charter is submitted…