Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • HISD Deputy Superintendent Dr. Rodriguez to Become Superintendent for Carlsbad, New Mexico Schools

    Huntsville ISD has announced that Deputy Superintendent Dr. Gregory Rodriguez has been hired by the Carlsbad Municipal School District in New Mexico as their new Superintendent for the 2017-2018 school year. The CMS School Board…

  • Two Long-time Employees Retiring from City

    At the end of July, two City employees will be retiring–Public Works Director Carol Reed and Street Superintendent David Welch.  Public Works Director Carol Reed started with the City of Huntsville on November 4, 1992.…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the night shift Friday a known suspect was reported to have abused 9-1-1 Services in the 2900 block of Old Houston Road. A known person assaulted a victim with a…

  • Solid Waste and Recycling Facility Closing Early on July 26th

    The City of Huntsville Solid Waste and Recycling Facility will be closing at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 26, to continue upgrading the Scale House systems at the new Transfer Station. The last load will…

  • Temporary Closure on 7th Street

    Beginning Friday, July 21st, crews were working on 7th Street between Avenue N and Avenue P, preparing for an upcoming repaving project of that section. Possible lane closures and equipment may slow traffic in the…

  • Mistrial Declared in Freeman Case

    The Huntsville Item reports that Friday a mistrial was declared in the trial of Pamela Freeman, a former parole officer for the state, who was accused of falsifying government documents. A Walker County jury deliberated…

  • Trinity ISD Meets

    The Trinity ISD will meet for their regular Board meeting at six tonight at their administration building. The Superintendent will file his report. On tonight’s “Consent Agenda,” board members may take possible action to approve…

  • Free GED Classes

    The Huntsville Public Library will host free GED classes 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. each Saturday from July 29 to September 16. The classes will be taught by Lone Star College staff. Students are required…

  • KATS Picked First in SLC Preseason Poll

    The Southland Conference released its annual preseason poll with the Sam Houston State Bearkats being a unanimous selection to claim its second consecutive league crown. The Bearkats went 12-1 a year ago, holding the No.…

  • HISD Trustees Meet Tonight

    The HISD Board of Trustees meets tonight at six at the Hawkins Administration Building. Tonight’s “Consent Agenda” includes approval of the Board of Trustees Election on November 7th, approval of the 2017 Joint Election Agreement…