Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Career And Technology Education Programs Discussed At HISD Session

    Certification for students in the Career and Technology Education programs at HISD was the focus of much discussion at this week’s regular session of HISD trustees. Position #3 Trustee J-T Langley brought up a very…

  • Game Warden Stephen Ingram Comments On Personal Watercraft Regulations

    As you head to the water this summer after all this heavy rain subsides, Walker County Game Warden Stephen Ingram reminds everyone that regarding the operation of personal watercraft, or jet skis, there are regulations…

  • New Website For City

    The City has been working on a new website. IT Director Chris Vasquez updated city councilmembers on the upcoming site at this week’s regular session . . . .   Mr. Vasquez said, they “plan…

  • South Carolina Church Shooting Leaves Nine Dead

    Wednesday evening, during a prayer meeting at the black Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, a caucasian male in his early 20’s opened fire with his weapon killing nine people. This included the pastor.…

  • HISD Superintendent Report

    At this week’s HISD Board of Trustee’s session, HISD Superintendent Dr. Howell Wright filed his regular report . . . .

  • Genealogical Anniversary Celebration Moved

    The Walker County Genealogical Society’s 50th anniversary celebration scheduled for Saturday June 20th at the storm shelter has been moved due to flood and storm evacuees using the shelter. The celebration will now be held…

  • SHSU 2015 Faculty Excellence Awards

    Four Sam Houston State University professors whose teaching, scholarly accomplishments, service and academic engagement stand out among their peers have been honored with SHSU’s 2015 Faculty Excellence Awards. The winners include associate professor of history…

  • Breaking News: Walker County Now Designated For Individual Assistance

    The federal disaster declaration for Texas has been expanded to include Individual Assistance for seven additional counties as a result of the severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding that began May 4, according to…

  • City Council Discusses FEMA Issue

    In regard to the recent weather issues, last night the Huntsville City Council considered adopting an ordinance regarding the mayor’s declaration of disaster pursuant to the City of Huntsville Emergency Management Plan. Mayor Mayor Mac…

  • HISD Personnel Changes

    Huntsville ISD announces a number of organizational changes being made in preparation for the 2015-2016 school year following Tuesday’s regular Board of Trustees meeting. The Board voted unanimously to approve the district’s personnel recommendations for…