Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • New Graphing Calculators For Huntsville High School Students

    Huntsville High School Students will be getting new graphing calculators, now approved by the school board, that will be checked out to them for use in their educational pursuits. HISD’s Assistant Superintendent of Business Administration…

  • Kevin Brady Seeking Ways & Means Chairmanship Following Ryan Becoming Speaker

    U.S. Congressman Kevin Brady (R-TX) announced today he will seek the chairmanship of the House Ways and Means Committee. The gavel will come open following Paul Ryan’s expected election as Speaker of the House later…

  • Burn Ban Lifted

    Walker County Judge Danny Pierce lifted the “Burn Ban” for Walker County at noon today.

  • No Hazardous Weather Expected Today

    The National Weather Service reports that hazardous weather is not expected today. Emergency service personnel had been on standby as heavy rains swept through Walker County over the weekend. Walker County Dispatch told us no…

  • Early Voting Update

    The total number of voters checked-in for early voting on Friday was 192. This makes for a total of 879 voters checked-in during the first week of early voting in Walker County. Early voting continues…

  • HISD Strategic Design Focus Group Meetings

    Huntsville ISD encourages you to participate in the district’s ongoing strategic design process. The process continues with Small Focus Group Meetings scheduled for various times. HISD Communication Director Shannon Duncan fills us in on the…

  • State Of The City Address This Week

    Mark your calendar. The Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce invites you to attend the “State of the City Address” this week. Huntsville City Manager Matt Benoit will be speaking. He filled us in recently on…

  • Huntsville Library Card & Computer Use Info

    We learned a lot about the Huntsville Public Library from our guests on “Around Town” over the weekend–Teen Programming Coordinator Ashley Newsome and Children’s Coordinator Rachel McPhail. If you need a library card, Rachel McPhail…

  • Workshop To Provide Students With Loan Repayment Advice

    Not only are students being forced to take out larger amounts of student loans due to rising tuitions, but more students than ever are relying on student loans to earn their undergraduate and graduate degrees.…

  • Head-on Collision On Highway 75 Friday

    Just after 7 AM Friday morning, New Waverly and North Montgomery County Firefighters were dispatched to reports of a major accident on Hwy 75 at the County Line. AN 18-wheeler and a Jeep SUV had…