Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Bearkats Claim Southland Title

    It came down to the final day of the regular season, but the Sam Houston State baseball team wrapped up a third consecutive outright Southland championship with a 9 to 1 win over A&M-Corpus Christi…

  • Dr. Johnson Comments on Academic Endeavors at HISD

    Our guest on “Around Town” this weekend was HISD Superintendent Dr. Steve Johnson. In a constant effort toward improvement, academics in the district is always in the process of fine-turning . . . . JOHNSACAD5-16-14…

  • United Way Grant Training

    United Way of the Piney Woods coordinator Sheila Cannon informs us that her organization is offering another grant opportunity for Walker County agencies . . . . UNITEDWAY5-16-14

  • Business Bank Seminar Ahead

    First National Bank of Huntsville has partnered with the Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce to present a free banking seminar covering various financial topics. The seminar will be held on June the 10th at 7:45…

  • Two Outstanding Citizens Die

    Huntsville has lost two outstanding citizens. Thursday morning, retired Lt. Col. M.B. Etheredge died at the age of 98. He was a highly decorated World War II hero, a former member of the Texas House…

  • Early Voting and Primary Runoffs Ahead

    County Election Officer Diana McRae informs us that early voting for the Republican Primary Runoff and the Democratic Primary Runoff will begin Monday, May 19th. Early voting will last for only one week, instead of…

  • HISD Successful in Meeting State Standards

    The Huntsville Independent School District has been successful in moving forward to meet educational standards. We recently talked with HISD Superintendent Dr. Steve Johnson . . . . HISD5-15-14 Dr. Johnson will be our guest…

  • HCT 5th Annual Children’s Theatre Getting Underway

    The Huntsville Community Theatre’s 5th Annual Children’s Theatre Camp auditions are coming up. Community Theatre spokesperson Tom Laurent fills us in . . . . HCT5TH-5-15-14 Auditions are first-come first-serve and are open to children…

  • 9-11 Memorial Museum Holds Opening Ceremony

    The National September 11th Memorial Museum held opening ceremonies Thursday at “Ground Zero” in New York. In attendance were families of the survivors, survivors themselves, first responders, the President and other government officials. The museum…

  • HISD Board Meets Tonight

    The HISD Board of Trustees meets tonight at six at Huntsville High School for a regular board meeting. The Board will recognize students and staff. On tonight’s “Consent Agenda,” the Board will consider approval of…