Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • HISD Moving Forward on Improving STAAR Results

    After reviewing recent STAAR test scores at HISD, the district will begin to take on the task of raising scores. At last Thursday’s session of school board trustees, Director of Accountability and School Improvement, Angee…

  • Cyber Issues Coming up on Real Talk with C/J at SHSU

    In the past in Iran, a computer virus introduced through a simple USB device shut down a uranium enrichment facility, crippling the country’s controversial nuclear industry. In Crimea, a hacker took down a power grid,…

  • Cooking Demonstration Show Ahead

    An informative cooking demonstration show is coming to Huntsville. Walker County Texas AgriLife Family and Consumer Sciences Extension Agent Lana Franceschini updates us . . . .   The cost of the event is $25…

  • HISD Met Thursday Evening

    HISD Trustees met for a regular session last night at the Hawkins Administration Building. Superintendent, Dr. Howell Wright, delivered his Superintendent Report to those in attendance . . . .   The superintendent also expressed…

  • Kat Safety Bash Ahead

    The Big Kat Safety Bash is coming to SHSU. University Police Officer Jeff Butterworth has the information . . . .

  • Dance Classes for Kids at the Library

    Huntsville Public Library Children’s Coordinator Rachel McPhail informs us that the “library is partnering up with Express Vibe Studios to host six weeks of free dance classes . . . .”   Registration is required…

  • Speaker Ryan Weekly Update on Congress

    In his weekly update to reporters Thursday, Republican Speaker of the House Paul Ryan passed along some of the things congress has just recently accomplished . . . .

  • Texas Comptroller Announces Record $270 Million in Unclaimed Property Returns

    The Texas Comptroller’s office returned a record $270 million in unclaimed property to rightful owners during the past fiscal year. This breaks the previous record of $248 million returned in fiscal 2015. The Comptroller’s office…

  • Gitmo Bill Discussed on Floor of the House–Bill Passed for Temporary Block

    A bill discussed on the floor of the House in Washington this week concerned the release of Gitmo prisoners. Republican Alabama congressman Bradley Byrne said HR 5351 would prohibit the transfer of any individual detained…

  • I-45 Accident Wednesday Results in Fatality

    Regarding that traffic tie-up on I-45 we were telling you about Wednesday morning, an accident along the Interstate near FM 1696 north of Huntsville took the life of a truck driver for UPS. Around 2:30…