Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Chuck Wagon Style Dinner Prior to Rodeo Friday & Saturday

    Fair visitors this year are going to be treated to a chuck-wagon style sit-down dinner prior to the rodeo on Friday and Saturday, April 4th and 5th.  Tickets for the dinner will be available as…

  • Inaugural Program to Bring National Book Award Finalists to Campus

    The Sam Houston State University Master of Fine Arts program in creative writing, editing and publishing, in conjunction with the National Book Foundation, will debut a new marquee literary event, the “National Book Awards at…

  • HISD Performance Goals and Objectives Addressed

    Director of Curriculum and Instruction Marjetta Spriggs addressed HISD School Board Trustees Thursday night in regard to the district’s performance goals and objectives. A team of administrators and teachers have met and looked at the…

  • World War II Re-Enactment Group

    On Saturday, a World War II re-enactment group comes to the HEARTS Veterans Museum grounds from 9 AM to 5 PM. HEARTS Museum Founder Charlotte Oleinik tells us more . . . . WWIIENACT3-20-14 They’ll…

  • New Waterline Project on Highway 190

    Huntsville City Engineer Yellambalsi Ramachandra gave city councilmembers an update this week on the Highway 190 East waterline replacement project. The location is along Highway 190 from Sycamore Avenue to Highway 19, about 6,500 linear…

  • New Helicopter at HEARTS Museum

    A helicopter, instrumental in America’s military history, has come to Huntsville HEARTS Veterans Museum. Museum President Richie Harris has the story . . . . NEWHELIC3-20-14  

  • Real Talk with CJ for Friday

    SHSU Criminal Justice Coordinator Beth Kuhles informs us that there is another Real Talk with C/J on the SHSU campus this week, and it’s today . . . . RELTLKFRI3-20-14

  • Local Five-Year-Old Accident Victim Identified

    According to e-mailed information received from Jamie Skaggs, “Heath Traylor and Shelby Riley’s five-year-old son, Carson, was tragically lost Tuesday, March 18th, in a falling tree accident. First responders from Huntsville Memorial Hospital tried hard…

  • HISD Board of Trustees Meet

    The HISD Board of Trustees meets this evening at six at the Hawkins Administration Building for a regular session. Students and staff will receive recognition. Director of Communications Shannon Duncan will be recognized as a…

  • Council Discusses Traditional Bid Vs. Construction Manager Concept

    At this week’s Huntsville City Council session, Fitzpatrick Architect’s Trey Greer explained a new approach for the City in their hiring of contractors for capitol improvement endeavors called the “Construction Manager at Risk” As opposed…