Articles Posted in the News Category

  • 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…

  • World Down Syndrome Day Tomorrow

    Local spokesperson for World Down Syndrome Day effort, April McCormick, would like to ask the community to join them in recognition of the day tomorrow March 21st . . . . WORLDDOWN3-19-14  

  • Country Music Star Contest Auditions

    The Walker County Fair Country Music Star Contest will continue with their auditions this Saturday at the fairgrounds. You can get your application and more information online at walkercountyfair.com under the download section. Any Walker…

  • Child Dies in Accident in Walker County

    A young child was reported to have died as the result of an accident in Walker County Tuesday. Walker County Sheriff’s Department Sergeant Ryan Ringo said that “All I can release right now–I don’t have…

  • City Council Discusses Bidding Issues

    At Huntsville’s City Council session last night, one of the several issues focused on involved bidding on local projects. Up for approval was a bid for a generator for the Elkins Lake Dam Lift Station.…

  • Spring Teacher Job Fair at SHSU Today

    SHSU Career Services marketing and events coordinator Mitch Parker informs us that a Spring Teacher Job Fair is being held at the university today . . . . SHSUCAREER3-18-14

  • Sam Houston Festival Needs Volunteers

    Sam Houston Memorial Museum Director Mac Woodward tells us that the General Sam Houston Folk Festival this year is on May 2nd, 3rd and 4th– Friday through Sunday–and they have numerous volunteer activities open to…

  • Defense Secretary Hagel Announces New Security Measures for Defense Employees

    Tuesday at the Pentagon, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel updated reporters on the department’s new security measures following a security review of the Washington Navy Yard shooting last September where subcontractor employee Aaron Alexis, who had…