Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Superintendent Wright Comments on “Engaged Learning” Efforts

    At last night’s HISD Board of Trustee’s meeting, Superintendent Dr. Howell Wright continued talking about his efforts to promote “engaged learning” in the school district. He introduced the concept of “profound learning” to trustees .…

  • Retirement Reception

    A reception will be held this afternoon from 4 to 6 in the Huntsville/Walker County Chamber Boardroom for retiring KSAM salesman Buddy Aber and Business Manager Stacy Selman. Buddy was with KSAM for 21 years,…

  • Council Acts on Retiree Health Plan

    At last night’s continuation of Tuesday night’s Huntsville City Council session, City retirees who wished to stay on the United Healthcare plan were given what they asked for. Mayor Mac Woodward started the formal action…

  • School Threats in Houston Deemed Not Credible

    The school district in Houston got an email Wednesday that threatened widespread violence on unnamed campuses for today. School officials there did not believe the threat to be credible, and schools are open today. Dallas…

  • National Terrorism Advisory System Updated

    The National Terrorism Advisory System, or NTAS, has upgraded their alert system. Since 201, it included an “Elevated Alert” and an “Imminent Alert.” It has never been deployed. They have decided to create an intermediate…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Tuesday police investigated a theft in the 400 block of University Avenue. In the 200 block of Young Road, a known suspect failed to comply with a…

  • Congressman Brady Comments on His New Chairmanship

    Our 8th District Congressman Kevin Brady is now Chairman of the important House Ways & Means Committee. We talked with him by phone Wednesday and asked him now the new job was going? . .…

  • Holiday Cooking Hazards

    It’s the time of the year where a lot of time is spent cooking those holiday meals. New Waverly Volunteer Fire Department Captain Jimmy Williams tells us, “Cooking is our number one cause of fires…

  • Councilmembers Discuss Retiree Insurance Issues

    The primary topic for discussion at last night’s Huntsville City Council centered around health insurance for City of Huntsville retirees. A new policy was slated to go into effect that when a retiree hits 65…

  • Debate in Las Vegas

    As could be expected, the verbal barbs flew among the presidential candidates at the debate in Las Vegas last night. One of the several highlights of the evening, the campaign rhetoric between candidates Jeb Bush…