Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Christmas Tree Fire Safety

    We’ve been talking about holiday fire safety in your home this past week. There does exist a potential hazard right now in homes across the country–Christmas trees. In regard to Christmas trees, New Waverly Volunteer…

  • HISD Approves Program Manager

    HISD Trustees approved a contract with LAN incorporated to provide External Program Management for various projects the district will take on in the future. Senior Associate Program Manager, J-P Grom, filled trustees in on how…

  • Bearkats Lose to Jacksonville State

    Although it’s been a good year for Bearkat football, they were defeated in this weekend’s NCAA FCS Semi-Final Playoff game at Burgess-Snow Field in Jacksonville, Alabama. The Jacksonville State Gamecocks defeated the Bearkats 62 to…

  • HISD Hires New Head Volleyball Coach for Lady Hornets

    Huntsville ISD has a new Head Volleyball Coach for the Lady Hornet program. The Board voted unanimously to accept the recommendation to hire Cody Hassell during their regular December Board of Trustees meeting held Thursday…

  • President Met with National Security Team Thursday

    Thursday, President Obama met with his national security team at the National Counterterrorism Center outside Washington to discuss strategies to protect the homeland. He said he will be attacking the security threats to our nation…

  • Home Heating Safety Tips

    As Christmas and cold temperatures come upon us, people begin turning to various ways of heating their homes. New Waverly Volunteer Fire Department Captain Jimmy Williams offers some safety advice . . . .  …

  • Governor Takes Action to Combat Illegal Border Crossings

    With the significant increase in the number of illegal crossings across the Texas border, Governor Greg Abbott has taken action in the wake of federal inaction. Across the Texas border, apprehensions through October and November…

  • 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…