Articles Tagged “Around Town”

  • Local Crime Stoppers Organization a Great Benefit to Community

    Governor Rick Perry has declared the month of January Crime Stoppers Month in Texas. Our guest of “Around Town” this weekend will be HPD Detective and Walker County Crime Stoppers’ Coordinator Marvin Hyvl. Our local…

  • City Manager Benoit on Economic Development

    Our guest on “Around Town” this Sunday was new City Manager Matt Benoit. Economic Development has been increasingly focused on by the City Council. We asked him to comment on the issue . . .…

  • New City Manager Matt Benoit Comments on Finances

    Our guest on “Around Town” this Sunday will be new Huntsville City Manager Matt Benoit. We asked him if he had any comments on the finances of the City and the budget. How were they…

  • HISD Superintendent Dr. Johnson Comments on Spring Semester

    Our guest on “Around Town” this past weekend was HISD Superintendent Dr. Steve Johnson. The district will soon be moving into the spring semester. Dr. Johnson says they will be going back to their facilities…

  • HISD Superintendent Dr. Johnson Comments on Fall Semester

    The fall semester will be ending this month at HISD. We asked HISD Superintendent, Dr. Steve Johnson, about some of the things accomplished in the district this past semester . . . . [audio:http://ksam1017.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/FALLJOHNS12-6-12.mp3|titles=FALLJOHNS12-6-12] Dr.…

  • City Manager Discussion Continues

    For several months, City councilmembers have been in the process of finding and hiring a new City Manager for Huntsville. This week councilmembers interviewed four finalist candidates for the position. Councilmembers will get back together…

  • Commissioner Gaines’ Update on New Jail

    Our guest on “Around Town” this past weekend was recently re-elected Precinct #1 Commissioner B-J Gaines, Jr. We asked him how the new County Jail was coming along . . . . [audio:http://ksam1017.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/JAILGAINES11-21-12.mp3|titles=JAILGAINES11-21-12]

  • Local Republican and Democratic Debate Scheduled Next Week

    For everyone interested in local government affairs, a debate is scheduled next week in Walker County. Local Republican Chair Russell Martinez tells us more . . . . [audio:http://ksam1017.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/DEBATE1-9-27-12.mp3|titles=DEBATE#1-9-27-12] Local Democratic Chair Cindy Blaylock tells…

  • New Display on Dogs at Texas Prison Museum

    Texas Prison Museum director Jim Willett will be our guest on “Around Town” this Sunday. Jim tells us one of the new exhibits at the museum is on dogs. One new display is on the…

  • SHSU Summer Renovation Underway

    We talked with SHSU President Dr. Dana Gibson on “Around Town” this past weekend. The campus is constantly under renovation and improvement. She filled us in on what’s underway . . . . [audio:http://ksam1017.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/SHSURENOV6-8-12.mp3|titles=SHSURENOV6-8-12]