Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Miss Universe Pageant Snafu

    The host of the Miss Universe pageant in Las Vegas, Steve Harvey, messed up at the end of the contest last night–he announced the wrong winner. After saying Miss USA Olivia Jordan was the third…

  • Omnibus Appropriations Act

    The U-S Senate approved a $1.1 trillion funding bill that will fund the operation of the federal government until September 30th of next year. It includes nearly $700 billion in tax breaks. The Senate passed…

  • 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 .…