Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • HISD Accountability Ratings

    Huntsville ISD is happy to report that progress was made this year under the state accountability ratings for campuses. Both Stewart and Samuel W. Houston Elementary campuses and the district’s Texas Online Preparatory Middle School…

  • Commissioners Meet This Morning

    Walker County Commissioners will get together for their regular meeting this morning at nine at the courthouse. Maintenance Director Ken Nabors will discuss for approval repairs to the Highway 75 North buildings. Walker County Emergency…

  • New SHSU Scoreboard For Bowers Stadium

    We talked with assistant athletic director for media relations at SHSU, Paul Ridings, last Friday afternoon, and he informed us that installation of the new state-of-the-art video board at Elliot T. Bowers stadium was almost…

  • City Manager Benoit Talks About Dealing With Future Growth

    Our guest on “Around Town” this past weekend was Huntsville City Manager Matt Benoit. We talked with him about the good possibility now of I-45 being expanded from 4 to 6 lanes coming up from…

  • Congressman Brady Comments On Planned Parenthood Issues

    The issues with Planned Parenthood have been the topic of many discussions in the media. 8th District Congressman Kevin Brady reports that he is taking steps to assess the situation . . . .

  • SH 30 On-Ramp Closed For A Time For Water Main Repair

    Around 10:30 this morning, the City of Huntsville reported that the SH 30 on-ramp will be closed for the next 3 to 4 hours while city crews work to repair an 8″ water main break…

  • 2016 Republican Presidential Candidate Debate A Lively Event

    Live from Cleveland, the 2016 Republican presidential candidate debate was dominated by real estate mogul candidate Donald Trump. “The Donald,” as he is known, deftly defined himself to a cheering audience . . . .…

  • Back To School Rally This Weekend

    The big “Back to School Rally” is this weekend. Spokesperson Vanetta Mills tells us all about it . . . .

  • Chamber “Diva Night” Ahead

    Huntsville Chamber board member Lisa Branch tells us that “Diva Night’ is an annual event that the Chamber sponsors . . . .   For tickets, call the Chamber at 295-8113.

  • City Manager Benoit Comments On City Budget

    We talked with City Manager Matt Benoit recently. One of the issues we touched on was the City’s next budget . . . .   Mr. Benoit added, “We are continuing with our capital improvement…