Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • National School Choice Week Begins Today

    National School Choice Week begins today in Texas and across the country. There are 1,204 events planned in the the Lone Star State to raise awareness about K through12 school choice, and 16,140 events nationwide.…

  • Superintendent Wright Comments on a Strategic Design Process for HISD

    A committee of about 38 people have been looking at the Strategic Design Process at HISD. In our recent “Around Town” interview with HISD Superintendent, Dr. Howell Wright, he outlined how the committee has been…

  • SHSU Presents the Film “Metropolis”

    The College of Fine Arts and Mass Communication at SHSU invites the public to take a journey into a futuristic, Utopian society with a free screening of the classic film “Metropolis.” Directed by Fritz Lang…

  • County Clerk Update on I-D by Mail for Vital Documents

    As you know, proper identity in Texas has come to the forefront as an issue. There’s been a change during the passed several months regarding getting a vital record by mail. Walker County County Clerk…

  • Wounded Warrior Banquet a Sell-Out Success

    The 7th Annual Wounded Warrior Banquet held at the Walker County Fairgrounds Thursday night was a sold-out success. Gold Star mothers and wounded warriors were honored at the event. The event was emceed by ex-marine…

  • HISD Digital Transition Getting Underway

    We talked with HISD Superintendent Dr. Howell Wright about the transition from paper to sofware or digital educational materials, and he filled us in on what’s going on at HISD in this regard . .…

  • Alpha Lambda Delta Celebration Scheduled

    A big celebration is coming up for Alpha Lambda Delta at SHSU. Spokesperson Kalynn Cavazos tells us more . . . .

  • Molly Ivins Dinner Ahead

    On February 13th at 5 30 pm, the Walker County Democrat Club will be hosting their first fundraiser of the year, the ” First Amendment Awards & Molly Ivins Dinner.” The dinner will be held…

  • Sen. Cornyn Comments on Visa Overstays

    At a news conference this week, our Senator from Texas John Cornyn responds to a Department of Homeland Security report estimating half-a-million visa overstays in 2015 . . . .

  • Update on Incident at HISD Wednesday

    An HISD press release informs us that Wednesday morning just after school started, Huntsville High School Administration received notice from a student that they had received a concerning message from a fellow classmate. The content…