HUNTSVILLE ISD APPROVES NEW ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION PROGRAM

The Huntsville ISD Board of Trustees met for their regular session at the Hawkins Administration Building last night. One of several important issues they discussed was Board approval of the Alternative Education Program. The Hornet Success Academy provides an alternate opportunity for some students to earn their diploma. Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum & Instruction, Marcus…read more »

GENERAL SAM HOUSTON FOLK FESTIVAL UNDERWAY

The General Sam Houston Folk Festival was scheduled to get underway at 9 this morning on the grounds of the Sam Houston Memorial Museum. Sam Houston Memorial Museum Director Mac Woodward informs us that they call today’s day of the festival “School Day . . . .” Today it ends at three.  On Saturday they’ll…read more »

PRESIDENT TRUMP MEETS WITH SWISS PRESIDENT TO GIVE MESSAGE TO IRAN

President Trump met with Swiss President Ueli Maurer in regard to issues with Iran at the White House yesterday. Reporters outside the White House caught up with White House Press Secretary Sara Sanders. A reporter asked her, “What’s the message the president would like the president of the Swiss Federation to convey to Iran about…read more »

WALKER COUNTY REPUBLICAN WOMEN TO MEET

The next Walker County Republican Women’s meeting will be on Tuesday, May 21st, at the Katy and E. Don Walker Education Center, 1402 – 19th St., Lower Level, Gibbs Hall.  Steve Munisteri, Sr. Advisor to U.S. Senator John Cornyn, former Deputy Assistant to President Donald Trump and former Chair of the Republican Party of Texas…read more »

HPD MAKES ARREST FOR INJURY TO A CHILD

A press release from the City of Huntsville reports that the Huntsville Police Department was alerted to a 2-month-old child that had been gravely injured on Sunday, May 12. The initial investigation indicated that the child had suffered severe brain trauma according to medical professionals, allegedly cause by being violently and repeatedly shaken. HPD’s investigation…read more »

POLICE NEWS

In Huntsville Police news on the night shift Saturday, in the 2200 block of Bobby K Marks a known suspect filed a false report on abandoning and endangering a child. At the same address, Jordan Davis was arrested for municipal warrants and manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance. On the day shift Sunday, police were called…read more »

HUNTSVILLE ISD BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEET

The Huntsville ISD Board of Trustees meets this evening at six at the Hawkins Administration Building. Students, employees and educators will be recognized for their achievements. Tonight’s “Consent Agenda” includes considering Board approval of a 2019-20 Waiver of Out-of-District Tuition; an agreement with the Boys and Girls Club of Walker County for the 2019-20 school…read more »