Tool Elementary School celebrates Blue Ribbon School award

November 17, 2016
Tool Elementary School celebrated earning National Blue Ribbon School status Wednesday afternoon with cake, music, and visits from state politicians. Last week, Principal Christal Calhoun and three teachers traveled to Washington D.C. to officially receive the award.

Interview with Malakoff Head Coach Jamie Driskell before Kirbyville

November 15, 2016

The No. 3 Malakoff Tigers beat Troy last week and advanced to the Area Round playoff where they will take on Kirbyville Friday, November 18, in Nacogdoches. Michael V. Hannigan spoke with Coach Driskell about taking on the Wildcats.


Interview with Malakoff Head Coach Jamie Driskell, 11/10

November 10, 2016

The undefeated, No. 3-ranked Malakoff Tigers will take on the Troy Trojans (5-5) in the bi-district round of the playoffs in Midlothian Friday night. Michael V. Hannigan spoke with Coach Driskell about the upcoming game.


Interview with Brad Smiley 11-3-2016

November 3, 2016

The No. 5-ranked Trinity Valley Community College Cardinals, 8-1, are set to take on NEO at Bruce Field 3 p.m. Saturday in the first game of the playoffs. 


Massive early voting turnout in Henderson County

October 27, 2016

Michael V. Hannigan speaks to Henderson County Elections Administrator Denise Hernandez about early voting.


HCN Weekly Podcast - Oct. 21, 2016

October 20, 2016

Michael sits down with Athens City Development Manager Nasi Kombos to talk about the Texan Theater. Other topics include National Principals Month, elderly abuse, Malakoff quarterback Judd Miller and the TVCC Cardinals football team getting ready for a HUGE game.


HCN Weekly Podcast - Oct. 14, 2016

October 13, 2016

On this week's podcast, the Weinstein Team's Michael Hannigan looks at the City of Athens water storage tanks and shares audio from the Rick Hirsch Memorial dedication at the Master Gardener Dream Garden at the Arboretum. As always, he also runs down some of the cool things people in Henderson County are doing.


Henderson County Now Podcast

October 6, 2016

In this week's podcast, Michael interviews Della and Amanda Cooper of the East Texas Crisis Center, shares audio from Roger Staubach's visit to Athens, and sits down and talks about head injuries with Jeff Weinstein ... all after highlighting some of the good things that happened around the county this week and going on a rant about scary clowns.


The Henderson County Now Podcast - Sept. 29

September 29, 2016

Michael looks at some of the top stories of the week, including FBI in Bel Air, Meador getting 75 years and Roger Staubach in Athens. He also interviews Malakoff Superintendent Randy Perry about Tool Elementary being named a Blue Ribbon School.


City talking about Cain Center project

August 9, 2016

The City of Athens announced Monday that it would be taking over the Cain Center and turning the facility into a municipal building. Monday night, the Athens City Council held its regular meeting during which City Manager Philip Rodriguez and Mayor Jerry Don Vaught talked about the Cain Center project. Here is audio from the council meeting.