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Watson Primary School Principal Candra Brasel will leave the Huntsville School District at the end of the 2018-19 academic year after the Jasper School Board voted Monday to hire her as its assistant superintendent.

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Madison County Assessor Will Jones clarified information  Monday regarding a claim by the district and its board that the millage increase would not affect residents 65 years of age and older.

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Huntsville School Board member Lenora Riedel will continue her service on the school board after the upcoming May school election drew no challengers for her seat.

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The Huntsville School District has settled a legal case with the mother of a student who was expelled last year after posting a photo himself online wearing a trench coat and holding an assault rifle.

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The Huntsville School Board voted Monday night to allow Superintendent Tammi Davis to continue in the sale of a large piece of property the district owns behind Carroll Electric.

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The Huntsville School Board met during a work session Monday evening to discuss strategies in its campaign for a millage increase this May.

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Kathy Lyman, an ESOL (English as a Secondary Language) paraprofessional at Huntsville Intermediate School, has been nominated for the 2018-2019 national LifeChanger of the Year award, according to a news release.

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The Huntsville School Board voted on Monday to seek a 3.9 mill increase this spring to fund multiple projects within the district, including the construction of a new activity center and a Career-to-Education (CTE) facility.

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A high volume of illness-related absences prompted the Huntsville School District to close its doors on Monday, giving students and employees a three-day weekend to recover from a string of illnesses that local doctors say have hit the area particularly hard this year.

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The Huntsville School Board voted on Monday to permit its attorneys to negotiate a settlement agreement in regards to a lawsuit filed last year after a student was expelled after posting what district officials perceived to be a threatening photo online.

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Huntsville Superintendent Tammi Davis confirmed Tuesday afternoon that football coach Randy Barnhill was informed last week that he will no longer be on the Eagles’ sideline.

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About 50 students at Huntsville High School are hoping to get a head start on their academic career post-high school through their involvement in the school’s National Honor Society.

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Editor’s note: The following is a list of the Top 10 Biggest Stories of 2018. The list was compiled with consideration of several factors, including impact of the story, website traffic, poll responses and staff input.

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Following a two-hour executive session, the Huntsville School Board voted on Monday to extend Tammi Davis’ contract as the district’s superintendent through June 30, 2019.

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Madison County Sheriff Rick Evans confirmed last Monday that the sheriff’s office has hired a new school resource officer to replace Teresa Roddy, who left the office last month.

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The Huntsville School Board is considering options to develop a Career and Technical Education (CTE) center after meeting with representatives of C.R. Crawford during a work session Monday evening.

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A case in which the mother of a Huntsville student alleges that the district unfairly expelled him will go before a jury next summer, according to documents filed on Nov. 2 in the Western District of Arkansas.

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The Huntsville School District has received 32 applications for its lead position, according to documents provided by the school board.

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Several campuses in the Huntsville School Districts are preparing for lockdown drills – also known as active shooter drills – administrators told the school board Monday.

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As of Monday, the Huntsville School District has received 18 applications for its superintendent position since former Superintendent Clint Jones resigned last month.

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The first day of school started off wet for Huntsville students, but despite that, administrators state that it was “a very good” opener to the 2018-19 school year.

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U.S. District Judge Timothy L. Brooks ruled last week to uphold the expulsion of a Huntsville High School student who was expelled earlier this year after posting a photo of himself online holding an assault rifle.

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In April, the Huntsville School Board voted to raise the district’s teacher salaries for the first time in several years in an effort to make salaries at Huntsville more competitive with other districts in the state.

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Over the last several years, the Elkins School District has seen a lot of growth. It has a new high school, a new gymnasium and at the end of this summer will have a new football field and track. Jeremy Mangrum, who this summer was hired to lead the district following the resignation of Supe…

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The Huntsville School Board approved several handbook changes Monday night, including rules regarding backpacks and hats at the high school, in addition to its discipline policy.

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Determining a long-term vision for the Huntsville School District is at the top of Tammi Davis’ to-do list after being named superintendent through December last Monday.

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Danny Thomas will head to training this week to serve on the Huntsville School Board at its July meeting after defeating Tara Thompson Box in a runoff election Tuesday.

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District 97 Rep. Bob Ballinger is headed to the General Election after defeating Sen. Bryan King Tuesday in the Republican Primary race for the District 5 State Senate seat.

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The Huntsville School Board voted to move Huntsville Middle School Assistant Principal Jennifer Roach into the principal’s position Monday, and to transfer Matt Ferguson from a teaching position at Huntsville Intermediate into Roach’s current job.