Author Claudia Kirkwood

Do You Know?
1 Do You Know? Jill Sharp Vaughan

Meet Jill Sharp Vaughan, the first woman inductee into the Texas Banking Hall of Fame. At the early age of eight, she and a best friend would work hard on Saturdays in Knight’s 5 & Dime in Madisonville, Texas stocking shelves and…

Do You Know?
0 Do You Know? Clint McLaren

It’s a home game night for the Huntsville Hornets. The weekly practices have been logged in, and the gear is packed and ready for its trip to Sam Houston State University’s stadium, the site for Hornet home games. It is now time for some comfort food and a brief time of relaxation before the clash of …

Day in the Life
0 A Day in the Life: Animal Shelter

Cleaning, laundering, preparing meals….”All in a day’s work,” the old adage goes. This applies not only to one’s home life, but to life inside the Rita B. Huff Animal Shelter as well. Day in and day out, tireless effort by staff and volunteers is expended to …

Business Focus
0 Business Focus: Woods Welding

“You’ll never make it.” The year was 1976, and the quote was from a CPA whom Terry Woods had gone to for advice on how to start a business. With $189 in his pocket and a wife and two children to provide for, Terry stepped out in faith and determination to build what has become a very successful business, a business which has served Walker County and surrounding areas well during the past 40-plus years. Woods Welding, Inc. is known for…

Uncategorized
0 Do You Know? Dr. Scott Sheppard

It takes a good set of track shoes to catch up with some people! One such person is Dr. Scott Sheppard, Superintendent of the Huntsville Independent School District who is on a mission to make…

Business Focus
0 Business Focus: Buttercup Cottage

There’s a new girl in town, quite charming and delightful! Her name is Buttercup. Well, to be a bit more exact, there is a new ladies’ boutique in historic downtown Huntsville, and yes, it is quite charming and delightful! Its name…

Just for Fun
0 Just for Fun: Lake Conroe Sailing Association

For the past 30 years, Seven Coves Marina on beautiful Lake Conroe has supplied the setting for this family-friendly pastime, an activity that brings memories, new friendships and fun times, as well as opportunities for new challenges and the learning of new skills. As Commodore Gene Russo shared…

Just for Fun
0 Just for Fun: Escape Rooms!

Four adventure scenarios, all multi-room experiences, are provided from which to choose. These include “Quarantine,” “Rameses Revenge,” “Escape the Titanic,” and “Studio Wonderland,” with the Titanic adventure being the most popular. Each adventure is …

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