Hannigan's Notebook

Michael V. Hannigan
Henderson County, Texas stories and podcasts from Michael V. Hannigan.
Created 13 Jun 2020
  • Crowd turns out to meet APD at Coffee with Cops event
    05 Jan 2022 • < 1 min read
    A great crowd showed up for the Coffee with Cops event at Kevin and Jeaneane Lilly's McDonald's in Athens Wednesday morning. Athens Police Chief John Densmore along with several members of the Athens ...
  • Biomerics announces pay increases for employees
    03 Jan 2022 • 1 min read • 1 0
    Biomerics FMI President Todd McFarland announced pay raises and more for Athens employees Monday. Biomerics is one of the largest employers in Athens. McFarland made the announcement in talks at both ...
  • 2021 Athens Citizen of the Year nominations sought
    27 Dec 2021 • 1 min read
    (Photo: 2019 Citizen of the Year Freddie Paul with 2018 Citizen of the Year Steve Barksdale.) The search is on for the 2021 Athens Citizen of the Year. The award has been presented annually since 1966...
  • Proclamation honors Dr. Smitson
    21 Dec 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 0
    State Rep. Keith Bell was in Athens Monday to present a proclamation honoring Dr. Harold Smitson to his children. "Dr. Smitson was a great philanthropist. He left an amazing legacy in Henderson County...
  • AISD board continues 4-day instructional week
    21 Dec 2021 • 2 min read
    By Toni Garrard Clay/AISD Communications Coordinator It’s official. Athens ISD’s four-day instructional week will continue for the foreseeable future. A three-year pilot program for the Monday-through...
  • Masso Family Leaves Legacy Of Learning
    20 Dec 2021 • 1 min read
    (Photo: Jan Masso.) Press release Jan Masso’s passion for education lives on at TVCC. The Jan Fitzgerald Masso Fund, established through the TVCC Foundation, will provide scholarships for early childh...
  • Paula Kimball retires from TVCC Board of Trustees
    16 Dec 2021 • < 1 min read
    (Paula Kimball (third from right) had a retirement reception from the TVCC Board of Trustees Tuesday at the TVCC Administration Building. Pictured from left is board president Ray Raymond, TVCC presid...
  • Parents arrested for abuse after child found dead
    15 Dec 2021 • 1 min read • 1 0
    Press release Henderson County Texas Sheriff Botie Hillhouse said he is prepared to file additional charges against the parents whose 18-month-old son was found dead at home in the Murchison area of H...
  • Athens ISD profiled in heralded ‘Bragging Rights’ publication
    14 Dec 2021 • 2 min read
    By Toni Garrard Clay/Athens ISD Communications Coordinator It’s not every day an organization is told they literally have bragging rights. But that’s just what happened to Athens ISD when the district...
  • The Pinnacle Club celebrates bridge's 100th year
    14 Dec 2021 • 1 min read
    PINNACLE CLUB -- One hundred years is a long time, even if you are a bridge. The residents of The Pinnacle Club gathered Friday evening to commemorate 100 years since their covered bridge which spans ...
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