Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Councilman Joe Emmett Up for Re-election

    Joe Emmett, Huntsville City Councilmember for Ward #1, has thrown his hat back into the ring for re-election. Owner of Emmett Plumbing Service, he will face local surveyor Paul Knox in the November election. During…

  • Equine Search & Rescue Team Proposed

    We talked with Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis recently, and he informed us that an equine search and rescue team for the area may be set up in the future . . . BUTCHEQUIN8-22-13 Butch…

  • Stop Sign Issue Discussed in Council Session

    At this week’s session of the Huntsville City Council, stop signs which have been in place at the intersection of Spring Drive and Winter Way for 18 years was an issue for discussion. The City…

  • Paul Knox to Run for Huntsville City Council

    Local land surveyor and Huntsville High School and SHSU graduate, Paul Knox, will be running for a place on the Huntsville City Council in November. A Huntsville native, Knox served as a Walker County Commissioner…

  • “Hornet Happening” Tonight

    The “Hornet Happening” Community Pep-Rally is set for tonight at 7:30 in the HHS Paul Bohan Gym to mark the kick-off to a great new school year. Wear your Hornet gear, and come out and…

  • Mayor Woodward with Community Interest Information

    Huntsville Mayor Mac Woodward passed along a few items of community interest at this week’s City Council session . . . . MACREMIN8-21-13

  • Congressman Brady on Obamacare Rollout

    Obamacare is the focus of major controversy in the United States. This week, the question was posed to our 8th District Congressman Kevin Brady, “Is Obamacare rollout shaping up to be the train wreck that…

  • Double-Murder Investigation Continues

    The Walker County Sheriff’s Office continues to follow up on leads in the July 24th double-murder in Huntsville of 55-year-old Shanta Faye Crawford and 18-month-old Aiyden Benjamin Lewis. Sheriff Clint McRae released to the media…

  • Eminent Domain Issues Discussed at City Council

    Tuesday afternoon, members of Voters for Lower Taxes, the Sam Houston Tea Party, and Eminent Doom got together at Jaidyn’s Restaurant to sign a petition and talk about their opposition to the possible use of…

  • City Council Budget Reviewed

    At Tuesday night’s Huntsville City Council session, Finance Director Steve Ritter presented adjustments to the City’s budget overseen by City Manager Matt Benoit. In regard to cost-cutting measures, the budget plan could still eliminate eight…