Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • City Announces New Finance Director

    The City of Huntsville has a new Finance Director.  He is Steve Ritter. City Manager Matt Benoit made the announcement at this week’s regular session of the council . . . . NEWCITFIN10-2-13

  • Knees Seminar at HMH Tonight

    Medical Professionals from Huntsville Memorial Hospital continually offer seminars on various medical issues which may be helpful to citizens of the Walker County Community. Director of Rehabilitation Services, Margaret Gulledge, updates us on a beneficial…

  • Sam Houston Tea Party Meeting Tonight

    The Sam Houston Tea Party will have a “Come and Take It Elections” workshop from 6:30 to 8 tonight at the Veterans Conference Center on Highway 75 North.  Speakers include Jeff Scully from FreedomWorks, Walker…

  • “Great Muddy Escape” Planned

    The Great Muddy Escape, held every October in Huntsville, has something for everyone. For the extreme adventurer, there are the culverts, the mud pits, and the wall. The Great Muddy Escape is a fun-run for…

  • “Bataan Death March” Survivor Passes Away

    A local war hero has passed away. SHSU Military Chair Lt. Col. Rob McCormick informed Huntsville City Councilmembers at their session last night . . . . VIRGILLARUE10-2-13 Mr. LaRue was 98.

  • Council Discusses Preservation Ordinance

    One of the central topics for discussion at Tuesday night’s Huntsville City Council session was an historic preservation ordinance. During a public hearing local property owner George Russell, who owns several homes of historical significance…

  • Water Main Flushing Underway in Huntsville

    The City of Huntsville started a routine maintenance process on its water distribution Wednesday which will continue through October 22. This activity, which will primarily entail water main flushing, will help maintain a bacteria-free environment…

  • National Night Out Bigger and Better this Year

    In celebration of National Night Out, the parking lot in front of Target Tuesday was filled with Emergency Vehicles, First Responders, and Food vendors. HPD Community Services Officer Kenneth Posey said they “tried to go…

  • Focal Groups Gather to Formulate Community Plan

    Tuesday, Walker County Emergency Management and representatives from the Houston-Galveston Area Council held a Walker County Community Planning meeting at the Walker County Storm Shelter for their criminal justice plan. The meeting was emceed by…

  • City Council Meets at Five

    The Huntsville City Council will meet at City Hall at five this evening to give local citizens time to attend National Night Out events. Tonight, there will be a public hearing to amend the Huntsville…