Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • “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…

  • National Night Out Celebrated Today and Tonight

    The City of Huntsville’s National Night Out event will be held today, and the Huntsville Police Department wishes to encourage all residents to come out and enjoy this free, family-friendly event. National Night Out–an annual…

  • Physicians ER Opens Today

    Physicians ER of Huntsville officially opens today. The 11,500 square foot full-service emergency center, owned and operated by local doctors, is located in the former Hillcrest Ford building at 540 I-45 South. Physicians ER will…

  • Hobby Lobby Grand Opening

    Hobby Lobby Stores, a privately held national retail chain of arts and crafts stores, opens in Huntsville with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and official grand opening celebration on Monday, October 21st, at nine in the morning.…