Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Ramadan Permits Suspended in Israel Because of Shooting

    Thursday, Israel suspended the majority of special permits for Palestinians to visit Israel during Ramadan and increased police presence following shootings in Tel Aviv Wednesday night by two Palestinians that killed four Israelis. Wednesday night,…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Sunday two residential burglaries were investigated in the 2600 block of El Toro. On Sunday’s night shift, two vehicle burglaries were investigated–one in the 100 block of…

  • Credit Card Fee Issue Discussed at Council Session

    At this week’s regular session of the Huntsville City Council, City Councilmember Keith Olson cleared up a misconception about the City’s credit card fee. He said, “This is a pass-through for only citizens that use…

  • Ronnie White on Jail Disposition Issue

    Wednesday, we got a chance to talk with Precinct #2 Commissioner Ronnie White in regard to the disposition of the old County jail. The jail, which has been abandoned for a couple of years, has…

  • Senator Cornyn Comments on National Defense Authorization Act & U-S Foreign Policy Failure

    During a press conference this week, our U.S. Senator John Cornyn discussed the importance of passing the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act. The senator views our present foreign policy as an “abject failure.” . .…

  • Hillary Clinton Clinches Nomination

    Last night, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton captured her party’s nomination in primary voting and became the first woman in American presidential election history to be the presidential contender of a major party. Candidate Bernie…

  • Falk Trial to be Moved

    The Huntsville Item reported that Tuesday in 278th Judicial District Court Senior Judge Bill McAdams granted a change of venue motion that was filed by the attorney’s of John Ray Falk, Jr.  Falk is accused…

  • City & County Meet on Old Jail Issues

    Tuesday afternoon, members of the Huntsville City Council and Walker County Commissioners met to discuss how to proceed with disposing of the old County Jail which is now abandoned. Walker County District Attorney David Weeks…

  • Lindsay Lauher on Upcoming Junkapalooza

    Huntsville’s Main Street Coordinator Lindsay Lauher informs us that the Junkapalooza that has been postponed will be coming up in a couple of Saturdays–June 18th from 8 AM to Noon in Downtown Huntsville . .…

  • Free Guided Portion of Sam Houston Tours Available

    The Sam Houston Memorial Museum will provide visitors an opportunity to explore the histories of Sam Houston and Texas with the help of experts free with paid admission beginning this week. Marketing Coordinator Megan Buro…