Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Congressman Brady Questions IRS Commissioner at Friday Hearing

    At Friday’s hearing in Washington of the Internal Revenue Service Scrutiny of Non-profit Groups, our 8th District Congressman Kevin Brady questioned Acting IRS Commissioner Steven Miller about the targeting of conservative groups . . .…

  • HISD Board Meeting Scheduled to Discuss Future Bond Issues

    The HISD Board of Trustees met Thursday night for a regular meeting at the Huntsville High School. Among many items discussed at the meeting, Superintendent Dr. Steve Johnson informed Trustees about a meeting coming up…

  • City Finance Committee Met Thursday

    At Thursday’s City of Huntsville Finance Committee meeting, the committee discussed issues regarding damages to Huntsville Fire Station #2 caused by rain in April. The damages could call for a budget amendment requiring $75,000 dollars…

  • “Knox Box” Interlocal Agreement Discussed by Commissioners

    At this week’s session of Walker County Commissioners’ Court, Planning and Development Director Andy Isbell presented for discussion a “Knox Box” agreement with the City of Huntsville . . . . KNOXBOX5-15-13 Isbell said, “Huntsville’s…

  • City Board or Commission Applications Available

    Applications are available for Huntsville residents interested in serving on a City board or commission or to be considered for re-appointment to current positions ending August 31, 2013. Residents may submit applications to the City…

  • Library’s Children’s Coordinator Valera Comments on Digital & Print Books

    Our guest this weekend on “Around Town” will be Huntsville Public Library Children’s Coordinator Janelle Valera. In the light of libraries across the country acquiring more material in digital form for their patrons, we asked…

  • Sheriff’s Office Conducts Drug Bust

    Following a lengthy undercover narcotics investigation, the Walker County Sheriff’s Office obtained a search warrant which was executed on May 14th for a residence located in the 40 block of Cyntolyn in Walker County. Upon…

  • HISD Board of Trustees Meets Tonight

    The HISD Board of Trustees will get together for a regular meeting at six this evening at the Huntsville High School. Tonight the board will recognize the accomplisments of various students and staff. Tonight’s “Consent…

  • Cop Killer Executed at Walls Unit

    Thirty-seven-year-old Jefferey Demond Williams, convicted of killing a Houston police officer in 1999, was executed at the Walls Unit Wednesday. Williams shot and killed 39-year-old police officer Troy Blando while he was trying to handcuff…

  • SAAFE House Crawfest Coming in June

    The SAAFE House 8th Annual Crawfest will be held Thursday, June 13th, at the Walker County Fairground from 6 to 10 PM. There will be great food, live music, and a silent auction. They welcome…