Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Council Considers Safe Room Construction

    Among the several agenda issues considered by Huntsville’s City Council last night, awarding a contract for a Construction Manager at Risk for the construction of the Community Safe Room and a lease agreement in regard…

  • CASA Needs Volunteers

    The purpose of CASA of Walker, San Jacinto, & Trinity counties is to train volunteers to serve as advocates for the neglected, abused and abandoned children who are placed in the foster care system. They…

  • HEAP Registration Is Underway

    Registration for HEAP, or the Huntsville Enrichment Activities Program, is underway. Spokesperson John Fortner tells us more . . . . HEAP6-3-14  

  • Registration Coming Up For Huntsville Youth Football League

    A registration session for the Huntsville Youth Football League for the 2014 season is is scheduled for this Saturday at Mance Park Middle School on 8th Street. Registation sessions will occur weekly every other Saturday…

  • City Raises Funds For United Way

    The City of Huntsville partnered with the United Way of the Piney Woods during a recent staff event to raise over $600 for the Huntsville Independent School District socks and underwear drive. According to Dr.…

  • Senator Cruz Speaks Out For First Amendment

    In an op-ed to the Wall Street Journal this week, Texas Senator Ted Cruz spoke out a about a threat to the first amendement. He wrote: “Forty-one Democrats have signed on to co-sponsor New Mexico…

  • Capital Murder Suspect Arrested At Mall

    Saturday, a misdemeanor theft call turned into an arrest for a Capital Murder Warrant and other felonies. Huntsville Police Department Officer Cody Perkins and Corporal Justin Schubert responded to West Hill Mall in reference to…

  • Hurricane Functional Exercise Held Monday in Huntsville

    Walker County and City Emergency Management Officials, along with various law enforcement branches and state officials, conducted a Hurricane Functional Exercise at the Emergency Operations Center at the Sheriff’s Office Monday throughout the day. Emergency…

  • City Council Meets Tonight

    The Huntsville City Council will meet for their main session tonight at six at City Hall. At four this afternoon, there will be a workshop to discuss purchasing policy and expanding the City Manager’s ability…

  • EPA Plans Cutting Carbon Dioxide At Power Plants

    Monday, as part of President Obama’s climate change agenda, the EPA proposed a plan to slash carbon dioxide emissions from power plants. EPA administrator Gina McCarthy introduced the plan . . . . EPA6-2-14 McCarthy…