Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Aquatic Center Named for Frank D. “Poncho” Roberts

    Huntsville’s Aquatic Center was renamed for Frank D. “Poncho” Roberts in a ceremony attended by many appreciative citizens Tuesday afternoon. Poncho’s name is now on the wall in gold lettering on the Aquatic Center. Mayor…

  • City Council Meets

    The Huntsville City Council held a regular session last night at City Hall. One of the major topics for discussion was an historic preservation ordinance. The council did not pass the measure by a vote…

  • Jail Construction Update

    The construction of the new County Jail continues. Jail Project Manager Eddie Smith said that rain over the weekend had delayed the exterior work like the sidewalks, the remainder of the driveways, parking at the…

  • Award of Bid Made for New Jail Telephone System

    One of several issues discussed by Commissioners at their meeting Tuesday morning was the awarding of the bid for the telephone system at the new jail. Brad Fullwood who does IT for the jail filled…

  • Congressman Brady Update on IRS Investigation

    The investigation into the IRS is far from over. Our 8th District Congressman Kevin Brady tells us more . . . . BRADIRS10-15-13  

  • City Council Meets

    The Huntsville City Council will hold a regular session tonight at six at City Hall. Before the meeting, at 5:15, there will be a special ceremony to rename the Aquatic Center in honor of Frank…

  • Commissioners Meet

    Walker County Commissioners meet this morning at nine at the courthouse for a regular session. Today’s “Consent Agenda” includes renewal of various kinds of insurance coverage for the County. Commissioners will hear the monthly update…

  • Mayor Declares “Dig Pink Day”

    Tonight, Alpha Omega Academy and Convenant Christian School Girls’ Volleyball teams will be playing at the Johnson Coliseum. Doors open at 6 PM with the Junior Varsity playing at 6:30 and the Varsity Playing at…

  • Tools Stolen from Phoenix Commotion

    Thieves have stolen approximately $4,000 in construction tools from a Phonex Commotion building site. The tools are used to build homes with recycled and salvaged materials to drive down costs so low-income families can afford…

  • Senator Cruz Overcomes Hecklers

    Over and over again, Texas Senator Ted Cruz was interrupted by hecklers as he spoke at the Family Research Council’s Values Voter Summit in Washington, DC this past weekend. And, as he didn’t give up…