Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Walk Across Texas–County Effort Underway

    In Commissioners’ Court this week, they talked about a program that’s all about health. Beginning Monday, participating County employees began their “Walk Across Texas.” Texas Agri-Life’s Lana Franceschini filled everyone in on the program .…

  • More on Recent Strategic Planning Session

    Future financial aspects of city government projects were discussed during the City’s recent Strategic Planning Session. In regard to finance, City Manager Matt Benoit told councilmembers, “Not necessarily for strategic planning, but the Council Finance…

  • President-elect Trump Holds Press Conference

    President-elect Donald Trump held his first press conference since July 27th Wednesday. He announced his choice for Veterans Affairs Department secretary David Shulkin. Trump says he is handing control of the Trump Organization to sons…

  • Residential Childrens Operation Discussed by Council

    Last night, the Huntsville City Council Chamber was packed with people concerned about the possibility of a general residential operation for childcare services coming to their neighborhood. The proposed home for the services was that…

  • Oil Dump Discussed by Commissioners

    In Commissioners’ Court this week, commissioners discussed approving payment to Masters ARS for an oil dump on Morgan Spur back on December 23rd. The cost for clean up and analysis was $15,214. Funds to pay…

  • Senator Jeff Sessions Undergoes Questioning at Confirmation Hearings

    Senator Jeff Sessions of Alabama was the focus of attention at Tuesday’s Attorney General Confirmation hearing in Washington. He was asked a number of questions regarding civil rights, immigration and pardoning issues which insinuated his…

  • Chamber Business & Outdoor Expo Ahead

    Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce President Carol Smith informs us that on March 2nd they will be having their Business & Outdoor Expo at the Walker County Fairgrounds . . . .

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Monday victims report they had been assaulted by an unknown suspect in the 100 block of Colonel Etheredge Boulevard. Counterfeit currency was recovered in a forgery case…

  • Nomination Hearings Begin

    Today, Senate committees will hold confirmation hearings for President-elect Donald Trump nominees Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions for attorney general and John F. Kelly for Homeland Security Secretary. Democratic Senator from New Jersey, Cory Booker, has…

  • Commissioners’ Court Focuses on Animal Issues

    In Commissioners’ Court Monday morning, several local citizens expressed their concerns with animals on-the-loose, primarily dogs, destroying property and threatening humans and animals in Walker County at-large. Among them, Dr. Richard Watkins expressed his desire…