Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Wing Flap Found Is Likely From Missing Malaysian Flight 370

    Air safety investigators report that a “flaperon” from the trailing edge of a Boeing 777 found in the Indian Ocean area is quite possibly a wing flap from lost Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 that disappeared…

  • Huntsville ISD Announces New Head Coach For Lady Hornet Volleyball

    Huntsville ISD announces the hiring of Bobby Conner as the new Huntsville Lady Hornet head volleyball coach for the 2015 season. Following a late summer retirement announcement by former Head Coach Debbie Hightower, the vacancy…

  • Dedicated Sales Tax For Economic Development Discussed By City Council

    City Manager Matt Benoit explained ways to initiate a dedicated sales tax for economic development for Huntsville at last Tuesday’s special session of the city council. Benoit considered several options, such as a budget for…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Tuesday police were dispatched to investigate an Assault of an elderly woman in the 1300 block of Nottingham Street. On the night shift Tuesday, 44-year-old Stephen Bordelon…

  • Iran Nuclear Deal Discussed At Wednesday’s Senate Armed Services Committee Meeting

    At Wednesday’s Senate Armed Services Committee meeting with several members of the Clinton administration over the Iran nuclear deal, Armed Services Committee Chair John McCain expressed definite concern to Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz about side…

  • City Council Holds Special Session On Budget

    Tuesday night, the Huntsville City Council got together to discuss the proposed Fiscal Year 2015-16 budget, tax rates and calculations and economic development. During the beginning point of the session, City Manager Matt Benoit pointed…

  • Emergency Operation Center To Move

    The Emergency Operations Center will be moving to a new building eventually. Monday morning, commissioners considered authorizing the use of the building at 344 SH 75, suite 200, to be dedicated  as an Emergency Operations…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, looking over the past several days, on the day shift last Friday a vehicle was reported stolen in the 2600 block of El Toro. Sixty-five-year old Ella Reece was arrested for…

  • Hospital Board Of Managers Meets

    The Board of Managers of the Walker County Hospital District will hold their regular board meeting at the Huntsville Memorial Hospital 2nd Floor Meeting Room A at 7 tonight. They will be open to comments…

  • Iran Nuke Agreement Discussed By House Foreign Affairs Committee

    At Tuesday’s House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on the Iran nuclear agreement and its enforcement, arguments became heated at times. At one point, Pennsylvania Republican Tom Marino got into it with Secretary of State John…