Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • City Council Considers Committee Nominations

    In the last City Council session, several nominations to serve the council were made. Mayor Andy Brauninger nominated Councilmember Clyde Loll for the Communications and Service Committee and David Standlee to the Hotel Occupancy Tax…

  • Former Speaker Boehner Comments on Trump in 2017

    Many political pundits are expounding their views in the media on what direction our government will take in 2017. Earlier this month in looking forward to a Trump presidency, former speaker of the House John…

  • Genealogy Classes Coming to Library

    There will be a series of Genealogy Classes teaching the basics of research at Huntsville Public Library on Thursdays from 3 to 5 p.m. beginning January 26, 2017. Johnnie Jo Dickenson will guide participants in…

  • Obama Says He Would’ve Won Election

    In a recent interview with Democratic former presidential adviser David Axelrod, Barak Obama has said if he had been able to run, he could have been elected to a third term. The interview with Axelrod…

  • Councilmembers Approve Fire Truck Purchase

    At the last session of the Huntsville City Council, councilmembers had a “First Reading” on  the purchase of a Ferrara pumper fire truck. After Police Chief Kevin Lunsford cleared up that there was no price…

  • Congressman Brady Talks about “IRS Bust-up” Plan

    When Congressman and Ways & Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady recently visited constitutents at the Chamber here, he introduced a plan to basicially “bust-up” the IRS and redesign it into three smaller units. They propose…

  • YMCA Taking Registration for YMCA Basketball

    Huntsville Family YMCA Sports Program Assistant T-J Shannon informs us that the Huntsville Family YMCA is now taking late registration for the winter basketball season from December 27th through January 8th . . . .

  • Dick Cheney Comments on Trump Nominee General James Mattis

    This month the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Library hosted former Defense Secretaries Dick Cheney and Leon Panetta to talk about the future of the Defense Department under President-elect Donald Trump. Both spoke favorably about…

  • Spanish Classes Returning to Library

    The popular free Spanish classes are returning to the Huntsville Public Library. Instructor Beth Williamson will be teaching Beginning and Advanced classes on Wednesdays in the Community Room. The 15-week program begins Wednesday, February 1st,…

  • German Authorities Search for Tunisian Terrorist Suspect

    Wednesday, authorities in Germany put out a wanted notice for Anis Amri, the Tunisian man who allegedly was responsible for killing 12 people and injuring 48 others in a market in Berlin this week. As…