Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • 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…

  • Mayor Woodward Discusses Not Running For Re-Election

    Huntsville’s Mayor Mac Woodward will not seek re-election in November. He was chosen as mayor in the 2011 election and was on the City Council from 2003 to 2011. We asked him when did he…

  • County EMC Davis Addresses Need For “Burn Ban” To Commissioners

    You probably figured it was coming sooner or later. Walker County Commissioners discussed a burn ban in court Monday morning. Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis addressed the court about the issue . .…

  • Raise Approved For Election Workers

    In Commissioners’ Court Monday morning, County Election Director Diana McRae suggested a raise for election workers . . . .   Commissioners agreed to $9 an hour for election workers and $10 for presiding judges.…