Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • National Night Out Scheduled for Huntsville

    The City of Huntsville’s National Night Out is scheduled for Tuesday, October 2nd. At this week’s session of the Huntsville City Council, Officer Justin Schubert told councilmembers, “The purpose of National Night Out” is to…

  • Congressman Brady Comments on Obamacare

    Congressman Kevin Brady comments on the effects of Obamacare on small businesses . . . . [audio:http://ksam1017.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/BRADOBACAR9-18-12.mp3|titles=BRADOBACAR9-18-12]

  • City Council Discusses Boys & Girls Club Funding

    At Tuesday’s meeting of the Huntsville City Council, FEMA’s funding of a tornado shelter at Emancipation Park which would also be used as a facility for the Walker County Boys and Girls Club was discussed.…

  • Walker County Republican & Democrat Party Debates Scheduled

    Mark your calendar. The Walker County Republican and Democrat Parties are hosting a Walker County candidate debate at 6 PM Thursday, October 4th, at the Veterans Conference Center. Local Democratic Chair Cindy Blaylock tells us…

  • Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration Planned

    There will be a special celebration on Hispanic Heritage Month this weekend in Huntsville. Spokesperson John Escobedo fills us in . . . . [audio:http://ksam1017.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/HISPFEST9-18-12.mp3|titles=HISPFEST9-18-12]

  • Annual “County U” Program

    If you’d like to take an up-close and personal look at how local government runs, SHSU’s Political Science Junior Fellows is bringing back their annual program next month. Professor Mike Yawn tells us more .…

  • Huntsville City Council Meets Tonight

    The Huntsville City Council will meet in regular session tonight at six at City Hall. Tonight the Council will hold a public hearing to receive citizen input regarding the proposed Houston-Galveston Area Council Regional Hazard…

  • Commissioners Approve A/C Replacement at Jail Facility

    Walker County Commissioners met for a special session Monday afternoon to approve purchase of a replacement air conditioning unit for the County Jail building facility. The original estimate was around $10,000 dollars, but that was…

  • City Moving Forward on New City Manager

    The City of Huntsville is moving forward in the recruitment of a new City Manager. We talked with Mayor Mac Woodward recently . . . . [audio:http://ksam1017.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/MACITMGR9-17-12.mp3|titles=MACITMGR9-17-12]

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the night shift last Friday police were called to the 2300 block of Gainous Street where an unknown suspect had set fire to a mobile home. On Saturday’s day shift,…