Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • 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…

  • Local Church Gives Presents to City Employees

    A wonderful moment, fitting for Christmas, occurred at this week’s city council session. Just recently, as Mayor Andy Brauninger was visiting the Progressive Bible Church in Huntsville at the invitation of Reverend Jesse Chester and…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Tuesday a vehicle was stolen in the 1500 block of Dogwood Drive. A theft was investigated in the 1500 block of 11th Street. An ankle monitor was…

  • DPS Safe Holiday Travel Trips

    DPS offers the following additional tips for safe travel during the holidays: Don’t drink and drive. Designate a driver or take a cab. Slow down – especially in bad weather, construction areas and heavy traffic.…

  • Republican Vs. Democrat Football Game Coming in Spring Semester at SHSU

    If you still haven’t gotten politics out of your system, here’s something you can plan on next year. SHSU’s political science professor Mike Yawn was our guest this past week on “Around Town,” and he…