Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Ordinance On Food And Service Establishments Amended

    At this week’s council session, they discussed amending the City of Huntsville Code of Ordinance on Business Regulation on food and service establishments. In addressing City Building Official Mike Roempke, Mayor Mac Woodward, said his…

  • Lions Club Parade Announcement

    The big Huntsville Lions Club Christmas Parade will start at 6:30 Saturday night. The lineup for the Christmas parade is being moved. Spokesperson John Cole has the information . . . .

  • Congressman Brady On National Security And Foreign Fighter Tourist Travel

    Congressman Kevin Brady says, “A lot of Americans worry about national security and foreign fighter tourist travel.” He says, “The leaders of the House & Senate Judiciary Committees are asking these same questions of  the…

  • San Bernardino Area Shooting Update

    Fourteen people were killed and 17 others wounded in a mass shooting at a San Bernardino office building Wednesday. Later, the shooters, 28-year-old Syed Rizwan Farook and his wife 27-year-old Tashfeen Malik, were killed in…

  • Mayoral Election Update

    One-hundred-thirty people voted in the mayoral runoff in Huntsville Wednesday. This brings the total voting up to 716. Early voting continues at the Annex.

  • Historical Marker Approved By Council

    At this week’s City Council session, councilmembes considered a request from the Walker County Historical Commission to place a Historical Marker in Oakwood Cemetery for the Huntsville Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1867. Councilmember Allen wanted…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Tuesday a vehicle burglary was investigated in the 2100 block of Sycamore Avenue. A vehicle was also reported stolen in the 2100 block of Sycamore Avenue. On…

  • Local Boy Scout 100-Year Celebration Ahead

    Mark your calendars. Coming up on Saturday, December 12th, a special celebration by local Boy Scout Troop 114 will be held in Huntsville. Troop 114 Committee Chairman Kevin Smith tells us the troop has been…

  • “Hands Across Sam” At SHSU Today

    The Global Center for Journalism and Democracy will be hosting a “Hands across Sam” event in support of racial unity. As racial tensions rise on other campuses, GCJD will get faculty, staff and students to…

  • Senator Cornyn On Protecting Border Children

    Our Senator from Texas John Cornyn spoke from the floor of the U-S Senate this week. He believes the administration must do more to protect unaccompanied children apprehended at the border . . . .