Articles Posted in the News Category

  • 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 . . . .

  • “Tree Of Life” Celebrated At SHSU Last Night

    The 95th Annual Tree of Life Ceremony was held at SHSU last night on Bearkat Plaza. It was the biggest tree ever–almost 50 feet. University President Dana Hoyt addressed a big, festive crowd . .…

  • Mayoral Runoff Voting Update

    Early voting in the mayoral runoff continues at the Annex on Sam Houston Avenue. On Wednesday, November 25th, 205 voted. There was no voting last Thursday and Friday. On Monday, 223 people voted. And on…

  • HISD Holiday Food Drive

    The Huntsville ISD “Hornets Helping Huntsville” holiday food drive is underway.  The annual drive began yesterday and will conclude on Tuesday, December 15th.  The district is currently collecting donations of canned and non-perishable food items…

  • Huntsville Head Start’s Adopt-A-Family Program

    Huntsville Head Start is seeking groups, organizations, businesses or individuals to adopt a family for Christmas. The deadline for wrapped and labeled gifts is Wednesday, December 16th, at 4 PM. Social Services Coordinator Maria Dooley…

  • Long-Range Planning Ad Hoc Committee Meeting Friday

    The Huntsville City Council’s Long-Range Planning Ad Hoc Committee will meet this Friday beginning at 8:30 in the morning in the City Hall Large Conference Room. Committee Chair Don Johnson filled us in recently on…