PRESIDENT HALTS PELOSI PLANE TRIP

Thursday, President Trump denied passage on a military plane for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi only minutes before the congressional delegation she was in was ready to leave. This follows Speaker Pelosi’s request that President Trump delays his State of the Union address during the partial government shutdown. In a letter, the president wrote: “Due to…read more »

HUNTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL ON LOCKDOWN FOR 30 MINUTES THURSDAY

According to a story in the Huntsville Item, around three yesterday afternoon Huntsville High School went on lockdown for about half-an-hour when a fleeing police suspect ran toward the campus. Police had earlier been called to a domestic disturbance at Husky Trailer and Parts, and a suspect from the scene fled into woods toward the…read more »

WALKER COUNTY/HUNTSVILLE CRIME STOPPERS HONORED

Walker County/Huntsville Crime Stoppers were recognized at this week’s regular session of the Huntsville City Council. The organization works to lower crime in our area. Mayor Andy Brauninger read a proclamation honoring the organization . . . .  read more »

ACTING ATTORNEY GENERAL MATTHEW WHITAKER SPEAKS ON RELIGIOUS FREEDOM IN THE U-S

The Trump Administration’s Acting Attorney General, Matthew Whitaker, is not only taking care of business at the Justice Department awaiting confirmation of a permanent attorney general, but he took time to speak this week at the Heritage Foundation event on the Religious Freedom Restoration Act. One of the many human rights guaranteed in the Constitution,…read more »

WALKER COUNTY DEMOCRAT CLUB WOMEN’S MARCH SATURDAY

According to the Walker County Democrat Club website, Saturday the organization will host a march on the square in support of the National Women’s March in Washington.  The announcement says the Huntsville march will be one of many sister-city marches held around the nation on this date.  They ask you to join them for the 3rd Annual Women’s…read more »

WALKER COUNTY WARRIOR BANQUET AHEAD

Here’s another reminder about the upcoming Walker County Warrior Banquet coming up Thursday, January 24th on the Walker County Fairgrounds. Sergeant Major Carlton Kent with be the featured speaker. It’s all to help support the Mighty Oaks Foundation which helps U-S military personnel recover from PTSD. Spokesperson Rusty Davis has more on what’s for dinner…read more »

SPEAKER NANCY PELOSI WANTS THE PRESIDENT TO DELAY HIS STATE OF THE UNION SPEECH

Wednesday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi urged President Trump to delay his January 29th State of the Union Address to Joint Sessions of Congress. In a letter to the president Speaker Pelosi said, “Sadly, given the security concerns and unless the government re-opens this week, I suggest that we work together to determine another suitable date…read more »

MLK DAY INFORMATION PASSED ALONG IN CITY COUNCIL SESSION THIS WEEK

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is coming up soon. As this week’s city council covered Items of Community Interest, Mayor Andy Brauninger passed along info about the upcoming parade . . . . And, Councilmember Tish Humphrey passed along some words to remember by the late Civil Rights leader . . . .read more »