According to a report in the Huntsville Item, the Walker County Hospital District is scheduled to assume ownership of Huntsville Memorial Hospital today under a joint-venture contract with Community Hospital Corporation.
Their new organization will be called Huntsville Community Hospital, Incorporated.
At the White House Friday, Treasury Secretary Mnuchin informed reporters, “We are announcing additional sanctions against the Iranian regime as a result of the attack on U-S and allied troops . . . .”
He said this will cut-off billions of dollars of Iranian regime support. Secretary Mnuchin also said, “We are taking action against eight senior Iranian officials who advanced the regimes destabilizing activity and were involved in Tuesday’s ballistic missile strike.”
Our guest on our “Around Town” public affairs program over the weekend was Sam Houston State University President Dr. Dana Hoyt.
We covered a number university-related topics. Among them, we asked her, “What about any new course disciplines or courses being added in the near future at SHSU?” . . . .
Fox News reported that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday confirmed that she and Democrats will soon begin discussing sending the articles of impeachment for the president to the Senate for a trial. She has also defended her actions to wait so long to do so.
At the last regular session of the Huntsville City Council, newly elected Ward #3 City Councilmember Blake Irving passed along to councilmembers and those in attendance . . . .
Regarding the reason for the air attack on former Iranian General Soleimani last week, the question has been bandied about: “Was an attack on Americans and allies imminent?”
A reporter at the White House went on the attack in the quest for an answer from Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Friday, resulting in a credible answer . . . .
Sam Houston State University’s School of Osteopathic Medicine is moving ahead.
We asked SHSU President Dr. Dana Hoyt to update us . . . .
Dr. Hoyt will be our guest on our “Around Town” public affairs program this weekend.
At Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s weekly news conference Thursday, she talked about the need for a War Powers Resolution to limit the President’s use of force against Iran . . . .
In response, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, at his Weekly News Conference on Thursday, addressed reporters on the matter . . . .
On Thursday, the House approved a War Powers resolution which Democrats claim will limit the president’s ability to act militarily against Iran. Republicans said the non-binding measure was “meaningless.”
The Huntsville Item reports that Huntsville PD is asking the public to aid them in finding a pickup involved in a hit and run on Colonel Etheridge Boulevard Wednesday afternoon. Police report that, following an argument, a man was hit in the side by a car he had been riding in after he got out of the car. Bleeding from the mouth, the victim was transported to Huntsville Memorial Hospital. The victim only knew the first name of the suspect. Police have a possible suspect in mind.
If you saw this hit-and-run in the 1300 block of Colonel Etheridge Boulevard Wednesday around 3:30, please call Huntsville PD.
On Thursday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi addressed the media on why the Democrats are holding back on putting forth the Articles of Impeachment in regard to the president . . . .
Regarding impeachment, at the White House Thursday President Trump was asked by a reporter, “Would you support a deal for witnesses, if that included testimony from Adam Schiff and Hunter Biden? . . . .