DESTRUCTION OF BIG SAM STATUE THREATENED

The City of Huntsville said in a press release Thursday that the City of Huntsville and the Huntsville Police Department are aware of a threat to the Sam Houston Statue, aka “Big Sam”, on Saturday, July 11.

City Manager Aron Kulhavy said, “We hear you loud and clear.” He said, “Across the board, concerned citizens have reached out to staff about possible protests and threats to tear down the statue. We are fully aware of the situation and are prepared to take all appropriate steps if necessary.”

Kulhavy added there have also been many citizens calling to inquire about how to protect Sam, as a citizen.

To report suspicious activity, call 9-1-1 for emergencies or (936) 435-8001 for non-emergencies.

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