The flags fly at half staff in front of the Madison County Courthouse where an empty space remains in place of Huntsville's confederate monument. The flags have been lowered to honor Mayor Tommy Battles wife Eula, who will be laid to rest today, also in Maple Hill Cemetery.
The flags fly at half staff in front of the Madison County Courthouse where an empty space remains in place of Huntsville's confederate monument. The flags have been lowered to honor Mayor Tommy Battles wife Eula, who will be laid to rest today, also in Maple Hill Cemetery.

A Monumental Day Of Remembrance In Huntsville

It has truly been a monumental day in Huntsville with two major happenings at Maple Hill Cemetery.


 

Confederate Monument

Crews worked under the cover of darkness last night to remove Huntsville’s Confederate Monument from in front of the Madison County Courthouse.

They continued working diligently this morning after sunrise to place the monument in Maple Hill Cemetery were it now overlooks Civil War dead, many unknown.


 

Eula Battle Laid To Rest

Huntsville’s First Lady, wife and best friend to Huntsville’s Mayor Tommy Battle. passed away from cancer earlier this week and was laid to rest this afternoon, also in Maple Hill Cemetery.

The family held public services at Trinity United Mehodist Church and had a private service for family and friends at Maple Hill. The video shows the procession as it arived at the cemetery.

©2020 – Jim Casey


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A Monumental Day Of Remembrance In Huntsville

The flags fly at half staff in front of the Madison County Courthouse where an empty space remains in place of Huntsville's confederate monument. The flags have been lowered to honor Mayor Tommy Battles wife Eula, who will be laid to rest today, also in Maple Hill Cemetery.

A monumental day in Huntsville with two major happenings at Maple Hill Cemetery. Huntsville’s Confederate Monument has a new home and Huntsville First Lady Eula Battle has been laid to to rest.

Confederate Rally? Build A Wall; Violate Constitutional Rights

Confederate monument rally in downtown Huntsville flushes out bad cops and rowdy protesters.

Uppity White Folks Meet In Downtown Huntsville

The Uppity Alt Left demonstrates in downtown Huntsville while in the shadow of the Solar Eclipse.

Charlottesville !!! It’s About The Constitution Stupid !

And for Mr. Trump, I’ve stated my opinion that the monuments should be moved. Beyond that, I can’t possibly see how you could have handled the situation in Charlottesville any better. You’ve got my approval rating for this one.

Alabama Confederate Monuments Are Racism Pure And Simple

As a native Alabamian, I am sick and tired of the perpetuation of stupidity that the damn monument represents. If you wish to honor your relative dead for more than 150 years, let it be done in Maple Hill cemetery, where this particular monument belongs.

Huntsville Black Lives Meets Fallen Officers

Never-the-less, it is my opinion that municipal police departments throughout this country are suffering from deeply ingrained corruption, that often is based on classicism just as much as race, as opposed to a few bad apples here or there. Therefore, I wonder if the change in plans might be just a bit more sublimation than propriety warrants. Cop lives certainly matter, but the imbalance in perception after Dallas was clearly evidenced by some who suddenly decided there is a war – where the hell have they been already?

Huntsville’s Ferguson Protesters: Jail The Killer Cop!

Protesters gathered on Huntsville’s East Side Square in front of the Madison County Courthouse at 5p.m. this evening. Organized by Uhuru, according to Al.com, the crowd of about 50 peaceful protesters chanted “Jail the killer cop” and “This is what resistance looks like.”

Art Stogner, Jason Moore, And Child Molestation In Huntsville City Schools

The offense was strictly taboo, and as class president I immediately considered it my responsibility to correct the problem. I turned around and headed up three or four flights of bleachers and down the row, grabbing the flag pole and demanding that it be relinquished into my custody.

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