It’s time for reform that includes a long hard look at the legitimacy of department policy, thorough vetting during hiring, reorganized training, legitimate oversight of department management, and a genuinely independent review board. It’s time Mr. Battle, do your job.
That’s when I got to know a little bit about Dr. Richard Showers. To be frank, that whole city council was a bunch of clowns. Dr. Showers, Glenn Watson, Bill Kling, Sandra Moon and Dick Hyatt were all up against an upstaging and strident Mayor Loretta Spencer. It didn’t matter what was on the meeting’s agenda, you were sure to get an entertaining show of some kind no matter.
Everyone knows, former or should be, Huntsville Police Officer Billy Ben Darby has been convicted of murder in the wrongful death of Jeffrey Parker. Great, a bad cop has met with the justice he deserves. So, what’s the problem?
Madison County District Attorney Rob Broussard is to be commended for seeing the wrongful death of Jeffrey Parker and for holding William Darby accountable.
Huntsville’s Confederate monument received dubious honors as it was relocated to Maple Hill Cemetery with flags flying at half staff – for Eula Battle.
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.
This is an amazingly easy call considering it comes from someone who hasn’t endorsed a presidential candidate in 25 years.
Tommy Battle’s statements reek of segregation, classicism and aristocratic authoritarianism. The law enforcement statements were laced with the same old good old boy facade of shucks we did what had to be done.
Posted: 7:15 p.m. – These were the scenes in downtown Huntsville just a few minutes ago. The George Floyd protest organized by an Oakwood University student drew a large crowd, perhaps as many as 2000.
Alabama Governor Kay Ivey did a good thing by over reacting quickly and effectively to contain the Corona Virus. Lives have been spared in the State of Alabama. Thank God, we are not dropping like flies like New York. But, there’s such thing as too much for too long.
I watched what amounts to a brilliant re-election speech all the way to the end when Nancy Peelowsee took her copy of the talk and tore it into shreds.
Bloomberg’s entry into the election may be the perfect answer for the Socialcrats… to loose the election.