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The Huntsville Municipal Airport received confirmation last week that grant money was approved for an upgrade to its self-serve credit card system for those purchasing aviation fuel at the airport.

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Mayor Darrell Trahan administered the oath of office to three commissioners at Monday night’s Huntsville City Council meeting.

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The process to obtain a loan to help pay for a new water tank in the city has moved forward a bit, Water Department Director Larry Garrett told the Huntsville Water & Sewer Commission.

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A possible jail for Madison County, fire protection for Huntsville, and Career and Technical Education buildings for the Huntsville School District could be some of the top issues in 2020, according to local officials who spoke about the new year.

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Madison County Veterans Services Officer Jim Dickinson will be moving to a new office at 4D Sanitation, 1937 Highway 412B early in 2020.

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Two members of the Hindsville City Council have said they plan to resign from the group, Mayor Stephanie Casey confirmed last week.

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Madison County employees and special guests had their annual Christmas dinner last Thursday. The luncheon was held at the county shop.

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The Huntsville City Planning Commission unanimously pre-approved the final plat for Phase 2 of the Highland Park Subdivision, allowing for construction of two houses to begin.

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The St. Paul Town Council last week approved the 2020 General and Street budgets, according to Mayor Nina Selz.

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Nancy Marsh is retiring for a second time as she will step down from her job as Huntsville’s Economic Development and Tourism director on Jan. 31.

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The Madison County Quorum Monday approved the 2020 budget, which includes a slight increase in what the county will pay to house its prisoners in Washington County.

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A Hindsville City Council member Monday night spoke out against a proposed ordinance that would target unsightly dwellings and properties in the town.

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Huntsville City Council members were treated to a glimpse of a revitalized downtown Huntsville at their meeting Monday night.

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The Hindsville City Council Monday decided to draft an ordinance to deal with unsightly dwellings in the town. An ordinance will need three readings and be published in the newspaper before it can be put into effect.

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A project to improve Highway 23 between Huntsville and Eureka Springs received funding recently from the Arkansas State Highway Commission.

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A local couple was told Monday it will be months before changes could happen to allow them to put a mobile home on land they own in Huntsville.

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Getting local businesses to take part in a survey in 2020 is vital to the Huntsville Economic Development Commission, member Kevin Hatfield told the group at its meeting last week.

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The St. Paul Town Council last week passed two ordinances concerning the first-ever sales tax in the community.

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The Madison County Election Commission approved the sales tax issue in St. Paul and ballot positions for the March 3 Primary Election.

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A craft brewing company in Huntsville got one step closer to realization Monday night when the Huntsville City Council extended the lease on the Basham building from three to five and one-half years.

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The final six rural water tanks have been inspected and test results sent to the Arkansas Department of Health, according to Madison County Water Facilities Board Manager Rodney Reynolds.

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Business leaders searching for a new location study demographics, such as population, housing and transportation. Quite often, the first place they go is a locale’s website. Representatives of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission invariably tell audiences of elected officials and com…

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The Madison County Quorum Court passed the annual property tax levy ordinance, which assigns millage rates on real estate and personal property for the current year. The biggest chunk of money from property tax goes to schools – 80 percent for property owners in unincorporated parts of the H…

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No more grants are available for a new water tank in Huntsville, according to incoming water department director Sean Davis.

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The filing period for those seeking public office in the 2020 elections will end at noon on Nov. 12.

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The Huntsville Economic Development and Tourism Commission last week heard about updates to the bylaws and the work plan.

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The chairman of an ad-hoc committee of the Huntsville City Council said he would like to see a “flow chart” for a new temporary animal holding facility.

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The Huntsville Planning Commission briefly met on Monday and finalized a lot line adjustment for property on Governor’s Hill for an out-of-state couple.

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Huntsville’s City Council voted Monday night to build kennels for temporary housing of stray animals at the city’s industrial park site.  The exact location on the site and the starting construction date will be determined after the Ad Hoc Committee on Kennel Location meets again.

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Madison County Judge Frank Weaver has been awarded the Association of Arkansas Counties’ (AAC) 2019 Wes Fowler Advocacy Award for his “tireless work in boldly advocating for the counties of Arkansas,” a news release said.