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Saturday, May 19, 2018

Antares rocket rolls to Virginia launch pad, liftoff delayed to Monday


Antares rocket rolls to Virginia launch pad, liftoff delayed to Monday


Article Excerpt: "... Orbital ATK transferred an Antares rocket and Cygnus supply ship to their launch pad on Virginia’s Eastern Shore late Thursday for a liftoff now targeted for Monday with more than 7,200 pounds of cargo heading for the International Space Station ..."


Reference: spaceflightnow.com

Four Grissom High students get perfect ACT score


Four Grissom High students get perfect ACT score


Article Excerpt: "... Allison Hu, Jack Smalligan, Conner Morgan, and Kevin Yang, all 11th grade students at Grissom High School, each received a perfect score of 36 on their ACT ..."


Reference: www.wbrc.com

China's First Private Space Rocket Launch Ever Was This Week


China's First Private Space Rocket Launch Ever Was This Week


Article Excerpt: "... OneSpace Technologies conducted the first private rocket launch in Chinese history this week, firing off the 30-foot (9 meter) OS-X from a platform in northwest China on Thursday, according to CNN ..."


Reference: gizmodo.com

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Man shot during Sunday-night argument about social media, Huntsville police say


Man shot during Sunday-night argument about social media, Huntsville police say


Article Excerpt: "...The victim was on the porch with another man when the accused shooter came over to talk about their ongoing social media argument, Johnson said. Cash was taken from another man, according to police ..."


Reference: www.al.com

Protecting Thieves vs Protecting Your Property


Jury finds man accused of killing 16-year-old guilty of manslaughter


Article Excerpt: "... HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- A jury found a man accused of shooting and killing a 16-year-old for allegedly stealing items out of his delivery truck guilty of manslaughter ..."


Reference: whnt.com

Madison City Schools re-enforces enrollment policy


Madison City Schools re-enforces enrollment policy


Article Excerpt: "... Superintendent Robby Parker says that there has been a huge problem with people using fake addresses ..."


Reference: www.waff.com

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Alabama's Kay Ivey is nation's third most popular governor


Alabama's Kay Ivey is nation's third most popular governor


Article Excerpt: "... 67 percent of Alabamians approve of the job Ivey is doing - the third-highest figure in the country. Ivey ended the fourth quarter of 2017 with an approval rating of 64 percent and has been above 60 percent since taking office in April 2017 ..."


Reference: www.al.com

Vacation Bible School (VBS) in Huntsville and North Alabama 2018


Vacation Bible School (VBS) in Huntsville and North Alabama 2018


Article Excerpt: "... Vacation Bible School, or VBS as it is more commonly called around these parts, is a tradition for many local families. It’s also a wonderful way to keep the children busy while filling up their little pitchers with the Good Word. Below is a list of offerings in Huntsville, Madison, and Madison County ..."


Reference: www.rocketcitymom.com

Sunday, May 13, 2018

GE opens new $200M manufacturing facility in Alabama


GE opens new $200M manufacturing facility in Alabama


Article Excerpt: "... Alabama's aerospace industry continues to grow with the launch of a new $200 million manufacturing facility in the Rocket City. GE Aviation has opened ..."


Reference: www.bizjournals.com

SpaceX Successfully Lands the Latest, Greatest Version of the Falcon 9 Rocket


SpaceX Successfully Lands the Latest, Greatest Version of the Falcon 9 Rocket


Article Excerpt: "... Late Friday afternoon, SpaceX successfully launched and landed the Block 5 upgrade of its Falcon 9 rocket for the first time. Along the way, the rocket also successfully deployed the Bangabandhu Satellite-1, which will provide video and broadband service ..."


Reference: fortune.com

Thursday, May 10, 2018

SpaceX scrubs launch of latest Falcon 9 rocket, will try again Friday


SpaceX scrubs launch of latest Falcon 9 rocket, will try again Friday


Article Excerpt: "... Falcon 9's computers initiated an abort with just 58 seconds left in the countdown. SpaceX scrambled to determine the cause of the problem, but ultimately decided to scrub for the day. The company later tweeted that the issue was a "standard ground system abort" and that the rocket and satellite were in "good health ..."


Reference: www.latimes.com

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Car -Truck - Bike - Jeep Show


3rd Annual Nepal Mission Car -Truck - Bike - Jeep Show

3rd Annual Nepal Mission Car -Truck - Bike - Jeep Show

Visit or compete in the 3rd Annual Nepal Mission Car -Truck - Bike - Jeep Show. Show is sponsored by the Wall Baptist Church. The show will be on Saturday, June 9, 2018. Location: 6597 Wall Triana Hwy., Madison, AL 35757. See flyer for more details.

Reference: rocketcity-us.blogspot.com

The Huntsville Police Department has seen a recent increase in card skimmers


Card skimmer scams strike Huntsville


Article Excerpt: "...In the past week the Huntsville Police Department has seen a significant increase in the amount of card skimmers on gas pumps throughout the city... HPD said some criminals put a skimmer on the inside. To catch those look for a broken piece of inspection tape on the pump..."


Reference: www.waaytv.com

Monday, May 7, 2018

'Their profession is violent crime': Alabama police operation seizes 140 guns, indicts 71 suspects


'Their profession is violent crime': Alabama police operation seizes 140 guns, indicts 71 suspects


Article Excerpt: "... Among those indicted is Jimbroski Quantez Peterson, 25, who was indicted earlier this year in the 2017 shooting death at a Birmingham nightclub. Peterson is charged with murder in the Oct. 15 slaying of Maurice Morris at Onyx Lounge. He has previously been acquitted in one murder and pleaded guilty to a reduced charge in another murder ..."


Reference: www.al.com
Tags: Violent Crime, murder, felon in possession of a firearm, straw purchase of a firearm, carrying a firearm in relation to a drug-trafficking crime, brandishing a firearm during crime of violence, possession of an unregistered firearm silencer,

Sunday, May 6, 2018

Huntsville District Attorney's Office has been summoned by an Alabama circuit judge for hearing


Huntsville District Attorney's Office has been summoned by an Alabama circuit judge for hearing


Article Excerpt: "...Jennifer C. Holt, circuit judge, will hold a Prosecutorial Sanctions Hearing on May 11 in the Madison County Courthouse, after a motion was filed by Melvin Johnson because the District Attorney's Office had allegedly concealed evidence in order to convict him ..."


Reference: www.waaytv.com

SpaceX Launching NASA Astronauts to Space This Year Amidst Safety Concerns


SpaceX Launching NASA Astronauts to Space This Year Amidst Safety Concerns


Article Excerpt: "... was awarded another $2.6 billion in 2014 to send NASA’s astronauts to space, according to NASA. The company is on track to send its first astronauts to the International Space Station later this year ..."


Reference: www.yahoo.com

Glitch delays live Powerball drawing, and nobody wins

Article Title: Glitch delays live Powerball drawing, and nobody wins


Article Snip: "...there were no winners of the jackpot estimated at a cool $215 million. "Because of a technical problem tonight, we are unable to bring you the Powerball drawing at this time..."


Article Source: www.msn.com
#Powerball, Powerball, lottery,

Monday, April 23, 2018

Best Places to Live: Huntsville, Alabama Rated #7 by U.S. News


Best Places to Live: Huntsville, Alabama Rated #7 by U.S. News


Article Excerpt: "... Though Huntsville is working toward more entertainment and downtown living options to appeal to young professionals, most of the area's households are composed of families. Also, due to the large defense and technology sector, it's a popular place for military retirees. Approximately half of Huntsville's population claims religious affiliations. Most residents who identify as religious are part of the region's evangelical Protestant community ..."


Reference: usnews.com

Sunday, April 22, 2018

Huntsville city councilman arrested and charged with DUI


Huntsville city councilman arrested and charged with DUI


Article Excerpt: "... booked into the Madison County Jail at 2:26 a.m. and is also charged with Driving on the Wrong Side of the Road, Failure to Signal and Improper Lane Change. Bond has not yet been set ..."


Reference: whnt.com
More Reading:
  • 4-23-2018: City judges recuse from Huntsville councilman's DUI case. Reference: www.al.com
  • Tuesday, April 17, 2018

    Gated Golf-Community Home In Huntsville With Show-stopping Views


    Gated Golf-Community Home In Huntsville With Show-stopping Views


    Article Excerpt: "...This executive home boasts breathtaking bluff/sunset views at The Ledges. Spacious and perfect for entertaining, the home features 6 bedrooms including a mother-in-law suite with a full kitchen. Huge sun and rec rooms offer additional space. The residence comes with cul-de-sac privacy and a 3-car garage. ..."

    Reference: www.hauteresidence.com