----------

Monday, March 18, 2019

Two arrested after knife, machete fight during attempted robbery at Huntsville gas station


Two arrested after knife, machete fight during attempted robbery at Huntsville gas station


Article Excerpt: "... clerk auto-locked the door and pulled a bigger knife, a machete, on Holcomb. Authorities stated the two parties got into a knife fight, tearing up much of the store in the process..."


Reference: whnt.com

Elon Musk: SpaceX hopes to launch 'Test Hopper' — a prototype for a giant Mars rocket ship — for the first time this week


Elon Musk: SpaceX hopes to launch 'Test Hopper' — a prototype for a giant Mars rocket ship — for the first time this week


Article Excerpt: "... The company may begin firing up its "Test Hopper" prototype as soon as Monday, according to a notice stuffed into the mailboxes of some residents near Boca Chica Beach, which is at the southernmost tip of Texas. SpaceX started building out its launch site in Boca Chica..."


Reference: www.businessinsider.com

Friday, March 15, 2019

Russian space rocket lifts off with astronauts who survived rocket failure


Russian space rocket lifts off with astronauts who survived rocket failure


Article Excerpt: "... A Russian-made Soyuz rocket lifted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Thursday, carrying three astronauts into space, two of whom survived a mid-air rocket failure in October. The Soyuz MS-12..."


Reference: www.reuters.com

Alabama A&M releases 2019 football schedule


Alabama A&M releases 2019 football schedule


Article Excerpt: "... The Alabama A&M 2019 football schedule features a trip to the Black College Football Hall of Fame Classic, the 78th Magic City Classic and road games against two in-state opponents..."


Reference: www.al.com

Are more alleged criminals being sheltered at this church?


Parishioners frustrated over bounty hunter arrest at Huntsville church


Article Excerpt: "... Grateful Life Community Church says the bail enforcement agent detained a guy in their parking lot. That bounty hunter says he was doing his job since the defendant was out on bond and missed his court hearing. 38-year-old Calvin Bledsoe was out on $2,500 bond for a felony assault charge..."


Reference: www.waff.com

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Congressman Mo Brooks invites ‘Avenger’ to Huntsville


Congressman Mo Brooks invites ‘Avenger’ to Huntsville


Article Excerpt: "... Nick Fury is portrayed by Samuel L. Jackson in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. In the latest Marvel movie, “Captain Marvel”, it’s revealed the character is from Huntsville..."


Reference: www.wbrc.com

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Korean barbecue restaurant to make Alabama debut in 2019


Korean barbecue restaurant to make Alabama debut in 2019


Article Excerpt: "... debut in Huntsville. Stone Age Korean Steakhouse will open a 5,000-square-foot restaurant at Times Plaza in late 2019..."


Reference: www.bizjournals.com

Alabama: State to investigate alleged mistreatment at Huntsville VA's 'Floyd E. “Tut” Fann State Veterans home'

Alleged Shameful Treatment of Military Veterans in Huntsville Alabama

Alabama: State to investigate alleged mistreatment at Huntsville VA's 'Floyd E. “Tut” Fann State Veterans home'

Snippet of Article: "... Two former employees of the Floyd E. “Tut” Fann State Veterans home said they have seen gross mistreatment of veterans and bed bugs at the facility. They claim to have seen evidence of staff negligence, disinterest in feeding the veterans properly, and an inadequate response to a Scabies outbreak..."

Article Source: www.waff.com

Friday, March 8, 2019

Madison County escaped rodeo bull finally heads home


After 2 Huntsville escapes, Half Moon the rodeo bull finally heads home


Article Excerpt: "... The sheriff's office said the bull, named Half Moon, escaped his holding area on Feb. 22 during a rodeo at the Alabama A&M Agribition Center..."


Reference: www.waaytv.com

Alabama House approves gas tax increase


Alabama House approves gas tax increase


Article Excerpt: "... Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has approved a 10-cent-a-gallon gas tax increase to fund road and bridge construction. The increase would be phased in over three years. The state tax would then be adjusted with construction costs up to a penny every two years. The proposal would also place an annual fee on electric and hybrid vehicles..."


Reference: www.waaytv.com

SpaceX capsule back on Earth, paving way for new manned US flights


SpaceX capsule back on Earth, paving way for new manned US flights


Article Excerpt: "... After hours of suspense, the Dragon spacecraft touched down at 8:45 am (1345 GMT) some 230 miles (370 kilometers) off the coast of the US state of Florida..."


Reference: phys.org

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Alabama Online Driver License Issuance


Alabama Online Driver License Issuance


Article Excerpt: "... Licenses may only be renewed by this online application once every 8 years..."


Reference: www.alabamainteractive.org

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Everything You Need to Know About Crew Dragon, SpaceX's Newest Human-Carrying Spaceship


Everything You Need to Know About Crew Dragon, SpaceX's Newest Human-Carrying Spaceship


Article Excerpt: "... NASA has astutely decided to farm out the space-taxi job to private companies so they can get back to real exploration; hence we enter the Dragon. The Crew Dragon has developed a bit since NASA first announced they’d be buying spacecraft from SpaceX back in 2015 (along with Boeing and their Starliner spacecraft) and the final design that’s currently docked to the ISS is a very appealing little spaceship to ferry people on and off Earth..."


Reference: jalopnik.com

China Hints At Surprise Space Station Launch, Says Its New Rocket Can Challenge SpaceX


China Hints At Surprise Space Station Launch, Says Its New Rocket Can Challenge SpaceX


Article Excerpt: "... China wants in on the lucrative commercial rocket launch business and intends to make the Long March-5B rocket available to private companies to launch single or multiple satellites. Not surprisingly, CALVT claims that the yet-to-be-tested rocket will make it cheaper for companies to send payloads into orbit compared to similar rockets in the international market, such as SpaceX ..."


Reference: www.forbes.com

NASA reassessing date for first SLS launch


NASA reassessing date for first SLS launch


Article Excerpt: "... director of NASA Marshall in September 2018, acknowledged issues in the development of SLS in general, whose first launch has slipped from 2017 to at least 2020 over the course of its development. “We are working hard to build SLS and, yes, we’re overcoming challenges,” she said..."


Reference: spacenews.com

Gov. Ivey calls special session focused on gas tax


Gov. Ivey calls special session focused on gas tax


Article Excerpt: "... the special session “will focus on legislation to levy an additional excise tax on gasoline and diesel fuel..."


Reference: www.wsfa.com

Monday, March 4, 2019

Alabama’s role in moon landing getting international attention


Alabama’s role in moon landing getting international attention


Article Excerpt: "... With the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing coming up on July 20, Huntsville space historians have done lots of interviews in the past year about Wernher von Braun and Marshall Space Flight Center’s role in the space program..."


Reference: www.al.com

Alabama tornado that killed at least 23 was so powerful it ripped a huge billboard from its display and carried it 20 MILES across the state line into GEORGIA


Alabama tornado that killed at least 23 was so powerful it ripped a huge billboard from its display and carried it 20 MILES across the state line into GEORGIA


Article Excerpt: "... A tornado which tore through parts of Alabama, killing at least 23 people, was so powerful it ripped a billboard from its display and carried it 20 miles into a different state..."


Reference: www.dailymail.co.uk

Saturday, March 2, 2019

Regions Bank Wins: Best Bank In Alabama According To smartasset.com


Regions Bank Wins: Best Bank In Alabama According To smartasset.com

Regions Bank
Regions

* Best National Bank & Best Customer Service

Article Excerpt: "... If you’re looking to put all your assets under one roof, Regions is a strong choice. It doesn’t just feature multiple checking accounts, savings accounts, mortgage loan plans, IRAs and CDs. On top of all of those account options, Regions also provides its customers with access to frequent rewards, secured credit cards, home and auto loans and top-of-the-line financial advisors. If you’re looking for mobile or online banking, Regions..."

Reference: smartasset.com

Local-Made Toys From Huntsville's Timbrook Toys: 'Hedge Lord' Board Game


Local-Made Toys From Huntsville's Timbrook Toys: 'Hedge Lord' Board Game

Timbrook Toys
Timbrook Toys

Article Excerpt: "... We make each game in our Huntsville, Alabama home, occasionally helped by my little brother when he’s in town. We cut, screenprint, and assemble every copy of Hedge Lord when we’re not at our day jobs or being hounded by our hounds ..."

Reference: timbrook.toys