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Wednesday, May 22, 2019

$5,000 Reward: Hank Williams, Jr. searching for shotgun lost in Alabama


$5,000 Reward: Hank Williams, Jr. searching for shotgun lost in Alabama


Article Excerpt: "... CULLMAN, Ala. (WBRC) - Hank Williams, Jr. is asking for your help in finding a family heirloom. According to his attorney, Steven C. Smith, the country music star is offering $5,000 for the return of the missing shotgun. There is also a $..."

Reference: www.wave3.com

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

7 arrested, more than 100 cited in Huntsville police checkpoint


7 arrested, more than 100 cited in Huntsville police checkpoint


Article Excerpt: "... During the checkpoint, officers made contact with more than 500 vehicles, said Lt. Michael Johnson, police spokesperson..."


Reference: www.waaytv.com

Thursday, May 16, 2019

TO THE MOON: NASA Taps 11 American Companies to Advance Human Lunar Landers


TO THE MOON: NASA Taps 11 American Companies to Advance Human Lunar Landers


Article Excerpt: "... To expedite the work, NASA is invoking undefinitized contract actions, which allow the agency to authorize partners to start a portion of the work, while negotiations toward contract award continue in parallel.

“We’re taking major steps to begin development as quickly as possible, including invoking a NextSTEP option that allows our partners to begin work while we’re still negotiating,” said Greg Chavers, human landing system formulation manager at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama..."


Reference: spacecoastdaily.com

Vanderbilt wins NASA’s 2019 Student Launch Competition, sixth in 12 years


Vanderbilt wins NASA’s 2019 Student Launch Competition, sixth in 12 years


Article Excerpt: "... This year, 45 college and university teams participated in the eight-month design marathon conducted by NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, culminating in rocket and payload competition flights on April 6. The Vanderbilt team will receive a $5,000 award from NASA Marshall Industry Partner Northrop Grumman for their win..."


Reference: vanderbilt.edu

Last blue moon of the decade to rise Saturday night


Last blue moon of the decade to rise Saturday night


Article Excerpt: "... An unusual full moon will fill the sky on Saturday night -- a type of moon that won’t rise again until 2021. Many people are familiar with the term ‘blue moon’ and know it as the second full moon in one calendar month..."


Reference: www.accuweather.com

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

New Huntsville coffee shop Charlie Foster’s will take name from history


New Huntsville coffee shop Charlie Foster’s will take name from history


Charlie Foster
Charlie Foster
Article Excerpt: "... Young mill worker Charlie Foster was photographed entering the gates of the mill in the early 1900’s by investigative journalist Lewis Hine. That photo along with other similar images led Congress to pass the federal Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 protecting children from such work..."

Reference: www.al.com

Huntsville police need your help identifying this man


Huntsville police need your help identifying this man


Article Excerpt: "... If you know who he is call the Huntsville Police Department at 256-722-7100..."


Reference: www.waff.com

Second arrest made in murder of Huntsville Woman


Second arrest made in murder of Huntsville woman


Article Excerpt: "... Huntsville police and the District Attorney’s office confirmed on Wednesday morning that Jaylon Draper has been arrested and charged in connection with the murder of Samantha Coyner..."


Reference: www.waff.com

Alabama just passed a near-total abortion ban with no exceptions for rape or incest


Alabama just passed a near-total abortion ban with no exceptions for rape or incest


Article Excerpt: "... The legislation provides no exceptions for rape or incest. The bill is the most restrictive anti-abortion measure passed since Roe v. Wade was decided in 1973. The bill now heads to Governor Kay Ivey ..."


Reference: www.cbsnews.com

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

NASA names new moon landing mission 'Artemis' as Trump administration asks for $1.6 billion


NASA names new moon landing mission 'Artemis' as Trump administration asks for $1.6 billion


Article Excerpt: "... The request comes several weeks after Vice President Mike Pence, chairing a National Space Council meeting in Huntsville, Alabama, announced the new 2024 goal and an intent to pursue it “by any means necessary..."


Reference: www.usatoday.com

Monday, May 13, 2019

This is what 60 SpaceX internet satellites packed into a rocket look like


This is what 60 SpaceX internet satellites packed into a rocket look like


Article Excerpt: "... The 60 satellites, packed on a Falcon 9 rocket and ready to go, will mark the initial deployment for Musk’s attention-grabbing Starlink project that over time will send around 12,000 satellites into low-Earth orbit to create a broadband network capable of providing low-cost, high-speed global internet coverage..."


Reference: www.digitaltrends.com

Saturday, May 11, 2019

BeArded WARRIORS, Home Depot help renovate home for Korean War veteran


Alabama group, Home Depot help renovate home for Korean War veteran


Article Excerpt: "...Lorenzo Covington was chosen by BeArded WARRIORS, a Huntsville-based nonprofit organization...teamed with Home Depot, and 120 volunteers..."


Reference: www.ajc.com

Allene Roberts Cochran Dies at 90 in Huntsville, Actress in Humphrey Bogart's 'Knock on Any Door'


Allene Roberts Dies at 90 in Huntsville, Actress in Humphrey Bogart's 'Knock on Any Door'


Article Excerpt: "... Allene Roberts, who starred with Humphrey Bogart in Knock on Any Door, with Edward G. Robinson in The Red House and with William Holden in Union Station, died Thursday in Huntsville, Alabama, her family announced. She was 90..."


Reference: www.hollywoodreporter.com

Police capture Huntsville area murder suspect in Jacksonville Beach


Police capture Alabama murder suspect in Jacksonville Beach


Article Excerpt: "... wanted in connection with an Alabama murder case was taken into custody Thursday afternoon in Jacksonville Beach, authorities said. Lucas Ray Kemp, 18, of Huntsville, Alabama, was among three people detained about 12:45 p.m. at the beach near Oceanfront Park, according to the Jacksonville Beach Police Department..."


Reference: www.news4jax.com

Friday, May 10, 2019

PPG receives Airbus Best Performer Award as flight-deck window supplier


PPG receives Airbus Best Performer Award as flight-deck window supplier


Article Excerpt: "... Andrew Troller, PPG manager, process quality, Huntsville, Alabama. PPG manufactures the flight-deck windows for Airbus at its Huntsville facility. “PPG is honored to be recognized by Airbus for the timely delivery of quality flight-deck windows,” Wright said. “Through the hard work and dedication of PPG employees across our aerospace business, especially those in Huntsville..."

Reference: www.webwire.com

9 Big Live Shows Coming Up in Huntsville


9 Big Live Shows Coming Up in Huntsville


Article Excerpt: "... Ever wanted to see Young Dolph or Brit Floyd live in action? How about Pentatonix or Earth, Wind and Fire? These are just a few of the big-ticket shows scheduled at venues in the Huntsville ..."


Reference: patch.com

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Thousands of FBI recruits heading to Tennessee Valley


Thousands of FBI recruits heading to Tennessee Valley


Article Excerpt: "... We learned yesterday from the FBI chief financial officer, Rich Haley, we’ll see around 10-to-15 thousand agents come into the area annually for training," Decatur Mayor Tab Bowling said. Mayor Bowling says there will be 3,000 FBI agents permanently in north Alabama in 2019..."


Reference: www.waff.com

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Early bird tickets on sale for Rocket City Brewfest


Early bird tickets on sale for Rocket City Brewfest


Article Excerpt: "... Team Redstone announced plans for the first Rocket City Brewfest, and you have a chance to buy early bird tickets..."


Reference: whnt.com

Monday, May 6, 2019

SpaceX shipment arrives at space station after weekend launch from Cape Canaveral


SpaceX shipment arrives at space station after weekend launch from Cape Canaveral


Article Excerpt: "... The Dragon capsule delivered 5,500 pounds of equipment and experiments. Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques used the station's big robot arm..."


Reference: www.orlandosentinel.com

Friday, May 3, 2019

Huntsville author Jennifer S. Kelly's new book about the making of the Triple Crown and Sir Barton


Huntsville author Jennifer S. Kelly's new book about the making of the Triple Crown and Sir Barton

Sir Barton and the Making of the Triple Crown
Sir Barton and the Making of the Triple Crown

Article Excerpt: "... Huntsville author Jennifer S. Kelly's new book about the making of the Triple Crown and Sir Barton, the first horse to win it all, will be released today by the University of Kentucky Press...Sir Barton and the Making of the Triple Crown..."

Reference: www.al.com