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    Nov. 14 – Saks vs. Deshler, Piedmont vs. Madison Academy, Plainview vs. Colbert County, Reeltown vs. Fyffe

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    Recall Alert: Taco seasoning made by Ortega and Las Palmas recalled

    Taco seasoning, enchilada sauce and taco-making kits made by Ortega and Las Palmas are being recalled because their labels do not alert consumers that they contain peanuts and almonds, allergens that could cause life-threatening reactions. B&G Foods has issued a voluntarily recall on certain Ortega Taco Seasoning Mix, Ortega Taco Sauce, Ortega Enchilada Sauce and Ortega Taco Kit products and certain Las Palmas Taco Seasoning Mix and Las Palmas Taco Sauce, according to the company’s website. The items contain peanuts […]

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    Vietnam veteran enabled the rescue of downed fighter pilot

    Retired U.S. Air Force Major Joseph L. Viviano, Jr. entered service from Louisiana and served on active duty for twenty-one years. Major Vivanio is the recipient of two awards of the Distinguished Flying Cross. On August 23 and again on September 2, 1968, he distinguished himself by performing acts of heroism while participating in aerial flight in the Republic of Vietnam. On August 23, he flew his unarmed helicopter into an extremely hostile area from which he had just received […]

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    Remembering the November 1989 tornado, 25 years later

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Saturday marks 25 years since an EF-4 tornado struck Airport Road and left massive destruction in its wake.  Huntsvillians who were here will never forget the dark memories of that day and those that followed. The storm killed 21 people and injured more than 450.  The tornado’s path stretched more than 18 miles. It struck during the start of rush hour traffic in Huntsville that day and crossed two major highways.  It hit schools and churches. Of […]

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    Charges dismissed against Marshall County teacher charged with public intoxication

    GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Charges against Brooke Frazier, a teacher in the Marshall County School system, arrested in September and charged with public intoxication have been dismissed. Guntersville Police arrested Frazier at the Guntersville Elementary School football field September 29th.  Police say they had received a call from Frazier’s ex-husband, who said he believed Frazier was intoxicated and had their young daughter in the car. Police went to the football field, determined she was intoxicated and arrested her on the spot. […]

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    Madison County native rescues man from burning vehicle

    Jeremy Thompson is a native of Madison County, Ala. and is currently serving full time with the Alabama National Guard in Huntsville. On July 10, 2013, Sergeant First Class Thompson risked his life as he ran towards a crowd of people fleeing a truck that had just erupted into flames. Without hesitation, he crawled into the truck in order to free a severely injured man that was pinned underneath the steering wheel. Without regard to his own life, he remained […]

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    Job Fair Nov. 18 at Tanner Church of Christ

    Lyons HR will host a job fair on Tuesday, November 18 in Tanner to recruit for various positions. The job fair will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Tanner Church of Christ, in the Fellowship Hall.  The church is located at 19925 Huntsville Brownsferry Road, Tanner, 35671. There are job openings in manufacturing, machine operations, administrative, production, and other fields. All positions with Lyons HR require a pre-employment drug screen and background check. EOE Please be prepared […]

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    Women say popular birth control has ruined their lives

    Thousands of women across the country are asking the FDA to take Essure off the market. Essure is a non-surgical, non-hormonal permanent birth control, and is 99.8 percent effective for women who don’t want any more kids. However, after experiencing severe side effects and even getting pregnant, KFOR reports that some women question the safety of the popular birth control. How it works Essure is inserted into the Fallopian tubes, where tiny metal coils are implanted by a gynecologist. After […]

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    Fire damages duplex in southwest Huntsville

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Firefighters say a duplex in southwest Huntsville sustained heavy damage Thursday from a fire. The home, located at 3505 Bradley Street, caught fire around 11:30 a.m. No one was at home at the time. The cause is still under investigation.  Firefighters are on the scene working to put out the last of the flames.  There is heavy damage to both sides of the duplex. We understand three adults and children are displaced. Bradley Street is just […]

  • Huntsville native awarded Army Commendation Medal with Valor

    Lieutenant Colonel Christopher M. Johnson is a native of Huntsville, Alabama. On November 2, 2006 then Captain Christopher M. Johnson was conducting operations near Tagab Village in Afghanistan when his convoy of vehicles was ambushed with a high volume of small arms and rocket propelled grenades from nearby orchards. During the ensuing firefight, Captain Johnson exposed himself to the enemy fire while organizing his unit’s defensive position. He then positioned his vehicle so his gunner could provide accurate and effective suppressive fire on […]

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    Awesome photos: Paraplegic veteran surprises bride with wheelchair-free dance

    FISHERS, Ind. – Sgt. Joe Johnson, who served in Afghanistan, pulled off a wedding surprise his wife, Michelle, will never forget. He joined her for their first dance without a wheelchair! 27-year-old Joe suffered a spinal cord injury in a motorcycle accident not long after returning from active duty. He suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder after serving in Afghanistan and rode motorcycles for the rush. “I was going too fast on a curvy road,” said Joe in an interview with our sister […]


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