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Carson Clark is a weekend anchor and Sand Mountain Bureau Chief here at WHNT News 19. Carson joined the WHNT team in October of 1999. He also took meteorology classes from Mississippi State University to help him cover this wide range of weather in the Tennessee Valley.

Carson was born and raised here in the North Alabama. He graduated from Brewer High School and then The University of Alabama. In his time at WHNT, Carson has covered everything from Presidential visits, tornadoes, hurricanes, to two football national championships. One of those for the University of Alabama in 2009 and the other for that other school in the state.

Other than a passion for covering news and weather, Carson enjoys traveling and seeing the world. Carson has been to three continents, five countries and 36 states. He also loves football, particularly Bama football and the New England Patriots.

Recent Articles
  • Boaz woman finds balloons that traveled from near Memphis

    BOAZ, Ala. (WHNT)-  A Boaz woman found balloons Saturday that seem to have caught a ride in the jet stream. “I took a break from the Alabama game and they were just bouncing around in my yard,” Shirley Marshall said Tuesday. “And I picked them up.  I thought they were from our harvest festival we were having here in town.” The logo on the balloons said, “Fayette Academy.”   Marshall says she called the telephone number on the balloons and found […]

  • UPDATE: DeKalb County youth football coach arrested on pornography charges

    FORT PAYNE, Ala. (WHNT) –  The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office arrested Randall Miller Berry, 51, of Rainsville on charges of producing pornography.   Berry was arrested Friday. “This case is on-going and we are working to see if there is a pattern of behavior or of this case goes beyond the borders of DeKalb County,” Sheriff Jimmy Harris said in a statement. Investigators say Berry was producing pornographic material at his residence, some of which involved juveniles.   Sheriff Harris […]

  • Community expresses concern at Marshall County Red Cross meeting

    GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT)- People packed into a room at the Guntersville Public Library Monday to express concern about new cost cutting measures at the American Red Cross.   Those measures cost Marshall County Red Cross director Judy Rhea her job. “She was diligent.  She was dedicated.  And that kind of dedication, I’ve never seen before in any kind of organization,” said Debbie Head. Head’s home was destroyed during the April 27th, 2011 tornado outbreak.   She was one of several […]

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    New Marshall County revenue commissioner to take office tonight

    GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT)- Wednesday night at 7 p. m. a judge will swear in Michael Johnson as Marshall County’s new revenue commissioner.  The office has been vacant since the resignation of Joey Masters.   Johnson will serve out the final year of Master’s term. “I’m extremely anxious to get started there,” Johnson told us back in July.  “There is a lot of work to do.  There is a lot to learn.  It’s an enormous job and enormous responsibility.  I’m anxious to […]

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    Female escort tells Arab police she was assaulted, pepper sprayed by client

    ARAB, Ala. (WHNT)- A female escort from Birmingham told Arab Police that she was assaulted earlier this month by the man who allegedly hired her. “They met online,” said Arab Assistant Chief Shane Washburn.  “He had offered her a thousand dollars to come spend the night with him.” Police say the woman, 22, took a taxi all the way from Birmingham to meet the man, 23.   That is a distance of just a little more than 60 miles. “He offered […]

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    Woman identified in deadly crash on Cecil Ashburn Drive

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – A woman died Sunday morning in  a two-vehicle accident on Cecil Ashburn Drive.  Her husband was hospitalized. Huntsville Police say a Buick LeSabre and a Honda minivan collided near Donegal Drive, closing Cecil Ashburn from Donegal to Old Big Cove Road for about three hours. Police say Martha Radzinski, 66, of Huntsville, died on the scene.  She was driving the minivan.  Her husband, Phil Radzinski, 65, is in fair condition at Huntsville Hospital. Mr. Radzinski and […]

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    Coach requests prayers for Russellville football player hurt in wreck

    RUSSELLVILLE, Ala. (WHNT)-  The coach of a Russellville football player is asking for prayers.   Our news partners at The Huntsville Times/Al.com report that Austin Kitterman was injured in a Saturday ATV accident near Phil Campbell in Franklin County. As of Monday, Kitterman was listed in critical condition in Huntsville Hospital’s intensive care unit. Coach Mark Heaton says the junior free safety has severe head injuries. Heaton told Al.com that Kitterman was a passenger on the ATV.  He says a teammate […]

  • Lucas Black, on the set of NCIS: New Orleans (Carson Clark/WHNT News 19)

    Lawrence County’s Lucas Black a key “part of the puzzle” on NCIS: New Orleans

    NEW ORLEANS, La. (WHNT) – Tuesday, September 23, at 8 p.m. on WHNT News 19, the latest show in the NCIS franchise will debut.   One of the key parts of the new series will be Lucas Black who hails from the Speake community of Lawrence County. WHNT News 19 recently visited with Black on the set of the new show which is actually being shot in New Orleans.  He portrays a character named Christopher Lasalle, a NCIS special agent. […]

  • Immanuel Gage Allen, in red, after his arrest in 2012. (WHNT News 19)

    Marshall County man pleads guilty in baby’s 2012 death

    MARSHALL COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – An Albertville teenager charged with capital murder in the death of an infant has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge. Monday morning, Immanuel Gage Allen pleaded guilty to manslaughter.  He was charged with capital murder in the death of an 11-month-old child in 2012. Allen was 17 at the time of the crime.  He was the boyfriend of the child’s mother, Bridgett Duncan, who was charged with aggravated child abuse. The baby’s name was Gemma […]

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    Decatur Police say man dies of cocaine overdose after bizzare incident Friday afternoon

    DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) – Decatur Police say a man whose actions Friday afternoon led to numerous calls to 911 died from an apparent drug overdose. Police say Friday afternoon around 2 p. m., Morgan County 911 began receiving calls reporting a man running into traffic on Modaus Road.  Police identified the man as Jose Dorsett. Police say callers reported Dorsett attempting to flag down and get into vehicles.  One person reportedly drove their vehicle into a ditch attempting to avoid […]

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    Taking Action: Viewer concerned about Marshall County cemetery

    ARAB, Ala. (WHNT)-  A Marshall County cemetery is not up to standards.  That’s the claim of a viewer who contacted WHNT News 19 asking us to Take Action. The cemetery in question is the Brookwood Cemetery just outside of Arab. “The flag on the veteran’s part of the cemetery has been left in a disrespectful state. It has been weathered with tears and knotted up for over a year now,” the viewer told us in the email.   The person […]

  • Emergency vehicles park near the accident scene in Douglas. (Photo: Carson Clark/WHNT News 19)

    UPDATE: Man who died in Marshall County tractor accident identified

    MARSHALL COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – A man who died Monday when a tractor overturned on him in Douglas has been identified. Marshall County Coroner Marlon Killion identified the victim as Bennie Poole, 65. The accident happened around 11:30 a. m. on Douglas-Hyatt Road. Killion says Poole was bush hogging on his property when the tractor overturned on him coming up a hill.  


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