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Christine Killimayer joined the WHNT News 19 team in July 2010 as half of the brand new sports department.

She comes to the Tennessee Valley from Las Vegas, where she worked as a multimedia sports journalist for the Greenspun Corporation. Prior to that, Christine was a sports anchor and reporter at KTKA in Topeka, Kan.

A native of Latrobe, Pa., Christine graduated from Ohio University's E.W. Scripps School of Journalism with a degree in broadcast news.


Recent Articles
  • With Majority Shareholder Approval, Huntsville Golf Club Takes Ownership of Huntsville Country Club

      HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) — The Huntsville Country Club is now under new ownership. The club’s shareholders voted Wednesday night to sell their holdings to the Huntsville Golf Club, LLC. The group consists of six existing club members. “Huntsville Country Club is open and we are now alive and well,” said Huntsville Golf Club President Dave Tolliver. The deal pays off the club’s more than $2 million of debt. The sale is expected to close by Monday. “I’m very proud to […]

  • Hickory Barn Bar-B-Que Finds New Home at Old Catfish Inn Location

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) — The rebuilding process does not always go as planned. Hickory Barn Bar-B-Que owner Bill Davis learned this firsthand after the April 28th storms destroyed his restaurant. “It’s been a rough three months,” said Davis. “We’ve had several different things come and go that just hadn’t panned out.” But after months as a roaming roaster, Davis has a new place to park his butts. He bought the old Catfish Inn location on Highway 72, providing Davis […]

  • Madison City Council Approves Rezoning Change for Shopping Development at Wall Triana and Browns Ferry

    MADISON, Ala. (WHNT) — Madison City Council voted 6-1 in favor of a commercial zoning change for the corner of Wall Triana and Browns Ferry Road, Monday night. The 20 acres, which sit at the northeast corner of the intersection, had been zoned residential. The move is expected to bring new shops into the city and, with that, more tax revenue. However several residents in nearby neighborhoods opposed the change. “There’s not that constant noise of cars and just that stuff […]

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    Update: Taking Action – Navigating the Pitfalls of USDA Financing

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – April Landinger lost her house in the April 28th tornadoes. She, her husband and her 2-year-old daughter, Mia, got out before the storms hit, but when they returned, everything they owned was destroyed. By the beginning of June, April and her family bounced back and found a new place to call their own. “We looked at this two-bedroom house and it’s got an open kitchen and, it’s just perfect for us,” said Landinger. “It’s in a […]

  • Limestone County Commission Agrees to Pay $5,500 ADEM Fine for Illegal Dump

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – The Limestone County Commission agreed to pay a $5,500 fine for its role in the illegal dump site off Leggtown Road in Elkmont. The Alabama Department of Environmental Management fined the commission for “serious violations.” The commission failed to inspect the L&S Grocery Store, along with two other buildings, before demolishing them. “We’ve tried to go through everything that ADEM said for us to do and we did agree to the penalty,” said commission chairman […]

  • Taking Action: Bad Drainage Ditch in New Market Flooding Homeowner’s Yard

    NEW MARKET, Ala. (WHNT) – WHNT News 19 is taking action for a New Market homeowner. WHNT News 19 viewer Kristy Stewart emailed us saying the drainage ditch in her yard is not working properly and has become a hot bed for mosquitoes. Every time it rains, water floods Stewart’s yard off Archered Way, as well as other yards on her street. Once the rainwater runs downhill, along Stewart’s house, it is forced to make a sharp turn to the […]

  • Hillsboro Man Recalls Working the Apollo 11 Moon Landing

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) — On July 20th, 1969, America bested the Soviet Union in the space race. Millions of Americans were glued to their television sets as Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first men to walk on the moon. Harold Stratz, of Hillsboro, worked quality assurance for Boeing. He was in the launch control center for the legendary moment. “To me it was being a part of history,” said Stratz. He was there to make sure that all […]

  • Nick Saban Address Crowd at Dinner for the Boys & Girls Clubs of North Alabama

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – The Boys & Girls Clubs of North Alabama held its fifth annual Leaders & Legends Dinner Tuesday night at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville. Alabama head coach Nick Saban was the event’s featured speaker for the second time since 2010. Saban’s speech centered around a message of leadership and service. “Happy comes with doing something of significance and it really comes when you do something of significance for someone else,” Saban told the crowd. “[Saban's] […]

  • Getting Results: Limestone County Illegal Dump Cleanup Complete

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – WHNT News 19 got results for an on-going taking action story. Limestone County District 4 Commissioner Ben Harrison says clean up of an illegal dump site in the Elkmont area is complete. This news comes after a viewer contacted WHNT News 19 three months ago asking us to take action for the area’s concerned residents. The land has been fixed, but the bonds of a once tight-knit town are still in need of repair. “It’s been […]

  • Project H.E.A.T. raising heatstroke awareness

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) — Extreme heat changed Damieon Gentry’s life in a flash. “I think he just didn’t know what his breaking point was,” said Gentry. His 27-year-old brother, Casey, died last month from heatstroke. Now Damieon and his family have made it their mission to make sure others are informed. “We thought we have to do something about this, get the word out and if we can help save one person’s life, we’re at least doing our job,” said […]

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    Taking Action: How to make your home stronger in a tornado

    Tennessee Valley, Ala. (WHNT) – On April 27th, an EF-4 tornado ripped homes from their foundations outside Little Rock, Arkansas. When the National Weather Service surveyed the damage, it discovered anchor bolts were not used in many places or they weren’t properly installed. Soon after, the picture below went viral. This prompted us to check into the requirements in Alabama. WHNT News 19 is taking action to keep you safe when severe weather strikes. “The reason for the anchor bolts […]

  • Smoking bans trending in downtown restaurants, but not all eliminate vaping

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Humphrey’s Bar & Grill in Huntsville is the fourth downtown establishment to ban smoking in the last nine months. After a month-long social media poll, the owners decided to kick the habit in the restaurant and on the patio. “We just felt like it was a sign of the times and we wanted the majority of the people to be heard,” said Humphrey’s manager Becky Vibbart. “Eighty percent of the people that were polled wanted us to […]