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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
  • 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 […]

  • Taking Action: Limestone County Commission Weighs In On Toxic Burn Pile

      LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – WHNT News 19 is taking action for concerned neighbors in the Lester Community of Limestone County. Greg Poss wrote in to our newsroom and said that he and his neighbors were concerned about burning debris from a demolished grocery store that the Limestone County Commission chose to dump on private property along Leggtown Road. Since then the Alabama Department of Environmental Management issued notices of violation to both the owner of the property and […]

  • Fans pack Joe Davis Stadium for likely fireworks’ finale

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Baseball and the Fourth of July are about as American as you can get. “What gets better than baseball as far as America’s pastime,” said Jeremy Eslick. Fans filed through the turnstile to catch some action on the diamond, as well as the possible final fireworks show at Joe Davis Stadium. Whether they were dressed for America of the Stars, the Joe saw its biggest crowd of the season, Friday, with more than 6,600 at the […]

  • Athens Police identify mother and son dead from apparent murder-suicide

    ATHENS, Ala. – Athens Police continue to investigate an apparent murder-suicide at 305 Longview Street.  They responded to the home on Wednesday afternoon. Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson said a UPS driver alerted police to a note found on the door of the residence that caused some concern shortly after 1 p.m. “We interpreted it to be a suicide-type note,” said Johnson. “So what happened from there is he called the police department. The police department responded. Officers entered the […]

  • Taking Action: Hazel Green softball field vandalized

    HAZEL GREEN, Ala. (WHNT) – WHNT News 19 is taking action to help a local athletic group whose ball field was vandalized. The Hazel Green Athletic Association says one of its softball fields at Billy Hunter Park was vandalized on Saturday. “A truck came in, it took toward the infield and did a few donuts and then decided [the driver] wanted to go to the outfield and do some more donuts,” said Association President Brandon Holt. “How can anybody do this to […]

  • Taking Action: The Future Of Huntsville Speedway

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – WHNT News 19 is taking action for local racing fans. Ross Smith emailed our newsroom asking for an update on Huntsville Speedway. It shut down early last year, but promised to be up and running for the 2014 season. It has yet to open. The racetrack has had its fair share of history and now Huntsville Speedway is trying to not become history. “Richard Petty’s raced there, the Alabama Gang. The history’s so rich, I just hope somebody […]

  • Madison continues its growth spurt

    MADISON, Ala. (WHNT) – It’s hard to drive through Madison and not see signs of change everywhere you look. “Madison’s growing,” said Mayor Troy Trulock. “We’ve got a great school system. We have a great quality of life. People want to be in Madison.” From road improvements to business openings, Madison has continued its growth spurt With a population of nearly 43 thousand, it is the tenth largest city in the state and more people continue to move there, which […]

  • Bright Spot: Amanda Howard Real Estate Opens Madison Office

      MADISON, Ala. (WHNT) – Amanda Howard Real Estate celebrated the opening of its Madison office Thursday. The office is located on County Line Road in the Publix shopping complex and is the second location for founder and C.E.O. Amanda Howard. “It just made sense for us as we were growing and expanding outside of our office that our next stage was to come to Madison,” said Howard. The expansion had been in the works for more than a year. […]

  • Cause For Alarm: The Need For Photoelectric Smoke Alarms

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Alabama has the third highest risk of dying in a fire in the country and Tennessee has the sixth. Because of this, more and more people are advocating for stricter smoke alarm requirements. Much of the need stems from two fatal fires in the Tennessee Valley. On February 12, a house fire in Limestone County claimed the lives of Josephine Lamar and Traci Shook. Then on March 27, Marlene Miland and Dexter Miland Junior died in […]

  • Revitalizing Huntsville’s Riverfront

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Huntsville residents weighed in on the future of their riverfront. As part of the city’s comprehensive master planning initiative, a series of Citizens Academies were scheduled. The first meeting focused on Ditto Landing. The site currently contains a marina and campground. Federal regulations mean it must remain a recreation-only property. However, there are possibilities of developing adjacent land. Future topics of Citizens Academies will include neighborhood redevelopment and transportation. There are also plans to utilize focus groups. These groups will also […]

  • Gurley Community Remembering Kobe Cameron, Supporting Family After Tragic Accident

      GURLEY, Ala. (WHNT) — Kobe Cameron’s time on Earth was short on length, but not short on meaning. “He always had a smile, big blue eyes and a teeny, tiny, petite little child. He was just full of life,” said Denise Howard. The Camerons were at the Gurley Pool’s Family Night on Thursday, June 12th, when Kobe fell off the third step of the diving board ladder hitting his head. He was flown to Children’s Hospital in Birmingham that […]

  • Hickory Barn Bar-B-Que Owner Gives Back Despite Losing Restaurant

    CLEMENTS, Ala. (WHNT) – Nearly everyone in the Clements community is helping out in any way they can. This includes one local restaurant owner, who despite nearly losing it all is giving back all that he has left. Feeding others has always been a part of Bill Davis’s job description. For six years, he’s been cooking and serving food at Hickory Barn Bar-B-Que along Highway 72 in Clements. So, when he heard this weekend that storms were coming through, he planned […]