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  • Limestone County Sheriff Mike Blakely (D)

    Sheriff Mike Blakely discusses the changing political spectrum

    Limestone County, Ala. (WHNT)-  Mike Blakely has been the Sheriff of Limestone County for nine terms.  When he was elected in 1982, the average cost of a gallon of gas was $0.91 and the average car price was less than $8000.  This week, Sheriff Blakely stopped by WHNT News 19 to talk about how things have changed since then.  “To put in a little better perspective, I was about sixty pounds lighter also.” Sherriff Blakely joked.  Though he has spent […]

  • April 17: Kendall Phillips’ Sketch the Sky

    Thanks go to Kendall for this bright happy sun and rainbow!  Keep up the great artwork!!

  • April 16: Brenna Fielder’s Sketch the Sky

    Thank you Brenna for this great picture of a storm on the beach.  Awesome job on the waves!!

  • John Meredith

    John Meredith talks about the political ‘Catch 22′ of being an African-American

    Huntsville, Ala. (WHNT)- John Meredith is the President and CEO of Meredith Advocacy.  According to Newsmax he is number 87 on the list of top 100 most influential African-American Republicans.  He is the son of James Meredith, the first African-American to enroll at the University of Mississippi.  Although he was raised Republican, he actually identifies more as an Independent.  When asked why the change of views, Meredith said, “My identification with the Republican Party actually started to wane when President […]

  • April 10: Jennifer’s Sketch the Sky

    Thanks Jennifer for this beautiful picture of a rainbow after a shower!  Great job, keep up the awesome work!!

  • March 31: Alyssa Quillen’s Sketch the Sky

    Thanks Alyssa for this great picture of a neighborhood on a sunny day!  Keep up the good work!!

  • April 1: Daniel Jenkins’ Sketch the Sky

    Thanks Daniel for this very appropriate picture of an April Shower.  Looking forward to seeing you at the Sketch the Sky party!

  • April 2: Ashlynn Midkiff’s Sketch the Sky

    Thanks Ashlynn for this beautiful tree picture.  Keep up the awesome artwork!

  • April 3: Kennedy Leggett’s Sketch the Sky

    Thank you Kennedy for this amazing picture of a unicorn and a rainbow!  Great job with those beautiful colors!!

  • Lt. General Ben Hodges Commanding General of the U.S. Army Europe

    Lt. General Ben Hodges talks Strong Europe

    WHNT-  Lt. General Ben Hodges is the Commanding General of the U.S. Army Europe.  WHNT News 19 caught up with him stateside and in this week’s Leadership Perspective, we asked him about what is happening in Europe and how the U.S. Army is involved. When asked why the U.S. Army is in Europe, what is it’s function,  Lt. General Hodges had this to say, “The economic tie between the U.S. and the European Union dwarfs any other economic relationship in […]

  • March 30: Emily Craig’s Sketch the Sky

    Thanks Emily for this beautiful picture of a rainbow!  Lots of people saw these today after the rain, great job!

  • Political Analyst Jess Brown

    Political analyst Jess Brown discusses the legislative session

    Huntsville, Ala. (WHNT)-  Jess Brown is a political science professor at Athens State University.  He is also the WHNT Political Analyst and he stopped in to WHNT News 19 this week to discuss the current legislative session for this weeks Leadership Perspective. The session has just begun, but there have already been plenty of issues that have arisen such as the Charter School Bill.  Jess Brown said that, “It was the next natural step for the Republican Majority.  The Republican […]


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