Hi there, I have been with WHNT News 19 since August 2015. I am blessed to work with amazing people here. I am a mother to three wacky teenagers and have spent the majority of my life overseas with the Air Force. I have lived in Italy, Turkey, Japan, England and Holland and have traveled to more numerous countries. My favorite has been a toss up between Germany and Scotland.


Recent Articles
  • Gatlinburg, a short drive for a great vacation

    Marci Claude with the Gatlinburg Convention and Visitors Bureau discusses ways to maximize your mountain getaway.  Gatlinburg offers something for everyone and lodging, attractions, shopping and dining are all within walking distances. Visitor’s can walk the Parkway, ride the trolley, the are many attractions such as Ripley’s Aquarium, Ober Galinburg Amusement and Ski Resort, tour Great Smokey Art and Craft Community.  Smokey Mountains National Park offers hiking, biking, horseback riding and trout fishing.  Wanting more adventure try white water rafting […]

  • Huntsville Community Chorus Association Presents “Into the Woods”

    “Careful what you wish for…” In Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s fairy-tale inspired musical, the characters venture Into the Woods to make their wishes come true, and find much more than they bargained for! The baker and his wife wish for a child, Cinderella wishes to go to the festival, and Jack wishes for a cow that will give milk. A witch, Little Red Riding Hood, Rapunzel, and the princes in agony will be there, along with the songs and […]

  • Rocket Chef 2017 Culinary Competition

    Rocket Chef Culinary Competition is back this year for the 4th year in a row.  Proceeds from the event go to the Food Bank of North Alabama.  Mark your calendars! The competition will take place on Monday, August 7th  at the Merrimack Hall Performing Arts Center. The tasting Reception starts at 5:30 PM and the show starts at 7:00 PM. Tickets include food, beer, wine and whiskey samples.

  • Bank Street Players present Fiddler on the Roof this weekend

    DECATUR, Ala. – The Bank Street Players will present a musical favorite this weekend at the Princess Theatre. Fiddler on the Roof is a musical set in the Pale Settlement of Imperial Russia in 1905.  Follow the story of a Jewish father and his five strong-will daughters as they search for husbands that don’t meet his standards. Dates and Showtimes  July 20 –  7 p.m. July 21 –  7 p.m. July 22 –   2 p.m. & 7 p.m. Adult tickets […]

  • Curious about the United Way? Take a Caring Cruise to visit their programs

    The United Way of Madison County is offering “Caring Cruises”  July 18th, 19th and 20th.  The cruises are about an hour long and offer busy individuals the opportunity to visit one, two or more of the 13 agencies that the United Way serves. Community-minded individuals, United Way volunteers, United Way donors, or those interested in learning more about the work of United Way and its partner agencies, this tour is for you! Attend as many as you like – a […]

  • SATURDAY: Summerfest concert in Shuttle Park benefiting the Space Camp Scholarship Fund

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — The 2017 Summerfest concert in Shuttle Park takes place Saturday, July 15, with another rocking night under the Pathfinder shuttle. The Black Jacket Symphony presents Party of the Year to play hits from the 1960s to today. You’ll be singing and dancing all night long to today’s hits and classics from the past five decades while enjoying mesmerizing video and lighting spectacle. Food and beverages will be available for purchase from vendors including Rolling Lobstah, Beast Mode, and Sugar Belle’s. […]

  • ‘The Sunshine Boys’ play coming to the VBC

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Al and Willie as “Lewis and Clark” were top-billed vaudevillians for over forty years. Now they aren’t even speaking to each other. When CBS requests them for a “History of Comedy” retrospective, a grudging reunion brings the two back together, along with a flood of memories, miseries and laughs. The performances will be showing July 14th – 22nd (7:30 PM)  at the VBC Playhouse. Tickets are $18 for adults and $16 for Seniors, Students, and Active Duty […]

  • Homicide Survivors Program

    The Homicide Survivor’s Program helps family and friends who have lost a loved one due to murder or vehicular homicide.  The organization helps people work through the unimaginable loss offering both individual and group support–provides victim’s guidance in navigating the Justice system–holds special events to honor love ones. Support groups meet the 4th Monday of the month at 6 PM — a children’s support group also meets at the same time.  Trained individuals can help answer specific questions and provide […]

  • City of Huntsville Parks & Recreation to host a Free Family Fun Fest this Saturday

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Looking for something fun and free to do this weekend with the kids? The City of Huntsville Parks & Recreation will host a free family fun festival this Saturday, July 8, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will be school-yard games, water slides, misting tents, water balloons, food trucks, clowns and giveaways.  You can even watch Huntsville Police go against Huntsville Firefighters in a volleyball match!  

  • BelkGives Mobile Mammography Center provides free services July 6-7

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The BelkGives on the Go Mobile Mammography Center, a 39-foot-long, state-of-the-art screening center on wheels, will be at Bridge Street Town Centre, July 6-7 from 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. each day. Women aged 40 and over, with no breast concerns, who have not had a mammogram in the last 12 months, and have a primary care physician are eligible for free, convenient mammogram screenings. Screening exams are preformed by Charlotte Radiology’s licensed, female mammography-certified technologists.  A […]

  • Casino Royale — Benefiting Christmas Charities Year Round

    Looking for an amazing night all while giving back to your community? Come out to Casino Royale, a 007-theme evening full of fun and entertainment with include dinner, drinks, casino games, live music from Jed-Eye, Silent Auction and change to take pictures on the red carpet.  Proceeds will benefit Christmas Charities. Christmas Charities is a non-profit, charitable organization that has served Madison County since 1949. They provide basic necessities year round, plus toys and food during the Christmas season at […]

  • Summer Block Party Benefiting Still Serving Veterans

    Fine Spirits & Cigars, Below the Radar and OTBX have joined together to present a Summer Block Party benefiting Still Serving Veterans. This family friendly event will have an all day music festival, car show, food trucks, raffles and more. Live music starts at 3 PM with Carl Wockner and 6 PM with Buddy Jewell. The event is open to all current and prior service members on Saturday, July 1st from 1 to 9 PM. The event will be located […]