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ISS astronauts give shoutout to Decatur High School culinary students  WAFF

DECATUR, AL (WAFF) - It was a happy day in space, thanks to some students in Decatur. The crew of Expedition 59 aboard the International Space Station ...

Lockdown lifted at Decatur Middle, Decatur High after threatening phone call  WAAY

Police responded to the schools and students were released at about 12:45 p.m..

Walk through Decatur High School's new $40 million campus

The new Decatur High School will welcome students on Wednesday. It will be a new beginning for the students and faculty as they move into a beautiful new ...

Basketball: DOC tips off Wednesday at Decatur | High School  The Decatur Daily

Decatur and R.A. Hubbard open this year's Decatur Orthopaedic Classic at 10 a.m. Wednesday.

New high schools finished in time for Decatur students to return to school  WHNT News 19

DECATUR, Ala. - Thousands of kids in Decatur will head back to school on Wednesday morning. School leaders are cheering because the two new high ...

Decatur High's history linked to two schools, two cities  The Decatur Daily

The Morgan County Archives has a collection of photographs related to the history of Decatur High School, including this board of pictures Archivist John Allison ...

Ceremony to present unit crest a milestone for Decatur High JROTC  The Decatur Daily

Cadets in the Decatur High JROTC program stood at attention as Battalion Commander Cadet Lt. Col Mathew Tankersley presented each of them with a unit ...

Decatur High alumni room to get 1901 diploma  The Decatur Daily

A family that has played a role in Decatur's history since 1887 and had four generations graduate from Decatur High will provide a rare piece of memorabilia for ...

Sports: People, Places and Things | Other Local Sports  The Decatur Daily

Fishing. Carl Morris and Rob Parsons, both of Ohio, had a catch of a lifetime during the recent King Kat Cabela's Tournament in Decatur. The team caught a ...

Redstone Federal Credit Union opens branches in Decatur high schools  WHNT News 19

DECATUR, Ala. -- A report from says that almost 80 percent of full time workers in America live paycheck to paycheck. Redstone Federal ...

A look inside the two brand new Decatur City Schools  WAAY

When school starts next Wednesday for Decatur City Schools, Austin High School and Decatur High School students will return to brand new schools.

Decatur schools expose students to career opportunities at academies  The Decatur Daily

Decatur High ninth-grade student Shania Chandler came to the Career Academies of Decatur looking for information about careers.

Decatur City School teacher resigns amid sexual misconduct allegations  WAAY

A former Decatur City High School teacher has resigned amid accusations of sexual conduct with students. Carrie Witt submitted her resignation during a special ...

'Aida': Ancient Egyptian love story to come to the Decatur High stage  The Decatur Daily

Stepping in front of the stones engraved with hieroglyphics at the base of a pyramid, senior Azona Williams sang about slavery, betrayal, love and loss.

Decatur High School state basketball champions headline latest Hall of Fame class  Herald & Review

DECATUR — One of the great early March Madness dynasties will be honored in the first Decatur Public Schools Athletic Hall of Fame class of 2019.

Tour the new $52 million Austin High School

Tour of the new Austin High School in Decatur, Alabama set to open Wednesday Aug. 15th.

Check out the latest Hall of Fame class headlined by the Decatur High School state basketball champions  Herald & Review

One of the great early March Madness dynasties will be honored in the first Decatur Public Schools Athletic Hall of Fame class of 2019.

Decatur High School's football team is an underdog in the playoffs  WAAY

Decatur High School's football team stunned the Jackson-Olin Mustangs beating them 35-32 last Friday in the first round of playoffs.

'This is a special moment': Decatur ready for historic game at Ogle Stadium  The Decatur Daily

A new chapter in the decorated history of Decatur High School football will be written tonight when the Red Raiders open the season at Ogle Stadium against ...

Austin hosts first game at new stadium  WHNT News 19

DECATUR, Ala. -- A historic night in Decatur as the town's two big rival high schools clashed at the brand new football stadium. Kids and parents at Austin High ...

2019 Tennessee Valley high school graduation ceremony dates and times  WHNT News 19

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — WHNT has compiled a list of most Tennessee Valley high school's graduation ceremony with their date and time. They are listed ...

Marcus Phillips, Decatur High state title teams part of latest Decatur Athletic Hall of Fame class  Herald & Review

DECATUR — By the time Marcus Phillips was dominating at the state track meet for MacArthur in 1992, he'd already competed in some high-pressure meets.

PHOTOS: New Austin and Decatur high schools nearing completion  WAFF

New campuses for Austin and Decatur High School will be completed by August of 2018. A status report and photos of both sites were presented to the school ...

Versatility pays off for area players: Steward signs with Troy, Evans headed to UNA  The Decatur Daily

Two of the area's most versatile football players signed Wednesday with Division I schools on the first day of the February signing period.

Austin takes on Decatur in historic game at new stadium, but where should you park?  WHNT News 19

DECATUR, Ala. - The first-ever football game will be held at the brand new Austin High School stadium this Friday when they take on their rivals the Decatur ...

Decatur City Schools to close middle school, reconfigure its school system  WAAY

With the new configuration, Brookhaven will no longer exist as the third middle school.

8 schools, $300 million: New schools being built in Alabama

Austin High School - Decatur, Alabama. This rendering, provided by the Decatur city school system, shows a rendering of the new Austin High School.

New home sweet home for high school athletics in Decatur  The Decatur Daily

The first game may be more than eight months away, but the football field at the new Austin High School on Modaus Road is ready for when the Black Bears.

Decatur High hit by another death | Decatur  The Decatur Daily

Counselors were at Decatur High School on Monday for the third time since March 4, following the death of a student described by classmates as a jokester who ...

UPDATED: Athens High School principal resigns  News Courier

Athens High School is in the market for a new principal after Dr. Travis Schrimsher tendered his resignation Friday morning.

Prayers for Lee: Decatur teen says recovery from accident, 2-week coma a 'miracle'  The Decatur Daily

The seconds ticked by as the nurses swarmed around Lee Edwards' hospital bed. After a week in Huntsville Hospital's Neuro Intensive Care Unit, the ...

Sheriff: Former bus driver for Morgan school had sex with student  The Decatur Daily

A former Morgan County Schools bus driver was arrested Sunday and charged with having sex with a student, according to the Morgan County Sheriff's Office.

Decatur's Le Diner en Blanc on Saturday | Entertainment  The Decatur Daily

Decatur's second Le Diner en Blanc, an exclusive pop-up picnic with an all-white dress code, will take place on Saturday evening at a yet-to-be disclosed ...

Family asks for help in homicide called 'priority' for Decatur police  The Decatur Daily

Still haunted by the unsolved traffic death of her brother six years ago, the mother of a Decatur man fatally shot two weeks ago in his home hopes witnesses in.

Dr. Carl Davis is making sweet music at Decatur High School  WHNT News 19

MORGAN COUNTY, Ala -- "Overall one of the most popular people on this campus. Just does a tremendous job for us," said Principal Dr. Johnny Berry of Dr.

Decatur gets completion dates for new high schools  The Decatur Daily

Contractors building Decatur's two high schools have set the second quarter of 2018 as the target for when teachers will be allowed to move into the facilities, ...

Fire destroys Decatur High School band uniforms

The fire was in the uniform storage area next to the band room.

Decatur schools superintendent given 3 percent raise | Education  Herald & Review

DECATUR – The Decatur school board discussed next steps in the construction projects on the drawing board for reconfiguring the district buildings at its ...

Contractors: New schools will be ready for 2018-19 | Decatur  The Decatur Daily

Decatur's two new high schools will be ready for students to occupy when the 2018-19 academic year starts in August, contractors told the school board ...

Decatur man indicted on child pornography charges - The Hartselle Enquirer  Hartselle Enquirer

BIRMINGHAM – A federal grand jury returned an indictment Feb. 27 charging a Decatur man, who was arrested earlier today, with production, distribution and ...

Schrimsher leaving Athens High for Monrovia Middle | Local News  The Decatur Daily

Dr. Travis Schrimsher, principal at Athens High School for the last three years, will be the principal at Monrovia Middle School starting in May, according to ...

Decatur High Ogle Stadium's artificial turf | Gallery  The Decatur Daily

The days of football stadiums with grass are over in Decatur City Schools, and — before the … Facebook · Twitter · SMS · Email; Print; Save. × ...

Decatur school board approves personnel recommendations | Decatur  The Decatur Daily

Decatur City Schools hired two additional teachers and accepted the resignation of two certified employees during a special meeting this morning.

Latest Decatur Athletic Hall of Fame class to be inducted at halftime of Friday's Eisenhower at MacArthur game  Herald & Review

DECATUR — The sixth class of the Decatur Public Schools Athletic Hall of Fame will be honored at halftime of Friday's Eisenhower at MacArthur varsity boys ...

Decatur High Basketball Camp | Sports Videos  The Decatur Daily

Boys and girls in second to ninth grade are learning the basics of basketball or improving their game this week at the Decatur High School 2017 Youth ...

Fire destroys band uniforms at Decatur High School  WAFF

"It could have been a lot worse. We could have a loss of life. We're very fortunate no one was in the building,” Satterfield said.

Decatur new schools, renovations on schedule | Decatur  The Decatur Daily

Almost half the students in Decatur City Schools will attend classes in different buildings next year, and the largest renovation and construction plan in the ...

Alabama culinary students create space food for NASA

Last year, Decatur High School culinary arts teacher Cindy Yates was contacted by NASA, asking if her students might want to participate in a nationwide ...

In the Shadows: Birmingham artist works with students to create puppets for Carnegie exhibit  The Decatur Daily

Gently laying the flower stencil on paper made from dried north Alabama hosta and iris fibers, artist Doug Baulos adorned the wing of a shadow puppet crane ...

2019 Tennessee Valley National Signing Day Coverage  WAAY

National Signing Day 2019 is Wednesday, February 6.

Decatur school board moving forward with new Austin, Decatur high schools

The Decatur school board on Tuesday approved the purchase of land for a new Austin High School. The district is also rebuilding Decatur High.

A new surface at Ogle Stadium | Decatur  The Decatur Daily

The days of football stadiums with grass are over in Decatur City Schools, and — before the end of the month — Decatur High's signature “D” permanently will ...

Decatur POW doesn't see himself as hero  The Decatur Daily

George Mills remembers his heart began to pound faster moments before the ramp came down on a landing craft carrying him and other U.S. Army infantrymen ...

Decatur teacher accused of sex with students gets charges thrown out as unconstitutional

DECATUR, Ala. - A judge threw out two charges against Carrie Witt, who was facing potential prison time for allegedly having sex with two students between 16 ...

Decatur player broke racial barriers on 1968 UNA football team  The Decatur Daily

Decatur's Bobby Joe Pride said he had no idea he and teammate Leonard "Rabbit" Thomas were making history when they signed football scholarships with ...

Accused Decatur woman wants teacher-student sex law ruled unconstitutional

Carrie Cabri Witt, 42, a history, psychology and social studies teacher at Decatur High School was arrested in March.

Decatur teacher charged with sex with 2 students

Carrie Cabri Witt, 42, is charged with two counts of a school employee engaging in a sex act or deviant sexual intercourse with a student under the age of 19.

Decatur Orthopaedic Clinic Classic: Another door opens for Jazmine Powers  The Decatur Daily

Basketball has opened a lot of doors for Decatur native Jazmine Powers.

Decatur School Board approves land for new Austin High School & plans for new Decatur High School

DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) - The Decatur City School Board took a major step towards building a new school for the district's growing enrollment Tuesday.

Facebook threat against Decatur High School came from out of state, police say

Two people have been questioned in an online threat to DHS Monday night, but no charges have been filed. The school remains open.

Southern rock icon's family keeping his studio legacy alive

The late, great Johnny Sandlin's Duck Tape Music to reboot.

Construction update on new high schools in Decatur  WAAY

Both high schools are expected to be ready by the fall of 2018.

Mardi Gras fun lasts all day in Decatur

A full day of Mardi Gras themed events is on the agenda for March 2, 2019, in Decatur when the Carnegie Visual Arts Center holds its annual Carnegie Carnival ...

Whirlwind of a Show: Leon Sheffield to present 'The Wizard of Oz'  The Decatur Daily

Harper Jane Douglas' blue gingham dress swished and twirled as she danced across the stage of the Princess Theatre.

Taste of the Valley returns in early April - The Hartselle Enquirer  Hartselle Enquirer

The annual Taste of the Valley presented by the Morgan County Volunteer Center will take place April 8 from 6-8 p.m. at Ingalls Harbor in Decatur. The event ...

Court: Decatur school board may proceed with Carrie Witt termination hearing  The Decatur Daily

A Supreme Court of Alabama ruling on Friday will allow Decatur City Schools to proceed with its effort to fire a teacher charged with two counts of a school ...

Baseball is in his blood | Decatur High  The Decatur Daily

Hanging out in the dugout, Tanner Burns looked like he was at home.

Vietnam-era veteran serves as active volunteer | News  Theredstonerocket

DECATUR – After growing up in an Army family, Marty Kent wasn't interested in military *service*.

Decatur High School placed on lockdown after threat  WAFF

DECATUR, AL (WAFF) - An anonymous caller placed a call to 911 Thursday morning, in what the Decatur City Schools superintendent called a "disturbing and ...

18-year-old accused of selling drugs to Decatur high school student

The investigation began in March when a student at Austin High School was found to be impaired while in class. Police say the student was found to be under ...

Decatur teacher on leave may get another pay raise  The Decatur Daily

A Decatur teacher who was charged with two counts of a school employee having sex with a student may get a $1270 pay raise if the proposed state education ...

Teen killed in Decatur shooting identified  WAFF

Decatur High School student Kedrick Bowman died following a shooting early Monday morning.

Tickets for Saturday's Kiwanis Pancake Day on sale  The Decatur Daily

Endless pancakes and sausage patties await at the Decatur Kiwanis Club's 52nd annual Pancake Day on Saturday.

Plaid suit of Decatur High student draws interest from readers  The Decatur Daily

Decatur High School student Grantland Stone said he had never heard of Wimp Sanderson and knew Bobby Knight only as “some man who coached basketball ...

Shred day to return to Morgan County - The Hartselle Enquirer  Hartselle Enquirer

The Better Business Bureau of North Alabama will hold a free shredding, recycling and drug take back day again this year. The event will take place at Epic ...

Rules changes could be coming in high school basketball  Herald & Review

DECATUR — Basketball is back and will look much the same as did last year.

2019 mug shots from the Herald & Review | Crime and Courts  Herald & Review

Arrest and booking photos are provided by law enforcement officials. Arrest does not imply guilt, and criminal charges are merely accusations. A defendant is ...

Local churches announce Vacation Bible School - The Hartselle Enquirer  Hartselle Enquirer

Many churches in the area have announced their Vacation Bible School (VBS) for this summer. The Bible Schools will serve a variety of school age kids and ...

Local schools win 'Safe Schools Initiative Awards of Excellence'  WVTM13

Several area schools have won the 2018 Alabama Safe Schools Initiative of Excellence award. Attorney General Steve Marshall announced the winners ...

County teams compete in softball tournament - The Hartselle Enquirer  Hartselle Enquirer

The Morgan County Softball Tournament will be played Thursday, Friday and Saturday at Wilson-Morgan Park in Decatur. Hartselle is the defending champion, ...

Free wrestling academy open to North Alabama residents - The Hartselle Enquirer  Hartselle Enquirer

Jason Guyton has began a wrestling academy to encourage the resurgence of the sport in Alabama. Guyton is offering the lessons free to all North Alabama ...

Trussville school wins award for keeping students safe  WVTM13

A Trussville school was recognized today as a safe schools award winner. Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall presented Hewitt-Trussville Middle School ...

Wells' New Deals Attract Morgan Stanley Advisors Down South  AdvisorHub

Recruits $4.3-million duo in Alabama, $1.7-million veteran in Mississippi and $1.5-million team in Boca Raton from wirehouse competitor on even of President's ...

All-Area Boys Soccer: Decatur's juggling act | High School  The Decatur Daily

Some high school athletes choose to juggle more than one sport.

Appeals court reverses judge's ruling that teacher-student sex law is unconstitutional

The Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals has reversed a local judge's ruling that called the state's teacher-student sex law unconstitutional. The criminal cases ...

Lamm lands at Huntsville High School as next baseball coach  WAAY

Luke Lamm was officially hired as the head coach of the Huntsville High School baseball program after his hiring was approved at a board meeting on Thursday ...

TUPPER: Behold, the glorious return of Friday night football  Herald & Review

We in Central Illinois love a good party and we prove it by showing up in waves anytime someone advertises music, food, drink and a reason to turn up the.

National Merit Scholarship semifinalists 2019: 215 Alabama students earn honors

Students from throughout Alabama have earned a place on the list of semifinalists in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program.

'How do I tell mom?' — 1977 photo brings back memories  The Decatur Daily

A 40-year-old photograph of four sets of brothers who played on Decatur High School's 1977 football team brought back joy and pain for a volunteer at the ...

New Decatur basketball coach excited about opportunity | Austin  The Decatur Daily

Sam Brown grew up wearing the red and black. Those were the colors he wore playing basketball for the Lineville Aggies in Clay County.

Decatur has 78 applicants for AD's position | Decatur  The Decatur Daily

Decatur City Schools could vote as early as March 13 to hire a systemwide athletic director, Superintendent Michael Douglas said.

Rodgers, Eileen Georgia | Obituaries |  Herald & Review

DECATUR -- Eileen Georgia Rodgers 100, of Decatur, IL passed away on October 31, 2018, in Imboden Creek Nursing Home. A *service* to celebrate Eileen's ...

Alabama celebrates 25th anniversary of Final Four womens basketball team  Tuscaloosa News

They were a team filled with talent and fueled by grief.It was a potent combination, one that led to the University of Alabama's most glorious moment on the ...

Tips to prevent and reduce coyote interaction - The Hartselle Enquirer  Hartselle Enquirer

As wooded communities that border on a wildlife refuge, Morgan County residents might experience more contact with coyotes as they scavenge for food in the ...

JROTC cadets have exciting day at Redstone | News  Theredstonerocket

Some of the future leaders of the United States armed forces are likely among you today.”

Dinsmore property, annexation could spur growth in Southeast Decatur  The Decatur Daily

Property for residential growth in one part of Southeast Decatur is for sale in five-acre lots, while city officials are in negotiations to annex land behind the new ...

Ethics hearings to begin for high school coaches  WAFF

Investigators with Alabama's ethics commission on Wednesday are expected to question 27 Decatur High School coaches or their representatives about ...

Former Austin High School student arrested for making threat  WAFF

DECATUR, AL (WAFF) - Austin High School was on what school officials called "modified lockdown" Wednesday morning. Decatur High School and Austin High ...

Appeals court reverses ruling that calls Alabama teacher-student sex ban unconstitutional  WHNT News 19

DECATUR, Ala. -- Two criminal cases have been sent back to Morgan County Circuit Court. An appeals court reversed a judge's decision that found Alabama's ...

Jack Hough: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Jack Hough, a beloved businessman and philanthropist, was shot and killed outside a CVS pharmacy in Gainesville, Georgia. His full name was James Jackson ...

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