SEVERE WX : Flash Flood Warning - Flood Advisory View Alerts

Arab Recreational Center dedicates plaque to employee killed by suspected drunk driver

The plaque is for Nicki Penn, who died in March. It reflects on the impact she had on the community.

Posted: Jun 19, 2019 4:35 PM
Updated: Jun 19, 2019 5:26 PM

The Arab Recreational Center has dedicated a plaque to an employee who died in March.

Nicki Penn was hit and killed by a suspected drunk driver at Highway 231 and Northgate Drive. To do something in her honor, her former employees hung this plaque in Penn's name.

The plaque hangs right outside of the administrative office where she used to work. It reflects on Penn's vibrant smile and the impact she had on anyone who walked through the doors.

Her friends told WAAY 31 she is still greatly missed.

Article Comments

Huntsville
Overcast
72° wxIcon
Hi: 83° Lo: 72°
Feels Like: 72°
Florence
Overcast
78° wxIcon
Hi: 89° Lo: 75°
Feels Like: 81°
Fayetteville
Overcast
75° wxIcon
Hi: 83° Lo: 71°
Feels Like: 75°
Decatur
Overcast
72° wxIcon
Hi: 82° Lo: 73°
Feels Like: 72°
Scottsboro
Broken Clouds
81° wxIcon
Hi: 82° Lo: 72°
Feels Like: 86°
WAAY Radar
WAAY WAAY-TV Cam
WAAY Temperatures

Community Events