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Tishomingo County traffic stop results in drug arrest
IUKA, Miss. (WTVA) - A trafficstopin Tishomingo County results in officers seizing drugs, drug-related items and money.
PCES welcomes new principal - Franklin County Times
Jennifer Warhurst is rising in the ranks of her educational career, having just recently accepted the principal position at Phil Campbell Elementary School.Former principal Jackie Ergle retired from her position at the end of May after 17 years in the role.Warhurst was the assistant principal at Rus
Kitchen Cops for June 21st in Phil Campbell and Lauderdale Co.
Dismal's Canyon Deli in Phil Campbell lives up to its name, with a dismal score of 65. The concession stand at the Dismal Canyon park had several serious issues, including toxic items stored with clean dishes, personal food kept near customer food, and employees using bare hands on food.
Russellville Farmers Market hosts grand opening - Franklin County Times
For fresh fruit- and veggie-lovers, the best time of the year has arrived.June 22 will be the grand opening of the Russellville Farmers Market. From 8-11 a.m. there will not only be produce to purchase but there will also be food demonstrations, canner lid testing and free colanders on a first come,
Phil Campbell hosts 17th annual Hoedown festival - Franklin County Times
Between entertainment sets, State Rep. Johnny Mack Morrow took to the stage and presented a resolution recognizing local veterans Colby Bragwell and Caleb Thompson. Bragwell and Thompson created Operation 22, which is a 22-mile walk that is scheduled to take place once a year. Operation 22’s goal is
Playground targeted to be moved
If things progress as planned, parents visiting the H.A. Alexander ball fields will see a new playground closer to the fields by next spring, according to the city’s Parks and Recreation director.
Bremen man charged with intent to distribute meth
The arrest happened on June 15, 2018. The CPD said that Donald Holder, 50, was charged with unlawful possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia after the search allegedly uncovered 24 grams of methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia and a ha
Three people seriously injured in head-on collission
The Mississippi Highway Patrol says the accident happened around 5:45 on Highway 371, two miles south of Highway 178 near Mooreville.Master Sgt. Ray Hall says emergency responders at the scene requested an air ambulance but it could not fly because of the weather.The accident remains under investiga
Man who escaped deputy vehicle apprehended
Police say Stewart Edward Wilkerson, 40, broke into a residence in the Ashford area early Wednesday morning. Deputies said the incident was domestic.
Carbon Hill police searching for missing 36-year-old man
Joshua Glenn Prather, 36, was last seen leaving work at Club Pizza in Carbon Hill around 11 p.m. on June 8. His car was reportedly found abandoned in an alley on June 15.
Gas leak shuts down part of Highway 25 in Smithville
Police Chief Darwin Hathcock says an 18-wheeler clipped a gas line at Industrial Street and caused a gas leak.He says Atmos Energy crews are on the way to make the necessary repairs.Traffic is being rerouted until the work is completed.
2 Russellville school board members complete Leadership Alabama program
RUSSELLVILLE —Two of the city's school board members, Bret Gist and Jerry Groce, recently completed the Leadership Alabama program.The program gives established leaders from across the state an opportunity to develop a network of relationships with other leaders.Participants are selected from a nomi
Lawsuit settled over Aberdeen police officer's firing
ABERDEEN, Miss. (WTVA) - A lawsuit filed over the termination of an Aberdeen police officer in 2015 has been settled out of court.A federal judge says both sides reached an agreement in the lawsuit filed by Lee Johnson against the city of Aberdeen.Johnson contends he was off duty when someone backed
Houston County Sheriff’s Office searches for escapee
Wednesday morning at about 5:30, Steward Edward Wilkerson, 40, broke into a residence in the Ashford area. Deputies said the incident was domestic.
100 Alabama Miles kicks off in Red Bay - Franklin County Times
June 16 the city of Red Bay held its own kickoff in support of the 100 Alabama Miles Challenge complete with a one-mile walk to help get people started.The challenge is a statewide initiative that was founded to encourage Alabamians to get outside and explore all that the state has to offer with its
Two Russellville school board members complete Leadership Alabama program
RUSSELLVILLE —Two of the city's school board members, Bret Gist and Jerry Groce, recently completed the Leadership Alabama program.The program gives established leaders from across the state an opportunity to develop a network of relationships with other leaders.Those selected to participate in each
Police: Woman searches for unlocked cars, steals items and vehicle in Muscle Shoals
MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. — Muscle Shoals Police Department needs your help in looking for a female. They say she was able to take items from multiple unlocked vehicles before stealing one.This is a good reminder to lock your cars and remove them from your vehicle as you leave.Police say the vehicle stole
Arrests, incidents reports for June 15-17
Criminal mischief, third degree; domestic violence, third degree- harassment: Greggory L. Chaney, 32, of Falkville arrested on Lessman Circle SW.
New heart means new life for teenager
When Corbell interviewed with ABC 33/40 back in November, he told ABC 33/40 since birth his failing heart couldn't get blood into his lungs. Because of insurance complications it would have cost the family up to $500,000 without coverage.
Moulton ball field playground targeted to be moved
MOULTON — If things progress as planned, parents visiting the H.A. Alexander ball fields will see a new playground closer to the fields by next spring, according to the city’s Parks and Recreation director.