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15th annual Eldridge Toy Run set for Dec. 2

On the first Saturday in December for the past 15 years, all roads in Alabama have led to Eldridge as hundreds of motorcycle and antique car enthusiasts from all over Alabama, Mississippi and points beyond come together for the annual Eldridge Toy Run. This item is available in full to subscribers.

DAILY MOUNTAIN EAGLE ONLINE - 2017-11-25 05:30:38

Alabama State's HoneyBeez plus-size dance team slays crowds

Since middle school, Quiana Reliford had wanted to attend a historically black college or university. But when the Kansas City, Kan., native found out that Alabama State University had a plus-size dance team - the adorably named HoneyBeez - she knew she'd found her school. "I'd been dancing all my l

AL.COM - 2017-11-23 14:00:00

Carbon Hill host Christmas tree lighting ceremony Friday

CARBON HILL - Carbon Hill will be holding its Christmas lighting ceremonies at 6 p.m. Friday. Organizer Carolyn Jones said the ceremonies will start at Carbon Hill City Hall, where Christmas tree lights there will be turned on. Then those attending will move down the street to the businesses on High


Winston County's only hospital will close

Lakeland Community Hospital in Haleyville will permanently close its doors by the end of the year. The hospital's CEO made the announcement in a news release. Lakeland blames the decision on the Affordable Care Act which cut the flow of money to rural community hospitals and made them vulnerable.

WAAY-TV - 2017-11-25 02:02:00

Dealing with Devin: All about Black Friday in the Golden Triangle

Golden Triangle retailers are gearing up for early-bird Black Friday shoppers. Walmarts in both Columbus and Starkville will open their gates the earliest, with sales beginning at 6 tonight. With the Egg Bowl also happening tonight, Walmart store associates in Starkville said coming as early as


Cheering on the Bevill State Bears

Cheerleaders for the 2017-2018 season at the Jasper campus of Bevill State Community College are, front row from left, Stori Brown, Courtney Woodard, Rachel Wise and Camri Guerra; and back row, Ryan Cox, Gracie Woods, KennaAlexander, Dacey Taylor and Tori Busby. This item is available in full to sub

DAILY MOUNTAIN EAGLE ONLINE - 2017-11-25 05:42:41

Grant money helps Landmark Park with three projects

A membership to Landmark Park opens the door to a wealth of educational and entertaining opportunities. For more information, contact the park office, 334-794-3452.CONTRIBUTED LOGO William Holman glances through the window of Landmark Park's Interpretive Center at a recently repaired courtyard. Holm

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2017-11-24 23:28:00

Local church to host active shooter training

The Walker Baptist Association will be holding active shooter training at Northside Baptist Church in Jasper on Tuesday, Nov. 28. The free training, which will be held at Northside, will begin at 7 p.m. and last until around 8 p.m. It will be led by T.J. Armstrong. David Miller, director of missions

DAILY MOUNTAIN EAGLE ONLINE - 2017-11-24 00:25:14

Santa opens shop to more children

The Sherburn Civic and Commerce club has been putting on the workshop for eight years now. This is the first year that Lisa Lange is leading the committee. "There are a few new things this year," she noted. In the past, the workshop has been for children from preschool age through third grade, but t

SENTINEL - 2017-11-25 08:00:00

New Fashion Pork seeks to build feed mill

WORTHINGTON - Jackson-based New Fashion Pork plans to construct a new $10-million feed mill, but just where it will be located is yet to be determined. During a Nobles County Board of Commissioners meeting Tuesday, Administrator Tom Johnson said one of the sites the company is considering is in Roun


Dredged sand may bolster Duluth beach eroded by high level of Lake Superior

DULUTH, Minn. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is considering using sand dredged from the Duluth-Superior Harbor to resupply rapidly eroding Lake Superior beaches along Minnesota Point. The erosion problem, spurred by near-record-high lake levels and made worse during the big lake's epic storms, h


All-state musicians from Northwest Iowa

Cherokee: Alexa Timmerman. Denison-Schleswig: Kelley Meinen. Emmetsburg: Yihoon Shin. Le Mars: Sarah Benton. Milford, Okoboji: John Alexander, William Alexander. MOC-Floyd Valley: Nicholas Grossmann. Sioux Center: Ellie Hurst. Sioux City North: Robert Hwang, Jackie Toben, Alex Julius. Sioux City Eas


Today's best bets around Siouxland

The monthly Hike the Wild celebrates the holiday with a Native Thanksgiving Hike 3 p.m. at Dickinson County Nature Center, 2279 170th St., Okoboji, Iowa. Our naturalist will teach people all about American Indian traditions. Find out more about the monthly Hike the Wild program at www.dickinsoncount


Thanks a million, times two

With the season of Thanksgiving, it is the perfect time to say thank you to some well deserving organizations and businesses. Over the past few months, two young children have been recipients of "wishes." Three-year-old Josten Rostomily and four-year-old Aiden Remme will have the opportunity to enjo


New committee looks to 'create a vision' for Lake Okabena

WORTHINGTON - A new committee will attempt to craft a comprehensive plan for the future of Lake Okabena. The main question it will ask: What do we want our lake to be? The Worthington City Council voted Tuesday to create the Lake Okabena Improvement Task Force. The committee, made up of council mem


Looking Back: 1967 -- WHS effort helping Vietnamese orphans

A mini-blizzard hit southwest Minnesota on Friday, closing many of the area's schools and shutting down special events for the day. Total daytime snow accumulation was around four inches in the Worthington area, according to the National Weather Service, but northwest winds blowing at 40 miles per h


Fuel leak closes Ky. 80

A fuel leak shut down part of West Ky. 80 in Nancy on Tuesday evening, diverting traffic and forcing a major cleanup operation with several agencies involved. No injuries were reported in the incident. Special Response Team (SRT) Chief Doug Baker said it took the coordinated effort of local and stat

COMMONWEALTH JOURNAL - 2017-11-23 12:45:00

NTSB releases preliminary report on fatal Barren County plane crash

The 1965 Piper PA-32 that crashed Nov. 12 in Barren County, killing all four occupants, descended from about 7,000 feet to 2,800 feet in 30 seconds before losing radar contact in the area of the crash site. A National Transportation Safety Board preliminary accident report released Wednesday showed

BOWLING GREEN DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-24 23:15:00

Book and CD Hut a home for Somerset's role-playing game enthusiasts

A group of tabletop gamers participates in a game of Starfinder at Book and CD Hut in Somerset. The RPG (role-playing game) community has been put in the spotlight recently because of "Stranger Things" on Netflix, but its popularity extends well beyond that series.Chris Harris One might think to cre

COMMONWEALTH JOURNAL - 2017-11-24 20:37:00

JCPenney offers peek at how store prepares for Black Friday

Up at the North Pole, Santa's elves work tirelessly to get everything in order for the Christmas Eve rush. Down here in the rest of the world, retailers do much the same for Black Friday - which is hardly a Friday-only affair anymore. The local JCPenney store in the Somerset Mall offered the Commonw

COMMONWEALTH JOURNAL - 2017-11-23 12:15:00