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Moulton Elementary student raising money to help hungry children
MOULTON — A Moulton Elementary second-grade student is on an ambitious mission to make sure fewer children go hungry during the Christmas season. Caroline Norwood, 8, is giving up her afternoons and part of Saturdays to raise money for the non-profit organization No Kid Hungry by selling candy canes
Man found dead after chase in Lawrence County
MOULTON — A Decatur man is dead following a brief chase with law enforcement agencies on Saturday, according to authorities. Lawrence County Coroner Greg Randolph said the man died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound sometime between Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning.
Man sentenced to life in prison for 2013 Decatur murder
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - The third defendant in a murder case was sentenced to life in prison in the 2013 Decatur murder of 21-year-old James Patrick Travers II on Wednesday morning at the Morgan County Courthouse.
Decatur woman facing car theft charge
An intoxicated Decatur woman was charged with theft after attempting to drive off a Decatur business parking lot Monday morning with a vehicle that didn’t belong to her, Decatur police said.
Prep Basketball Roundup: Lawrence County boys defeat rival Hatton
MOULTON — Ty Hutto turned in a triple-double performance, finishing with 12 points, 10 assists and 10 steals, as Lawrence County rolled past county foe Hatton 84-51 Tuesday night.
NAACP wrong on Lawrence schools hiring
For months now I have been tirelessly fighting the battle of equal employment rights for African-American educators and those within the industry of education in Lawrence County to have fair and equal treatment when it comes to the hiring practices of the Lawrence County Schools system.
RHS varsity teams defeat LC Red Devils
The Golden Tigers traveled to Moulton Dec. 4 to open area play and came away with a dominating win over the Red Devils. A strong first quarter set the tone for Russellville, as the boys outscored LCHS 24-9 in the opening period. Russellville’s defense made things tough throughout the game for their
Makekau given life sentence in Travers' slaying
Morgan County Circuit Court Judge Glenn Thompson sentenced Charles K. Makekau III to life in prison without the possibility of parole today for his part in the 2013 slaying of James “Jamie” Patrick Travers II.
Blogger’s suit against Alabama sheriff can proceed, judge rules
A federal judge says a blogger can sue an Alabama sheriff for allegedly trying to silence her criticism of the officer. The Decatur Daily reports that U.S. District Judge Madeline Haikala ruled that Morgan County Sheriff Ana Franklin is not immune from a lawsuit filed by online critic Glenda Lockhar
Huntsville company looking to hire 80 substitutes for Decatur schools
The company that hires and provides substitute teachers for Decatur City Schools is having a recruitment fair today from 8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the school district’s headquarters.
Trial scheduled for Decatur doctor charged with sexual harassment
After accepting his plea of not guilty, Morgan County Circuit Judge Steven Haddock scheduled the harassment trial of Dr. Michael Dick for Aug. 26. Dick has been accused of sexually harassment by more than two dozen former patients. Haddock's order scheduled the trial for three of the women who filed
No immunity from lawsuit for Morgan sheriff
Morgan County Sheriff Ana Franklin’s constitutional legal immunity does not protect her from allegations by a blogger that she had personal motives for misconduct, a federal judge ruled this week, and the case should proceed to trial.
Dr. Michael Dick given August trial date on patient harassment charges
DECATUR, Ala. — Decatur physician Michael Dick has been given an August trial date on criminal harassment charges related to allegations from three former patients. The allegations against Dick have led to a suspension of his medical license. Under Alabama Board of Medical Examiner rules, he is due
JIMMY SMITH GMC BURGLARY: Athens man charged, more arrests likely
An Athens man was arrested Friday in connection to thefts and a burglary at Jimmy Smith GMC, an official said. Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson said 19-year-old Jaterrius Tywon Burrell of East Sanderfer Road was arrested on warrants for two counts of first-degree theft and one count of third-degree
Moulton to give 3 attorneys tryouts for municipal judge job
MOULTON — The Moulton City Council has decided not to renew a contract with attorney Joseph Propst to serve as municipal judge. Mayor Roger Weatherwax said there were inconveniences involved with Propst not living in Moulton.
Lawrence County Man Dies In Single-Vehicle Accident On Sunday
-The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency reports a single vehicle accident on Sunday, December 2 that has taken the life of a Lawrence County man:. “A one vehicle crash at 7:15 p.m. on Sunday, December 2nd, 2018 has claimed the life of a Hillsboro man.
Wreck near Athens Bible blocking traffic
A wreck near Athens Bible School has temporarily blocked a portion of East Washington Street. One person has been arrested at the scene. According to emergency radio traffic, one person was transported to Athens-Limestone Hospital. The extent of any injuries is unknown at this time.
Hartselle woman charged with using meth while pregnant
DECATUR, Ala. – Police have charged a woman with chemical endangerment after they said she and the child both tested positive for methamphetamine. Brooke Kimberly Hanvey, 20, was arrested Friday.
Mount Hope and Hatton postpone Christmas parades; Town Creek cancels
Rain or shine, Moulton will still hold its Christmas parade at 7 p.m. beginning on School Street near the Lions Club building, but Saturday’s forecast has forced other communities throughout Lawrence County to postpone or cancel altogether.
2nd truck accident in 3 weeks snarls traffic at intersection
When an 18-wheeler overturned at the intersection of U.S. 31 and Alabama 20 in Decatur on Monday morning, it was the second accident involving large trucks at the busy intersection in the past three weeks.