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Marengo, Linden, Demopolis schools closed Wednesday

With a winter storm system settling in over much of the state Tuesday afternoon and an expectation of icy roads and frigid temperatures well into Wednesday, school systems are again facing decisions regarding hours of operation. The first local system to declare its schedule for Wednesday is Marengo

WESTALABAMAWATCHMAN.COM - 2018-01-16 21:08:03

Commission asked to repair or close portion of CR 33

On Jan.9, the Marengo County Commission held a meeting at the Marengo County Courthouse in Linden in which they discussed the closing of a portion of County Road 33. The road, which is about a mile east of Linden, has not been maintained in nearly 30 years. Landowners ask that the county either main

DEMOPOLIS TIMES - 2018-01-16 16:59:03

Linden resident complains of pool hall noise

On Jan. 2, the Linden City Council held a meeting during which a resident voice concern over excessive noise from a local business. Resident Keith Jordan told the council that the noise coming from C&J Pool Hall often rattles the windows of his house and that "it's disturbing me and my family." Jord

DEMOPOLIS TIMES - 2018-01-15 20:38:02

Here are 10 of Keith Jackson's greatest calls

The longtime ABC Sports announcer called many of the greatest college football games of the 20th and early 21st century. Here are 10 of his best: 1. Oklahoma-Nebraska 1971 -- "Game of the Century": 2. Michigan-Texas A&M 1977 -- "The Big House": 3. Alabama-Penn State 1979 -- The "Goal Line Stand": 4.


Road Scholar to speak in on Mt. Ida Quilt Project

Sarah Bliss Wright, a member of the Alabama Humanities Foundation's Road Scholars Speakers Bureau, will present "The Mt. Ida Quilt Project:One Community, Two Quilts, Three Centuries" on Jan. 18, at noon, at the Demopolis Public Library. "The Mt. Ida Quilt Project:One Community, Two Quilts, Three Ce

DEMOPOLIS TIMES - 2018-01-15 20:52:59

North Alabama schools announce Friday closings ahead of potential winter weather

A threat of winter weather on Friday is prompting some schools across the north part of Alabama to cancel classes. Rain, snow, sleet and freezing rain are expected. Winter weather advisories have been issued for Lauderdale, Limestone, Madison and Jackson. The advisories go into effect Friday morning


Updated list of Wiregrass area warming stations

The following Wiregrass Area warming stations will open beginning Saturday, January 13. COFFEE COUNTY The Christian Mission, located at 231 Geneva Highway, will provide a warming station. For more information regarding the Christian Mission call (334) 470-0349. GENEVA COUNTY Geneva: The Purpose and


25-year-old killed in apparent drug-fueled shooting, police say

A 25-year-old man was killed in what Montgomery police say was a drug-fueled shooting. Police on Wednesday identified the victim as Charles Jones. Montgomery police and firefighters responded about 9:30 p.m. to the 2300 block of Highland Avenue after receiving a report of a person shot. Once on the


Victims identified in double homicide in Pulaski County

SAINT ROBERT, Mo. - The Pulaski County Sheriff's Department has identified the four people shot near St. Robert Thursday afternoon. 24 year old Johnathan Graham of Crocker, and 53 year old Sherry Gann of Dixon died when someone fired into their car. 28 year old Cassandra Gann of Crocker and 49 year

KSPR.COM - 2018-01-16 05:57:00

Law: Fugitive with stolen vehicle gives chase, arrested

A Salem fugitive wanted for questioning about a stolen Pontiac vehicle was arrested Saturday in Texas County following a search by the Missouri State Highway Patrol and the Houston Police Department. Shawn B. Alterauge, 39, was apprehended around 4 p.m. on a felony probation and parole warrant, felo

HOUSTONHERALD.COM - 2018-01-16 17:10:00

Houston man to be sentenced in sexual abuse case

HOUSTON, Mo. - Houston man who submitted an Alford plea to sexual abuse charges will be sentenced this Friday. The Houston Herald reports 30-year-old Jonathan Southworth submitted the plea in September. An Alford plea is where the defendant doesn't admit guilt in a case, but they plead because they

OZARKRADIONEWS.COM - 2018-01-16 07:44:05

Fire department responds to Highway 17

The Houston Fire Department responded to 912 W. Highway 17, where a homeowner reported an electrical odor. The call came at about 12:10 p.m. Later, smoke was reported in the Simpson residence. The Houston Fire Department responded to 912 W. Highway 17, where a homeowner reported an electrical odor.

HOUSTONHERALD.COM - 2018-01-16 18:10:00

Houston man reports propane swiped

The man told an investigating deputy that the tank was about one-third full on Jan. 9 and on Jan. 11 it was empty. There are no suspects. A 29-year-old Houston man reported on Jan. 11 that someone was inside his Somerset Lane residence and had locked the door so he couldn't get inside. On the same d

HOUSTONHERALD.COM - 2018-01-16 15:23:00

Missouri Parents Concerned After Mental Health Survey Asks Students About 'Sexual Orientation,' 'Gender Identity'

BOURBON, Mo. - Some parents at a middle school is Missouri have expressed objection after a survey from the state Department of Mental Health asked students about their so-called "sexual orientation" and "gender identity." The Missouri Student Survey, also known as the Safe and Drug Free Schools and

CHRISTIANNEWS.NET - 2018-01-16 20:26:57

Police: Knife-wielding suspect sought after robbing liquor store - KMOV.com

1 killed, another injured in South County crash1 killed, another injured in South County crash Updated: Sunday, January 14 2018 4:44 PM EST2018-01-14 21:44:07 GMT St. Louis County Police are investigating a deadly crash that killed one person and left another injured at the intersection Baumgartner


Sheriff's Office seeking public help in finding Salem man

The Dent County Sheriff's Office released information Friday on the investigation into two Salem men allegedly involved in burglaries and thefts in the county. Cody Martin, 24, is still at large, and 23-year-old Tanner Devereaux, in custody, are allegedly both involved in these crimes, according to


FBI: Man in skull bandana robs Belen bank

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - The FBI is asking the public's help finding a man who robbed a Belen bank Tuesday morning. Spokesman Frank Fisher said the man walked into the US Bank, at 620 West Reinken, around 9:30 a.m. and demanded money from a teller. He said the suspect was given cash and left in a white f

ABQJOURNAL - 2018-01-17 00:18:00

Police investigating robbery at U.S. Bank

BELEN - A mid-morning bank robbery in Belen involved an unwitting local business owner. At about 9:30 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 16, a man wearing a black hoodie with a mask over his face walked up to a teller at the U.S. Bank on West Reinken and demanded money. She complied and he left the building. "Witn

NEWS-BULLETIN - 2018-01-16 17:55:00

BHS given all clear after Tuesday-morning lock down

BELEN - A threatening text put Belen High School on a modified lock down for about an hour and a half Tuesday morning. "At about 10:35 a.m., a BHS staff member received a threatening text about the school," Belen Consolidated Schools Superintendent Max Perez said Tuesday morning. "We weren't sure if

NEWS-BULLETIN - 2018-01-16 19:46:00

MLK Events Throughout New Mexico

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebrates and honors the life and work of one of the greatest civil rights leaders in history. To commemorate the occasion, Cathryn McGill, founder of the Black History Organizing Committee, stops by to share Dr. King's legacy of service, as well as special events tak

KRQE NEWS 13 - 2018-01-15 21:31:01