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Driver shatters pole in Stoughton crash
The teenage driver was not injured. STOUGHTON - A utility pole was smashed and wires were strewn across a busy street Friday morning, causing a lengthy road closure. Officers first received a motion alarm at the Stoughton Co-Operative Bank on Park Street about 4:48 a.m. While responding to the bank
Stoughton American Legion Face ABCC Hearing
STOUGHTON, MA - The selectmen will wait and see what action the Alcoholic Beverage Control takes towards the American Legion before holding their own hearing. At the request of Barry Crimmins, an attorney for the American Legion, the board voted 3-0 to table the hearing until after the establishment
Former Stoughton principal Wilkins was true "Renaissance man"
STOUGHTON - Richard "Dick" Wilkins, a former beloved principal at West Elementary School, died Monday at his home in York, Maine. Wilkins, 86, was part of the Stoughton school community for 34 years, including his last 26 as principal at West Elementary. After his retirement in 1995, the driveway at
Stoughton Thanksgiving 2017: What's Open And Closed?
STOUGHTON, MA - Thanksgiving is Thursday, Nov. 23 and as always, marks the beginning of the race toward Christmas. Patch hopes you are able to take it slow this week, enjoy family and friends, remember the multitude of good things you've been able to experience, and consider those without. If you do
Fiery words in heated debate as Stoughton recall election nears
Candidates for selectmen engaged in a heated engagement again during a heated debate for the Dec. 5 special recall election. Stoughton Media Access Corporation hosted a final debate under the guidance of SMAC's news and program director Jeff Pickette and moderated by Stoughton Journal columnist Mark
'Heartless' driver killed dog, then fled
Chyanne DeCosta was driving through town Tuesday afternoon when she noticed three loose dogs and stopped to help corral them, The Enterprise reported. As she was helping to get one of the dogs into another good Samaritan's truck, tragedy struck - an SUV hit one of the dogs. But it's what happened ne
Obit: Former West School Principal Richard Wilkins, 84
Richard L. "Dick" Wilkins, a resident of York, Maine and formerly of Charlestown, entered into eternal life suddenly on Monday, November 20, 2017 at the York Hospital in York, Maine. He was 84 years of age. Dick was born in Boston on June 1, 1933 at 47 High St. in Charlestown. He was the son of Will
Former student to Fox 25: Norton "stole my whole high school career"
In an interview with Fox 25 News, the former Stoughton High School student suing the town and school officials spoke on Norton and the 2015 investigation by principal Juliette Miller. TOUGHTON - The former student suing school officials said Timothy Norton "stole my whole high school career" in an i
Montana Dept. of Transportation Scraps Grass Range Round-A-Bout
November 22, 2017 Montana Department of Transportation Director Mike Tooley announced on Nov. 16 that MDT is scrapping the Grass Range round-a-bout project. Bob Sivertsen, one of the leaders of the effort to stop the round-a-bout, was pleased. "The people really stepped up," said Stivertsen, adding
Capitol Tree Bound for Washington
Michelle Bigelbach / The Courier Michelle Bigelbach / The Courier The U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree made a stop at the Valley Event Center in Glasgow on Nov. 17. Glasgow was one of 21 stops as the tree arrives to the Capitol. Area residents got a chance to check out the 79-feet-tall Christmas tree bou
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.
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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