Daughter of bombing victim speaks out on 15th anniversary of deadly crime
by Rachel Davis
Jul 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Fifteen years ago today, the city of Jasper was rocked by a bomb that apparently detonated as James Larry McAnnally started his riding lawnmower in his back yard at 2304 Charter Drive.
Board recognizes personnel, discusses needs for city schools
The Jasper City Board of Education held a work session Thursday night where board members were updated on the progress of the new Walker High School, recognized central office staff and learned of ...
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ClasTran rep: 5,000 riders using public transit system
Members of the Walker County Commission got an update Monday on ClasTran’s local operations.
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Walker moves to Class 6A, faces new-look schedule
Two of Walker’s longtime rivals are absent from the football schedule in 2014.
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Cordova plays four county teams in 2014
Cordova’s football team may have lost one of its top rivals off the schedule with the closing of Parrish High School, but the Blue Devils still have plenty left with four Walker County teams on the...
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New facilities, treatments bring renewed hope to thousands
by Dale Short
Jul 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Little more than a generation ago, the terms “mental illness” and “treatment” were rarely used in the same sentence. There were state-run facilities for the mentally ill—Bryce Hospital in Tuscaloos...