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A new HVAC Training Center in Jasper is set to provide a state-of-the-art education to benefit thousands in the state of Alabama and beyond.The heating, ventilating and air conditioning training … more

Daily Mountain Eagle - Ed Howell

Day's Gap Fest concludes on perfect fall day

The Day's Gap Fest concluded as a two-day festival in Oakman on Saturday with perfect fall temperatures and sunny skies. A number of visitors enjoyed food and children's activities, as well as vendors selling a number of items. Lions Club International volunteers gave eye tests at the Oakman Senior Center, while outside a car show impressed visitors. 

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Lupton Jr. High School held an Olympic ceremony last Thursday to recognize the athletic achievements of their students. Many were presented medals and honored for their hard work.

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Daily Mountain Eagle - Ed Howell

Sportsmen's Health Expo draws good crowd

Walker Baptist Medical Center reported a good attendance was experienced at a Sportsmen's Health Expo in its lobby late Tuesday afternoon. Men who were attracted to the event with a hunting simulator and hunting giveaways were also tested for a number of different conditions and advised about follow-up activity they might need to take. Printed health information and food were also handed out, and one surgical robot was available for visitors to experience maneuvering themselves on man-made items. 

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Members of Cordova Fire and Rescue welcomed members of the community and gave tours of the firehouse on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The department had several temporary homes after the April 2011 tornadoes but has been in its current location for nearly two years.

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The Walker County Commission will consider a resolution Monday night to to allow community correction employees to be sponsored by the Walker County Sheriff's Office for state APOST certification, … more

Cooler temperatures brought many people to the Day's Gap Fest in downtown Oakman Friday evening. The event will continue today from 9 a.m. until after 9 p.m. and feature a live entertainment stage, car show, a variety of food vendors, arts and crafts and a kids zone.   

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Former mob underboss Michael Franzese, who was portrayed in the 1990 film "Goodfellas," will speak Monday at New Life Church, with doors opening at 6 p.m. and the service beginning at 7 p.m. The … more
Chamber of Commerce of Walker County officials say it is not too early to start the process of turning in entries for its annual countywide Christmas parade, set for Tuesday, Dec. 4, at 6:30 p.m.The … more
CARBON HILL - The Carbon Hill City Council voted Thursday to give two workers at the Carbon Hill Senior Citizen Center a $1 per hour raise, effective with the Oct. 14 pay period.The council discussed … more
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