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Council narrowly passes curfew in city
CORDOVA — The Cordova City Council narrowly passed a curfew ordinance after hearing opposition from constituents during Tuesday night’s council meeting. The new curfew is 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. on weekd...
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Tennessee woman with fake credentials indicted for theft
A woman accused of falsifying her credentials to pose as a psychologist in order to counsel children has been indicted by a Walker County grand jury for first-degree theft and first-degree theft by...
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‘A night in Cell Block A’
Inmates, women’s ministry come together for weekly inspirational meeting at the Winston County Jail
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Alumni remember a closed building in its heyday
“I remember planting these two trees, here,” says John B. Jackson, pointing to two tall oaks at the edge of a driveway. “Of course, the parking lot was much smaller then. Twelve spaces, maybe? The ...
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Jasper-based nonprofit empowers impoverished communities in Honduras
Over the past decade, Michael Franklin has watched hopelessness pervade an entire generation of Hondurans.
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Jail ministry offers a gifted inmate a chance to showcase her talent
DOUBLE SPRINGS — The huge mural that covers one wall just inside the entrance of the Winston County Jail features badges from numerous law enforcement agencies in Winston County and the surrounding...
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Smith Lake to host 2015 FLW tourney
Lewis Smith Lake has again been selected to host a prestigious professional bass fishing tournament.
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Jail ministry ‘a blessing in disguise’ for those involved
DOUBLE SPRINGS — A jail ministry program implemented by Winston County Sheriff Rick Harris in 2013 has become a blessing for everyone involved, from the female inmates at the Winston County Jail to...
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Mike Beasley Memorial Poker Run set for Saturday on Smith Lake
The 14th annual Mike Beasley Memorial Foundation Poker Run will be held Saturday on beautiful Smith Lake from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m., starting at Duskin Point Marina.
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Murder suspect back in custody
Johnny Cordell, 46, of Dora, was taken into custody on Wednesday, July 17, in Las Vegas following a manhunt by local and federal authorities.
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Jasper man convicted of sex charges sentenced to 20 years
Shane Allen Johnsey, 36, of Jasper, was sentenced to four 20-year prison terms on Thursday on four counts of first-degree sexual abuse of a child.
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Shoe Carnival ready for weekend opening
The grand opening for Shoe Carnival locations in Jasper and Gadsden will be held Saturday.
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AT&T project for rural America making progress
CARBON HILL — The city of Carbon Hill received good news from a representative of AT&T during the city council meeting held Thursday night.
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RSVP hosts Community Health Watch Program
More than 40 people attended the Community Health Watch Program Wednesday at the Community Health Systems Activities Center in downtown Jasper.
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11 years for bomb threats, bank robbery
BIRMINGHAM — A federal judge Wednesday sentenced a Jasper man to more than 11 years in prison for robbing a Walker County bank, calling in bomb threats on a hospital and a highway bridge before the...
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