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  1. Man pleads guilty to 2015 Eclectic murderRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    The suspect in an early 2015 Elmore County murder case has pleaded guilty before a judge. Thomas Martin admitted to killing 63-year-old Eclectic resident Stanley Thornton nearly two years after a homicide investigation was opened.

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  2. Against the Current - 2nd Annual Bass TournamentRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | RickeyStokesNews.com

    Prattville Christian Academy's 2nd Annual Bass Tournament will be held on Saturday, March 11, 2017 @ Lake Jordan State Ramp from Safe-Daylight until 3:00 P.M. . Checks for pre-registration can be mailed to: Bubba Jones @ 1105 Holley Mill Road, Eclectic, AL 36024.

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  3. Scenes from Eclectic: Quaint Elmore County town is known for its nameRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 18 | Alabama Live

    Eclectic, Ala., has been mentioned on numerous lists of strange place names. Although many people assume it is named for the word eclectic , the town was actually named for the field of eclectic medicine, an outdated branch of alternative medicine that made use of herbal treatments and physical therapy.

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  4. Scenes from Slapout and Graball, tiny communities with quirky namesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 18 | Alabama Live

    Have you ever wondered how the Alabama communities Slapout and Graball got their names? I recently visited both, as well as Eclectic, and learned about their origins. The community of Slapout is located in Elmore County, adjoining another small community called Holtville.

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  5. Girls' Guide to New Orleans Jazz FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2010 | Southern Accents

    Eclectic music and iconic food make this New Orleans festival one of the South's best parties. Our tips make it even better.

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  6. Elmore County store owner envious of neighboring county's Sunday liquor sales voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | WTVM

    ... nervous about it," admitted Lynn Nail. It is a sobering thought for Nail, who owns Nail's Convenience Store near Eclectic. "We do depend on our summer time and warm season for a lot of our revenues during the year," she said. It's the very idea of ...

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  7. Looking for things to do? Now, you have a place to GORead the original story

    Oct 25, 2016 | The Montgomery Advertiser

    ... Montgomerian Mendie Nord said while browsing a test version of the app. "I think I saw (listings) in Eclectic... Millbrook. This has got everything! As it is now, I would be going to Facebook and I'd try to find out who's playing at Tipping Point or ...

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  8. Suspects indicted for 2015 home invasion, shooting of elderly Eclectic womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | WTVM

    Two suspects connected to a home invasion and the shooting of an elderly Eclectic woman in 2015 have been indicted on multiple felony counts Court records indicate Bennett was indicted on three counts including first degree burglary, first degree robbery and first degree assault. McDuffie was indicted on four felony counts including attempted murder, first degree burglary, first degree robbery and first degree assault.

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  9. Suspects indicted for 2015 home invasion, shooting of elderly Eclectic womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Two suspects connected to a home invasion and the shooting of an elderly Eclectic woman have been indicted on multiple felony counts. An Elmore County grand jury indicted defendants Pedro Bennett and Dexter McDuffie.

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  10. ACA wins Elmore County tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2016 | The Montgomery Advertiser

    ... downed Sylacauga 21-25, 25-17, 15-3 in the quarterfinals and Benjamin Russell 25-12, 23-25, 15-8 in the semifinals. ECLECTIC - Jordan Stewart finished with 23 kills and 11 aces to help Wetumpka reach the semifinals of Elmore County's tournament. ...

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  11. Eclectic man killed in Saturday afternoon crash in Elmore CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2016 | Alabama Live

    According to Corporal Jess Thornton, Leon Livingston Minchew was killed on Saturday when his 2000 Oldsmobile Intrigue left the roadway, hit a tree, and overturned.

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  12. Eclectic man killed in single-vehicle wreck in Elmore CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2016 | WTVM

    A single-vehicle accident in Elmore County claimed the life of an Eclectic man on Saturday, according to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency. Leon Livingston Minchew, 37, was killed when the 2000 Oldsmobile Intrigue he was operating left the roadway, struck a tree and overturned.

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  13. Case of slain Eclectic parents goes to grand juryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | The Montgomery Advertiser

    Case of slain Eclectic parents goes to grand jury Investigator: Holton was smoking a cigarette at his neighbor's home mere moments after he allegedly shot his parents Check out this story on montgomeryadvertiser.com: http://on.mgmadv.com/2dDQdyW WETUMPKA - Jesse Madison Holton was smoking a cigarette at his next door neighbor's home mere moments after he allegedly shot his mother and father in the head, an investigator testified Wednesday morning. Holton, 17, of Eclectic, faces two murder charges in the shooting deaths of his parents, Mike and April Holton, both 37, court records show.

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  14. Bark in the Park postponed until Sept. 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2016 | The Montgomery Advertiser

    ... busy situation, and must have current rabies tag/proof of rabies vaccination to come to the park. Nikki Wiggins of Eclectic holds Rosco, who won the best dressed award for looking like Madonna. Hundreds of dogs, and their owners, turned out Sunday, ...

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  15. Bond set at $1 million for Eclectic teen accused of killing parentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2016 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... of his mother. Investigators say Holton's parents died gruesome deaths , both shot in the head. His father, former Eclectic mayor Mike Holton, was reportedly shot in the back of the head with the family gun. His mother, April Holton, was found in a ...

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  16. Teen accused of fatally shooting parents after house partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2016 | WTEN-TV Albany

    A central Alabama teenager was jailed on a murder charge after an apparent dispute over a house party and drugs led to the shooting deaths of his parents, authorities said Tuesday. Jesse Holton, 17, was charged as an adult in the slaying of his father, former Eclectic mayor Mike Holton, said Elmore County Sheriff Bill Franklin.

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  17. Teen Arrested For Murdering His Parents - Because They Got Mad...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2016 | Perez Hilton

    An Alabama teenager has been charged with murder for fatally shooting his mother and father, after they got mad at him for throwing a party and trashing their home. High school senior Jesse Holton has been charged with murdering his father Mike Holton , the former mayor of the family's small hometown of Eclectic, Alabama.

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  18. Alabama Teen Accused of Killing Parents After Getting in Trouble Over House PartyRead the original story

    Sep 14, 2016 | Time

    ... attempt to discipline him, the AP reports. 17 yr old Jesse Madison Holton charged w/ murder of his father & former Eclectic mayor Mike Holton. @ALNewsNetwork pic.twitter.com/xM9yjjSD7j "They had had problems with him in the past," Franklin said, ...

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  19. Alabama Teen Accused of Murdering ParentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2016 | Teen Vogue

    ... that police say also involved drugs. Jesse's father, a volunteer fireman and the former mayor of their small town, Eclectic, then called the police to report his son for drug use and property damage. Sheriff Bill Franklin told People that when ...

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  20. Former Alabama mayor and wife shot dead, son charged with murderRead the original story

    Sep 14, 2016 | Canadian Content

    Former Alabama mayor and wife shot dead, son charged with murder THE ASSOCIATED PRESS First posted: Tuesday, September 13, 2016 12:41 PM EDT Updated: Tuesday, September 13, 2016 12:45 PM EDT ECLECTIC, Ala. - A central Alabama teenager was jailed on a murder charge after an apparent dispute over a house party and drugs led to the shooting deaths of his parents, authorities said Tuesday.

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