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  1. Oakman High students showcase over 20 organizationsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Daily Mountain Eagle

    Students at Oakman High School are celebrating homecoming this week and pledging their membership to various clubs and organizations.Ninth through 12th grade students gathered in the high a Students pledged their membership to a variety of organizations at Oakman High School Wednesday. Four students from the Spanish Club are pictured.

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  2. Jasper High hosting inspirational speech for youthRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... raise awareness for youth on distracted driving, alcohol and drug abuse and suicide prevention. Marbury, the Town of Oakman's police chief, said Merritt, a realtor for REMAX Elite, has spearheaded the project. He said the event is not open to the ...

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  3. Mission 34 camp a successRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... girl receiving a t-shirt and a bible. Representatives from four area schools Cordova, Sumiton Christian, Curry and Oakman assisted with the training of the campers, as well as representatives from the University of Alabama, Wallace State and Bevill ...

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  4. Prep Volleyball: Carbon Hill wins 4th county title in a rowRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    Carbon Hill's volleyball team won its fourth straight Walker County Tournament title, beating Oakman in the championship match at Oakman High School on Saturday. OAKMAN - Carbon Hill's volleyball team won its fourth straight Walker County Tournament title, beating Oakman in the championship match at Oakman High School on Saturday.

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  5. Board lists Dora, Cordova schools on 'wish list' of projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... of $100,000. Other projects on the list for 2019, in order of mention, include: Land acquisition of a property at Oakman High School ($100,000); a boiler at the transportation department ($60,000); a boiler at Cordova Elementary School ($60,000); ...

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  6. Gravesite theft being investigatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... She said the theft happened sometime between Aug. 31 and Sept. 5 at Friendship Estates, a cemetery along the new Oakman Parrish Highway. Smith spoke to the groundkeeper, who confirmed nothing had been removed during maintenance of the cemetery, and ...

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  7. Oakman program encouraging attendanceRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 1 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    Students at Oakman High School are participating in a fun, incentivized program this school year to encourage attendance.Assistant Principal Lethan Waid conceptualized the idea of having a From left to right, Oakman High School seniors Samantha Homan and Lani Herron work on a board that is used to track student attendance. Assistant Principal Lethan Waid conceptualized the idea of having students meet in various classrooms for an excel class between first and second block each day, which is designed as an advisory and counseling period.

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  8. Oakman PD: traffic plan working at Oakman schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 1 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    The Oakman Police Department is reporting a significant improvement in traffic flow around Oakman Middle and Oakman High schools.A new traffic plan that went into effect Aug. 20 creates a a Pictured is a recent photo submitted by Oakman Police Chief Ken Marbury showing school traffic not backed up Highway 69, since implementing their new traffic plan. Oakman Police Chief Ken Marbury works to direct school traffic off a busy Highway 69 prior to a new plan currently being implemented that has alleviated backed up traffic on the state highway.

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  9. Labor Day garbage routes, closings givenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 29 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... time Thursday. In Parrish, trash pickup will be delayed by one day, with routes scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday. Oakman, whose contractor will be a day behind during the week, will move garbage service that week from Wednesday to Thursday. The ...

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  10. Mayor: Roads in dire need of repairRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 23 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    Town officials in Oakman are working diligently to determine how necessary road repairs can be funded. As Oakman Mayor Cory Franks looks forward to 2019 town planning, he said a Oakman Mayor Cory Franks shows an aerial map of the roads in downtown Oakman, provided by McGehee Engineering.

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  11. Fostering loveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 21 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    Editors note: This is part of a series looking at the summer adventures of Walker County teachers. OAKMAN - Math teacher Paulette Berger spent her summer as she has for the past five years, by a Paulette Berger spends every day of the year - not just the summer - fostering dogs before they travel to their forever homes.

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  12. Transportation to Capstone Parrish a game changer in OakmanRead the original story

    Aug 17, 2018 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    Capstone Rural Health Center is partnering with Oakman officials to help its residents have easier access to health care.Oakman recently lost its only primary health care facility, and just a a Capstone Rural Health Center in Parrish is helping residents in Oakman with their health care needs. Once completed, the new Capstone Parrish facility, as seen under construction, will allow for even more services to be provided to their clients.

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  13. Oakman street to be one-way during busy school traffic hoursRead the original story

    Aug 17, 2018 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    School Street in Oakman will become a one-way during drop off and release times at Oakman Middle and Oakman High schools, starting Monday.The Oakman Town Council approved a plan Thursday a OAKMAN - School Street in Oakman will become a one-way during drop off and release times at Oakman Middle and Oakman High schools, starting Monday. Oakman Police Chief Ken Marbury explained that from the hours of 7:30 to 8:15 a.m. and 2:30 to 3:15 p.m. School Street will become a one-way street.

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  14. Man arrested after chase, vehicle fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... on the passenger side while attempting to pass it. Cain's car caught fire several hundred yards away on Parrish-Oakman Highway, he said. Cain and the driver of the second vehicle were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries, he ...

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  15. Wildcat Day set for SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    Wildcat Day will bring the community together to celebrate the Oakman High School football team, band and cheerleaders Saturday.While the event has been held in years past, Oakman Mayor a OAKMAN - Wildcat Day will bring the community together to celebrate the Oakman High School football team, band and cheerleaders Saturday. While the event has been held in years past, Oakman Mayor Cory Franks said this is the first time Wildcat Day will be in downtown Oakman.

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  16. Oakman Middle named official Alabama Bicentennial SchoolRead the original story

    Aug 15, 2018 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    Oakman Middle School is one of 200 schools across the state of Alabama that has been selected as an Alabama Bicentennial School and is the only school in Walker County to earn the a Oakman Middle School has been named an official Alabama Bicentennial School and has received a $2,000 grant they will use to create a community pantry in Oakman. OAKMAN - Oakman Middle School is one of 200 schools across the state of Alabama that has been selected as an Alabama Bicentennial School and is the only school in Walker County to earn the distinction.

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  17. Billy Jack ShirleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2018 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    The family will receive friends today, Aug. 11, 2018, from 11 a.m. until 12 p.m. at Kilgore-Green Funeral Home in Jasper. Funeral services will be held today, Aug. 11, 2018, at 12 p.m. in the Kilgore-Green Chapel, with burial at Bethel Cemetery in Oakman.

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  18. 67-year-old man dies in single-vehicle crash in Walker CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2018 | The Trussville Tribune

    Bill Jack Shirley, 67, was killed when the 1998 Toyota pickup he was driving exited the roadway on the left side, overturned and struck a tree. Shirley, was pronounced dead at the scene. The crash occurred on AL 69, a tenth of a mile south of Oakman.

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  19. Walker County man killed in single-vehicle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2018 | Alabama Live

    A 67-year-old man died in a single vehicle crash after he truck struck a tree on Highway 69 near Oakman Tuesday afternoon, according to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency. The victim, 67-year-old Bill Jack Shirley, was driving a 1998 Toyota truck when the truck left the road, overturned and struck a tree, troopers said.

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  20. Jail administrator introduced to commissionRead the original story

    Aug 6, 2018 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... ission meeting commemorating the life of the former District 4 Commissioner Randy Bridges, who died on July 25 at his Oakman residence.

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