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  1. Oakman council approves sales tax increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Mountain Eagle

    The Oakman Town Council approved a 1-cent sales tax increase Thursday night to serve as an additional revenue stream to address needs in the community.Except for Oakman council member a OAKMAN - The Oakman Town Council approved a 1-cent sales tax increase Thursday night to serve as an additional revenue stream to address needs in the community. Except for Oakman council member Marion Constant, who was absent, the city sales tax increase passed unanimously, raising the amount from 3 percent to 4 percent.

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  2. Turkey Trot comes back to JasperRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 16 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    The Walker County Turkey Trot 5K is coming back to downtown Jasper for Thanksgiving Day. Organizer April Madison said the annual event, which was in Oakman last year, will start and end in a Organizer April Madison said the annual event, which was in Oakman last year, will start and end in Gamble Park this year, with runner set to take off from the starting line at 9 a.m. Registration will start at 8 a.m. "The Family Fun Run, which is typically a one-mile race that involves two laps around Gamble Park, will start about 9:30 or 9:45 a.m.," she said, noting it many times involves children waiting on their parents to finish the 5K.

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  3. Oakman band celebrates successful seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    The Oakman High School Band has finished its 2018-19 season strong by recently being named a best overall band.Oakman's band competed at the West Alabama Marching Band Festival at Gordo a The Oakman High School band poses for a photo after receiving superior ratings and winning best overall band at a competition in Gordo. OAKMAN - The Oakman High School Band has finished its 2018-19 season strong by recently being named a best overall band.

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  4. Wildcats hold strong following 'traumatic' incidentRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    The community of Oakman is continuing to cope after five of the high school's football players were injured Friday night." Initially, they were in shock," Oakman High School Principal a OAKMAN - The community of Oakman is continuing to cope after five of the high school's football players were injured Friday night.

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  5. Kennedy, Beaty sworn in as new county BOE membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    Trent Kennedy and Dr. Vonda Beaty were both sworn in as new board members of the Walker County Board of Education Thursday evening.Kennedy will serve as representative for District 1 , while Beaty will represent District 3 . Beaty was sworn in by Honorable Circuit Judge Hoyt Elliott, and Kennedy was sworn in by Honorable Charles R. Stephens.

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  6. Charles Watson MartinRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 4 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    Family will receive friends Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, from 10 to 11 a.m. at Odom Memorial Baptist Church. Funeral services will be Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, at 11 a.m., at Odom Memorial Baptist Church, with Kilgore-Green Funeral Home directing.

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  7. A list of community storm shelters in Walker CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    In the event of a tornado warning, 18 community storm shelters are available to residents in Walker County.The Daily Mountain Eagle reached out to Regina Myers, Walker County's Emergency Management a The Daily Mountain Eagl e reached out to Regina Myers, Walker County's Emergency Management Agency coordinator, on Monday morning to get an updated list of storm shelters in the county, as a severe weather threat loomed Monday night into this morning. She directed the newspaper office to the Walker County E-911 website, which now has a map to identify all storm shelters in the county.

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  8. Daisy Jean KirkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 31 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    Daisy Jean Kirk, 83, of Oakman, died Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, at Ridgeview Health and Rehabilitation Center. Public viewing is Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Rice Chapel United Methodist Church.

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  9. Kelly, Son's honored with awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 23 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    Ed HowellKelly, Son's honored with awards Rev. David Lewis, right, chairman of the Walker County Honorary Committee, presented David Kelly, left, of Oakman the 2018 Community Service Award for community and civic service to Oakman and throughout Walker County at a ceremony at the Walker County Courthouse on Thursday.

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  10. Outgoing county BOE members honoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 22 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    Two outgoing members of the Walker County Board of Education were honored for their service at Thursday night's school board meeting.Jamie Rigsby and Bill Edd Gilbert have both served on the board of a Walker County Schools Interim Superintendent Dr. Joel Hagood, at right, presents board member Jamie Rigsby with a plaque to recognize his years of service to the children of Walker County, while Chairman Brad Ingle looks on. Walker County Schools Interim Superintendent Dr. Joel Hagood, at right, presents board member Bill Edd Gilbert with a plaque to recognize his years of service to the children of Walker County, while Chairman Brad Ingle looks on.

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  11. Oakman comeback falls just short in loss to Lamar CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2018 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    The Oakman Wildcats battled back from a 13-0 first-quarter deficit, but came up short against the Lamar County Bulldogs, 24-21, at Hosea Collins Field on Friday in Oakman.Christian Hubbard Oakman coach Mark Hastings' team dropped a narrow 24-21 home loss to Lamar County on Friday. The Wildcats battled back from a 13-0 deficit to tie the game in the fourth quarter.

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  12. Large crowd anticipated for Oakman's upcoming Day's Gap FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2018 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    The Town of Oakman is eagerly anticipating their second annual Day's Gap Festival and have an exciting lineup of bands, vendors and activities planned for the event Oct. 12 and 13.Oakman a From left to right, Oakman Town Clerk Lisa Lockhart, Oakman Mayor Cory Franks and Oakman Senior Center Manager Evelyn Garrett look at a map of downtown Oakman as they finalize plans for the upcoming Day's Gap Festival, Oct. 12 and 13. OAKMAN - The Town of Oakman is eagerly anticipating their second annual Day's Gap Festival and have an exciting lineup of bands, vendors and activities planned for the event Oct. 12 and 13. Oakman officials are hoping to build on the success of last year's festival that brought an estimated 2,000 people to the small town.

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  13. No. 1 Jasper moves to 33-3 with tri-match sweepRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2018 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    Jasper's Molly Kate Atkins and Kelsey Shelton go up for a block during Thursday's match against John Carroll. In an area match, Jasper defeated Corner 25-6, 25-14, 25-8.

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  14. James Howard Thacker Sr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2018 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    The family will be receiving friends today, September 25, 2018, from 6 until 8 p.m., at Kilgore-Green Funeral Home in Jasper. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, September 26, 2018, at 2 p.m., in the Kilgore-Green Chapel, with burial at Patton Hill Cemetery in Oakman.

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  15. Oakman introduces first parks and rec teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2018 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    Willie Moore, director of the Town of Oakman Parks and Recreation Department, presented the town's first sports team at last Thursday night's town council meeting.Members of Oakman's girls a Oakman Mayor Cory Franks and town council members pose with the town's first parks and recreation team - girls volleyball. OAKMAN - Willie Moore, director of the Town of Oakman Parks and Recreation Department, presented the town's first sports team at last Thursday night's town council meeting.

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  16. Cordova, Oakman celebrate homecomingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2018 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    Blue Devils fans of all ages came out to support the team during Friday's homecoming parade in Cordova. The Blue Devils hosted the Northside Rams.

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

    Sep 20, 2018 | 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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  18. Jasper High hosting inspirational speech for youthRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2018 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    A special event today will encourage students in Jasper City and Walker County schools to make thoughtful decisions that could impact their lives.Mike Lutzenkirchen, the father of former Auburn a Mike Lutzenkirchen, the father of former Auburn football player Philip Lutzenkirchen, will give a speech to students at Jasper High School today to talk about his son's legacy and to inspire students to make wise choices. Mike Lutzenkirchen, the father of former Auburn football player Philip Lutzenkirchen , will give a speech to students at Jasper High School today to talk about his son's legacy and to inspire students to make wise choices.

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

    Sep 17, 2018 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    Mission 34s first softball camp, emphasizing the development of skills of the game and forging a close relationship with God, was an outstanding success according to organizers Shannon and Emma Hyche. Mission 34 held its first softball camp at Cordova High School on Saturday.

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

    Sep 16, 2018 | 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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