Barbour County Newswire

Barbour County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Barbour County, AL.

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  1. Phenix City man among two charged with killing 28-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 18 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... wounds. Murder warrants were issued for Glover and Granger on Wednesday. The Eufaula Police Department, the Barbour County Sheriff's Office and the Abbeville Police Department assisted the Lee County Sheriff's Office in their search for the ...

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  2. New AL drought monitor report shows increase in 'extreme' conditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 17 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... drought has now developed across far west Alabama and a patch of Exceptional drought is now developing in Barbour county. Much of Chilton, Coosa, Tallapoosa, and Chambers counties all fall under the Exceptional condition. Montgomery continues under ...

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  3. Man found dead in vehicle in downtown Troy identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Police have identified the man found dead inside a vehicle in Troy Saturday as 52-year-old Richard Allen McNaught. According to the Troy Police Department, McNaught was a resident of Wisconsin and was employed as a caretaker for an elderly subject in Barbour County.

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  4. First Alert: AL drought conditions worseningRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    The most significant updates to report come from areas of central Alabama north of I-85. Extreme drought has now developed across parts of Elmore and Barbour counties.

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  5. Parks amendment language becomes point of contentionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | The Montgomery Advertiser

    ... are losing money or breaking even, and noted that an attempt to turn a golf course at Lakepoint State Park in Barbour County to a private entity last year failed. Grimsley, who has been an outspoken critic of attempts to build a hotel and conference ...

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  6. Eufaula businessman to finally get recognition he deservesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | WTVM

    A pioneer in bass fishing and a well-known businessman in Barbour County will finally get the recognition he deserves. "Tom Mann did a lot for our city," said Eufaula Mayor Jack Tibbs.

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  7. Eufaula man charged with manslaughter following deadly crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2016 | WTVM

    ... p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 9. Edward Griffin, 67, was attempting to cross Eufaula Ave. he was hit and later died at Barbour County Medical Center.

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  8. Eufaula man arrested for DUI following deadly crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2016 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 9. Edward Griffin, 67, was attempting to cross Eufaula Ave. he was hit and later died at Barbour County Medical Center.

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  9. Alabama prison on lockdown after inmate fatally stabbedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2016 | The Decatur Daily

    ... ned as a suspect in the stabbing. Gladney is serving a life sentence on a 2006 manslaughter conviction out of Barbour County.

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  10. Fatal stabbing leads to lockdown at Alabama prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2016 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    ... Williams dead just before 5 p.m. Gladney was serving a life sentence for a 2006 manslaughter conviction in Barbour County. Williams was serving a 5-year sentence connected to a rape conviction in Chambers County. Elmore Correctional Facility is ...

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  11. Inmate fatally stabbed at Elmore Correctional FacilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2016 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... ned as a suspect in the stabbing. Gladney is serving a life sentence on a 2006 manslaughter conviction out of Barbour County.

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  12. Former Eufaula magistrate accused of taking more than $2,500 from cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2016 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    A former Municipal Court magistrate in Eufaula, Ala., was indicted last week on three felony charges in connection with the theft of more than $2,500 from the city, Attorney General Luther Strange said Friday in a release. Kimberly Kveta Smith was indicted on first-degree theft, an ethics violation and computer tampering in the indictment returned on Aug. 17. Also known as as Kimberly Smith Thomas, she was released from the Barbour County Jail on $50,000 bond after she surrendered Friday to agents with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency's State Bureau of Investigation.

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  13. Ex-municipal court magistrate charged with theft, ethics violationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2016 | Alabama Live

    Kimberly Kveta Smith, 40, also known as Kimberly Smith Thomas, was arrested following an indictment on the felony charges of ethics law violation, first-degree theft and computer tampering, according to the Alabama Attorney General's Office. Smith surrendered to agents with State Bureau of Investigation at the Barbour County Jail.

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  14. Man charged with capital murder in 2014 killing of Clio police chief's fatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2016 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    An arrest has been made in the brutal murder of a Clio man that occurred almost two years ago, according to the Barbour County Sheriff's Office. Sheriff Leroy Upshaw says Derrick Markeith Harris was charged with capital murder on Thursday in the killing of 81-year-old Mildred Eugene Johnson on Sept.

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  15. A dozen rabies cases confirmed in southeast AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2016 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... raccoon and a rabid bat were confirmed in Coffee County this week. A fox also tested positive for rabies in Barbour County. "Every three or four years rabies virus cycles up, and this year happens to be an up year. Last year we only had one positive ...

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  16. Arrest made in sexual assault case at east AL campgroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2016 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... Dothan, was arrested on July 21, and charged with one count of first degree rape. He was transported to the Barbour County Jail where his bond has not yet been set. The charge comes after the sexual assault of a 16-year-old was reported on July 4 at ...

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  17. White Oak Park Rape 1st Degree Press ReleaseRead the original story

    Jul 26, 2016 | RickeyStokesNews.com

    BARBOUR COUNTY: On 21 July 2016 Joseph Taylor Holley, 23, of Dothan, AL. was arrested on one count of Rape 1st Degree and released to the Barbour County jail.

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  18. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | WTVM

    Whether it's surfing along Alabama's gulf coast, fishing and swimming at Lake Jackson in Opp to zip-lining across Lake Guntersville state park or taking a dip in the crystal Clear Blue Springs in Barbour County, Alabama's State Parks have something to offer everyone! Four to five million people visit Alabama's parks each year. State Parks Director Greg Lein says that's where state parks get the bulk its funding.

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  19. Wiregrass coaches ready to hit the field for 2016 football seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... will have accomplished a lot." "The mentality of our kids is now like, the first year we were hungry," said Barbour County head coach Christopher Reynolds. "We just want a win, but we didn't have a voice. Our second year we were like, "We need us a ...

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  20. Teen pedestrian killed in southeastern Alabama crashRead the original story

    Jul 10, 2016 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    Barbour County Coroner Sidney L. Chapman Jr. tells Al.com on Sunday that 17-year-old Jessica Hernandez was killed in the crash Saturday night. Eufaula Police Chief Steve Watkins says the crash involved a Toyota passenger car and Hernandez, who was the pedestrian.

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