Dekalb County Newswire

Dekalb County Newswire

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  1. Dekalb County Public library involved with a phone scam for moneyRead the original story

    Yesterday | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    ... owner in Fort Payne contacted the library saying they'd received a call about a solicitation campaign for the DeKalb County Public Library. "And that is us. We're the only library in Fort Payne, but we never do this. We never call people. We will ...

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  2. Albertville man arrested for criminal mischief and theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    An Albertville man is behind bars after the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office arrested him while pursuing leads about church thefts in the area. On Thursday, February 9, investigators with the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office arrested 22-year-old Markus Tibbett of Albertville and charged him with theft of property and criminal mischief.

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  3. PHOTOS: Burglary suspect's questioning leads to several drug arrestsRead the original story

    Monday Feb 13 | WAAY

    William Lane Poe Jr., 33, of Fort Payne, was charged with drug possession and drug paraphernalia possession. (DeKalb County Sheriff's Office photo) William Lane Poe Jr., 33, of Fort Payne, was charged with drug possession and drug paraphernalia ...

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  4. DeKalb Co. School System put plan in place to address Crossville High School's failing statusRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 9 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Leaders with the DeKalb County School System put a plan in place to improve the status of Crossville High School. It's on a list of schools deemed to be failing, released last month.

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  5. Roughly 40,000 gallons of gasoline leaked in Fort Payne, but ADEM reports no public threatRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 9 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    ... site. "The tank monitors, the line pressure monitors, had not indicated that there was a problem," explained DeKalb County EMA Director Anthony Clifton. Clifton says in early November, the owner noticed there was an issue and reported a release from ...

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  6. Grand jury indicts Tyler Blansit in 2015 killing of his mother in MentoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    A DeKalb County man has been indicted for murder in the beating death of his mother in Mentone in May 2015. Tyler Ryan Blansit, 23, was indicted Feb. 2 by a DeKalb County grand jury in the killing of Sherry Blansit.

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  7. Fired northeast Alabama math teacher accused of having sex with studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | The Decatur Daily

    ... student. He is also charged with a misdemeanor count of a school employee soliciting a sex act from a student. DeKalb County Superintendent Jason Barnett said Jones was placed on administrative leave after the accusations were made and fired at a ...

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  8. Fired math teacher accused of having sex with studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | The Decatur Daily

    ... student. He is also charged with a misdemeanor count of a school employee soliciting a sex act from a student. DeKalb County Superintendent Jason Barnett said Jones was placed on administrative leave after the accusations were made and fired at a ...

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  9. Former DeKalb County teacher charged with sex with studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Billy Carl Jones, 42, of Fyffe was arrested Friday on charges involving a student. Jones was an employee of the DeKalb County Board of Education at the time of the allegations.

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  10. Billy Carl JonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Billy Carl Jones, 42, of Fyffe was arrested Friday on charges involving a student. Jones was an employee of the DeKalb County Board of Education at the time of the allegations.

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  11. Former DeKalb Co. Board of Education employee charged with sex crimes involving a studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    On February 3, the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office Investigators arrested 42-year-old Billy Carl Jones of Fyffe for charges involving a student. According to Sheriff Jimmy Harris, investigators with the Sheriff's Office and the District Attorney's Office were notified in December of possible allegations involving Jones and a student.

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  12. Former DeKalb County schools employee accused of having sex with a studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | Alabama Live

    A man formerly employed by the DeKalb County Board of Education is charged with having sexual contact with a student while he held the position. Billy Carl Jones, 42, of Fyffe, has been indicted on two counts of school employee engaging in a sex act with a student, a Class B felonym and one count of school employee soliciting a sex act from a student, a Class A misdemeanor, according to the Sheriff's Office.

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  13. Dekalb County Domestic Violence Crisis Services receives $57k from the stateRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 1 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Dekalb Domestic Violence Crisis Services received $57,000 from a grant provided by the state. Its goal was to find additional funds to help the agency grow.

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  14. Student stabbed at Ider High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    A student in DeKalb county is recovering after being stabbed by another student at school. It happened Wednesday morning in the gymnasium at Ider High School.

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  15. 1 juvenile stabbed at Ider SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Deputies with the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office tell us one student was injured and another was taken to the juvenile probation office in Fort Payne after a stabbing at Ider School on Wednesday morning. Deputies tell us an argument broke out in the gym between two juveniles and that led to one of them being stabbed.

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  16. DeKalb Co. Sheriff: Juvenile stabbed in fight at Ider SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    The DeKalb County Sheriff's Office is investigating an incident between two juveniles at Ider School that led to one of them being stabbed. The juvenile who was stabbed is expected to be okay.

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  17. Student stabbed at east Alabama high school; suspect in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | Alabama Live

    The stabbing occurred when an argument broke out between two juveniles in the gym of the school in DeKalb County, the Sheriff's Office announced. The student who was stabbed was treated by the school nurse and released to the custody of parents, Sheriff Jimmy Harris said in a statement.

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  18. Why did Fob James commute Judith Ann Neelley's death sentence in 1999?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 29 | Alabama Live

    ... sentence was the driving reason for investigating the possibility of commuting her death sentence. "That DeKalb County jury, which heard all of the facts that heinous crime in the months right after the events took place, convicted her to life in ...

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  19. Judith Ann Neelley wins appeals ruling in fight for shot at paroleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 25 | Alabama Live

    Judith Ann Neelley, convicted and originally sentenced to die for the 1982 brutal slaying of a 13-year-old girl in DeKalb County, on Wednesday won a legal battle in her fight to one day get a shot at parole. The U.S. 11th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Neelley can proceed with her lawsuit challenging an Alabama law enacted in 2003 aimed at retroactively preventing her parole.

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  20. Potential for flooding increasing across the Tennessee ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 22 | WAAY

    ... rise of Indian Creek in Madison County has prompted a Flash Flood Warning for Madison county until 12:30AM. DeKalb county is also under a Flash Flood Warning until 11:45PM. Areas impacted include Fort Payne, Rainsville, Crossville,Sylvania, and ...

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