Walker County Newswire (Page 3)

Walker County Newswire (Page 3)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Walker County, AL. (Page 3)

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  1. House members keep busy scheduleRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 29 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    MONTGOMERY Rep. Connie Cooner Rowe, R-Jasper, saw her Wednesday morning start off as hectic as most days during the legislative session with a public hearing on a bill which would make it optional to get a permit to carry a concealed a Rep. Connie Rowe , seated second from the left, listens during testimony at at public hearing at the Capitol Auditorium in Montgomery Wednesday morning. Daily Mountain Eagle - James Phillips MONTGOMERY Rep. Connie Cooner Rowe, R-Jasper, saw her Wednesday morning start off as hectic as most days during the legislative session with a public hearing on a bill which would make it optional to get a permit to carry a concealed handgun.

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  2. County Democrats hold rally, marchRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 29 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    Bruce Springsteen's "Born in the U.S.A." boomed from loudspeakers as a crowd of some 40 people gathered on the Courthouse Square Saturday afternoon for a rally and march sponsored by Walker County Democrats. The marchers carried American flags a Approximately 40 people turned out for a rally and march Saturday that was sponsored by the Walker County Democratic Party.

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  3. UAB students develop campaign for Walker College FoundationRead the original story

    Friday Apr 28 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... which is really special to me." Trawick also spoke of students from the University of Alabama who visited Walker County last summer to intern at various nonprofits. "We have students from UA coming and doing work in Walker County, and we have ...

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  4. Dora's Horse Creek Jubilee set for May 6Read the original story

    Friday Apr 28 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... gospel group Eagle's Wings, local singer Ronnie Powell and St. Joseph's Choir as well as Shelbie Z, a Walker County native and contestant on both "American Idol" and "The Voice." At noon, there will be a Red Book Hymn singing. Wayne Burns, one of ...

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  5. Ostrich: Confederate statues voluntarily remove themselves from AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 28 | Alabama Live

    Matt Mitchell is the creator of The Ostrich, Walker County's least trusted news source, and was the 3rd round draft pick of the Denver Nuggets. Roughly half of what he writes is untrue.

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  6. Walt Williams Golden Deeds Ride set for SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 27 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... by his family and friends as a selfless pillar of his community who worked very hard for the people of Walker County. It's only fitting that those same family and friends have worked hard to keep his civic-minded ideals alive with this special ride. ...

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  7. Reading gives us someplace to go...'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 27 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... Elementary School, and the two latest free libraries have been placed at Memorial Park Elementary and the Walker County Courthouse Annex. "Resurrecting these decommissioned newspaper boxes is a creative way that we can engage our community," Eagle ...

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  8. Mayor discusses challenges of retail recruitmentRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 26 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... is committed to quality of life improvements, such as creating a park on the mill site and supporting the Walker County Health Action Partnership's efforts to improve three boating access points in the city. Unlike economic development, these ...

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  9. Police recover $100K in stolen propertyRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 25 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... to Eustice, who lives on Shady Grove Road. Hall said this residence was abandoned. Eustice was taken to the Walker County Jail Tuesday afternoon and is being held on a $30,000 property bond. Hall commended Officers Adam Smalley and Ronnie Phillips ...

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  10. Getting to know youRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 25 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    The chairman of the Walker County Commission and the mayor of Jasper broke bread Monday -and made sure their chief assistants met for the first time as well, as the local leaders promoted cooperation and communication between the county and its a Jasper Mayor David O'Mary, at left, talks with Walker County Commission Chairman Jerry Bishop on a downtown Jasper bench Monday. The two continued a conversation after leaving lunch, where they stressed cooperation between the city and the county.

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  11. County cleanup considered a successRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2017 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    Cleanups held Saturday across Walker County were successful, and the participating communities are talking of holding a similar effort this fall. Walker County Revenue Auditor Robbie Dickerson, who helped coordinate the effort, said Monday she was impressed with the citizen involvement in Cordova, Parrish and Oakman, as those communities announced efforts for the weekend.

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  12. Birdsong addresses Kiwanis ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    One of the most beloved and well-respected physicians to ever practice in Jasper was the guest speaker at Monday's meeting of the Kiwanis Club of Jasper. Dr. Gene Birdsong, who practiced for more than 40 years in Jasper and Walker County, told Kiwanis members and other guests about how he became a physician, as well as how he ended up in Jasper in 1965.

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  13. Sheriff warns of scammers in countyRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2017 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    During a recent interview with the Daily Mountain Eagle, Walker County Sheriff Jim Underwood mentioned a rise in scam artists in the county in recent weeks and months. During a recent interview with the Daily Mountain Eagle, Walker County Sheriff Jim Underwood mentioned a rise in scam artists in the county in recent weeks and months.

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  14. Walker County Softball Tournament: Carbon Hill back on topRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2017 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    Cordova's Mary Grayson Kilpatrick, right, leaps around Carbon Hill catcher Adison Alexander for an inside-the-park home run during the championship game of the Walker County Softball Tournament. Carbona SHill softball players accept the trophy after beating Cordova 10-4 in the championship game of the Walker County Softball Tournament at Curry High School on Saturday.

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  15. Jasper could lose $100K a month, likely raise ratesRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2017 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    If the Curry Water Authority were to break off from the Jasper Waterworks and Sewer Board, it would likely cost Jasper $100,000 per month and result in increased rates for community wholesale contracts with other water authorities in Walker If the Curry Water Authority were to break off from the Jasper Waterworks and Sewer Board, it would likely cost Jasper $100,000 per month and result in increased rates for community wholesale contracts with other water authorities in Walker County. Curry's consideration of its own water treatment plant would be a major break in the Jasper network of wholesale contracts with community water authorities.

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  16. Curry Water Authority wants own treatment plantRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2017 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... SSteele said. The site says about 17,300 people are affected. In comparison, Jasper's population is 14,352 and Walker County's population is 67,023. Steele says a water treatment plant has been discussed for years. The system was designed and ...

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  17. Not guilty plea entered in Hawkins' brutal deathRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2017 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    A 22-year-old Walker County man who has been called the triggerman in the February 2016 death of a Dora teenager was in court Thursday morning for an arraignment hearing. A 22-year-old Walker County man who has been called the triggerman in the February 2016 death of a Dora teenager was in court Thursday morning for an arraignment hearing.

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  18. Cordova police arrest two for drug traffickingRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2017 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... year in Jefferson County for trafficking cocaine, according to Police Chief Nick Smith. He is being held at Walker County Jail on a $100,000 bond. "He was also in possession of a 9 millimeter Hi-Point pistol. He is a convicted felon, and we could ...

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  19. Bankhead finishes 2017 season with a 36-1 recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... that few teams can boast about. The Bankhead Middle School softball team won its third-consecutive Walker County Championship, finishing the season with a remarkable 36-1 record. - Special to the Eagle Regardless of the sport a team competes in, ...

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  20. Cordova boys, girls win titles at Walker County Track and Field MeetRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2017 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    Cordova's boys track team racked up first-place finishes in 10 events to run away with the Walker County Track and Field Meet title at Carbona SHill High School on Thursday. Dora's Caleb Towns competes in the 110-meter hurdles during the Walker County Track and Field Meet held Thursday at Carbona SHill High School.

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