Winston County Newswire

Winston County Newswire

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

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  1. Oakman boys hammer Winston County, earn spot in sub-regionRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Daily Mountain Eagle

    That's how Oakman shook off more than 20 years of disappointment with a 100-58 win over Winston County Monday night at Winfield High School, putting the Wildcats into the sub-region round of the playoffs for the first time since the mid-1990s. Next up for coach Chris Berry's Oakman team is the Class 3A, Area 9 championship game against Winfield set for 7 p.m. today at Winfield High School.

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  2. Governor: Tear down Alabama's prisons, build new onesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Alabama Live

    ... and really too dependent on governmental programs." "Percentage-wise there are just as many poor people in Winston County as there are in Dallas County. said Bentley, referring to the predominantly black population of rural Winston County in North ...

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  3. Rain, cold front arrive later today; Get the details now on TIARead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... on Christmas Eve, and they haven't been caught. More information coming up at 6 a.m. POT SCANDAL: Two former Winston County sheriff deputies say their sheriff asked them to get him marijuana . The deputies have been fired and they are suing the ...

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  4. Long time coming: Winston County girls win first county title in 13 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    Johnathan Bentley Winston County seniors Emma Parsons a Sand Cameron Bonds share a hug after the Lady Yellow Jackets defeated Lynn 41-26 on Monday night for their first Winston County Basketball Tournament title in 13 years. Winston County was the third seed in the tournament.

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  5. Former deputies say Alabama sheriff fired them for not getting marijuana for dying auntRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | Alabama Live

    Two former Winston County deputies say Sheriff Hobby Walker fired them after they refused to give him marijuana form the evidence room last year. Now they're suing him for wrongful termination.

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  6. Winston County Sheriff Hobby Walker. Source: Alabama Sheriffs AssociationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Two former Winston County deputies who say the sheriff asked them to get marijuana for his aunt who has cancer are now suing for wrongful termination. No charges have been filed in the case, but the investigation includes the state attorney general's office and the FBI.

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  7. Reclassification: New look for area basketball teamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... now in Class 5A after spending the last two years in 4A. Five other schools - Dora (4A), Carbon Hill (3A), Winston County (2A), Sumiton Christian (1A) and Addison (1A) - dropped in classification. Here is a look at what area schools will face when ...

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  8. Viewers report snow across central AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... were closed early. The flurries picked up around midday. It wasn't until he reached the Houston community Winston County in the afternoon that he reported seeing heavier snow. Beth Shelburne reports seeing snow since 1 p.m. However, she hasn't seen ...

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  9. Tests show Smith Lake one of the cleanest in AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    Lewis Smith Lake, as seen in this aerial photo from 2012, is one of the cleanest lakes in the state according to Alabama Water Watch, a volunteer-led water quality monitoring program. File photo- Ron Harris Members of the Smith Lake Civic Association in Walker County, Winston County Smith Lake Advocacy and the Smith Lake Environmental Preservation Committee in Cullman County met Saturday at the Smith Lake Civic Center in Curry for a "State of the Lake" meeting.

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  10. Small earthquake detected in Alabama on ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 15 | Alabama Live

    You probably didn't feel it but a small earthquake was detected in north Alabama on Thursday night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey . The quake was rated at a magnitude 2.6 - a trembler so small it doesn't register on earthquake classifications for impact - and was detected seven miles west southwest of Double Springs in Winston County.

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  11. ALEA and Winston County deputies investigate baby's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 12 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency along with the Winston County Sheriff's Office are investigating the death of a 6-month-old found unresponsive at a home in the Arley community. Investigators say Adalyn Marie Fields was taken to Children's of Alabama in Birmingham on December 3, 2015 with life threatening injuries.

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  12. Attorney locked up on 7 charges after sneaking into jail, refusing to leaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 12 | Alabama Live

    A Haleyville attorney who refused to leave the Winston County Jail after being asked to do so has now been there a lot longer than he likely planned - four days to be exact. Jerry Dean Roberson, a self-described personal injury, was jailed Friday afternoon and remained in lockup Tuesday charged with seven crimes ranging from disorderly conduct to possession of marijuana.

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  13. Missing man's body found in Winston Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 10 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    The body of a Winston County man who had been missing since Dec.19 has been found.

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  14. 2015 Red Kettle Campaign raises record $97,000 for SalvationaRead the original story

    Jan 3, 2016 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    The New Year is looking bright for the Salvation Army of Jasper, serving Walker, Marion and Winston counties, as they announce $97,000 was raised in the Red Kettle campaign for 2015. Salvation Army of Jasper's Executive Director Stephanie Holcomb said approximately $96,920.40 was raised during the organization's Red Kettle campaign which ran from Nov. 27 through Dec. 24. Red Kettle donations in Walker County totaled $53,000, and $36,000 was donated in Marion and Winston counties.

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  15. Dewey "Wayne" KikerRead the original story

    Dec 31, 2015 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    Dewey "Wayne" Kiker, 73, of Jasper, passed away peacefully at his residence on Monday, Dec. 28, 2015. He was one of five children born to Dewey D. and Virgie Kiker on Aug. 26, 1942, in Winston County.

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  16. Alabama town recorded 14.2 inches of rain in 6 days; rainfall totals across the stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2015 | Alabama Live

    ... inches at Clayton in Barbour County. Highest rainfall totals in North Alabama were recorded in Haleyville in Winston County, where some 10.35 inches of rain was reported. Guntersville also receive a massive amount of rain in a short period of time - ...

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  17. Winston County deputies search for missing man who has dementiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Investigators say Mitchell John Warren left his residence in the 15000 block of CR 63 (Grayson area) sometime between Sunday evening and Monday afternoon. If you see Warren or have any other information that might help bring him home, please call 205-489-2115.

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  18. Man killed when tractor collides with pickup in Winston CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | Alabama Live

    The crash happened at 5:26 p.m. near the 12-mile marker Alabama 195 about 8 miles south of Double Springs. Kenneth R. Carroll Jr., 57, was pronounced dead at the scene. His Mahindra tractor collided with a 1999 Chevrolet pickup truck driven by 50-year-old Shelley Kaye Gree, of Double Springs.

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  19. Oakman's Woods scores 47 points in 107-86 winRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... had 11 points, eight rebounds and six steals, Katie Downs added 10 points and Keana Pearson had six steals. Winston County led 16-13 after the first quarter, Curry battled back for a 24-23 halftime lead and Winston County led 35-33 going into the ...

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  20. Ranburne football faces uncertain coaching future as Chad Young launches political campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | Alabama Live

    ... stretch in school history. Football coaches moving into the role of superintendent isn't unprecedented. In Winston County, longtime coach Dan Hogan ran, won and servde as county superintendent and later coached again at Winston County High in Double ...

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