Winston County Newswire

Winston County Newswire

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

Results 1 - 20 of 126 in Winston County, AL

  1. Woman killed in Winston County crash wasn't wearing seatbeltRead the original story

    Yesterday | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Al.com reports ( http://bit.ly/1ID1wup ) that 64-year-old Minerva Cruz Jones died Monday when her vehicle hit an embankment off Alabama Highway 5 in Lynn. Officials with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency said Jones was not wearing a seatbelt.

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  2. Woman killed in Winston County crash wasn't wearing seatbelt, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Alabama Live

    Minerva Cruz Jones, a 64-year-old Haleyville resident, was killed when her vehicle hit an embankment off of Alabama Highway 5 in Lynn, an Alabama Law Enforcement Agency release said. Jones, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was pronounced dead at the scene.

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  3. John Jody SpainRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 29 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    Spain was born on May 29, 1932, in Winston County. Spain served his country in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict and was a member of the American Legion.

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  4. Winston County routs Lynn for 2-0 startRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 29 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    Winston County's offensive onslaught proved too much for Lynn as the Yellow Jackets rolled to a 48-0 win over their county rivals Friday night at Malcolm-Blake Stadium. The Yellow Jackets spread the ball around with five different players scoring touchdowns.

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  5. 17 of the Strangest Guinness World Records of All TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Time

    ... up to 22. 2004: Chad Fell blew the largest bubblegum bubble at 20 in. at the Double Springs High School in Winston County, Alabama. 2008: Kevin Shelley set the record for most toilet seats broken by one's head in one minute by shattering 46 in ...

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  6. Brown, Walker earn top honors in opening weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    Thanks to Yellow Jacket senior running back Andrew Brown, who wasn't even in elementary the last time Winston County defeated the Lions, that slate is now wiped clean. Brown rushed for 203 yards and three touchdowns on 18 carries as the Yellow Jackets beat Haleyville 28-19 Friday night, knocking off the Lions for the first time since the 2001 season.

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  7. Brown scores 3 TDs as Winston County tops HaleyvilleRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 22 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... left in the first half with a 12-yard reverse from senior Quinton Pagay. With another 2-point conversion, Winston County enjoyed a 16-0 lead at the half. Haleyville mounted a comeback in the third quarter beginning with a 58 yard wide open pass from ...

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  8. Carpenter family loses home in fire and needs helpRead the original story

    Friday Aug 21 | Hartselle Enquirer

    ... Alvie Penn, two sons, Ed and Rufus and a daughter, Evelyn Penn Bramlett. She grew up in a community in Winston County in the Bankhead Forest. She married Alvie and lived in Massey. The entire family attended McKendree UMC. The watchword at church ...

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  9. Alabama town's youth football teams, cheerleaders raffling AR-15 rifleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Alabama Live

    ... out of parents two or three times a year with a town this size," Harris said. The 2010 census put the Winston County town's population at 659 people. The organization -- which serves between 55-70 kids -- also has to compete with baseball, ...

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  10. ALEA issues missing child alert for 15-year-old girl last seen in ArleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | ABC 33/40

    ... a green t-shirt and gray sweat pants. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Bush please contact the Winston County Sheriff's Department at (205) 489-2115. Evangelist Franklin Graham prayed on a sidewalk outside the Pentagon Thursday after ...

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  11. Authorities searching for 15-year-old runaway in Winston CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Alabama Live

    ... on Sunday. Bush is listed as a runaway. Anyone who has information on her whereabouts is asked to call the Winston County Sheriff's Department at 205-489-2115. Bush is 5 feet 6 inches tall, about 185 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. She was ...

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  12. Winston County judge appointed to hear lawsuit seeking to void JeffCo sales taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | Alabama Live

    Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore has appointed a Winston County judge to hear a lawsuit filed by a group that wants Jefferson County's new 1-cent sales tax tossed out. Winston County Circuit Judge T. Lee Carter was appointed last week by Moore to preside over the lawsuit that was filed July 20 by Andrew Bennett, the county's tax assessor in the Bessemer Cutoff, state representatives Rep. Mary Moore and John Rogers, and county resident William Muhammad.

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  13. Winston County crew's beginners luck helps them bag big Alabama River gatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Alabama Live

    First-time alligator hunters Brian Dover, Steton Parker, Patrick Benson and Jimmy "Big Sexy" Melson, all of Winston County, teamed up to bag this 13-foot, 2.75-inch, 776-pound alligator during opening night of the 2015 hunt in Alabama's West-Central Zone. Another huge alligator was pulled from the Millers Ferry pool of the Alabama River last night and the hunter freely admits it was a quintessential case of beginners luck.

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  14. HEATH, Lester ShermanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Dayton Daily News

    News Death Notice HEATH, Lester Sherman Age 94, died peacefully on Saturday, August 8, 2015. He was born in, Winston County, Alabama on December 20, 1920, to the late Sara L. Heath.

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  15. Paul T. Ratliff Sr.Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 11 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    Paul T. Ratliff Sr., 68, of South Charleston, Ohio, passed away Sunday, Aug. 9, 2015, at Springfield Regional Medical Center in Springfield, Ohio. Ratliff was born May 23, 1947, in Winston County, the son of Earl Amos and Mattie Frances Thompson Ratliff.

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  16. Pedestrian struck, killed in Winston County accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 8 | Alabama Live

    Alexander Blake Robinson died on the scene after he was struck by a Kia Soul around 4:30 a.m. 2015 Alabama Media Group. All rights reserved .

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  17. Cullman man dies after being hit by car in Winston CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 8 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Alabama State Troopers say Alexander Blake Robinson, 23, was struck by a 2011 Kia Sould driven by Earnest E. Collum Jr, of Hanceville.

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  18. Suspect still at large after leading Hanceville police on chase, crashing stolen motorcycleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 8 | ABC 33/40

    ... ABC 33/40. A Cullman man died early Saturday morning after being hit by a car while walking on Highway 278 in Winston County, Alabama State Troopers said. A Cullman man died early Saturday morning after being hit by a car while walking on Highway ...

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  19. Cullman man dies after being hit by car on Highway 278 in Winston CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 8 | ABC 33/40

    A Cullman man died early Saturday morning after being hit by a car while walking on Highway 278 in Winston County, Alabama State Trooper said. Alexander Blake Robinson, 23, was struck by a 2011 Kia Soul around 4:30 a.m. near Helican Road, approximately five miles east of Addison, troopers said.

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  20. Online neighborhood watch group hosting meet and greetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... w neighborhood watch signs include the tag "and surrounding areas." "We have a lot of people on our page from Winston County and Jefferson County. We try to keep a look out on everything around us in the tri-county area," Colburn said.

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