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The Marengo Academy Middle School Math Team won their competition at the University of West Alabama this week. Mary Kendall Glass had the overall high score of the competition. Front row, from left: Joseph Beck, Taylor Jordan, Mary Grace Sheffield, Riley Newton, Raegan Pritchett, Mary Kendall Glass. Back row: Tate Jordan, Trey Etheridge, Mason Glass, […]

UWA presents Lamont Landers Band Saturday

LIVINGSTON, Ala. — The University of West Alabama has announced the slate of performers for the spring 2016 season of “Second Saturdays on the Square,” with three nationally-renowned performers bringing their style of music to downtown Livingston. Second Saturday concerts will have a new home this season in the courtyard behind Gilbert Hall on campus. […]

Demopolis Arrest Reports: Feb. 12, 2016

Feb. 9 – Willie J. Reese, 51, Contempt of Court, Jackson Street Feb. 9 – Maurice D. Williams, 27, Domestic Violence III Feb. 10 – Lazaro P. R. Guerrero, 18, DUI, US Hwy 80 West Feb. 11 – Alexis Kinsler, 22, Contempt of Court, Blacks Drive Feb. 11 – Christopher L. James, 29, Robbery I, […]

DHS Lady Tigers basketball – area tournament action (gallery)

Late surge lifts ALJ to 1A, Area 4 title

THOMASTON — A.L. Johnson pieced together a 15-4 run over the final four minutes of play Thursday night to take the Class 1A, Area 4 championship with a 55-48 win over Linden. “That’s why we play such a tough schedule, Demopolis, Greensboro and folks like that. Our record suffers from it, but it prepares us […]

Linden ladies take 1A, Area 4 crown

Linden held a commanding lead at the end of each quarter Wednesday night, closing out A.L. Johnson 57-38 to win the Class 1A, Area 4 championship. The Lady Patriots led 20-9 after one quarter of play and kept that double-digit advantage for much of the night. Linden put the game out of reach with a […]

Lady Tigers win Area 6 title in rout of Wilcox

Demopolis wasted little time taking a commanding lead Wednesday night en route to a 77-50 win over Wilcox Central in the Class 5A, Area 6 title game. The Lady Tigers led 26-12 through one quarter of play and continued to build on the lead throughout the contest as they pickpocketed Wilcox to the tune of […]

Marengo County Commission declares Bookmobile surplus property

Courthouse security and the fate of the County’s Bookmobile concerned the Marengo County Commission at its meeting Tuesday. “I’m laying all this in your lap,” said librarian Joyce Morgan. She presented a $6,533 bid to repair the 22-year-old Bookmobile, but she said the effort and expense to continue operating the vehicle may not be worth […]

Linden downs Marengo to advance to 1A, Area 4 final

Linden made an appointment for Thursday’s Class 1A, Area 4 championship game as it downed Marengo High 58-46 in the tournament’s first round Tuesday. Dequan Charleston was the high scorer for Linden, dumping in 18 points in the effort. De’Antre Johnson added 14 points while Isiah Scott finished with 12. Michael Kennedy had 18 points […]

Demopolis Arrest Reports: Feb. 9, 2016

Feb. 2 – Christopher Crenshaw, 34, Domestic Violence III, DPD Feb. 4 – Lashan Daniels, 28, Domestic Violence III, Bell Street Feb. 4 – Earnest R. Winters, 28, Domestic Violence III, Bell Street Feb. 5 – Donnell T. Besteder, 31, Burglary III (2 counts), East Washington Street Feb. 5 – Joseph Andrews, 71, Criminal Trespass […]

Linden Arrest Reports: Feb. 7, 2016

Feb. 1 – Sawaz Algahmie, 31, Disorderly Conduct Feb. 5 – Marvin Adams, 28, Harassment Feb. 5 – Marion L. Adams, 26, Harassment Feb. 5 – John K. Lankster, 27, Harassment Feb. 5 – Mack L. Tucker, 20, Harassment

ALJ girls hold off Marengo High in area tournament

A.L. Johnson held off a game Marengo High team 69-61 Monday to punch its ticket to the finals of the Class 1A, Area 4 girls basketball tournament. Tiffany Barber starred for the Lady Eagles, pouring in 30 points in the victory. Freshman Akayla McGhee proved invaluable as well as she contributed 18 points in the […]

Lady Tigers press to Area 6 championship with rout of DCHS

Demopolis (21-3) wasted little time taking control in the first round of the Class 5A, Area 6 tournament Monday as it dispatched of No. 4 seed Dallas County 53-22. The top-seeded Lady Tigers held a 20-9 lead through the game’s first eight minutes and stretch the advantage to 34-16 by halftime. The hot start was […]

Greenetrack gunman assaults security guard, patron before self-inflicted fatal shot

On Saturday, Feb. 6 at approximately 1:30 p.m., deputies were dispatched to Greenetrack in reference to gunshots being fired. Upon arrival, deputies discovered that one individual had been fatally shot and two other individuals had been injured. During the course of the investigation, it was learned that the incident was captured by Greenetrack’s surveillance system. […]

GEAR UP Alabama to hold Parent Scholar Night

Dr. Mark Heinrich, Chancellor of the Alabama Community College System, has not only pledged to provide college tuition waivers to the 9,300 seventh and eighth grade students that make up the inaugural cohort of GEAR UP Alabama (GUA), but Chancellor Heinrich has extended the same courtesy to the legal guardians of GUA students. He states, […]

Westside Kindergarten pre-registration set for Feb. 22-26

Westside Elementary School Kindergarten pre-registration is set to take place from Monday, Feb. 22 through Friday, Feb. 26 from 8 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. Children do not have to be present for pre-registration, but will need to accompany parents to Kindergarten registration set for March 16 and March 17. Children eligible for WES Kindergarten must […]

Westside Elementary Pre-K registration set

Westside Elementary School is now accepting applications for its 2016-2017 Pre-K program. Enrollment is open to children four years of age who reside within the Demopolis City Schools district. Eligible students must be four years old by Sept. 1, 2016. Children outside of the school district are placed on a waiting list. The number of […]

Marengo County 4-H Shooting Stars take third in state

The Marengo County 4-H Shooting Stars, a BB rifle team based in Linden, finished third in the state at the National Rifle Association (NRA) Alabama State Championship in Anniston Saturday. Marengo County emerged from the Dixie Challenge – a regional NRA event that drew teams from around Alabama and Georgia – the No. 2 club in […]

Demopolis Elite soccer donates to DHS teams

Demopolis High School soccer takes on a new phase this season with the inaugural campaign of its junior varsity girls squad. The addition of the program gives DHS soccer three distinct teams. The Demopolis Elite soccer organization donated three checks Friday in an effort to boost each organization. Demopolis Elite donated $1,700 to the DHS JV […]

MCCE partners with Langley convenience stores to offer healthy snacks

Customers at Rod Langley’s four convenience stores in Marengo County may notice a new display of fresh fruits next to the checkout counter. Or, when looking for something to snack on, they may see a section of the store’s shelves with a sign designating the merchandise as “Good Choice” foods. It’s all part of a […]

DHS Baseball Camp 2016 (gallery)

The Demopolis High School baseball team held its 2016 camp on Saturday, February 6, 2016.

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