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Marengo Academy teams in ASWA polls

ASWA Baseball Rankings CLASS 6A 1. Pelham (24-11) 2. Thompson (32-13) 3. Hoover (33-11) 4. Hillcrest-Tuscaloosa (34-9) 5. Hewitt-Trussville (28-7) 6. Huntsville [more]

Demopolis City Council Agenda: April 17, 2014

Demopolis City Council Agenda                                                                                                April 17, 2014 Call to Order Invocation-Pastor Mickey Green Pledge of Allegiance Roll Call Approve of [more]

McIntyre earns Miss Paragon crown at UWA

McIntyre earns Miss Paragon crown at UWA LIVINGSTON — Ciara McIntyre of Dixon's Mills was crowned Miss Paragon in Bibb Graves Auditorium [more]

U.S. Secretary of Transportation visits Demopolis leaders

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx listened to concerns of businesses and industries in and [more]

Sweet Water tops Demopolis in regular season finale

One bad inning sent Demopolis (14-12) to a 6-4 loss to Sweet Water (15-13) in [more]

Lady Longhorns pound Sumter

YORK — Marengo Academy (16-5, 4-0) wrapped up a perfect area slate Tuesday with an [more]

Sweet Water takes two from Millry to win area title

Sweet Water (14-13) took two of three games from area foe Millry last Thursday and [more]

Marengo Academy baseball snags 19th win

Marengo Academy (19-6-2) wrapped up an undefeated area slate last week with a 13-1 win [more]

Absentee ballot applications available Friday

Applications for absentee ballots will be available at the Marengo County Circuit Clerk’s office beginning [more]

DMS to hire personnel to accommodate special needs students

In a special called meeting Monday morning, the Demopolis City Board of Education approved a [more]

Demopolis goes on weekend tear, scores 39 runs in three wins

Demopolis (14-11) won three games in less than 24 hours, outscoring opponents 39-5 over the [more]

Fifth inning fells Lady Tigers

Fifth inning fells Lady Tigers A miserable fifth inning spelled doom for Demopolis (7-23) Thursday as Jackson rallied to a [more]

Demopolis High opens CNA class registration

Registration for the Certified Nursing Assistant (C.N.A.) Program will be held May 6 at Demopolis [more]

Marengo Academy teams hanging strong in ASWA polls

ASWA Baseball Rankings CLASS 6A 1. Pelham (21-11) 2. Thompson (28-11) 3. Opelika (27-6) 4. Hoover (31-10) 5. Sparkman (28-8) 6. Hewitt-Trussville [more]

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Photo of the Day: April 16, 2014

City workers tend to a leak on Southmont Drive in Demopolis.

Demopolis City Council Agenda: April 17, 2014

Demopolis City Council Agenda                                                                                                April 17, 2014 Call to Order Invocation-Pastor Mickey Green Pledge of Allegiance Roll Call Approve of Agenda Approval of Minutes-April 3, 2014 Announcements Reports from Departments Police Court-submitted Fire-submitted Public Works Park & Recreation-submitted Horticulture Building Official-submitted Library-submitted City Hall Projects Dilapidated Housing Unfinished Business Ordinance 2014-01 Business License penalties […]

Ciara McIntyre crowned Miss Paragon at annual pageant.

McIntyre earns Miss Paragon crown at UWA

LIVINGSTON — Ciara McIntyre of Dixon’s Mills was crowned Miss Paragon in Bibb Graves Auditorium on April 8. The junior exercise science major is the daughter of Timothy and Raycelia McIntyre of Dixons Mills. The pageant is sponsored by the Blue Key Honor Society at the University of West Alabama. Miss Paragon 2014 Ciara McIntyre […]

U.S. Secretary of Transportation visits Demopolis leaders

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx listened to concerns of businesses and industries in and around Marengo County Wednesday during one of his stops in a mid-America tour. Dominating the concerns of business leaders at the round-table discussion were getting products and supplies to and from markets on time and economically. The meeting was held […]

Absentee ballot applications available Friday

Applications for absentee ballots will be available at the Marengo County Circuit Clerk’s office beginning April 18. The circuit clerk’s office is located on the top floor of the Marengo County Courthouse. May 29 is the last day to apply for absentee ballots for the June 3 primary election. Those seeking more information are encouraged […]

DMS to hire personnel to accommodate special needs students

In a special called meeting Monday morning, the Demopolis City Board of Education approved a tentative hiring of personnel to meet the needs of two brothers who are expected to enroll at Demopolis Middle School within the next several days. The family of the two special needs children are moving to Demopolis from another state, […]

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Marengo Academy teams in ASWA polls

ASWA Baseball Rankings CLASS 6A 1. Pelham (24-11) 2. Thompson (32-13) 3. Hoover (33-11) 4. Hillcrest-Tuscaloosa (34-9) 5. Hewitt-Trussville (28-7) 6. Huntsville (25-13) 7. Spain Park (28-15) 8. Alma Bryant (21-4) 9. Oxford (25-7) 10. Northview (28-9) Others nominated: Baker (20-11), Decatur (17-18), Florence (25-18), Hazel Green (22-18), Mountain Brook (24-10), Sparkman (30-9), Vestavia Hills […]

Sweet Water tops Demopolis in regular season finale

One bad inning sent Demopolis (14-12) to a 6-4 loss to Sweet Water (15-13) in the regular season finale for both teams Wednesday afternoon. The Tigers scored two runs in each of the fourth and fifth innings to carry a 4-0 lead into the top of the sixth when a series of bloopers found their […]

Lady Longhorns pound Sumter

YORK — Marengo Academy (16-5, 4-0) wrapped up a perfect area slate Tuesday with an 11-1 win over Sumter Academy. The Lady Longhorns got six strong innings out of Andrea Edmonds, who went for the complete game win as she scattered three hits and allowed one earned run while striking out four in the contest. […]

Sweet Water takes two from Millry to win area title

Sweet Water (14-13) took two of three games from area foe Millry last Thursday and Friday. The Bulldogs opened with a 13-3 win over Millry Thursday. Tanner Luker (4-2) picked up the win, working six innings and allowing only two earned runs and six hits while striking out five. Paul Weatherly led the offensive effort, […]

Marengo Academy baseball snags 19th win

Marengo Academy (19-6-2) wrapped up an undefeated area slate last week with a 13-1 win over Sumter Academy. The Longhorns saw Micah Agee picked up the win, allowing one run, one hit and one walk and striking out five along the way. Hayden Hall went 3-for-4 in the game with a double, one RBI and […]

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UWA Choir

UWA Choir to perform at Demopolis High auditorium

Thoroughly Modern Millie opens at DHS Thursday

Demopolis High School’s spring production takes to the stage Thursday night as the Tiger Arts Guild presents Thoroughly Modern Millie. DHS drama teacher Jody Tartt noted the production is largely a change of pace for the group as it features unique technical challenges in addition to offering a different feel. “I guess with this one, […]

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FBC Choir to present “His Life for Mine” Easter Sunday

Jimmy Uso, who played football at the University of West Alabama under his real name Jonathan Fatu, is one half of the current WWE Tag Team Champions and married WWE Diva Naomi (Trinity McCray) earlier this year.

Former UWA linebackers ascend to WWE Tag Team Champions

Wrestlemania XXX, the largest single event in the history of WWE, is less than a week away and the New Orleans-based spectacle will feature a pair of former University of West Alabama linebackers. Jonathan and Joshua Fatu, better known by their ring names Jimmy and Jey Uso, will perform on the Sunday’s Super Dome card […]

Amanda Walker

Tears and Laughter: Time does indeed keep on ticking…into the future

Four days after I turn 42, McKenzie will turn 10. “Double-digits,” she likes to say. She has switched at this point from counting down the weeks to counting down the days…and to be fair, let’s just say she is much more excited about turning 10 than I am about turning 42. She has made a […]

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Demopolis High opens CNA class registration

Registration for the Certified Nursing Assistant (C.N.A.) Program will be held May 6 at Demopolis High School starting at noon until all slots are filled. The cost of the class will be $260. Classes will begin June 9 at 8 a.m in the Health Science classroom (Room D6) at Demopolis High School. Classes will be […]

First Presbyterian hosting Easter Sunrise service

First Presbyterian Church is sponsoring a Sunrise Easter Worship Service on Easter Sunday at 6 a.m. at the Demopolis City Landing. Coffee and refreshments will be served following. The event is a community service and all are invited to attend. Those seeking more information are encouraged to call 334-289-3895.  

For Your Health: April 7, 2014

Marengo residents participate in substance abuse survey

Marengo County received an Alabama Department of Mental Health’s Strategic Prevention Framework–Strategic Incentive Grant (SIG). Southern Prevention, in partnership with the Marengo County Children’s Policy Council, will serve as the coalition group to implement the grant project entitled Community in Action. Three goals are recognized for this project: 1. Prevent the onset and reduce the […]

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Letter: Addressing underage drinking requires team effort

Dear Editor: April is the 28th Annual NCADD Alcohol Awareness Month. Founded and sponsored by the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD) for 28 years, the theme this year is: “Help for Today, Hope for Tomorrow.” No other substance is more widely used and abused by America’s youth than alcohol, making alcoholism […]

Lawsuit filed against Wilcox County Commission…again

Last Thursday, all residents of Wilcox County along with members of the media were invited to gather at the courthouse square for a rally publicly detailing the evidence of alleged corruption against the Wilcox County Commission. A lawsuit has been filed against the commission by attorney, Edward F. Tracy, with Southern Legal Group, P.C. on […]

Amanda Walker

Tears and Laughter: Time does indeed keep on ticking…into the future

Four days after I turn 42, McKenzie will turn 10. “Double-digits,” she likes to say. She has switched at this point from counting down the weeks to counting down the days…and to be fair, let’s just say she is much more excited about turning 10 than I am about turning 42. She has made a […]

LETTER: Patient compliments Bryan Whitfield Hospital ER

To: Facility Administrator RE: Emergency Room Service My name is Rickey Terry. On February 22, 2014 I was brought to your facility for a laceration to my forehead that happened during a hunt in Livingston AL. I just wanted someone to know that from the time I met the intake personnel until I left, I […]

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