Please Visit our Featured Advertiser (click to view Current Sale Ad):

Please Visit our Featured Advertiser (click to view Current Sale Ad):

Strong pitching knocks Sweet Water from state playoffs

Strong pitching knocks Sweet Water from state playoffs Sweet Water High School fell victim to two strong pitching performances Saturday, as the visiting [more]

Box to speak at Canal Heights church of Christ meeting

Box to speak at Canal Heights church of Christ meeting The Canal Heights church of Christ in Demopolis will begin its gospel meeting Sunday at [more]

Benjamin Russell bounces Demopolis from playoffs

Demopolis (14-13) saw its season come to an end Friday with a 4-1 loss to [more]

Benjamin Russell tops Demopolis 4-0 in game one of playoff series

Benjamin Russell tops Demopolis 4-0 in game one of playoff series Zack Rogers struck out 10 over batters over seven shutout innings Friday to push Benjamin [more]

Linden's Johnson signs with Stillman College

Linden's Johnson signs with Stillman College Linden High School girls basketball standout Alexis Johnson has a new home after signing a [more]

A.L. Johnson head coach Mose Jones retires

After 31 years as a teacher and coach at A.L. Johnson High School, Eagles’ stalwart [more]

Demopolis council adds teeth to business license ordinance

Demopolis council adds teeth to business license ordinanceAfter discussion at several recent meetings, the Demopolis City Council approved a stricter business license [more]

Marengo BOE votes to close John Essex School

LINDEN — The Marengo County Board of Education voted unanimously Thursday to close John Essex [more]

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]

potd - easter

Photo of the Day: April 20, 2014

First Baptist Church hosted its annual Preschool and Childrens’ Easter Egg Hunt at Foscue Park Saturday. The West Alabama Watchman wishes its readers a very Happy Easter.

Rotary Golf Poster

Rotary Golf Tournament set for May 2

Rotary Golf Entry Form

The property at 605 W. Pettus

Demopolis council adds teeth to business license ordinance

After discussion at several recent meetings, the Demopolis City Council approved a stricter business license ordinance Thursday night. The new ordinance invokes a 15 percent penalty for license fees not paid by Feb. 1 each year, and a $100 per day penalty – in addition to the 15 percent – starting Feb. 15. On March […]

Marengo BOE votes to close John Essex School

LINDEN — The Marengo County Board of Education voted unanimously Thursday to close John Essex School effective at the end of the current academic year. “When we walk out of here, we know that it will hurt us, but we can’t say that we didn’t try,” Marengo County Schools Superintendent Luke Hallmark told the board. […]

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 […]

More Posts from this Category

(Photo by Johnny Autery) 
Sweet Water shortstop Tanner Luker fires a throw during Saturday's playoff double-header against Leroy.

Strong pitching knocks Sweet Water from state playoffs

Sweet Water High School fell victim to two strong pitching performances Saturday, as the visiting Leroy Bears swept a Class 2A first-round playoff double-header by scores of 6-1 and 3-1. Bulldog bats stayed silent for much of the day, before a seventh-inning rally in the second contest fell just short. Trailing 3-0 going into the […]

Benjamin Russell bounces Demopolis from playoffs

Demopolis (14-13) saw its season come to an end Friday with a 4-1 loss to Benjamin Russell (25-10) in game two of the Class 5A state playoffs. “I was really proud of how our kids competed. That is a good baseball team. Our kids were in it the whole time,” Demopolis coach James Moody said […]

Tripp Perry readies to send a pitch to the plate.

Benjamin Russell tops Demopolis 4-0 in game one of playoff series

Zack Rogers struck out 10 over batters over seven shutout innings Friday to push Benjamin Russell (24-10) to a 4-0 win over Demopolis (14-13) and a 1-0 series lead in the first round of the Class 5A playoffs. Rogers (8-1) allowed only a second inning leadoff single to Michael Brooker and a fifth inning infield […]

Stillman College signee Alexis Johnson is pictured with her father, Joe Johnson, Linden High principal Dr. Timothy Thurman, Linden girls basketball coach Teressa Bolden and Linden athletic director Andro Williams.

Linden’s Johnson signs with Stillman College

Linden High School girls basketball standout Alexis Johnson has a new home after signing a scholarship offer from Stillman College Wednesday. “It was the campus visits and talking to the coach and everything. At Tigerfest, I really had fun and just felt at home on the campus,” Johnson said of what appealed to her most […]

A.L. Johnson head coach Mose Jones retires

After 31 years as a teacher and coach at A.L. Johnson High School, Eagles’ stalwart Mose Jones announced his retirement Thursday. Jones, who has been the head coach of the A.L. Johnson football team since 1993, intended to retire after the 2014 season. However, a car accident he suffered back on Jan. 3 redirected those […]

More Posts from this Category

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, […]

Easter Poster 2

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 […]

More Posts from this Category

Charles Box with his wife, Janice.

Box to speak at Canal Heights church of Christ meeting

The Canal Heights church of Christ in Demopolis will begin its gospel meeting Sunday at 10 a.m. The event, which takes on the theme “Revive Us Again,” will feature veteran gospel preacher Charles Box. Box is a graduate of Alabama Christian College, now known as Faulkner University, and holds a Master’s Degree in Biblical Studies […]

Rotary Golf Poster

Rotary Golf Tournament set for May 2

Rotary Golf Entry Form

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.  

More Posts from this Category

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 […]

More Posts from this Category