Vaping dangers spotlighted after break-in

At the program education Phillips High School students about vaping are, from left, Bear Creek Police Officer Noah Markham, Phillips School Resource Officer David Richards, Alabama Cooperative Extension Service Regional Extension Agent Elaine Softley and Bear Creek Police Chief Eddie Collins.
BEAR CREEK - A recent break-in at Phillips Schools was one of the factors behind a recent educational program warning students of the dangers of vaping.

Winston County Sheriff's Office arrests four in major drug sting

Pictured with the large amount of drugs, cash and a weapon found in the drug stings are, from left, Winston County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Josh Bennett, Sheriff Caleb Snoddy and Sheriff's Office Investigators Jason Bridges and Josh Edwards.
WINSTON COUNTY - Four of the biggest drug dealers in Winston County have been taken down and over $100,000 worth of drugs with a combined three pounds of methamphetamine removed from various locations in the county,in one of the largest drug stings to do down in at least a decade.

Haleyville man dies in crash attempting to elude police

HALEYVILLE -  A 35-year-old Haleyville man has reportedly died from injuries suffered during a vehicle crash, as he was attempting to elude the Haleyville Police Department during an early Friday, May 3 pursuit.

The crash, which occurred around 150 a.m. on Marion County Road 62 near Slaughter Pen Road, claimed the life of Joshua H. Cosby, according to troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency. 

Cosby was driving a 1999 Toyota Tacoma that left the roadway, struck an embankment and overturned, while he was attempting to elude Haleyville Police,  troopers said.