HALEYVILLE - A one-vehicle accident occurred Tuesday, March 6, around 10:30 a.m. on Highway 195 east of Haleyville across from Winston Memorial Cemetery. Haleyville Police Department officers responded, but troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency are investigating. Watch for more details concerning the accident.
HALEYVILLE - During the Haleyville City Council meeting Monday, March 5, Mayor Ken Sunseri asked council members to come up with plans for a community cleanup to take place in May just before the 9-1-1 Festival in June.
The council also approved ordering 1,000 9-1-1 coins to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the first 9-1-1 call being made in Haleyville. At. $3.85 apiece, the cost will be split with the Haleyville Area Chamber of Commerce.
Sophomore Mallory Rushing was crowned Haleyville High School's 2018 senior Leo's Loveliest. The pageant, featuring 40 young ladies, was held in the Haleyville Elementary School cafetorium Saturday, March 3. Top Five included Megan Smith, 1st alternate; Kayleigh White, 2nd alternate; Lauren Watkins, 3rd alternate; Kaley Stevens, 4th alternate.
Macie Grace Palmer was crowned Jr. Leo's Loveliest Friday night, Feb. 2, at the Haleyville Elementary School cafetorium. There were 29 young ladies participating. Top Five included Kirsten Stevens, 1st alternate; Emma Elkins, 2nd alternate; Macy Seymour, 3rd alternate and Kaitlyn Burleson, 4th alternate.
The Phillips She Bears lost to #1 ranked Spring Garden 50-38 in the 1A State Championship Game Thursday, March 1.
HALEYVILLE - Yesterday the administration at Haleyville City Schools was notified of an inappropriate Instagram post that was made by two HHS students, according to Superintendent Dr. Holly Sutherland.
Here's a roundup of scores from games played within our area Tuesday, Feb. 20. Scores found on MaxPreps.com and c2cschools.com:
Marion County 3, Hubbertville 1
Lynn 6, Vina 4
Hamilton, 6, Phil Campbell, 4
Addison 6, West Point 4
Muscle Shoals 3, Haleyville 0
HALEYVILLE - Mayor Ken Sunseri gave a recap report regarding his trip last week to Washington DC to the Haleyville City Council Tuesday Feb. 20. In it, he noted that the iconic red phone from which the nation's first 9-1-1 call was made will not be going to the Smithsonian.
BEAR CREEK - Names were read off as rolls of honor as the Bear Creek Civitan members met at the Bobby Bishop Community Center in Bear Creek to kick-off planning the annual Relay For Life bake sale. The event is slated for Thursday, March 29, and Friday, March 30, at the community Center.
It will be a great opportunity to get your desserts for Easter weekend. Delicious cakes, pies, cookies, cupcakes, breads and more will be available.
HALEYVILLE - The Haleyville Fire Department, with assistance from Bear Creek, Craft and Delmar, were on the scene of a fire at the Galley Restaurant on Highway 13 South Wednesday night into Thursday morning, Feb. 8. Owner Venita Armstrong Hamrick reported that the fire was at the rear of the restaurant. The extent of damage is being determined.
BEAR CREEK - As part of the Bear Creek Town Council meeting Monday, Feb. 5, 2018, action was taken to increase the spending limit for the three mill property tax fund for the fire department to $5,000 before bringing it to the council.
HALEYVILLE - The long awaited official announcement of the bands performing in the Haleyville 911 Festival Friday, June 1 is headlined by Craig Morgan. The remaining lineup leading up to Morgan’s headline act will start with Austin Lewis followed by Trinecia Hall Butler & the band Tremayne, followed by the ROCK sound from Handshake Promise followed by Red Marlow.