ARLEY - Dive into a good book during Arley Public Library’s summer children’s reading program, Wednesdays at 1 p.m. from June 15-July 20.
This year’s theme is “Oceans of Possibility.”
Drop by or call APL at (205) 387-0129 to register. Please note that a parent must be present during the sessions for safety reasons.
The U.S. Forest Service will host a free Youth Fishing Derby from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 11, at the Black Warrior Work Center, 3730 Hwy. 33, Moulton, Ala. All children aged 5-12 may participate as long as they are accompanied by an adult. There is no need to register in advance. For more information, contact the Forest Service at (205) 489-5011. June 11 is National Get Outdoors Day as well as Alabama’s Free Fishing Day, and it also falls during National Fishing and Boating Week.
HALEYVILLE - Qualifying ended Tuesday, May 24, at 5 p.m. for the three places on the Haleyville Board of Education that will be up for election July 12.
For Place 2, candidates who qualified are Boo Haughton and Valeria Taylor. This seat has been open since Barry Burleson resigned last year.
For Place 4, incumbent Kris Burleson will face Brian Vickery.
For Place 5, incumbent Donna Jones is the only one who qualified.
WINSTON COUNTY - Alabama House Representative for District 14 Tim Wadsworth and Tom Fredricks will face each other in a run-off June 21, after none of the candidates in the race achieved over 50 percent of the vote.
WINSTON COUNTY - Winston County will have a new commissioner for District 1.
Rutger Hyche received 1,875 votes or 53.82% of the vote in the May 24, Republican Primary to defeat incumbent commissioner Bobby Everett, according to results posted on the Alabama Secretary of State's website. Everett received 1,062 votes for 30.48% of the vote. Mike Bailey received 547 votes for 15.70% of the vote.