Experienced hiker offers practical advice on Bankhead trails

Thompson Creek bridge is at the trailhead of the Thompson Creek trail, which passes by the headwaters of the Sipsey Fork.
WINSTON COUNTY - Hiking through trails in the woods provides extraordinary views, unusual places not seen elsewhere and brings the kinship between man and nature a little bit closer together. However, hiking can be dangerous, from accidents to becoming lost.

Bartlett named to Ole Miss’s dean’s honor roll

ADDISON -  Lacie Kay Bartlett, of Addison, was recently named to the University of Mississippi's spring 2020 honor roll lists.
Bartlett was named to the dean's honor roll, which is reserved for students who earn a semester GPA of 3.50-3.74.
In order to be eligible for honor roll designation, a student must have completed at least 12 graded hours for the semester and may not be on academic probation during the semester.


Tremayne up for two Alabama Music Awards

Tremayne is up for two Alabama Music Awards this year, and the public has the opportunity to help the band win.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - One of the best local bands is receiving a great honor, during a time that is particularly difficult for musicians and artists. Tremayne, founded and fronted by Mike Mayhall, of Double Springs, is up for two Alabama Music Awards this year.

Clear Creek Reflections

The forks of Clear Creek. The left is Right Fork Clear Creek, while on the right is what is considered Clear Creek. Both creeks meet just south of Highway 278 to form the major part of Clear Creek.

(Editor’s Note:  This is the first in a four-part series, with articles scheduled to run monthly through August.)