Bailey Kelley was crowned Queen of Hearts, and Macy Till was crowned Princess of Hearts at Winston County High School on Saturday, March 5.
The top five in Queen of Hearts included Arleigh Breedwell, first alternate, Lexie Flake, second alternate, Jaelyn Dotson, third alternate, and Kaylie Gardner, fourth alternate.
The top five in Princess of Hearts included Maggie Courington, first alternate, Gabrielle Hobbs, second alternate, Kaitlyn Thorn, third alternate, and Nevaeh Taylor, fourth alternate.
HALEYVILLE - Haleyville High School Senior Ann Marie Boyles was crowned the senior division Leo's Loveliest during the 45th annual contest Saturday, Feb. 26. Rounding out the top 5 were Shamekia Desiderio, first alternate; Kirsten Stevens, second alternate; Averie Elkins, third alternate and Hadley Smith, fourth alternate.
A full round-up of both the junior and senior divisions of Leo's will be in the Wednesday, March 2, edition of the Alabamian.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - The Free State Theater Troupe's production of "Virgil's Wedding," directed by Beth Wilson Gilbreath, opened last night at Double Springs Middle School. A musical comedy full of surprises, "Virgil's Wedding" features nineteen talented young actors from across Winston County. With very natural, nigh on flawless performances, they keep the audience laughing throughout--except when they sing. Then a hush falls. There are two more chances to attend: 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 26, and 2 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 27, in the DSMS gym.
HALEYVILLE - The Haleyville High School Lions boys basketball team is the Northwest Regional Champions for Class 4A and will now head to the Final Four in Birmingham after knocking off Brooks High School 55-54 in a nail-biter of a game. This marks the first time in program history that the boys basketball team has made the final four. Congratulations to the Haleyville Lions!
Students in Winston County aged 9-18 who would like to learn more about participating in livestock judging competitions will have the opportunity on March 3. Regional Extension Agent Dylan Gilbert, who heads up the 4-H program in Winston County, is holding a Livestock Judging Interest Event at 5:30 p.m. in the Double Springs Municipal Building. Students, as well as their parents or guardians, can attend in person or by Zoom.
Haleyville City Hall is closing at 1:45 p.m. today due to the possibility of severe weather.