Double Springs

Double Springs 10U takes Northwest Alabama basketball youth championship


Pictured on the front row, left ro right are: Lily Grace Elliott and Easley Gray. Back row: Maci Blevins, Allie Tidwell, Tennyson Gilbreath, Coach Adam Veal, Emma Kate Veal and Lynleigh Cobb. The team finished with a 11-0 record.

DOUBLE SPRINGS - The Double Springs youth basketball league’s 10U captured the 10U Northwest Alabama Youth Basketball championship in February, hosted in Double Springs. The  team had to play the second Double Springs team in the championship round. The team finished with an 11-0 record. The 8U team was runner-up in their division, finishing with an undefeated regular season record. Adam Veal served as head coach for the teams.

Double Springs 8U 2019 Northwest Alabama basketball runners-up


The Double Springs 8U basketball team earned the runner-up spot in the Northwest Alabama basketball championship. Pictured left to right, front row: Tiffany Thomas, Kaitlyn Thorn, Caris Twilley, Ellie Veal and Maggie Roberts. Back row: Baila Morgan, Briley Wakefield and head coach Adam Veal. The team had an undefeated regular season.

Case against Cantrell dismissed


Jarod Chase Cantrell

DOUBLE SPRINGS - Winston County Circuit Judge Lee Carter dismissed with prejudice the State of Alabama's case against Jarod Chase Cantrell, a former teacher and coach at Double Springs Middle School, Wednesday, Feb. 27.  A mistrial due to prosecutorial misconduct was granted on Feb. 22.  Dismissed with prejudice means the case has been permanently dismissed and cannot be brought back before the court.

M.Y. HERO 5K/1 mile fun run/walk to benefit scholarships

DOUBLE SPRINGS - It takes everyone doing their part to make a community a success. A group of individuals is making an effort to help their school and community.
The 8th annual M.Y.HERO 5K/1 mile fun run/walk has been set for Saturday, April 6, in Double Springs.
Proceeds from this event will provide scholarships for Winston County High School seniors.

Bonds crowned Queen of Hearts


The 2019 Queen of Hearts and her court. From l-r: Lexie Randolph, third alternate; Ella Moore, first alternate; Queen of Hearts Kady Bonds, Jesslyn Downey, second alternate and Tesslie Tidwell, fourth alternate. Bonds was also named Most Photogenic.

DOUBLE SPRINGS - Kady Bonds, a senior at Winston County High School, was crowned the Queen of Hearts during the annual pageant Saturday.

Gardner named Princess of Hearts


The 2019 Princess of Hearts and her court. From l-r: Bailey Kelley, third alternate; Lizzy Bass, first alternate; Queen of Hearts Kaylie Gardner, ReShae Moore, second alternate and Abbie Hood, fourth alternate, Miss Citizenship and Miss Congeniality. Gardner was also named Most Photogenic.

DOUBLE SPRINGS - Kaylie Gardner, a sixth grader at Double Springs Middle School, was crowned the 2019 Princess of Hearts during the annual pageant Saturday.

“America's Toughest Sheriff” coming to Winston County


Joseph Michael Arpaio, who served as the 36th sheriff of Maricopa County, Arizona.
DOUBLE SPRINGS  -  Joseph Michael Arpaio, described as America’s Toughest Sheriff--one who has not only taken an outspoken stance against illegal immigration but also has been the subject of several federal civil rights lawsuits-- is coming to a special event in Winston County on Friday, March  8.