Double Springs

Remember the fallen, thank the living

Winston County Sheriff’s Chief Deputy Bryan Kirkpatrick and Sheriff’s Office Clerk/Event Organizer Misty Fannin at the monument which will be the focal point of the ceremony.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - “Remember the Fallen, Thank the Living” is the theme for this year’s National Police Week, which will be May 12-18. Winston County is planning a special ceremony honoring its fallen officers, with two new names to be added to the list of those who died in the line of duty.

ALDOT grant awarded

County Road 24 serves as a primary route for industrial traffic.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - A $393,800 Industrial Access grant from the Alabama Department of Transportation will go a long way to help several industries in Double Springs, with major improvements and a much needed stop sign at a dangerous intersection on County Road 24 planned.

“A Typical Day in Alabama” premieres May 2

Members of the Winston County High School Drama Club, along with their adviser, WCHS Media Specialist Paula Harris, work on their upcoming production, which hits the stage May 2-4. From left, Rheanna Baker, Grace Nix, Harris, Jacob Jackson and Lacie Patterson.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - The Winston County High School Drama Club has achieved many feats in its short history, but the one they have now undertaken may be their biggest yet.

Official county fair debuts next week

Seymour-Durbin Park in Double Springs will be the place to be next week, as the first official county fair opens. (Photo by P.J. Gossett)
DOUBLE SPRINGS - Although this marks the third fair sponsored by Community Unity, this year marks a first in Winston County for a fair to be designated as the officially chartered county fair by the Alabama Fair Association. This means the fair, which has been held at the Double Springs ball fields the past three years, has now been expanded more than ever before, to include not just the family friendly and thrilling rides and games but also activities by the county cooperative extension service and even live entertainment.

Wright West Point bound

Zachary Wright, center, receives a $285,000 scholarship to West Point. His father, Chris Wright, mother, Kim Wright and sister, Olivia Wright, are all smiles.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - Zachary Wright, a 17-year-old senior at Winston County High School, recently received a $285,000 scholarship to the United States Military Academy at West Point...

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.