Helicon

Arrest made in assault

HELICON - An Arley man has been taken into custody on assault charges after he allegedly repeatedly beat his neighbor in the head and neck area with a blunt object, resulting in serious injuries, according to the Winston County Sheriff’s Office.

Arrest made in Helicon death


Caleb Scott Farley has been arrested and charged with murder and arson first degree in the death of David Brian Hayes.
HELICON - The 25th District Attorney's Criminal Investigation Division has announced the arrest of a suspect in the death investigation of David Brian Hayes.

Helicon, Arley and Addison fire departments form joint agreement


The new automatic aid agreement between Helicon, Arley and Addison fire departments means the three agencies must participate together in 16 hours of training per year. That training started Saturday, Feb. 22. Firefighters are using the Jaws of Life in a mock wreck at the Arley Fire station.
WINSTON COUNTY - Three local departments are now operating as one single department on structure fire calls under a new automatic aid agreement, which affects qualifications for their training.

Helicon or Helican?


F.C. Parris Grocery in Helicon, one of Helicon’s former businesses. (Photo courtesy of Chris and Lenette Parris)
HELICON - Nestled in east-central Winston County, about one-and-a-half miles from the Cullman County line, is the community of Helicon.