Natural Bridge

Garbage truck wrecks in Natural Bridge


A sanitation vehicle crashed on Highway 5 near Natural Bridge Monday morning.

NATURAL BRIDGE - A garbage truck crashed on Highway 5 south near Natural Bridge early Monday morning, July 25.  The driver was reportedly not injured, but trash has been dumped from the truck along the roadway, and authorities are still on the scene.  Motorists should use caution when traveling through this area this morning.

The Alabamian is also on the scene and will have much more in our Wednesday, July 27, edition.

$2 million in ATRIP-II funding coming to Natural Bridge


Officials gather at the railroad overpass on Highway 278 at Natural Bridge, where a portion of the highway will be lowered to give clearance for mobile homes and large trucks to go under the overpass. From left, State Senator Garlan Gudger, Winston County Commissioner David Cummings, Natural Bridge Mayor Pete Parrish, State Representative Tracy Estes, Natural Bridge Town Council Member Rocky Hulsey, Winston County Road Engineer James Glasgow, Assistant Road Engineer Matt Rouse and State Representative Tim W
NATURAL BRIDGE - A pile of logs remains near the guard rail off Highway 278 at a railroad overpass, as a reminder of how difficult it has been for trucks hauling freight, logs or mobile home carriers to go under the trestle without losing freight or making costly detours.

Crews restore water to Lynn customers after lightning strike

NATURAL BRIDGE- The Haleyville Water Department worked to repair the rupture of an eight-inch water line caused by lightning striking a  tree near the Natural Bridge Post Office around 4 p.m. Wednesday, with service restored late Wednesday evening.

Haleyville Mayor Ken Sunseri reported around 8 p.m. that crews were having to dig down to where the line ruptured, remove and replace the damaged portions.

Meanwhile, water service for Lynn customers was disrupted until repairs were made, Sunseri said. 

Denton named elite tourism professional

NATURAL BRIDGE - An individual from Winston County has been named a North Alabama Elite Tourism Professional, a program of the Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourist Association (AMLA) where tourism employees demonstrating outstanding customer service and hospitality in the 16-county North Alabama region are recognized in celebration of National Travel and Tourism Week.

LHS Class of 1960 saves Natural Bridge Town Hall


Members of the Lynn High School Class of 1960 are outside the town hall and community center at Natural Bridge which was just on fire. Back row from left are Linda Garrett, Bobbie Ann Rhodes, Betty Jean Downey, Mavis Emberg and Lon Hicks. Front row, Ola Fay Gustafson, Linda Prestridge, Joe Norris and Peggy Lynn.
NATURAL BRIDGE - It is the time of year for class reunions, and the Lynn High School Class of 1960 met for their 59th on Friday, May 10, at the Natural Bridge Town Hall and Community Center. The quiet gathering soon turned into a cry of fire when a passing motorist noticed smoke coming from the eaves of the building and alerted those inside.