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Tragic deaths a blot on Eclectic's 2018 - The Wetumpka Herald  Wetumpka Herald

A pair of tragic deaths, one in an automobile accident in which a mother was charged with reckless murder, and another in which murder charges were dropped ...

Two Elmore County schools named Bicentennial Schools - The Wetumpka Herald  Wetumpka Herald

Two local schools were recently selected as official Alabama Bicentennial School by Gov. Kay Ivey, according to an Aug. 3 announcement. The Alabama ...

Eclectic native transfers back to ECHS to finish baseball career - The Wetumpka Herald  Wetumpka Herald

The former Edgewood pitcher decided to transfer back to Elmore County High School to finish his baseball career a little closer to family and friends. “I'm excited ...

'Nightmare' over: With murder charges dropped, Madison Holton talks about life after jail  Montgomery Advertiser

Madison Holton wants people to know he's neither angry nor bitter. On Monday, the state dropped two murder charges against him in connection with the ...

West Limestone's Cantrell takes job at Elmore County  News Courier

Jordan Cantrell was happy at West Limestone High School. But when the opportunity came for him to move to a new job, he felt led to take it.

Elmore County names Jordan Cantrell head football coach - The Wetumpka Herald  Wetumpka Herald

Elmore County High School took a rare step out of the Terry Burt “family” of coaches Thursday when it named Jordan Cantrell from West Limestone High School ...

Teen Moving on After DA Drops Charges in Parents' Slaying  U.S. News & World Report

An Alabama teen once accused in his parents' shooting deaths is discussing a decision by prosecutors to dismiss charges. Oct. 25, 2018, at 10:59 a.m..

Herald editor dies at 58 - The Wetumpka Herald  Wetumpka Herald

Wetumpka Herald Managing Editor David Granger, 58, died Tuesday afternoon following a stroke he had nearly two weeks ago. Granger started working for ...

Murder charges dropped against Eclectic teen accused in parents' deaths  Montgomery Advertiser

WETUMPKA — In a surprising move, murder charges against Madison Holton have been dropped according to District Attorney Randall Houston.

Rodney O'Neal to teach cheer at Elmore County - Tallassee Tribune  Tallassee Tribune

Just about everyone in Tallassee is familiar with PrimeTime Athletics, a cheerleading and gymnastics facility located on Highway 49 at the Herron's Crossroads ...

Elmore teen indicted in murder of his parents  Montgomery Advertiser

WETUMPKA — An Elmore County teen has had the murder indictment against him dropped in his father's shooting death, and the grand jury has returned ...

Strikeouts not likely for Sewell nominees - The Wetumpka Herald  Wetumpka Herald

Joe Sewell must have taken some time for assessment after his 1933 season, his last in the major leagues. That year, Sewell hit only .273. The previous year ...

Taste of Eclectic reaches 20th year - The Wetumpka Herald  Wetumpka Herald

Eclectic the Beautiful is getting ready to host its 20th annual Taste of Eclectic event from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 17 at Elmore County High School cafeteria.

Traylor chosen for North-South girls basketball all-star game - The Wetumpka Herald  Wetumpka Herald

Elmore County High School Lady Panthers junior guard Madison Traylor is among the 30 high school girls chosen to participate in the North-South Girls All-Star ...

Eclectic native reflects on experience as Harvard intern - The Wetumpka Herald  Wetumpka Herald

As he nears the end of his time working with a prestigious eight-week internship program at at Massachusetts General Hospital, Eclectic native and recent Troy ...

Patrick's future bright - The Wetumpka Herald  Wetumpka Herald

DJ Patrick was in eighth grade when it happened. The now 17-year-old junior at Elmore County High School was practicing football when track coach Warren ...

North-South All-Star Week includes 10 from Elmore County - The Wetumpka Herald  Wetumpka Herald

The AHSAA Summer Conference and All-Star Sports Week began Monday at the Renaissance Montgomery Convention Center. The All-Star games are littered ...

Holtville's Broom, Eclectic's Traylor take home 2017 Sewell Awards - The Wetumpka Herald  Wetumpka Herald

Robert Broom of Holtville High School and Hannah Traylor of Elmore County High School in Eclectic have been named the winners of the 2017 Joe Sewell ...

Elmore County BOE to look at Redland Elementary School crowding problem - The Wetumpka Herald  Wetumpka Herald

By: Cory Diaz. Sports Editor. The Elmore County Board of Education will try to come up with short-term fixes for Redland Elementary Schools' student crowding ...

PrimeTime Athletics expands to third location in Jackson's Gap - Tallassee Tribune  Tallassee Tribune

By Carmen Rodgers. Just about everyone in Tallassee is familiar with PrimeTime Athletics, a cheerleading and gymnastics facility located on Hwy 49 at the ...

Teen tries to move on after DA drops charges in parents slaying  Tuscaloosa News

MONTGOMERY — Madison Holton wants people to know he's neither angry nor bitter.Prosecutors this week dropped two murder charges against him in ...

Alabama tornadoes: Elmore County High School among volunteer reception centers

CLANTON, Alabama -- Volunteers are stepping up throughout the state in relief of those affected by severe storms that swept through Alabama on Wednesday ...

Case of slain Eclectic parents goes to grand jury  Montgomery Advertiser

Investigator: Holton was smoking a cigarette at his neighbor's home mere moments after he allegedly shot his parents.

Son charged with murder in Eclectic shooting  Montgomery Advertiser

Jesse Holton has been charged with murder in the shooting death of his father, and investigators will pursue murder charges f.

Trump or Clinton? How did your school vote in mock election among Alabama school students?

Republican Donald Trump should be the next president, according to votes casts in a mock election held among Alabama school students.

Eclectic man fights alongside friends during WWII  Montgomery Advertiser

Living across from the Elmore County High School with his wife Doris, it is hard to realize the home of James Monroe Griffith, 92, holds years of military history ...

Eclectic man helps plan Congolese town from afar - The Wetumpka Herald  Wetumpka Herald

An Eclectic man is hard at work from his new home here in the small Elmore County town helping build a village some 12,000 miles away amid what was once ...

Faulkner's Tracy Buckhannon goes from the court to the gridiron  Montgomery Advertiser

Faulkner defensive coordinator Tracy Buckhannon was also a basketball coach at Elmore County and Huntingdon College.

Wetumpka High vigil honors teens, deputy killed in crash  Montgomery Advertiser

Several hundred people packed the school's gym for the prayer *service*.

Slaughter sentenced in Elmore capital murder case  Montgomery Advertiser

An Eclectic man was sentenced in Elmore County Circuit Court Friday morning for his role in a capital murder case that left a 6-year-old girl dead.

Elmore deputy laid to rest with honors  Montgomery Advertiser

James Bart Hart, 50, remembered as husband, father and public servant.

Holton meets with prison minister - The Wetumpka Herald  Wetumpka Herald

The outcome of Jesse Madison Holton's preliminary hearing last week likely meant the 17-year-old would remain in jail until his grand jury hearing after a district ...

Elmore County's 'best and brightest' nominated for annual award - The Wetumpka Herald  Wetumpka Herald

Another name will be added to list of winners May 7 as Wetumpka plays host to the Joe Sewell Memorial Award Banquet. “This is a splendid group of young ...

Eclectic's Maroon Machine readies for new year - Tallassee Tribune  Tallassee Tribune

by Carmen Rodgers. While the Elmore County High School's Maroon Machine had 22 senior band members graduate last year, Anthony Vittore, director of ...

Trial of man accused in drive-by shooting that killed child begins  Montgomery Advertiser

The capital murder trial of Stalandus Slaughter has begun in Elmore County Circuit Court, in the 2011 drive-by shooting death of an Eclectic child.

Co-defendants sentenced in Elmore capital murder case  Montgomery Advertiser

Two co-defendants in a high profile Elmore capital murder case were sentenced today by Circuit Judge Sibley Reynolds.

THS Volleyball raises more than $2k - Tallassee Tribune  Tallassee Tribune

The Tallassee High School volleyball program raised $2,730 for the Side-Out Foundation with the Dig-Pink Rally, which was held Monday evening in the THS ...

Garnett, Carl G.  Dothan Eagle

Dr. Carl G. Garnett, 75, of Georgetown, GA, passed away Saturday, March 18, 2017. The funeral *service* will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at ...

District work week roundup: what's your representative up to?  Alabama Today

I had a great day in Clarke County celebrating National Small Business Week! First, I spoke at a “Lunch and Learn” workshop for local entrepreneurs. Then ...

Man guilty of capital murder, assault in drive-by killing trial  Montgomery Advertiser

Stalandus Slaughter faces capital murder charges in the Jan. 4, 2011 shooting death of Kenyatta Kendrick, 6.

Ross Bridge resident Casey Middlebrooks running for Hoover City Council  Hoover Sun

Middlebrooks is a librarian at Spain Park High School and wants the city to provide more money for the Hoover school system.

Teen Allegedly Killed His Parents After Throwing a Party That Trashed His Entire House

"He hasn't shown any emotion at all. Most people would be bawling their eyes out if their parents had been killed."

Alabama Guardsman recalls chaos of Fort Hood shooting  The Birmingham News -

Life for Alabama Guardsmen returning to normal at Texas post as the Birmingham-based unit prepares to deploy to Afghanistan. Among Saturday's diversions: ...

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