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Lyles continues dream of teaching at Eclectic Middle School  Wetumpka Herald

Teaching has been a passion since seventh grade for Eclectic Middle School teacher Juanita Lyles.

Elmore County High School student charged with making threat  WSFA

ECLECTIC, AL (WSFA) - An Elmore County High School student was arrested Thursday and charged with making a terroristic threat. Eclectic Police Chief ...

This could be final year of College and Career Night  Tallassee Tribune

Flat Rock Missionary Church hosted the annual College and Career Night on Aug. 20 and an event coordinator said the annual event could be coming to an end ...

April and Michael Holton killed in an apparent murder-suicide - case details  Monsters and Critics

April and Michael Holton were found dead in their home from an apparent murder-suicide — American Monster on Investigation Discovery takes a closer look at ...

PHOTOS: Elmore County High School Class of 2019 Graduation  Wetumpka Herald

Images from Thursday night as Elmore County High School held its graduation ceremony. Principal Wes Rogers announced the Class of 2019 received more ...

Elmore County BOE hears about land for middle school, tech center  Wetumpka Herald

Elmore County Schools superintendent Richard Dennis told the board of education at a special-called meeting Thursday the system has two possible properties ...

Summer food program available in Elmore County | News  Wetumpka Herald

Free meals will be provided this summer to eligible children through the Elmore County Board of Education School Nutrition Program.

Group wants school board's OK to seek funding for new stadium, athletic facilities  Wetumpka Herald

The chairman of the Educate Wetumpka Committee asked the Elmore County school board on Monday to support efforts that could lead to public referendums ...

Elmore County BOE hears plan to move tech center to Wetumpka Junior High  Tallassee Tribune

Superintendent Richard Dennis brought up multiple plans for a capital outlay extension including moving Elmore County Technical Center programs to the ...

17 years old? Don’t count on a public education in Alabama

Alabama law doesn't require county schools to enroll students once they turn 17 years old.

Elmore County Panthers hunt a return to playoff prowl  Montgomery Advertiser

2019 season preview: After missing berth last year due to tiebreaker, Panthers want to remove all doubt this season.

Temporary teaching job set career for Futral of Holtville High School  Wetumpka Herald

Needing a short-term job before going to dental school led to a career for Holtville High School principal Kyle Futral.

Elmore County schools earns low B on statewide report card  Wetumpka Herald

According to the results of the annual statewide report card released by the Alabama Department of Education, most public schools in Elmore County have ...

Tragic deaths a blot on Eclectic's 2018 | News  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 ...

County school board approves Dennis to draft debt policy  Wetumpka Herald

The Elmore County Board of Education passed a resolution June 4 allowing superintendent Richard Dennis to prepare a written policy to manage the school ...

Reader: It's time for Elmore County to pay for education  Wetumpka Herald

Dear Editor,. Elmore County is a great place to live. The county has beautiful planned neighborhoods and natural rural charms. There is just enough business to ...

Andress 'invested' in education, works to set positive example at Eclectic Middle School  Wetumpka Herald

Editor's Note: This is the fifth in a series profiling school principals in the Elmore County School System.

Elmore County Schools answer questions about free meals  Wetumpka Herald

Elmore County Public Schools announced Monday its policy for free and reduced-price meals for children served in schools under the National School Lunch ...

Elmore County athletes storm North-South week | Sports  Tallassee Tribune

The Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) hosted its 23rd annual North-South All-Star week across several locations in Montgomery last week.

PHOTOS: Holtville High School Class of 2019 Graduation | Multimedia  Wetumpka Herald

Images from Holtville High School as it held a graduation ceremony Friday night. Principal Kyle Futral proudly announced every graduate was considered ...

Elmore County school board increases superintendent's salary | News  Wetumpka Herald

When the next superintendent of the Elmore County Board of Education takes over in January 2021, he or she will receive an increased salary of $138000 ...

Kim Moncrief stepping down as Elmore County softball coach  Wetumpka Herald

After five seasons at the helm of the Elmore County softball team, coach Kim Moncrief is stepping down to focus on her duties as the volleyball head coach.

Elmore County Commission approves appointments to water boards  Wetumpka Herald

Openings on a pair of local water boards were filled during the Elmore County Commission at Monday night's meeting.

Distinguished Young Women program set Saturday | News  Wetumpka Herald

Saturday night, 12 rising senior girls from across Elmore County will participate in the Distinguished Young Women of Elmore County 2020 Scholarship Program ...

Redland Elementary's Walls believes teachers key in achieving success  Wetumpka Herald

Editor's Note: This is the seventh in a series profiling principals in the Elmore County School System.

Elmore County Technical Center principal Hull leads students to trades  Wetumpka Herald

With the escalating cost of college tuition and the shrinking job market for college graduates, youths should seriously consider attending a technical school ...

Elmore County school board explores superintendent raise | News  Wetumpka Herald

Although the 2020 elections are still two years away, the Elmore County Board of Education took time to look at potentially approving a raise for superintendent ...

My first football season in Elmore County was one to remember  Wetumpka Herald

At the beginning of August, I accepted a job to be thrown into the busiest time of year for high school sports in Alabama. I had very limited knowledge of.

'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 ...

Holtville Middle School's Jackson shows students their worth  Wetumpka Herald

Holtville Middle School principal Lee Jackson wants his students to know they are important, loved and protected, even at lunch.

Elmore County approves 10 mils of property tax for education  Tallassee Tribune

Elmore County residents voted by a wide margin Tuesday to renew three separate ad valorem taxes for education and narrowly affirmed a constitutional ...

Dateline NBC to feature story of Jesse ‘Madison’ Holton, Alabama teen accused of killing parents

An Alabama teen who was charged in the shooting deaths of his parents, only to have the charges dismissed last year, will be featured in a Dateline NBC ...

Broadband inadequate in Elmore County | News  Wetumpka Herald

The most prevalent complaint Elmore County commissioners and other officials hear isn't about crime, potholes on streets or garbage pickup.

Holtville senior named Elmore County DYW | News  Wetumpka Herald

While a thunderstorm rattled the building outside, Blakley White showed her poise and character inside on the way to being selected the 2020 Elmore County ...

Countywide cleanup scheduled for July 13 | News  Tallassee Tribune

The Elmore County Commission will hold its monthly countywide cleanup July 13 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m..

Broadband expansion begins in Elmore County | News  Wetumpka Herald

A newly formed company began Monday in Wetumpka to build a high-speed internet system it hopes will benefit rural customers in Elmore and Coosa counties ...

Slater believes Wetumpka High School is moving in right direction  Wetumpka Herald

Editor's Note: This is the second in a series profiling principals in the Elmore County School System.

2 arrested after high-speed chase | News  Wetumpka Herald

What appeared to be a common case of shoplifting led to a high-speed police chase from Wetumpka to Eclectic on June 5 and the arrests of two people, ...

PHOTOS: First day of school at Wetumpka, Redland, Eclectic  Wetumpka Herald

Wednesday was the first day of school for students in the Elmore County Public School System but especially for kindergarten students. Some reluctantly let go ...

Elmore County High's Dalton Maddox gets $1000 scholarship from Wetumpka NWTF  Wetumpka Herald

The Wetumpka Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation presented a $1,000 scholarship to Elmore County High School senior Dalton Maddox at its ...

Panthers outlast Tigers for homecoming win | Elmore County High School  Wetumpka Herald

By David D. Goodwin. A hard-fought battle between Elmore County and Dadeville came down to the last three minutes Friday night, as the Panthers secured the ...

Elmore County football releases 2018 schedule | Elmore County High School  Wetumpka Herald

The 2018 Elmore County varsity football schedule has been filled and released, first-year head coach Jordan Cantrell confirmed Monday.

Police arrest Wetumpka man in connection with string of Elmore County break-ins  Wetumpka Herald

A suspect was arrested by the Tallassee Police Department in connection with a string of break-ins across Elmore County in recent weeks.

Suspect taken into custody after chase ends on Hwy 14 near Linville  Tallassee Tribune

According to assistant chief of police at the Wetumpka Police Department, Ed Reeves, a black male, Jahmari George, 27-years old, of Montgomery, was arrested ...

Elmore County names Jordan Cantrell head football coach  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 ...

Millbrook schools placed under lockdown | News  Wetumpka Herald

Two Millbrook schools went into lockdown on Thursday.

Elmore County to stretch new funds for roads, bridges  Wetumpka Herald

Elmore County will get an infusion of $1.22 million each year due to Alabama's recently passed gas tax increase but chief engineer Richie Beyer said residents ...

Austin Downey signs Elmore County's first Division I baseball scholarship  Wetumpka Herald

For the first time ever, Elmore County's baseball team is sending a player to a Division I college.

5 county athletes to rep schools during North-South All-Star Week  Wetumpka Herald

The Alabama High School Athletic Directors & Coaches Association (AHSADCA) recently announced Thursday the boys' and girls' North-South All-Star squads ...

Elmore County offices see $500,000 in energy savings | News  Wetumpka Herald

The Elmore County Commission learned at Monday's meeting an energy savings program instituted two years ago has already shaved $500000 off utility bills at ...

Teaching is Airport Road principal Stephens' first love  Wetumpka Herald

A first love led Airport Road Intermediate School principal Dr. Marcia Stephens to where she is today.

Black History Month program scheduled for Feb. 17 | News  Wetumpka Herald

The Elmore County African-American Heritage Association will hold its second annual Black History Month program on Feb. 17 at the New Beginning Holiness ...

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.

Jacqueline Solomon Payne | Obituaries  Tallassee Tribune

Jacqueline Solomon Payne, 58, of Tallassee, passed away July 7, 2019. She was born November 6, 1960. A memorial *service* will be held on Saturday, July 27 ...

County approves $1 million in gas tax proceeds for projects  Wetumpka Herald

The Elmore County Commission on Monday raced forward with its plan for using money from the new gas tax increase by unanimously approving 36 miles of ...

Wetumpka suffers significant damage after tornado | News  Wetumpka Herald

The city of Wetumpka was rattled Saturday afternoon as a tornado went ripping through the downtown area just before 3 p.m..

2019 All-County Boys Soccer Team | Sports  Wetumpka Herald

The top players in Elmore County for boys soccer in 2019.

Elmore County Player of the Week: Cory Anthony caps off busy weekend with signing  Wetumpka Herald

During his time as a runner at Wetumpka, Cory Anthony has seen plenty of podium finishes and multiple appearances at the state championships. Even though ...

Joe Sewell Memorial Award, John Sewell Scholarship winners named  Wetumpka Herald

Tallassee's Emma Grace Qiaowei Coyle and Eclectic's James Allen Singleton Jr. have joined the elite club of those who have won the Joe Sewell Memorial ...

Central man killed in incident with task force agents  Wetumpka Herald

An Eclectic man was killed by agents of the Elmore County Drug Task Force who executed a search warrant on Jan. 10, according to Elmore County Sheriff Bill ...

Jesse 'Madison' Holton: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Jesse 'Madison' Holton was accused of murdering his parents, Mike and April Holton, in Alabama, but charges were dismissed. Madison Holton spoke to ...

Roadwork coming in Eclectic | News  Wetumpka Herald

Eclectic Mayor Gary Davenport said repair work is coming for some of the town's roadways.

2019 All-County Girls Soccer Team | Sports  Wetumpka Herald

GK: Mackenzie Stephens, Elmore County sophomore.

County commission urges mayors to go for joint road projects  Wetumpka Herald

The Elmore County Commission is putting the pedal to the metal to determine which roads and bridges it will use Rebuild Alabama funds for and urged the ...

Wetumpka Elementary School first in state to use child pickup program  Wetumpka Herald

Picking up children after school at Wetumpka Elementary School should be less time consuming due to the implementation of a system known as Car Rider Pro.

Holtville names Dawson softball coach | Sports  Wetumpka Herald

With veteran coach Daryl Otwell moving to Wetumpka, the Holtville softball program needed to quickly find a coach who could step in so the Bulldogs would not ...

Stanhope Elmore looks to take next step with major region games  Wetumpka Herald

After two straight seasons of making the postseason, the Stanhope Elmore football team is looking to take the next step in becoming a contender in Class 6A.

County preparing plan for extra road funds | News  Wetumpka Herald

Elmore County residents should be literally seeing signs of which road and bridge projects the Alabama gas tax increase is paying for by late summer.

Members sworn in to BOE | News  Wetumpka Herald

Two new members were sworn into the Elmore County Board of Education during a Nov. 28 meeting.

Elmore County watching for flooding potential | News  Wetumpka Herald

With heavy rain in the forecast for central Alabama over the next several days, Elmore County officials are keeping a close eye on potential flooding along the ...

Wetumpka Elementary's Bonnie Sullivan believes 3 focus points have proven successful  Wetumpka Herald

Editor's Note: This is the first in a series profiling principals in the Elmore County School System.

Woman charged with reckless murder set for trial  Wetumpka Herald

The jury trial for a local woman charged with reckless murder is scheduled to take place almost a year after a fatal collision that claimed the life of her 9-year-old.

Wetumpka teen charged with rape | News  Wetumpka Herald

A Wetumpka teenager was recently taken into custody after he was accused of rape.

'Die to yourself' to live, Siran Stacy tells Elmore County teens  Wetumpka Herald

The most gifted teenagers in Elmore County are expected to enjoy fame, prosperity and achievement but will nonetheless experience failure and despair at ...

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 ...

Eclectic Town Council gives VFD access to senior center  Wetumpka Herald

The Eclectic Town Council on Monday gave the town's volunteer fire department access to the senior center in case of a tornado although some in attendance ...

2 local soccer teams traveling to Alabama State Games  Wetumpka Herald

The Alabama Sports Festival Foundation is hosting the 37th Alabama State Games this weekend as thousands of athletes from across the state will travel to ...

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

The strikes made it to the plate but Landon Maynard wanted to make it home.

'I thought I was going to die too'; heroes describe saving man, child after plunging into river at Wetumpka  Wetumpka Herald

Mason Kassian and Dustin Taylor couldn't believe what they were hearing and seeing in the rapidly gathering dusk.

Hammock finds calling as mayor | Tallassee  Tallassee Tribune

Tallassee Mayor Johnny Hammock prides himself on his work ethic and strong belief in the community in which he was raised.

Girls Soccer Coach of the Year: David Lovering brings success to Holtville in debut season  Wetumpka Herald

Editor's Note: It was just brought to The Herald's attention David Lovering, who was named 2019 All-County Girls Soccer Coach of the Year, has a domestic ...

Bruno charged with murder in Lake Jordan boating deaths; judge won't lower $750000 bond  Wetumpka Herald

With the mother of one of the men he is accused of killing watching intently from the front row, Damion Bruno made his initial appearance in Elmore County ...

Eclectic man pleads guilty to incest; inmate pleads guilty to manslaughter  Wetumpka Herald

Ricky Winston Smith Jr. of Eclectic will be sentenced Feb. 26 after pleading guilty to incest Monday before Elmore County Circuit Judge Bill Lewis.

The Elmore County Sheriff's Office is searching for missing person  Tallassee Tribune

Staff reports. James Christopher Tutson was last seen leaving his residence on Rifle Range Road in Elmore County on Wednesday, March 6. According officials ...

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 ...

Millbrook murder suspect claims self-defense | News  Wetumpka Herald

A Millbrook murder suspect is scheduled for a pre-trial hearing to determine if criminal proceedings will continue after claiming he killed a man in self-defense.

Operation Combat Bikesaver expands to the Elmore County area  Tallassee Tribune

By Amy Passaretti. Rob Dinsmore retired in December from 30 years with the Air Force and has been trying to find purpose and motivation again. After watching ...

Norman Dean resigns as Elmore County football coach  Wetumpka Herald

Longtime coach Norman Dean has resigned from his position at Elmore County as head football coach. The resignation will be effective Monday. The 2017 ...

ECHS, WMS Bicentennial projects announced | News  Wetumpka Herald

The community *service* projects by two Elmore County Schools that were recently selected as Bicentennial Schools by Gov. Kay Ivey were announced at a board ...

Eclectic native reflects on experience as Harvard intern  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 ...

Mulder joins TPI sales team | News  Wetumpka Herald

Jody Mulder, an Eclectic resident, has joined the Tallapoosa Publishers Inc. team as a marketing consultant.

Madison Traylor leads Elmore County on two courts  Wetumpka Herald

By SCOTT NICKERSON. Sports Writer. Madison Traylor plays the game of basketball the way it was intended, with tough defense, aggressive offense, solid ball ...

Rodney O'Neal to teach cheer at Elmore County  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 ...

Byrd promoted to Panther head baseball coach | Elmore County High School  Wetumpka Herald

ECHS has its third baseball coach in as many months, naming Michael Byrd to the head coaching position at the school.

Psychological exam ordered for murder suspect | News  Wetumpka Herald

A Deatsville murder suspect was recently ordered to undergo a psychological evaluation by Elmore County Circuit Court Judge Bill Lewis to determine if he is fit ...

Stormy weekend in store for Wetumpka, Elmore County  Wetumpka Herald

Elmore County is in for a stormy weekend, as thunderstorms and the potential for tornadoes moves across Alabama on Saturday. “We are seeing a strong cold ...

Annual Teacher Institute features Dr. Jeff Langham  Tallassee Tribune

Annual Teacher Institute features Dr. Jeff Langham. Over 200 educators and staff from Tallassee City Schools attended the annual Teacher Institute on Friday, ...

Murder suspect requests mental exam | News  Wetumpka Herald

The attorney of a Deatsville murder suspect recently filed a motion to request a psychiatric evaluation on his client's behalf.

Players to Watch: Defensive front leads Stanhope Elmore into 2019  Wetumpka Herald

Editor's Note: This is the fifth in a six-part series which will focus on the top players to watch for each Elmore County football team leading up to the season.

Elmore County Disaster Relief Fund taking donations for tornado victims  Wetumpka Herald

HERALD STAFF REPORT. Shortly after the April 2011 tornado outbreak decimated portions of Alabama, the Elmore County Disaster Relief Fund was created to ...

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