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Dale County man dies by tractor

DALE COUNTY, Ala. (WDHN) — A Dale County man is dead after his tractor flipped over on him while he was working in his yard today. 70-year-old Carl Gohagan, was trying to pull a tree stump out of his yard in Echo when his tractor overturned on him. He...
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Dale County tops Northside 4-3

Two Headland basketball players are taking their athletic careers to the next level. 12 Dothan High seniors sign college scholarships. G.W. Long softball looking to go all the way in Class 2A state tournament. Geneva falls to Curry 10-6 Updated: 5 hours ago. Geneva falls to Curry 10-6.
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Mental Health Awareness Month proclaimed

The Dale County Commission recognized May as Mental Health Awareness Month during the commission meeting May 10. “All Americans experience times of difficulty and stress in their lives. Mental health conditions are real and prevalent in our nation,” said Dale County Commission Chairman Steve McKinnon. “Prevention is an effective way to reduce the burden of mental health conditions and early and effective treatment of those with mental health conditions can help with recovery.” From left are Dale County Commissioners Frankie Wilson and Charles “Chic” Gary, Spectra Care representatives Ashley Shasteen and Kristin Johns, McKinnon and Dale County Commissioners Donald Grantham and Chris Carroll.
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Karie Striplin named Dale County’s new head volleyball coach

MIDLAND CITY, Ala. (WDHN) — Dale County volleyball has a new head coach. Karie Striplin will take over her Alma Mater’s team in the summer. Striplin has been at Geneva County High School for the last eight years coaching basketball, volleyball, softball and track. She’s noticed Dale County’s...
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After leaving the country, Dale Co. man arrested on assault charges

DALE COUNTY, Ala. (WDHN) — A Dale County man has been arrested after police say he left the country after using a trailer hitch and gun in assaults. On Tuesday, the Level Plains Police Department received a tip that Hector Berdecia, 41, was located in a trailer on I Street in Level Plains. Berdecia had previous arrest warrants issued in April, where he allegedly used a trailed hitch to scratch one victim and then pulled a gun out, according to police.
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Level Plains man sentenced to life for mother’s murder

A Level Plains man received the maximum sentence in Dale County Court May 12 for the 2019 murder of his mother. Chad Dewayne Brogden, 38, was sentenced to life in prison by Thirty-Third Judicial Circuit Judge Bill Filmore after a half-hour sentencing hearing at the Ozark Courthouse May 12. Brogden...
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Dale County set for state tournament appearance

UPDATE: Have you seen these suspects from the armed robbery at a Denton Road convenience store?. Dothan Police are looking for two suspects involved in an armed robbery Tuesday of The Hobo Pantry on Denton Road. Long time Wiregrass dance teacher retires. Updated: 5 hours ago. Tracy Solomon retires from...
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COMING UP

• Daleville High School graduation will be Friday, May 20, at 7:30 p.m. in Warhawk Stadium. In case of inclement weather, graduation will be Saturday, May 21 at 9:30 p.m. • The German Coffee Club will meet Thursday, May 26 at The Landing on Fort Rucker at 9:30 a.m. We are playing bingo this month. Many thanks to our April hostesses including Brigitte Elmore, Anita Ferry, Gudrun Ambrose and Caroline Gebhart. For more information, contact Chris at 475-6388 or Marianne at 389-1607.
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Dale County softball preparing for first state tournament since 2019

MIDLAND CITY, Ala. (WDHN) — The Dale County High School softball team is celebrating its first trip to the state tournament since 2019. After losing four seniors last year the Warriors didn’t exactly expect this season to turn out the way it has, but they’ve fought hard to make it to where they are now.
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On the dotted line: Chyann Beasley signs with Faulkner

MIDLAND CITY, Ala. (WTVY) - One Dale County senior is taking her athletic career to the next level. Chyann Beasley is headed to the capital city as she signed with the Faulkner University basketball team today. Beasley was previously committed to playing volleyball at Judson College, but when the school...
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Dale County’s Weed signs with Huntingdon basketball

MIDLAND CITY, Ala. (WDHN) — Dale County High school celebrated an athlete signing his National Letter of Intent. Cole Weed will take his basketball talents to Huntingdon College in Montgomery. Weed has played for the Warriors all four years of high school. He’ll play shooting guard for the Hawks....
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Alabama man gets life sentence for killing mother, then dismembering and burning her body

DALE COUNTY, Ala. — An Alabama man received a life sentence for killing his mother and then dismembering and burning her body in 2019. WTVY says in May 2019, Penny Newton, 58, was allegedly murdered by her son, Chad Brogdon. He killed her and dismembered her body, then put her body parts in a freezer before he drove 20 miles and burned the car with her remains inside.
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