Elmore County, AL

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Suspect sought for Eclectic sex crimes found, arrested

ECLECTIC, Ala. (WSFA) - An Elmore County man who was being sought on sex crimes charges has been arrested, according to Central Alabama CrimeStoppers. William Charles Dunaway III, 55, was wanted by the Eclectic Police Department on a first-degree rape charge and an outstanding warrant for first-degree sexual abuse. Eclectic...
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The Tallassee Tribune's All-Elmore County softball teams

Since the dust has settled on the 2021 high school softball season, the Tallassee Tribune wanted to take time to recognize the Elmore County area’s top performers from the year. Twelve athletes were selected to the All-County first team and 12 more to the second team, with additional players landing...
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Elmore County Softball Coach of the Year: Mark Segrest

For Elmore County softball to reach the state tournament stage would have been unthinkable just two years ago. The Panthers went a rough 13-26 in 2018, then closed their 2019 season with a 15-3 defeat against Northside after winning just one game in regional tournament play. That’s a stark contrast...
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Elmore County Softball Player of the Year: Chloe Baynes

Production from a hitter is always good. What matters more is production in the clutch. Even a passing glance at Chloe Baynes’ softball statistics — her towering batting average, the exorbitant number of bases she steals — make it clear she’s a prolific talent for Tallassee. But she also delivered...
Elmore County, ALWetumpka Herald

Alex Johnson signs LOI to Martin Methodist

One of the Elmore County area’s best athletes made his move to the collegiate level official Tuesday. Recent Edgewood Academy graduate and baseball and football star Alex Johnson signed his letter of intent to play at Martin Methodist College in Pulaski, Tennessee. “They’re getting a good kid out of him,...
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Man sought on sex crime charges in Eclectic

ECLECTIC, Ala. (WSFA) - Elmore County law enforcement officers are asking the public for help finding a man wanted on sex crime charges. William Charles Dunaway III, 55, is wanted by the Eclectic Police Department on a first-degree rape charge. He’s also wanted on an outstanding warrant by the department for first-degree sexual abuse.
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Star Seeds program helps Tallassee area youth excel

Ambition is critical to instill at a young age. Parents and teachers want the youth of their community to strive for great things, goals that often lie outside the borders of their hometown. That’s what the importance of a program like Star Seeds is to Tae Collins, a recent star...
Elmore County, ALWetumpka Herald

ECHS majorettes host car wash, bake sale

Members of the Elmore County High School’s Maroon Machine majorette squad spent a part of their day on Saturday, June 5, participating in a car wash and bake sale. The fundraiser took place from 7 a.m. to noon. Coach Rachel-Beth Lindley said the money from the fundraiser would help offset the cost of uniforms and other needed items for the girls on the team.
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Break for a Plate: School district's feeding program kicks off

Elmore County Public Schools celebrated the kickoff of its Break for a Plate summer feeding program on Tuesday, June 1, at Wetumpka Middle School. City and school district leaders, teachers, administrators, Child Nutrition Program employees and students were present to help celebrate the kickoff of the service that benefits local children and their families.
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Boy drowns in grandparents’ Elmore County pool

ELMORE COUNTY, Ala. (WSFA) - It is probably the worst thing any parent can go through, the death of a child. It happened over the weekend in the Emerald Mountain subdivision in Elmore County. Sheriff Bill Franklin said his deputies got on the scene in the 600 block of Grove...
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The Tallassee Tribune's All-County baseball teams

With the 2020-21 baseball season coming to a close this month, The Wetumpka Herald wanted to recognize the top performers from the six Elmore County area teams it covers. Twelve players were selected to the All-County first team and nine more to the All-County second team, with additional deserving athletes being named as honorable mentions.
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ECHS Majorettes hosting car wash, bake sale

Elmore County High School's Maroon Machine majorettes need the community's help on Saturday, June 5. The majorettes are set to host a car wash and bake sale from 7 a.m. to noon at Agape Assembly of God, 1076 Kowaliga Road. Band director Anthony Vittore said there aren't set prices for...