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Patriots gear up to face Highland Home in preseason jamboree

The Pike Liberal Arts Patriots will jumpstart the 2022 football season this Friday, Aug. 12, on the road against the Highland Home Flying Squadron in a preseason jamboree. PLAS is coming off its second week of fall practices and new head coach Travis Baxley feels like his group is coming together.
HIGHLAND HOME, AL
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Renovations Coming to Crenshaw County Public Fishing Lake

ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION AND NATURAL RESOURCES. Crenshaw County Public Fishing Lake near Luverne, Alabama, will close this fall for renovations. During the closure, the aging dam structure will be evaluated and repaired by the Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries (WFF) Division of the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR). The lake will also be restocked to improve fishing quality.
CRENSHAW COUNTY, AL
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Green Bay PD provides update to suspicious death, suspected driver last seen in Alabama | WFRV Local 5

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – The person believed to be driving a Green Bay homicide victim’s car is identified and was last known to be in Greenville, Alabama. According to the Green Bay Police Department, the ‘suspicious’ death that was discovered on August 2 is now being investigated as a homicide. The victim’s vehicle was missing from the scene and was reportedly seen driving in the Packerland Drive area not long after the believed time the death happened.
GREEN BAY, WI
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Green Bay Homicide Suspect Caught in Alabama

A man connected to a homicide in Green Bay has been caught in Alabama. The search for Caleb Anderson began on Tuesday (August 2nd) after police were called to an apartment in the 1300 block of Packerland Dive, where they found a deceased individual. The incident was quickly labeled as...
GREEN BAY, WI
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Renovations Coming to Crenshaw County Public Fishing Lake

Crenshaw County Public Fishing Lake near Luverne, Alabama, will close this fall for renovations. During the closure, the aging dam structure will be evaluated and repaired by the Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries (WFF) Division of the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR). The lake will also be restocked to improve fishing quality.
CRENSHAW COUNTY, AL
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Helena Police help US Marshals Service catch Wisconsin murder suspect

HELENA, Ala. (WBRC) - A suspect wanted in connection to a Wisconsin homicide is in custody after being arrested just south of Birmingham on August 3, 2022. The U.S. Marshals Service says Caleb Anderson was found in Helena. It all started on August 2 in Green Bay, Wisconsin when police...
HELENA, AL
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Turning sour lemons into sweet success

Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and you feed him for a lifetime. The same kind of idea holds true for a kid with a lemon. Give a kid lemonade and his thirst is quenched for a day, give a kid some lemons, encourage his success and he will carry the lessons with him for a lifetime. It is the All-American summertime symbol: the lemonade stand.
LUVERNE, AL
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Death investigation underway in Montgomery County

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Ala. (WSFA) - A death investigation is underway in Montgomery County. According to the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, a body was located in the area of Jewell Court in the Hope Hull community. Google Maps show the area is located off U.S. 31 and Mobile Highway. The...
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Lowndes County Water Authority to hold Customer Appreciation Day

The Lowndes County Water Authority will host a Customer Appreciation Day on Aug. 6 from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. “Our community, like many others, has been heavily impacted by this COVID-19 pandemic, and we want to take some time out and show our customers how much we appreciate them” said Water Authority Chairperson Orbuty Ozier. “There will be food and fun for all ages so be sure to bring the kids with you.”
LOWNDES COUNTY, AL
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Arrests 7/26/22-7/31/22

James Dylan Cobb, 20- Four Counts Failure to Appear/Comply/Pay. Nathanial Anthony Fortune, 33- Murder-Non-Family Other Weapon. Preston H. Olney, 58- Aggravated Assault- Domestic- Menacing- Gun/Knife/Other Weapon. 7/28/22. Emilio Lee, 38- Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance, Possession of Marijuana 2nd. Anthony Kyle Sherman, 33- Domestic Violence 3rd, Possession of Controlled Substance,...
GREENVILLE, AL
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Lions Club New Officers

The Greenville Lions Club recently had a change of officers. April Sherling will take over as the new Lions president. First VP is David Lovell, second VP is Kimberli Weaver, and Secretary/Treasurer is Ricky Cargile.
GREENVILLE, AL
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2023 DYW named for Lowndes County

Formally the Junior Miss, Distinguished Young Women (DYW) held their annual pageant/competition on July 23, 2022 at the historic Ritz Theater located in downtown Greenville. Harley Hooper, daughter of John and Michelle Hooper, beat out her competition and was awarded the DYW 2023 distinction. She also received $2,400 towards her future education expenses.
LOWNDES COUNTY, AL
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Battle of the Badges: Guns vs Hoses

On Saturday, July 30, Greenville Volleyball held a fund raiser event called the “Battle of the Badges: Guns vs Hoses.” The event was the first of its kind for Greenville area schools to raise funds for the middle school, junior varsity and varsity volleyball teams. There was a good turnout to watch the Greenville Police Department (GPD) match up against the Greenville Fire Department (GFD) and compete against each other in volleyball and basketball. At the end of play, the GPD bested the GFD in both volleyball and basketball. They won two games of three in volleyball, with each game ending in a score of 15-10. In basketball, the GPD won 46-28. Head coach SaRhonda Cheatham said, “We would like to thank everyone for coming out to support our volleyball teams during Battle of the Badges: Guns vs Hoses! Special thanks to the Greenville Police & Greenville Fire Departments. You all played great! In our book, you are all winners.” (Bruce Branum | The Standard)
GREENVILLE, AL
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Gates named DYW 2023

Butler County has a new Distinguished Young Woman for 2023. Vivian Gates was named DYW 2023 during the annual completion on July 23, 2022 at the Ritz Theater in downtown Greenville. Five young ladies showcased their talents and personalities on stage in hopes of gaining a scholarship to further their...
BUTLER COUNTY, AL
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Pay It Forward: Beth Rogers of Luverne

Four years ago, Beth Rogers and her husband started a motorcycle ministry at their Living Water Coffee House in Luverne. “We just wanted a place for people to come that would come and not feel like they are being judged for how they look or how old they are or how young they are, people with tattoos or people with funny colored hair, people with clothes differently than what you normally think as a church clothes. We just wanted people to feel welcome,” said Rogers.
LUVERNE, AL
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In towns plagued by raw sewage, EPA promises relief

When there’s heavy rain, human waste from the pond of sewage across the street from Charlie Mae Holcomb’s home covers her front yard in rural Alabama. She can’t remember how many times she’s had to rip the flooring out of her small brick house because raw sewage backed up out the pipes.
LOWNDES COUNTY, AL
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BUTLER COUNTY’S NINE SERVICE MEN ON THE VIETNAM WALL

This past weekend, the City of Andalusia played host to the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall. This wall is a 3/5 scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C. Nine Butler County men lost their lives during the Vietnam War, and their names are included on the wall.
BUTLER COUNTY, AL
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