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  1. Alvin N. SmithRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... services will be Sunday, April 19, 2015, at 3 p.m. in the Collins-Burke Chapel, with burial at Oak Hill Cemetery in Jasper. Adam Brewer will officiate. Smith was preceded in death by his dad and mother, Homer and Mary Smith; sister, Brenda Cooper; ...

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  2. Tallulah Bankhead was Huntsville native and classic movie starRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Examiner.com

    ... shortly after giving birth to Tallulah. Most of the other Bankhead family members are buried in Oak Hill Cemetery in Jasper, AL. Although her screen success never equaled her fame on the stage, Bankhead started making movies during the silent era ...

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  3. Joseph R. Downs IIIRead the original story

    Friday | Daily Mountain Eagle

    Joseph R. Downs III, of Jasper, passed away April 16, 2015. He was a CPA for more than 40 years, working most of the time in public accounting.

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  4. No injuries when train collides with 18-wheelerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Mountain Eagle

    No injures were reported Thursday when a train collided with an 18-wheeler at the railroad crossing at Old Birmingham Highway and Whitehouse Road in Jasper. The truck had reportedly become stuck on the tracks when the train came through and was unable to stop in time to avoid the collision.

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  5. Terry Wayne GloverRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 12 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... Thursday, April 15, 2015, at 11 a.m., at Messmer Goodwin Funeral Home. Burial was in the Walker Memory Gardens in Jasper. He is survived by his wife, Joyce Glover; sons, Jason Glover, Jon Max Glover; grandchild, Marie Glover; mother, Ella Jane ...

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  6. Train, 18-wheeler collide in JasperRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Alabama Live

    The collision occurred Thursday afternoon at the railroad crossing on Whitehouse Road near Old Birmingham Highway on the east side of the city. As of 2 p.m. Thursday, there isn't any immediate word from police on injuries. Officers and medics are at the scene.

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  7. Mrs. Betty Joyce FrostRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... and Bobby Nell Prestley. Survivors include her husband, Henry L. Frost of Cordova; children, Henry Howard Frost of Jasper, Joyce Marie Garrett and her husband, Charles, of Sumiton, Michael Frost of Birmingham and Steven Frost of Jasper; sisters, ...

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  8. County-wide photo contest kicks off third year on FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... inaugural year in 2013 for his photo "Celebration Service," which was taken at First United Methodist Church of Jasper. According to the official contest rules, the purpose of "Walker 24/7" is to recognize amateur photographers and to gather ...

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  9. Council renames street after former mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... will be $300. The Walker Area Community Foundation will pay half of that fee, according to Gilbert. The city of Jasper, the only city within the county that is currently included in the downtown network, is pursuing designated status through the ...

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  10. Jasper native debuts her collection of eclectic artRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... appreciated in an ironic or knowing way." One of the images included in tonight's display shows the inside of Jasper First Church of the Nazarene after a devastating fire in August 2013. Pink insulation covers the pews, and daylight can be seen ...

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  11. Bennie W. EvansRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 11 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    Public viewing will be Friday, April 17, 2015, from noon until 5 p.m., at Peaceful Rest Memorial Funeral Home in Jasper.

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  12. Earthbound's Earthfest returns to Avondale Brewing Co. to celebrate Earth DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Examiner.com

    ... River serves as a major source of drinking water for cities such as Birmingham, Tuscaloosa, Cullman, Oneonta, and Jasper; but it sadly remains one of Alabama's most endangered rivers. Currently, the largest threat to the river is the proposed ...

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  13. Clarence VanhornRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    Clarence Vanhorn, 69, of Dora, passed away Tuesday, April 14, 2015, at Walker Baptist Medical Center in Jasper.

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  14. Nora Martha Johnson McCluskeyRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    Nora Martha Johnson McCluskey was born in Walker County on Jan. 30, 1930, to Frank and Mary Johnson. Nora passed away at the age of 85 at her residence in Jasper, Alabama, on Monday, April 13, 2015, surrounded by her children.

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  15. A fighter of autismRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... a pre-k program in an area school, while also seeking therapy at the new Hyche Center for Sensory & Motor Learning in Jasper. There, he receives speech therapy and also practices methods to decrease anxiety, among other activities. Some common ...

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  16. Walker, Winston counties to take part in spring cleanupRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... so that constituents will not be charged a dumping fee. The District 1 office is located at 141 Langley Road in Jasper. The District 2 office is located at 1055 2nd Ave. NE in Carbon Hill. The District 3 office is located at 19 Taft Road in Parrish. ...

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  17. Betty Joyce FrostRead the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... and Bobby Nell Prestley. She is survived by her husband, Henry L. Frost of Cordova; children, Henry Howard Frost of Jasper, Joyce Marie Garrett and her husband, Charles, of Sumiton, Michael Frost of Birmingham and Steven Frost of Jasper; sisters, ...

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  18. Birmingham Water Works says bill to restrict mining appeals favors coal companies at the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Alabama Live

    Birmingham Water Works officials warn that a bill passed in the State Senate and pending in the House would reduce their ability to fight for clean water. The Water Works opposes the bill from State Sen. Greg Reed, R-Jasper, that would require all appeals of decisions by the Alabama Surface Mining Commission to be heard in Walker County.

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  19. James Aulton BrowningRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    James Aulton Browning, 85, of Jasper, passed away on Saturday, April 11, 2015, at his residence surrounded by loving family. He was retired from the Walker County Engineer's Office.

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  20. Gaynelle PoseyRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    Gaynelle Posey, 88, of Ormond Beach, Florida, born Aug. 29, 1926, passed away Wednesday, April 8, 2015, at her residence. Visitation will be held today, April 14, 2015, from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m. at Kilgore-Green Funeral Home in Jasper.

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