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  1. Singing for their supper: An all-day singing -- shared voices, shared tableRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Commercial Dispatch

    After a morning session of sacred harp singing, Mike Hankins of Vernon, Alabama, and other participants in the first annual Memorial Sacred Harp Singing presented by the Columbus Arts Council Saturday dug into a potluck lunch at the Rosenzweig Arts Center. Photo by: Luisa Porter/Dispatch Staff Hearty soups, this one made by Jeanette Basson and her brother-in-law, Chestly Basson, were welcomed by Saturday's singers.

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  2. West Alabama: Aliceville, Lamar County play pivotal region gamesRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2014 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... the toughest task when it plays host to region leader Gordo (7-0, 4-0) at 7 p.m. Friday at George Bell Stadium in Vernon, Alabama. "This region has some really good teams this season," Lamar County coach Ken Adams said. "When you look at Gordo, you ...

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  3. Aliceville beats Pickens County to stay unbeatenRead the original story

    Sep 27, 2014 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... play host to Hatch (3-3, 2-1 region) in Class 2A, Region 4 play Friday night. n Lamar County 29, Sulligent 10: At Vernon, Ala., the Bulldogs continued their mastery with a sixth-straight win in the county rivalry. "It feels good to win the two ...

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  4. Newell wins new trial in Slab House manslaughter caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | Commercial Dispatch

    An Alabama man sentenced to serve 15 years in prison for manslaughter in a 2008 shooting death at a Mississippi bar has won a new trial from the Mississippi Court of Appeals. Prosecutors said Newell, of Vernon, Alabama, fatally shot Boyette after an altercation outside the Slab House, a bar on the outer limits of Lowndes County, near the Alabama state line.

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  5. Alabama man serving 15-year sentence wins new trial in Mississippi manslaughter caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | The Mississippi Press

    An Alabama man sentenced to serve 15 years in prison for manslaughter in a 2008 shooting death at a Mississippi bar has won a new trial from the Mississippi Court of Appeals. Prosecutors said Newell, of Vernon, Alabama, fatally shot Boyette after an altercation outside the Slab House, a bar on the outer limits of Lowndes County, near the Alabama state line.

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  6. NEWELL v. STATERead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | FindLaw

    ... with Tony Hayes, and had contacted a lawyer about divorcing her. On May 14, 2008, Diane moved out of their home in Vernon, Alabama. Later on that same day, around 5 p.m., Newell telephoned her and left two voice mail messages. In the first message, ...

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  7. Vernon native travels world as motorcross racerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Commercial Dispatch

    There aren't too many 18-year-olds -- or Vernon, Alabama, natives -- who've traveled to more than 15 countries. Aside from the jet lag, Thomas Covington is soaking up every minute of being a globe-trotting motorcross racer.

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  8. Randy BellRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2014 | Z 106.7 Jackson

    ... He's thinking about making a career out of it. After getting his start in radio as a DJ in his hometown station in Vernon, Alabama (his first words on the radio were introducing a song by Herman's Hermits), Randy thought he wanted to get involved in ...

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  9. Retired police officer reunites with child he saved 18 years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2014 | Sunherald.com

    ... on a baby, especially one that size. Irving retired from the police department several years ago and now lives in Vernon, Ala. He's reunited with Hannah a few times over the years, but hasn't seen her since she was a middle-school student. Hannah ...

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  10. Randy BellRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2014 | WMSI, MISS 103, Jackson, Mississippi

    ... He's thinking about making a career out of it. After getting his start in radio as a DJ in his hometown station in Vernon, Alabama (his first words on the radio were introducing a song by Herman's Hermits), Randy thought he wanted to get involved in ...

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  11. Shark threat lifted in Orange BeachRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2014 | WALA

    ... beach-goers who have had to forgo swimming the last few days due to sharks swarming near the beach. The Corbetts from Vernon, Alabama got to the beach on Saturday and have been keeping a close eye on the warnings from their condo. They noticed as ...

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  12. Arrest report: 6-9-14Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2014 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... a child for lustful purposes, and two counts of failure to appear. Whitney Brooke Franks, 27, 202 Snakebranch Road, Vernon, Alabama, was arrested June 3 by CTM at Confederate Drive in Caledonia and charged with possession of a weapon by a felon and ...

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    May 27, 2014 | DigitalBURG

    June King, 90, of Detroit, Alabama, and formerly of Warrensburg, Missouri, died April 9 at Generations of Vernon Nursing Home in Vernon, Alabama.

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