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  1. Hundreds of Walker, Winston county seniors receive diplomasRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Daily Mountain Eagle

    Walker seniors Jarrod Ollie, Jeremiah Marchbanks, Azha Allen, Austin Westbrook and C.J. Robinson take a group selfie prior to Friday's commencement ceremony in Jasper. Daily Mountain Eagle - Jack McNeely Young men and women across Walker and Winston counties celebrated the end of their high school careers Friday night with family and friends.


  2. Smith Lake retreatRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Alabama Live

    A lake house is often a gathering place for family and friends to enjoy the summer months and taking a break from a normal routine. Take a look at a unique property in Winston County located on Smith Lake where you could invite family and a lot of friends.


  3. Nexus Energy Center's tiny home will be featured on reality TV show on Memorial DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Alabama Live

    ... said the organization was contacted about the show in mid-March when Nexus was preparing for an event in Winston County. "I received a voicemail from one of the show producers saying they needed our help finding insulation contractors around that ...


  4. Significant' arrest made in war on drugs in cityRead the original story

    Monday May 18 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... controlled substance and criminal conspiracy to commit a controlled substance crime. He is being held in the Winston County Jail on a $150,000 cash bond. Following undercover work that led to an arrest warrant being issued, police were able to ...


  5. Doris Helen Cox ScurlockRead the original story

    Saturday May 9 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    Doris Helen Cox Scurlock, 87, was called home to be with the Lord on May 7, 2015, from her earthly home in Sumiton, Alabama, where she was born and lived her entire life. Her formative years during the Great Depression had a lasting impact on her life and shaped her belief in hard work, education and preparation for whatever life throws your way, a legacy of lessons she instilled in her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.


  6. Council honors WHS tennis teamsRead the original story

    Wednesday May 6 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... step in the renovation of the city jail. a approved allowing Mayor Sonny Posey to sign an agreement with the Winston County Commission to amend and extend a previous deal to house the city's prisoners in the Winston County Jail for an additional 90 ...


  7. Police department closes case on church break-inRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... of property, third degree burglary and second degree criminal mischief. Ellis is currently being held in the Winston County jail. He will eventually be moved to the Walker County Jail on a $100,000 cash bond. Zachary Ellis, a cousin of Brandon ...


  8. Council approves reopening city jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    Jasper Police Chief J.C. Poe, center, shows Mayor Sonny Posey the work that will be needed to get the Jasper City Jail ready to reopen. The City Council voted Tuesday to reopen the jail instead of continuing to transport city inmates to the Winston County Jail.


  9. 'It's not all handcuffs and tickets': Birmingham police recruits sort groceries for the needyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | Alabama Live

    ... Community Food Bank of Central Alabama provides food to those in need in a 12-county area that stretches from Winston County to Talladega County. "We rely heavily on volunteers,'' said Jon Barnacastle, programs coordinator for the agency. "These ...


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

    Apr 15, 2015 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... 3 office is located at 19 Taft Road in Parrish. The District 4 office is located at 55 4th Ave. in Sipsey. Winston County is also expected to participate in the cleanup under the leadership of the Arley Women's Club. Club members will distribute ...


  11. Lynn wins Winston County Baseball TournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    Lynn High School won the Winston County Baseball Tournament on Saturday at Lynn, beating Addison and Winston County. Members of the team are, front row, from left, Brandon Heck, Drew Kelly, Bryant Lawrence, Luke Tittle, Braden Cagle and Peyton Moore, back row, head coach James Tidwell, Caden Richard, Gabe Crane, Nick Molinar, Garrison Mays, Ryan Cagle, Austin Molinar, Corey Alexander, Stevie Howell, Sam Horton and assistant Daniel Farris.


  12. Roy L. MasseyRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2015 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... in Walker County to parents Luther Carmack and Callie Eva (Martin) Massey, but lived most of his life in Winston County. Roy was a loving husband, father, grandfather, friend and neighbor. He was a longtime member and a deacon since 1961 at Poplar ...


  13. Sheriff rejects request to house city inmates at jailRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2015 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    There is not enough room at the county jail to house city inmates, Walker County Sheriff Jim Underwood announced Thursday during a work session of the Walker County Commission. The contract that has allowed the Jasper Police Department to house its inmates at the Winston County Jail for the past two years expired this week, Jasper Police Chief JC Poe informed commissioners during the meeting.


  14. Addison one win away from Winston County softball titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    Addison is within one win of the Winston County Softball Tournament title after picking up a pair of victories at Lynn High School on Thursday. The Bulldogs opened with a 17-0 rout of Winston County before taking down defending county champ Lynn 6-1 in the winner's bracket game.


  15. 3 arrested, charged for thefts in CordovaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2015 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    McGuff was wanted for a series of burglaries that occurred on River Road in recent months. He was arrested by the Winston County Sheriff's Office in February but was released on bond and left the area before warrants for his arrest could be finalized in Walker County.


  16. WACF funds Winston County art programRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    Winston County students practice painting in the style of 20th century Dutch artist Piet Mondrian. Photo Special to the Eagle Students at two Winston County schools are taking art this semester thanks to a grant from the Walker Area Community Foundation.


  17. Former Winston County sheriff's deputy sentenced to federal prisonRead the original story

    Mar 28, 2015 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    Grady Keith Concord, 42, of Nauvoo, was sentenced Thursday to three years and nine months in federal prison for extorting a woman to produce methamphetamine in her home. Concord, a former sheriff's deputy with the Winston County Sheriff's Office, approached the woman in July 2013 promising her a supply of pseudoephedrine, a key ingredient in meth manufacturing, if she would cook the product.


  18. Deputy who extorted woman to make meth gets 4 yearsRead the original story

    Mar 27, 2015 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... ( ) a judge on Thursday sentenced 42-year-old Grady Keith Concord of Nauvoo. The former Winston County sheriff's deputy pleaded guilty in December to several charges related to the manufacture of methamphetamine. Prosecutors ...


  19. Former Winston County deputy sentenced to federal prison in meth extortionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | Alabama Live

    A former Winston County sheriff's deputy has been sentenced to serve three years and nine months in federal prison for his plea to charges he extorted a woman to cook methamphetamine. Grady Keith Concord, 42, of Nauvoo, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Abdul Kallon during a hearing Thursday in Birmingham.


  20. 56th Annual Chitlin' Supper set for FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    A tradition that started long ago will continue later this month when the 56th annual Chitlin' Supper is held Friday, March 20, from 4:30 until 8:30 p.m., at the Meek Elementary School Gym in Arley. The supper has been hosted each March by the Winston County Chitlin' Eaters Association and "the Band of Champions" of Meek High School, as a fundraiser for the band, since 1959.