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  1. Prep basketball: West Morgan knocks off Walker for tournament titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... the first quarter and dominated from start to finish, beating the Bears 44-17 in the third-place game of the Winston County Christmas Tournament on Tuesday. Eight different players scored for Carbon Hill. Abby Tittle had 11 points and three assists, ...

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  2. Dora girls make final of WC Christmas TournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    Dora held off a fourth-quarter surge froma SLynn's Kayla Pruitt to knock off the Bears 54-49 and advance to the championship game of the Winston County Christmas Tournament on Monday. Dora scored just 17 points in the first half, but lit up the scoreboard for 37 points in the second half to earn the victory.

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  3. Former Winston County deputy pleads guilty to federal charges of extorting woman to make methRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Alabama Live

    A former Winston County sheriff's deputy pleaded guilty in federal court to using his authority to extort a woman into manufacturing methamphetamine . His charges also allege he made her cook meth in a home with a child.

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  4. Prep basketball: No. 5 Cordova coasts past Carbon HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... in the 2014 Varsity Girls Christmas Classic at Hayden on Friday, while Carbon Hill (6-7) plays in the Winston County Christmas Tournament today vs. Addison. Cierra Harbin scored 18 points for the Bulldogs (2-2). Makindle McGough added nine points ...

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  5. Poe sworn in as city's newest police chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... will be the issue of housing prisoners. Currently, all misdemeanor arrests made by the city are taken to the Winston County Jail. Poe said he will immediately begin looking at the option to house prisoners closer to home, including the feasibility ...

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  6. Prep basketball: Cordova boys win third straight gameRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... Lady Yellow Jackets moved past the .500 mark on the year following Monday night's 56-26 victory over the Winston County Yellow Jackets. Winston County kept it close in the first period, with Curry holding a two-point advantage, 18-16. Both teams ...

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  7. Duck Stamp Act Of 2014 Passes Senate, Awaits President's SignatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... stream. A tiny rush darter finds improved habitat among the riffles and eddies of a restored creek in Winston County, Alabama where excessive sedimentation once placed it in peril ... (click for more) The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has ...

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  8. SARP Celebrates Decade Of Aquatic Habitat ConservationRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 29 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... stream. A tiny rush darter finds improved habitat among the riffles and eddies of a restored creek in Winston County, Alabama where excessive sedimentation once placed it in peril ... (click for more) Leaders from the Tennessee Department of ...

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  9. Alabama Opportunity Scholarship Fund's numbers just don't add up: reader opinionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Alabama Live

    ... was no big deal and no one should squabble about sending this money to private schools. She needs to go to Winston County and tell this to Amy Hiller, the principal at Meek Elementary. I will never forget the day I asked Amy if I were to give her a ...

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  10. Who should be Mr. Football? Watch Jeff Sentell and Josh Bean analyze the top candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Alabama Live

    ... scored two rushing touchdowns and returned on of his two interceptions for a touchdown in a 56-7 victory over Winston County . Keith Mixon , RB/WR/KR, Shades Valley : Mixon is again the Mounties' No. 1 offensive weapon, excelling as a runner and a ...

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  11. Ala ex-deputy agrees to plea deal in meth caseRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2014 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    ... Concord of Lynn has agreed to plead guilty to felony charges. Officials say Concord was working with the Winston County Sheriff's Office last year when he began pressuring a Nauvoo woman to make meth for him. Prosecutors say the deputy was a meth ...

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  12. Alabama ex-deputy admits to forcing woman to cook meth to feed his addictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | The Raw Story

    Grady Keith Concord pleaded guilty to one count each of extortion under color of official right, manufacturing methamphetamine, and manufacturing and distributing methamphetamine on premises where children are present or reside, reported AL.com . The 42-year-old Concord, who admits he was addicted to drugs, was arrested in June on drug manufacturing charges and fired from the Winston County Sheriff's Department.

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  13. Former Winston deputy charged in federal courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    Grady Keith Concord, 42, of Nauvoo, was charged in federal count with three charges related to the production of methamphetamine, in addition to the single count of manufacturing methamphetamine he was charged with in June. Concord, who was an investigator with the Winston County Sheriff's Office until his arrest, is now charged with one count of extortion under color of official right, one count of manufacturing methamphetamine and one count of manufacturing and distributing methamphetamine on premises where children are present or reside.

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  14. Former Winston County sheriff's deputy faces federal charge of extorting woman to make...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | Alabama Live

    A former Winston County sheriff's deputy previously jailed on state charges now faces federal charges for extorting a woman to cook methamphetamine. Grady Keith Concord, 42, of Lynn, has agreed to plead guilty to one count each of extortion under color of official right, manufacturing methamphetamine, and manufacturing and distributing methamphetamine on premises where children are present or reside.

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  15. Auburn commit Kerryon Johnson has 2 TDs and 2 INTs in a half and more ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | Alabama Live

    ... star had 122 rushing yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions in the first half of a 56-7 blowout of Winston County. The Auburn commit had a 70-yard interception return for touchdown as part of an easy 38-13 victory against Buckhorn. Carr helped ...

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  16. Former Oakman chief charged with reckless endangermentRead the original story

    Nov 1, 2014 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    The Winston County Sheriff's Office confirmed Friday afternoon that a former member of the law enforcement community in Walker County is in custody in connection with a domestic violence incident that reportedly occurred last week. Winston County Sheriff Rick Harris, said Hubert Eugene "Boo" Woodard of Jasper turned himself in to the Winston County Sheriff's Office Wednesday morning after warrants were issued for his arrest on charges of first-degree criminal mischief, third-degree domestic violence and reckless endangerment.

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  17. Addison tops Winston County in thrillerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    The Addison Bulldogs closed the regular season with a dramatic flair on Friday night, beating the Winston County Yellow Jackets for the fifth-consecutive time, while also capturing Class 2A, Region 6's second place spot for home-field advantage next week in the first round of the playoffs. The matchup between the two Winston County archrivals was riddled with turnovers, with the teams combining for eight miscues on the night.

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  18. Parker Griffith again charges Bentley with using office to benefit...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Alabama Live

    For the second time in less than a week Democrat Parker Griffith is charging that a son of Gov. Robert Bentley is making money off a state contract to supply fuel in Walker and Winston counties. Griffith charges that the money generated from the fuel contract is evidence Bentley 'lied" when he promised in 2010 that neither he nor any member of his family would benefit from his position as governor.

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  19. Parker Griffith promises to blow governor's race open in similar way to Hubbard scandal,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2014 | Alabama Live

    ... Griffith said Bentley's son, Paul Bentley, made profits from selling fuel to state agencies in Walker and Winston County through his oil company. The former owner of Henry Oil, Bob Reed of Jasper, denied that the 2012 contracts cited by Griffith had ...

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  20. Winston County rally comes up just short in loss to VinemontRead the original story

    Oct 25, 2014 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    Winston County's comeback attempt came up short as thea SYellow Jackets fell to the Vinemont Eagles 27-21 on Senior Night at Malcolm Blake Stadium Friday. Vinemont picked off a pass with eight seconds left in the game deep inside the Eagles' territory to finally seal the victory.

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