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Clanton natives compete in national pickleball championship

By ZACHARY SEIFTER/ Staff Writer   When asked what pickleball is, many people would shrug their shoulders and say ... Read more | Add your comment

Beeing more prepared

Beekeeping has been passed down from one generation to the next for as long as people have grown ... Read more | Add your comment

Judy Melton Mims memorial scholarship recipient named

Anna Grace Baker has been named the 2021 recipient of the Judy Melton Mims Memorial Endowed Scholarship. Read more | Add your comment

4-H Chick Chain hosts Showmanship Clinic

On June 15, the Chilton County 4-H hosted a Showmanship Clinic for its Chick Chain participants at the ... Read more | Add your comment

BREAKING NEWS

CCS removes online option for elementary and middle students

Chilton County Schools has announced it will return to its traditional format for school in August 2021. “Chilton County Schools will have on campus instruction ... Read more | Add your comment

by Joyanna Love.

Maplesville

Maplesville garbage service pulls out

R&B Sanitation will end its garbage pickup in Maplesville on June 28. Read more | Add your comment

by Joyanna Love.

Fire and Police Reports

Clanton Fire Department

The following is an activity report of the Clanton Fire Department for the week of June 9-15:   June 9   Public Assist: 700 Block ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Thursday, June 17, 2021 4:55 pm

Land Transactions

Deeds

The following deeds were transferred in Chilton County from June 10-16:   June 10   Pamela Dennis Yandle to Jarvis D. McGee and Pamela McGee ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Thursday, June 17, 2021 4:53 pm

Faith and Family

FAITH: Where are all the strong men

By Pastor Randy Reid/ Clanton First Assembly of God My dad was not a big man. Standing at about 5’9” or so, he was not ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, June 17, 2021 2:13 pm

Maplesville

Maplesville maintains favorable rating for fire safety

Maplesville has received its new ISO classification and maintained a five. Read more

by Joyanna Love, Wednesday, June 16, 2021 3:40 pm

Clanton

Will fly for peaches

The cloudless skies call recreational pilots to come and soar. Read more

by Joyanna Love, Wednesday, June 16, 2021 2:07 pm

Clanton

Teen injured in crash

A single-vehicle accident on County Road 42 near County Road 1033 on June 15 left one injured. Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, June 16, 2021 12:32 pm

Schools

Freed-Hardeman University Announces President’s, Dean’s Lists

HENDERSON, TN — Freed-Hardeman University has released the names of students who made the President's and Dean's Lists for the 2021 spring semester. Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, June 15, 2021 4:31 pm

Schools

Honor students named for UA spring 2021 term

TUSCALOOSA — A total of 11,813 students enrolled during the spring 2021 term at The University of Alabama made the Dean's List with academic records ... Read more

by Joyanna Love, Tuesday, June 15, 2021 4:29 pm

Schools

Samford University Dean’s List announced for Spring 2021

Samford University recognizes 1,703 students named to the 2021 spring semester Dean's List. Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, June 15, 2021 4:27 pm

Obituaries

Nadine Kimbrel Vines

Nadine Kimbrel Vines, 71, of Clanton, Alabama passed away June 6, 2021 at her residence in Clanton. She was born Feb. 18, 1950 in Alabama, ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Tuesday, June 15, 2021 3:19 pm

Obituaries

Faye Davis Fulford

Faye Davis Fulford, 84, of Clanton, Alabama passed away June 12, 2021 in Clanton, Alabama. She was born Oct. 28, 1936 in Ohatchee, Alabama, daughter ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Tuesday, June 15, 2021 3:17 pm

Clanton

Clanton approves rezoning request

By JOYANNA LOVE/ Managing Editor The Clanton City Council approved two rezoning requests during a voting session on June 14. A request to rezone 1000 ... Read more

by Joyanna Love, Tuesday, June 15, 2021 10:20 am

News Main

Chilton County Post 216 falls to Shelby County Post 555

By ZACHARY SEIFTER/ Staff Writer   Chilton County’s American Legion baseball team fell at the hands of Shelby County by a score of 7-2 on June ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Tuesday, June 15, 2021 10:20 am

Maplesville

Vehicle fire used as distraction from crime

A vehicle fire in Maplesville has been determined to have been used as a distraction while two suspects broke into a nearby pharmacy. Read more

by Joyanna Love, Tuesday, June 15, 2021 10:14 am

Clanton

Jay LeCroy receives recognition by House of Representatives

By ZACHARY SEIFTER/ Staff Writer   Jay LeCroy of LeCroy Career Technical Center was honored at a Chilton County Board of Education meeting on June 10 ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Monday, June 14, 2021 2:20 pm

Clanton

Chilton says goodbye to beloved peach farmer

Well known peach farmer Mark Knight of M&M Farms in Clanton passed away on June 6 at the age of 59. Read more

by Joyanna Love, Monday, June 14, 2021 12:14 pm

Jemison

Jemison hosts volleyball camp

By ZACHARY SEIFTER/ Staff Writer   Jemison High School hosted its first volleyball camp from June 7-10 inside its gym. The camp was put on by ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Monday, June 14, 2021 11:35 am

Marriages

Marriage records

The following marriages were issued in Chilton County from June 4-10:   June 4 Benjamin Ragon Cross to Jennifer Harris Bain Zaheer Firoz Poonawalla to ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Sunday, June 13, 2021 8:51 pm

Fire and Police Reports

Clanton Fire Department

The following is an activity report of the Clanton Fire Department for the week of June 1-8:   June 1   General Illness: 500 Block ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Sunday, June 13, 2021 8:50 pm

Fire and Police Reports

Clanton Police Department

The following is an activity report of the Clanton Police Department for June 2-9:   June 2 Burglary: 803 Logan Road Assault: Clanton Domestic violence- ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Sunday, June 13, 2021 8:49 pm

Land Transactions

Deeds

The following deeds were transferred in Chilton County from June 3-9:   June 3   Jeffrey Farris and Lori Farris to Griffin Farris for $88,000 ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Sunday, June 13, 2021 8:47 pm

Clanton

Art’s new home

The Chilton County Arts Council celebrated its new location with an open house and art exhibit. Read more

by Joyanna Love, Friday, June 11, 2021 4:37 pm

Columns

It takes a village

Although the adage “It takes a village” is most frequently used to describe the importance of creating a proper environment to mentor children, the same ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, June 11, 2021 3:03 pm

Obituaries

Jeff Townsend

Ret. Police Chief Jeff Townsend, 78, of Jemison, Alabama passed away June 10, 2021 at his residence in Jemison. Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, June 11, 2021 2:59 pm

Columns

CBA plans college ministry event

By Elisabeth Altamirano-Smith/ Community Columnist Most church and ministry leaders will agree that while most children and youth ministries are thriving, their college-aged ministries are ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, June 11, 2021 2:42 pm