LIFT Ministries recently donated purses filled with hygiene items to SABRA Sanctuary for its “Purses with A Purpose” program. Purses with a Purpose is a program to fill purses with personal care items like soap, toothpaste and toothbrushes, mouth wash, deodorant and feminine hygiene products for domestic violence victims. “So many times with women who […]
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Keith High, Morgan Academy, and Southside all won big games on Friday night. Keith 38, A.L. Johnson 0: Jeffrey Cochran and Christian Rayford each scored two touchdowns to lead the Bears (4-3, 3-1 Region 3, Class 1A). Alex Towers also scored for Keith. Cochran scored on a fumble return and caught a TD pass from […]
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American Christian Academy set the tone early in its Region 3, Class 4A contest against Dallas County. Carson “Flea” Sute threw for 237 yards and five touchdowns as the Patriots cruised to a 35-10 victory on Friday night at Martin Field in Plantersville. The Patriots (5-2, 4-0) took a 7-0 first quarter lead on Sute’s […]
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Mrs. Betty Richardson, of Selma, passed September 18, 2022. Graveside service will be Tuesday, October 3, 2022 at 1 p.m. from Lorenzo Harrison Memorial Gardens, 802 S. Race St., Selma, AL directed by Randall Miller Funeral Service, Inc., Selma.
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Korveisha Jackson Powell, 44, native of Selma,. passed away on September 26,2022 in Montgomery. Service details are incomplete but will be announced at a later date by Ashley’s JH Williams Funeral Home.
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Korveisha Jackson Powell,44, native of Selma,. passed away on September 26,2022 in Montgomery. Service details are incomplete but will be announced at a later date by Ashley’s JH Williams Funeral Home.
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Thelma West Pitts, 95, died Monday morning, September 26, 2022, at her home in the Stillwaters community in Dadeville, Alabama. Preceding her in death are her parents, Raymond and Thelma West, and her husband, Glenwood Pitts. Thelma is survived by four children: her daughter Toni Skipper (Harold), and her three sons Ron (Betsy), Rusty, and […]
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Selma safety/wide receiver Dakaari Nelson continued filming the highlight reel of his senior year on Thursday. The Penn State verbal commitment scored two fourth quarter touchdowns as Selma beat Marbury 30-14 at Memorial Stadium. The Saints (5-2, 3-1 Region 3, Class 5A) won their fourth straight and control their 5A state playoff destiny. Nelson shifted […]
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The Dallas County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a Dallas County woman arrested on charges of threatening a teacher with a baseball bat at Keith High School last week. According to Dallas County Sheriff Mike Granthum and Dallas County District Attorney Michael Jackson, Latarsha Jones of Orrville walked down the hall with an aluminum baseball bat, […]
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For the second straight year, the city of Valley Grande will be hosting its Fall Festival. The fall festival will be held on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Valley Grande Walking Trail. Councilwoman Sara Day, who’s in charge of community events, said over 20 vendors will participate at the event. “It’s shaping […]
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Baseball America named Baltimore Orioles infielder Gunnar Henderson its Minor League Player of the Year. The former Morgan Academy Prep All-American made his Major League debut with the Orioles last month and has played well. Henderson hit a combined .297/.416/.531 with 24 doubles, seven triples, 19 home runs and 76 RBIs in 112 games between […]
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A Selma woman was killed Wednesday night at her residence on Annie Cooper Avenue. Selma Police Chief Kenta Fulford confirmed that Mandy White, 70, was killed around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday night at the 2700 Block of Annie Cooper Avenue. “Some unknown subject or subjects knocked on the door of 70 year old Mandy White and […]
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The Selma City Council unanimously passed a continuing resolution to postpone the Fiscal Year 2023 Budget on Tuesday night. The entire council was present: City Council President Billy Young, Council members Troy Harvill, Atkin Jemison, Sam Randolph, Clay Carmichael, Michael Johnson, Christie Thomas, Lesia James, Jannie Thomas. They voted to work on budget until a […]
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The United States Department of Justice sentenced a Selma man to nearly three years in prison on bribing a corrections officer while awaiting a federal trial for armed bank robbery. Stanley Young, 34, an inmate at the Escambia County Detention Center at Brewton from January to October 2020, was being held at ECDC pending a […]
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Lorraine Williamson passed away September 23, 2022 at the age of 93. She was born September 6, 1929 in Sweetwater, Alabama to the late Percy Lee Jowers and Hallie Grace Mayton Jowers. She was preceded by her husband, Kenneth Williamson; son, Gary Mayton; brothers, Donnie Jowers and Bob Jowers. She is survived by her son, […]
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Mr. Jabarin M. Gunn, of Jefferson, Indiana, passed September 24, 2022. Services will be Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022 at 1 p.mmfrom Gospel Tabernacle Church, Selma, AL. Burial in Serenity Memorial Gardens by Melvin Miller Funeral Service.
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Selma and Southside both are in crucial Region contest this week The Saints hosts Marbury on Thursday, while the Panthers visit Prattville Christian Academy Friday. All games kickoff at 7 p.m. Marbury at Selma: The Saints (4-2, 2-1 Region 3, Class 5A) can move closer to hosting a first-round playoff game in November. “Every Region […]
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The Rotary Club of Selma and the Selma-Dallas County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for a musical park in Ward 7 on Monday. The Rotary Club of Selma used a $5,000 district Rotary grant to buy and install plastic musical playground equipment at Ronald C. Rutledge Memorial Park, located in Selma City […]
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By Travis Gupton The Selma Times-Journal The annual Evans Special Benefit Fund Golf Classic is returning to Dallas County on Wednesday, October 19 at the Valley Grande Golf Course. The golf classic is an event that benefits special needs children in Selma and Dallas County. The proceeds from the event are donated to Cahaba Mental […]
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Selma High and Morgan Academy each won on Friday night. Morgan Academy 48, Wilcox Academy 30: Quarterback TB Clements completed 31 of 52 passes for 478 yards and six touchdowns for the Senators (3-2). Rhyne Williams had 12 catches for 133 yards. CJ added nine catches for 156 yards and three touchdowns. Allen Michael Creech […]
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Southside relied on big plays to extend its winning streak against Keith. Ernie Campbell, Derick Smith and Roosevelt Towns III each scored two touchdowns as the Panthers prevailed 42-20 on Friday night at J.V. Caldwell Stadium in Orrville. The Panthers (2-3) now lead the series 28-21-1. Keith (3-3) jumped out to a 8-0 when Javon […]
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Margaret Denise Griffin Young, 73, of Hoover, went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Sunday, September 18, 2022. She was preceded in death by her husband of 19 years, Peter McPherson Young. Born June 10, 1949, she was the daughter of the late Powell Everette Griffin and Margaret Roling Griffin of […]
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Mrs. Patricia “Pat” Conaway Holley passed away September 21, 2022. She was born September 29, 1953 to the late Mr. James Antonio “Tony” Conaway and Mrs. Anne Brice Conaway. She was preceded in death by her brother, James Douglas Conaway. She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Mr. Ralph William Holley; sons, Ralph […]
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On Tuesday, September 6th, 2022, Doris Anita Moultrie Moss transitioned to the arms of Jesus. Doris was born May 24, 1930, the second of two children, to the late William Fischer Moultrie and the late Melba Cunningham Moultrie in Richmond. In 1958, she married John O. Moss. Together, they reared five children. Doris was a […]
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Mrs. Catherine B. Thomas, of Selma, AL passed September 21, 2022. Funeral servicea will be held October 1, 2022 at 1 p.m. from Sister Spring Baptist Church. Burial in Church Cemetery directed by Randall Miller Funeral Service, Inc., Selma.
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Richard “Main” Moore resident of Birmingham, Alabama native of Marion, passed September 12, 2022 . Funeral services scheduled for Saturday, September 24, 202211 a.m. at Stephens Memorial Baptist Church with Rev. Albert Paige, Pastor and Rev Thomas Ferguson, Officiating. Services entrusted to Melvin Miller Funeral Service
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Mrs. Judy A. Naramore resident of Newbern, Alabama passed September 22, 2022. Funeral services are scheduled for Monday, September 26, 2022, 10:00 A.M. at Melvin Miller Funeral Service Chapel with Rev. Dr Matthew Wilson, Officiating. Burial will follow in the family Cemetery in Newbern, Alabama with services entrusted to Melvin Miller Funeral Service.
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Jeffrey Scott King, 61 passed away peacefully on September 21, 2022 in Westminster, Colorado. He was the son of Ann and Rufus King of Selma, AL. He is survived by his son Winston King, brothers Keith King, Mark King, sister-in law Stacie King and Mother in law Ginnie Ross. He was predeceased by his parents, […]
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By Travis Gupton The Selma Times-Journal The Blackbelt Benefit Group will be holding its annual Alabama River Chili Cookoff to help raise money for the community on a different date this year. The cookoff will now take place on Thursday, November 10 at 5 p.m. The change comes after the Blackbelt Benefit group realized there […]
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A Selma man pled guilty a 2019 murder in the Dallas County Courthouse this week. According to Dallas County District Attorney Michael Jackson, Shakeem Butler pled guilty to murder in the 2019 beating death of 58 year old Joseph Minniefield. On September 20, 2019, Butler and his mother, Shana Muldrow, killed Minniefield at the 1500 […]
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The City of Selma’s Cemetery Department strike lasted one day. The City of Selma sent out memos to funeral homes and the City Council that the Cemetery Department will resume work on Thursday. The memo stated: “To the funeral homes, we would like to thank you and your cooperation with the cemetery department. As of […]
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A Design Agreement between the Army and City of Selma was signed Thursday at the James Perkins, Jr. Songs of Selma Park. Selma Mayor James Perkins Jr. and Colonel Jeremy Chapman, United States Army Corps of Engineers signed the contract at a press conference to make it official. Perkins thanked the U.S. Senate, House of […]
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The City of Selma Public Works Department went on strike Wednesday because of lack of payraise and feeling disrespected by the Selma City Council. Delores Smith, an employee in the Public Works Department, said a main reason for going on strike because the city council voted down a proposed 2023 Fiscal Year Budget presented to […]
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Ms. Elvira R. Harrell, 95, of Selma, AL passed away on Friday, September 16, 2022. Funeral services have been scheduled for Saturday, September 24, 2022 from the Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Marion Junction, with Reverend Eugene Bennett, officiating. Burial will follow in the churchyard cemetery with Lewis Brothers Funeral Home serving with excellence […]
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Voice of the Auburn Tigers Andy Burcham was the first speaker of the Selma Quarterback Club this year. Burcham addressed several topics on Tuesday before a packed house at the George P. Evans Building. The Auburn section of the QB Club queried Burcham about the football program, especially coming off the 41-12 loss to Penn […]
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The Dallas County Sheriff’s Office arrested a suspect this week for a robbery committed two months ago. Lee Anthony Walker Jr. was taken into custody by the DCSO on Monday after Dallas County Investigators received a tip from CrimeStoppers of his whereabouts. Prattville Police Department dispatched patrol units to a residence located in the 100 […]
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Another year has passed as the Valley Grande City Council approved its Fiscal Year Budget for 2023. The entire City Council- Mayor Wayne Labbe, Council members Sara Day, Kay Davidson, Robbie Rose, Bruce Hughes, Jane Harris and Clerk/Treasurer Kim Harris – approved a budget 10 days before the 2022 Fiscal Year ends. We applaud the […]
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Joe L. Hasberry, 63, native of Marion Junction, resident of Birmingham, transitioned September 12, 2022. Homegoing Celebration will be held Saturday, September 24, 2022, 10 a.m. at Ashley’s JH Williams Chapel. Interment will immediately follow in New Bethel Cemetery, Marion Junction. Rev. Sylvester Olds officiating, Ashley’s JH Williams directing.
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Mrs. Etta Lee Bonner-Turner, 69, of Selma, AL Passed September 18, 2022 at Baptist South Hospital, Montgomery. Services will be held Saturday, September 24, 2022 at 1 p.m. at Mt. Olive #1 Missionary Baptist, 144 County Rd 492, Sardis, AL Rev. A L Brown Pastor/Officiant. Interment in Church Cemetery. Survivors includes one son; Charles Turner, […]
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The Valley Grande City Council unanimously approved its $1.175 million budget for the 2023 Fiscal Year on Monday. Mayor Wayne Labbe and city council members Kay Davidson, Sara Day, Jane Harris, Robbie Rose and Bruce Hughes all approved the budget 10 days before the Fiscal Year begins on October 1 . The city budget is […]
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The Dallas County Commission approved the adoption of a new wrecker rotation policy in Dallas County. A public hearing was held Monday at the Dallas County Commission as County Attorney John Kelly and Dallas County Sheriff Mike Granthum presented the proposal to the commission. Granthum said it’s the same plan that the state and ALEA […]
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The Selma City Council unanimously voted to revoke the business license of Lewis Freeman, Licensee of Freebandz Lounge, on Tuesday night. The city council members present- City Council President Billy Young, council members Troy Harvill, Clay Carmichael, Atkin Jemison, Michael Johnson, Lesia James, Jannie Thomas and Sam Randolph- all voted to revoke Freeman’s business license. […]
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