Local schools facing possible milk shortages

Third grade students, from left, Tayvin Abbott, Krymson Doss and Collin Whitten, choose milk from the cooler during lunch time.
HALEYVILLE - The expression “Got Milk?” has never meant as much as it does now, as local school systems are having to consider alternative plans each time they receive milk shipments, thanks to a company closure resulting in milk shortages.

Forester's grave at Winston Memorial desecrated; dozens more vandalized

Flags surrounding the grave of Sr.A Mark Forester, who was killed in action in Afghanistan in 2010, are broken and destroyed, part of a desecration of his grave. Dozens of other graves were also vandalized by having their flowers stolen.
HALEYVILLE - The grave of Senior Airman Mark Forester was found desecrated Thursday afternoon, Sept. 15, when American flags were found scattered, poles splintered, iron poles bent and a cloth flag with Mark’s picture torn to shreds.

Paint the Town Pink 5K registration underway

Pink bows will be up all over Double Springs in the upcoming weeks as the Panorama Study Club prepares for its annual Paint the Town Pink 5K run and walk to raise money for breast cancer support for local patients.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - The Panorama Study Club in Double Springs is gearing up for its 11th annual Paint the Town Pink 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk, which will be held on Saturday, Oct. 15.

Two charged in Blue Moon Beverages theft

Luke Hendrix, co-owner of Blue Moon Beverages in Double Springs, shows where entry was made through the front door into the business.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - The man, who broke into Blue Moon Beverages and stole the safe, as well as his accomplice, who drove the getaway vehicle, have each been charged in connection with the early morning incident on Saturday, Aug. 27.

Annual fall Smith Lake cleanup set for Sept. 22-23

Recently elected members and officers of the Winston County Smith Lake Advocacy Board, from left to right, are Brian Kuntz, Wayne Culler, Beverly Kelly, Vice President David Kelly, President Jim Eason, Lu Cruce, Secretary-Treasurer Missy Jones and Ray Durham.
ARLEY - Winston County Smith Lake Advocacy (SLA) has set its next Smith Lake cleanup for September 22-23...