Former DA appointed new Bear Creek Municipal Judge

Former Marion/Winston District Attorney Jack Bostick is Bear Creek’s new municipal judge. (Courtesy photo)
BEAR CREEK - Municipal court for the Town of Bear Creek has been hindered due to the lack of a judge, leading the Bear Creek Town Council to authorize a resolution naming former Winston/Marion District Attorney Jack Bostick as the town’s new judge.

Court of honor held for three Eagle Scouts

Three young men are inducted into the highest rank in Boy Scouts: the rank of Eagle. From left are James Glenn, 1968 Eagle Scout who led the charge; Hunter Fields; Logan Lewis; Mitchell Taylor and Boy Scout Troop 92 Scoutmaster Larry Gillentine.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - The hard work of three young men paid off Saturday, April 17, when they were officially named Eagle Scouts at the American Legion Garrison-Bonds Post 184.

Construction well underway for Haleyville downtown park

Workers place cinder blocks to build the stage area at the pocket park after the perimeter walls have been completed.
HALEYVILLE - As the City of Haleyville’s 9-1-1 Festival draws closer, the public is taking notice of development at the downtown pocket park located on Main Street, that will have limited usage but will be open for the public during the festival scheduled for June 4-5.

Luggage drive for foster children underway

DOUBLE SPRINGS - A child is tasked with packing a suitcase. They are being moved from the only home they have ever known, albeit to a better home, and it is something new for them. It could be temporary or permanent depending on the situation. As the child packs the suitcase, it hits home things are changing, never to be the same again. To make matters worse, some of these children only have garbage bags to pack their clothes in.

Lynn launches new website

LYNN - When the World Wide Web and the “Information Super Highway” sped off in 1995, domain names were being purchased by the thousands. Within a few years, many municipalities had their own domain name and website to disseminate information to the public. Lynn was no exception.

Special box serves as blessing

Bob and Pam Masdon, residents of 9th Avenue in Haleyville, are hoping the blessing box set up in their front yard will become a trend in the area, where people take necessary items they need and give items back to replenish the box.
HALEYVILLE - Bob and Pam Masdon have opened up their hearts to help others with a blessing box, and are hoping this will become a pay-it forward experience throughout the entire community.