National Business Women’s Week recognized in Haleyville

Haleyville Mayor Ken Sunseri signs a proclamation declaring October 16-22 National Business Women’s Week in Haleyville. Shown with him is Haleyville Business and Professional Women’s Club President Gerita Rye. (Courtesy photo)
HALEYVILLE - This is National Business Women’s Week, and the City of Haleyville is recognizing the contributions women throughout the area make to the city’s economic engine by signing a proclamation declaring this week National Business Women’s Week in Haleyville.

Winston County Rescue Squad to begin taking calls Sunday

The board of directors, operations chief and supervisor of the Winston County Rescue Squad, which will beginning serving eastern Winston County next week. They are President Pat Hana, Darrell Smith with the Addison Fire Department, Ashley Tucker with the Central Fire Department, WCRS Operations Chief Cody Wakefield, Helicon Fire Chief Neil Feist, WCRS Supervisor Greg Ackley and Arley Fire Chief James Rickett.
ARLEY - The Winston County Rescue Squad (WCRS) has been certified by the Alabama Department of Public Health Office of EMS and will start providing ambulance service to eastern Winston County on Sunday, Oct. 15, when they will mark the occasion with a ceremony and ribbon cutting at 1 p.m. at the Arley Fire Department.

Bear Creek Fall Festival to benefit Eldridge Children's Home

From left. Sam Heath, car show organizer; Lisa Green, state president of Order of Confederate Rose and chapter president for the Jenny Brooks Johnston chapter; Melissa Alexander, member of the Order of Confederate Rose and Melissa Taylor, manager of the Twin Forks Campground at Twin Forks Park where the festival will take place.
BEAR CREEK - The mission to provide support for the Eldridge Children’s Home is about to get a major financial boost, thanks to the second annual Fall Festival at Twin Forks Park in Bear Creek, planned for Saturday, Oct. 21.

Haleyville Fall Festival October 28

Members of the Heart of Haleyville Park Committee are excited about the upcoming festival centered at the park. From left, Jade Bice, Mandy Little, Brandon Norris, Katie Tidwell and Will Walker.
HALEYVILLE - What began as a drive-through trick-or-treat event at Haleyville City Hall with Mayor Ken Sunseri and city employees in costumes, has expanded this year into a fall festival at the Heart of Haleyville Park and Main Street Saturday, Oct. 28.

Winston County’s history on display at Bankhead House

At the opening reception for the Winston County history display at the Bankhead House in Jasper are, from left, Mimi Hudson, Bankhead House Executive Director; Winston County Genealogical Society Member Treva Hood, Barbara Medders, Bankhead House coordinator; Paul Kennedy, Walker Area Community Foundation president; Winston County Genealogical Society Member Pat Taylor and Theresa Snoddy, J.D. Snoddy, Larry Welton and Blythe Welton, Winston County Arts Council members.
JASPER - The history of Winston County is vast and varied, and now a stately collection of historical artifacts representing the entirety of the county is on display at one location.

Marina break-ins solved

Winston County Sheriff’s Office officials with a sampling of items recovered from a marina theft ring. From left, Investigator Eric Faith, Sheriff Caleb Snoddy, Chief Deputy Jacob Eward and Investigators Josh Bennett and Josh Edwards.
DUNCAN BRIDGE - A Jasper man who allegedly stole over $1,000 at Duncan Bridge Marina, as well as items from other marinas, is now facing numerous burglary and theft related charges.