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FG Sportsman Club loses founding member | Glade Sun  Crossville Chronicle

William (Bill) Morgan Anderson of Crossville, a sportsman, patriot, World War II bomber pilot and prisoner-of-war, passed away on Feb. 14, at 96 years of age.

CHS schedules Meet the Lions  Sand Mountain Reporter

Crossville High School has scheduled Meet the Lions for Saturday at 6 p.m. at Crossville Memorial Stadium.

Darnell to teach at CHS; Martins join coaching staff  Sand Mountain Reporter

The DeKalb County Board of Education approved transfers involving members of the Crossville coaching staff during the first of its two board meetings in June.

Darnell's dream comes true  Sand Mountain Reporter

Former Crossville all-state lineman Dusty Darnell became the full-time head coach of his alma mater's football program when the DeKalb County Board of ...

DeKalb Co. School System put plan in place to address Crossville High School’s failing status

CROSSVILLE, Ala. -- Leaders with the DeKalb County School System put a plan in place to improve the status of Crossville High School. It's on a list of schools ...

Immigration transformed this rural Alabama town; the principal fought to keep the school together

The county has one of largest immigrant populations in the state.

Crossville teacher under investigation  WAFF

A Crossville teacher is currently under investigation. School officials aren't saying what it concerns but do say the sheriff's department is involved.

Shannon J. Allen: Coach Peppers takes over as CHS principal  Sand Mountain Reporter

The DeKalb County Board of Education officially approved Jon Peppers as Crossville High School's new principal during its Thursday night meeting in ...

Kilgo to play softball for L.B. Wallace in Andalusia  Sand Mountain Reporter

Emma Kilgo, a senior at Crossville High School, will play college softball for Lurleen B. Wallace Community College in Andalusia.

Brindlee Mountain bringing back soccer  Arab Tribune

Brindlee Mountain is bringing back boys and girls soccer, and the man tasked with the challenge of making it happen could not be any happier or more excited ...

Boaz annual Christmas Parade gets underway Friday night  Sand Mountain Reporter

In anticipation of the Alabama Bicentennial, the City of Boaz will celebrate the “People of Christmas” this year for its annual parade on Friday, Dec. 7.

An Immigrant Oasis Flourishes in Jeff Sessions' Alabama  The Daily Beast

Crossville is an oddity: a socially calm, largely Hispanic community tucked in the Deep South. So why did it vote overwhelmingly for Donald Trump?

Thursday, December 27, 2018, Obituaries  Sand Mountain Reporter

Susan Gay Traylor. Boaz. Susan Gay Traylor, 83, of Boaz, passed away Sunday, December 23, 2018 at her residence. Her Funeral *Service* will be 2 p.m. ...

Hoover hires Holcomb  Sand Mountain Reporter

Miles Holcomb has stepped down after two seasons as Crossville's head football coach to become an assistant coach on Josh Niblett's staff at Hoover.

Former Crossville teacher charged with having sex with student  Gadsden Times

A former Crossville High School math instructor was arrested Friday, accused of sex crimes involving a student, according to DeKalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris ...

Peppers chooses Shankles as CHS girls coach  Sand Mountain Reporter

CROSSVILLE — Two years ago, Jay Shankles left the prep coaching ranks after 17 years to accept a job as a sales consultant with LIDS Team Sports and later ...

Lions' legend takes charge of program  Sand Mountain Reporter

CROSSVILLE — Jake Peek's roots run black and gold on both sides of his family tree.

TD Burgess is 87 and still preaching  Sand Mountain Reporter

The Rev. Lamar Tidmore hasn't missed a revival *service* in 66 years. He'll continue his amazing streak over the next few days when Beth Haven Baptist Church ...

2018 Tennessee Valley high school graduation ceremony dates and times  WHNT News 19

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- WHNT has compiled a list of most Tennessee Valley high school's graduation ceremony with their date and time. They are listed ...

2017 DeKalb County Tournament  Sand Mountain Reporter

Crossville High School is the host school for the 2017 DeKalb County Basketball Tournament, and the Lions will showcase their new 1200-seat gymnasium ...

24 Alabama schools that left the failing list in 2017

Seventy-five of Alabama's 1325 schools landed on the list due to a poor showing on the state's standardized test in the spring of 2017.

Walk by faith: Teen paralyzed in 4-wheeler accident breaks new national track and field records

CROSSVILLE, Ala. -- A DeKalb County teen has a story that defines the word 'unbelievable'. When an accident changed Nick Walls' life in an instant he didn't ...

Thursday, November 1, 2018, Obituaries  Sand Mountain Reporter

Martha Nell Reed. Waco, Texas. Martha Nell Reed, age 81, of Waco, Texas, left this world to be with the Lord and Savior on Monday, October 29th, 2018.

Mohegan to open Crossville plant  Sand Mountain Reporter

The Town of Crossville officially welcomed Mohegan Renewable Energy to Sand Mountain on Monday.

Johnston announces candidacy for commission chairman  Times-Journal

Ben Johnston, of Crossville, has declared candidacy for DeKalb County Commission Chair.

Iva Luther is Crossville High School's valedictorian  Sand Mountain Reporter

Iva Luther is the 2017 valedictorian at Crossville High School. She is the daughter of Gary and Carla Luther, and granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gary Luther and ...

Head coach Holcomb  Sand Mountain Reporter

The DeKalb County Board of Education approved personnel items impacting the Crossville High School coaching staff during Tuesday night's meeting in ...

Albertville Chamber names new president | Free Share  Sand Mountain Reporter

By the recommendation of the executive board and the unanimous vote of the full board of directors, the Albertville Chamber of Commerce welcomes Stan ...

Teen paralyzed in ATV accident gets back in the game  WVTM13

Crossville High School senior Nick Walls stepped back on the basketball court for the first time since he was paralyzed and told he'd never walk again after an ...

WATCH: Alabama student told he’d never walk again, sinks free throw shot  Yellowhammer News

A Crossville High School student was told he would never walk again after an ATV accident, but Nick Walls defied those grim projections in a game against ...

Alabama releases new list of failing schools

Alabama education officials today released a list of 75 "failing" public schools, a list suddenly heavy on high schools. The labels, which allow students to request ...

High school graduation ceremonies scheduled across the Tennessee Valley

Students across the Tennessee Valley are wrapping up the school year. Classes for many seniors are already over; now they're just waiting to make that walk ...

Gov. Kay Ivey Issues statewide State of Emergency due to expected impact of winter weather  Sand Mountain Reporter

MONTGOMERY – Gov. Kay Ivey has issued a State of Emergency effective at 3 p.m. Monday for all Alabama counties in preparation for potential winter weather.

Marshall County Sheriff's Office drug bust in Albertville  Sand Mountain Reporter

The Marshall County Sheriff's Office reported a drug bust in Albertville.

Snead State Announces 2018 Homecoming Queen and King  Snead State Community College News

Sophomores Lexie Blackstone of Albertville and Caleb Bailey of Crossville were recently elected as the 2018 Snead State Community College Homecoming ...

Person shoots at bear in Horton area  Sand Mountain Reporter

The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources is investigating a report a bear was shot at in the Horton area.

List of failing schools in Alabama for 2017  WVTM13

The Alabama State Department of Education on Thursday released the list of failing schools for 2017. [CLICK HERE FOR 2018 FAILING SCHOOLS LIST].

Pisgah hires Luke Pruitt as head football coach  Sand Mountain Reporter

Luke Pruitt's first home is where he has landed his first head-coaching job. Pruitt has been hired as the new head football coach at Pisgah High School.

[FREE] US 431 wreck kills motorcyclist  Sand Mountain Reporter

A two-vehicle wreck in front of Marshall Medical Center South yesterday killed one, and left others uninjured.

Thankful for generosity of Albertville | Letters To Editor  Sand Mountain Reporter

Dear Editor: I am writing to thank Albertville residents for sharing the true meaning of Christmas with children in need this past holiday season.

Greeson to run for DeKalb circuit clerk  Sand Mountain Reporter

Republican candidate Todd Greeson recently kicked off his campaign for DeKalb County circuit clerk at the Coal and Iron Building in Fort Payne.

Chief Deputy Michael Edmondson to seek sheriff's post in DeKalb County, Ala.  Chattanooga Times Free Press

FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The chief deputy of the DeKalb County, Ala., Sheriff's Office is hoping to move up to the top spot. Chief Deputy Michael Edmondson ...

Special Youth Waterfowl Hunting Day is Saturday | Outdoors  Sand Mountain Reporter

The Alabama Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries (WFF) has designated Saturday as the second of the 2018-19 hunting season's Special Youth ...

Sims defeats Walls; LeCroy wins GOP nomination in landslide  Sand Mountain Reporter

With the unofficial election results in, it is clear that Marshall County is in for some big changes.

Boaz projects park to open April 2019  Sand Mountain Reporter

Plans to build a $1.5 million city park in Boaz are finally materializing.

Parsons celebrate homecoming | Colleges  Sand Mountain Reporter

Sophomores Lexie Blackstone of Albertville and Caleb Bailey of Crossville were elected as the 2018 Snead State Community College homecoming queen and ...

Three locals announce candidacy at monthly Republican breakfast club meeting  Times-Journal

A pair of Ninth Judicial Circuit Court Judge candidates and one new DeKalb County Sheriff candidate emerged from the monthly DeKalb County Republican ...

Calvert to swim for Panthers  Sand Mountain Reporter

Noah Calvert's performance and leadership were essential to the Boaz High School boys swim team achieving record-setting heights in the 2017 season.

DA dismisses nearly 60 drug cases  Sand Mountain Reporter

The Marshall County District Attorney's Office dismissed drug-related cases against two-thirds of the people arrested in a crackdown.

School choice for some low performing schools could end this year (list)

The Alabama Accountability Act will open school choice to thousands of students attending so-called "failing schools," but thousands more could be losing that ...

Snead State Names 2017 King and Queen  Snead State Community College News

Sophomores Abby Hawkins of Guntersville and C.J. Shell of Boaz were recently elected as the 2017 Snead State Homecoming Queen and King. Abby and C.J. ...

Which Iron Bowl is the most memorable? Make the call and vote in our poll

To have a best, the other team usually has to have a worst. In 79 previous Iron Bowls that isn't always true. Auburn and Alabama have gone toe-to-toe and often ...

A history of Alabama's prognosticating possum and its 2 celebrity groundhogs

We Alabamians like to be different. The folks at one Albertville radio station thought celebrating Groundhog Day with a, you know, groundhog, was just too ...

Coker pleased with coaching staff  Times-Journal

New head football coach Robi Coker is excited about his first coaching staff at Crossville High School.

Obituary Archives — April 1997  Crossville Chronicle

CONRAD CALVIN BARNES. Funeral services for Conrad Calvin Barnes, 81, of Chattanooga, who passed away April 18, 1997, were held April 21 from the ...

Heroes shine at Evans Elementary School | News  Sand Mountain Reporter

The joy and excitement that was beaming off of Jose was blinding and always is. Not all heroes wear capes. Some heroes spread joy throughout the world.

Google breaks ground at Bridgeport data center  Sand Mountain Reporter

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey and U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Huntsville, were among the crowd gathered at Google's future data center site in Bridgeport on Monday, ...

Deputies make multiple arrests in drug raids  Sand Mountain Reporter

Marshall County deputies got up early round up a herd of alleged narcotics dealers while they were sleeping.

MCS volleyball  Sand Mountain Reporter

Former Douglas volleyball and varsity girls basketball coach Alan Thacker has stepped in to coach the volleyball teams at Marshall Christian School in ...

Man faces murder charge  Sand Mountain Reporter

A Blountsville man has been arrested and charged with murder in an incident that happened in a mobile home park on Mathis Mill Road.

Sam the possum predicts early spring | Local News  Sand Mountain Reporter

Sand Mountain Sam was a harbinger of optimism on Groundhog Day for area residents looking forward to warmer weather.

Aggie 7th-grade boys upset No. 1 seed Arab in county semis, lose in finals  Sand Mountain Reporter

The Albertville Aggie seventh-grade boys basketball team entered the Marshall County Middle School Tournament as a No. 5 seed but made it to the ...

Phillip Hamman Chapter, NSDAR, sponsors the DAR Good Citizen Contest 2017-2018  Times-Journal

One graduating senior from each of the 10 high schools in DeKalb County will be honored Feb. 20 during a reception to be held in Fort Payne.

Johnson shares inspirational message  Sand Mountain Reporter

Atlanta-native Inky Johnson was a star defensive back for the Tennessee football program.

Dunham's to open doors Friday  Sand Mountain Reporter

Albertville will be home to one of the country's largest sporting good stores.

With a diploma and a victory, life is good for Chase Oliver

Chase Oliver can't keep from smiling. And for good reasons. In less than three weeks, Oliver graduated from Crossville High School, started the summer session ...

Albertville considers $36 million rec center | 1-cent sales tax possible  Sand Mountain Reporter

Albertville may soon began construction on a $36 million recreation complex and contractors may repave 90-miles of city streets this summer.

Local student art to hang at Marshall Medical Centers  Sand Mountain Reporter

For the 11th year, the Foundation for Marshall Medical Centers awarded more than 30 young artists a place on the walls of Marshall Medical Center North and ...

Sharing a slice of pizza | Pasquale's owner Alan Hales talks about family-owned business  Sand Mountain Reporter

Whenever someone steps inside the swinging glass door, an aroma of Italian spices flowing from the brick oven give them a warm embrace, revealing a family ...

Marshall County election results  Sand Mountain Reporter

Marshall County Election Results. All precincts have reported, Marshall County Probate Judge Tim Mitchell said there are approximately 1,500 absentee ballots ...

Albertville attorney named VP of alumni association | Local News  Sand Mountain Reporter

Albertville resident John Gullahorn was recently named Vice President for District 2 of the University of Alabama National Alumni Association.

Southern Parallel to reopen Albertville sawmill, could bring 130 jobs  Sand Mountain Reporter

The old Albertville sawmill, formerly Bowater Lumber, will soon reopen under a new company.

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