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Miracle League Opening Game 04 05 2014 on 22 April 2014, 21.37 by Staff in News
Miracle League Opening Game 04 05 2014
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Search for Missing/Runaway Juvenile on 22 April 2014, 16.15 by Staff in News
Search for Missing/Runaway Juvenile
  The Walton County Sheriff’s Office is searching for Johnny Kirk, 15, of Freeport, FL.  Kirk was last seen by his mother boarding a school bus around 6 am on April 16th.  Kirk is 5’1, weighs 106 lbs...
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‘Go Build Alabama’ visits LBWCC on 22 April 2014, 16.12 by Staff in News
‘Go Build Alabama’ visits LBWCC
LBW Community College in Opp recently welcomed Jason Phelps, executive director of Alabama Construction Recruitment Institute (ACRI) on a stop for the statewide “Go Build Alabama” campaign addressing the shortage of ski...
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Covington County Media & Jail Report 04 21 on 22 April 2014, 16.09 by Staff in News
Covington County Media & Jail Report 04 21
Covington CountyMedia ReportMonday 04 21       79  Total Calls      18  Medical Emergency      35  Police Calls         2  Fire ...
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Covington County Media & Jail Report 04 17 through 04 19 on 21 April 2014, 15.33 by Staff in News
Covington County Media & Jail Report 04 17 through 04 19
Covington CountyMedia ReportThursday 04 17 through Saturday 04 19    236 Total Calls      33   Medical Emergency    112   Police Calls       12   Fire Ca...
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State Trooper Shooting on 20 April 2014, 12.54 by Staff in News
State Trooper Shooting
DOTHAN POST -- At approximately 5:30 p.m. Saturday, April 19, an Alabama State Trooper attempted to stop a vehicle for a traffic violation on Geneva County 57. A brief pursuit ensued and ended when the suspect’s vehicle s...
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Andalusia City Board of Education BOARD MEETING on 18 April 2014, 14.21 by Staff in News
Andalusia City Board of Education  BOARD MEETING
Andalusia City Board of EducationBOARD MEETINGApril 21, 20146:00 p.m.AGENDAI. CALL TO ORDERA. Pledge of Allegiance –II. BOARD ACTIONA. Board Minutes March 17, 2014B. Financial ReportC. Personnel Report Resignations...
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Special Council Meeting on 18 April 2014, 14.16 by Staff in News
 Special Council Meeting
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Shooting Call in Enterprise on 18 April 2014, 14.12 by Staff in News
Shooting Call in Enterprise
April 18, 2014On April 17, 2014, at 9:30 PM, the Enterprise Police Department responded to the 100 Blk of Woodfield Place Enterprise, AL on a call for a shooting.  When officers arrived on scene they discovered a b/m v...
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Traffic Fatality in Covington County on 18 April 2014, 12.51 by Staff in News
Traffic Fatality in Covington County
DOTHAN POST – A two-vehicle crash this morning, April 18, claimed the life of a Covington County Sheriff’s deputy. The crash occurred at approximately 7:40 a.m. on Alabama 55 near the intersection of Alabama 55 and Sout...
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ADULT ACTIVITY CENTER’S MAY NEWS RELEASES on 17 April 2014, 13.43 by Staff in News
The City ofAndalusiaP.O. Box 429 ADULT ACTIVITY CENTER’SMAY NEWS RELEASES May 1------Deadline for St. Augustine Trip THE ACTIVITY/ NUTRITION CENTER CLOSED:  MAY 26th Memorial Day.  PAT’S PETAL...
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Hart, Taylor named Presidential Transfer Scholars on 17 April 2014, 13.29 by Staff in News
Hart, Taylor named Presidential Transfer Scholars
LBW Community College named two transfer students as Community College Presidential Scholars, a distinction earned by high academic achievement and a competitive selection process.The University of Alabama offers a full tui...
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LBWCC Forestry program to continue on 17 April 2014, 13.15 by Staff in News
LBWCC Forestry program to continue
LBW Community College will continue the two-year forest technology program, the only one of its kind in the state and a fixture at LBW since 1980.The program was one of several evaluated for viability, a necessary action by...
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Montgomery slaying suspect, out on bail, accused of shooting witness against him
MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- A man out of jail on bond in Montgomery's 49th homicide of 2013 is back in police custody accused of shooting a witness in his murder case.Satarus Smith, 25, of Montgomery is now charged wit...
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Covington County Media & Jail Report 04 16 on 17 April 2014, 07.16 by Staff in News
Covington County Media & Jail Report 04 16
 Covington CountyMedia ReportWednesday 04 16      96  Total Calls      22   Medical Emergency      34   Police Calls       &n...
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Covington County Media & Jail Report 04 13 through 04 14 on 15 April 2014, 14.36 by Staff in News
Covington County Media & Jail Report 04 13 through 04 14
 Covington CountyMedia ReportSunday 04 13 through Monday 04 14     139  Total Calls      22   Medical Emergency      57   Police Calls     ...
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LBWCC sundial dedication is April 27 on 15 April 2014, 14.31 by Staff in News
LBWCC sundial dedication is April 27
LBW Community College will hold a dedication ceremony for a recently-acquired sundial on the Andalusia campus. The event will be attended by both the sundial benefactor, Renis O. Jones Jr. of Montgomery, and artistic ...
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Covington County Media & Jail Report 04 10 through 04 12 on 15 April 2014, 07.56 by Staff in News
Covington County Media & Jail Report 04 10 through 04 12
 Covington CountyMedia ReportThursday 04 10 through Saturday 04 12     201  Total Calls      34   Medical Emergency      77   Police Calls    &...
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Covington County Media & Jail Report 04 09 on 10 April 2014, 10.01 by Staff in News
Covington County Media & Jail Report 04 09
 Covington CountyMedia ReportWednesday 04 09      53  Total Calls      11   Medical Emergency      38   Police Calls        3  Fi...
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TownHall Meeting on 10 April 2014, 09.56 by Staff in News
TownHall Meeting
Representative Mike Jones and Senator Jimmy Holley will host a Town Hall Meeting to discuss the 2014 Legislative Session on Tuesday, April 29th, at 6:00 p.m.  The meeting will be held at the Conference Center on the LB...
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Court Square, Andalusia


WASHINGTON, D.C., Thursday, May 9, 2013 — U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) today announced U.S. Senate approval of H.R. 360, a bill posthumously awarding the Congressional Gold Medal to the four young girls, Addie Mae Collins, 14, Denise McNair, 11, Carole Robertson, 14, and Cynthia Wesley, 14, who tragically lost their lives on September 15, 1963, during the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing in Birmingham, Alabama. The Congressional Gold Medal, the nation’s highest civilian honor, has been presented to some of the most distinguished figures in American history.

WILMER, Alabama -- A man was arrested early this morning after Mobile County deputies say he attacked a woman, stole her car and fled from authorities after crashing her vehicle in Wilmer Saturday night.

Ernest Allen Mitchell, 29, was arrested and charged with first degree robbery, first-degreetheft and attempting to elude police.

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Monday, 13 May 2013 05:59

Covington County Media & Jail Report 05 12

Written by Staff

Covington County

Media Report

Sunday 05 12

63  Total Calls

13   Medical Emergency

27   Police Calls

1 Fire

Covington County

Jail Report

Booked In: 6

Released:   7

Total in Custody: 218

Andalusia: Quiet

Opp:  Quiet

Jail: 4

Covington County

Jail Report


Randy N. Ainsworth 48         Dom.Viol. 3rd $3,000

Heather M. Baig 38               Dom.Viol. 3rd $500.

Rodney J. Payton 39            DUI                                         $7,500

Courtney Porter 21               Municipal Court Order             -

Johnathan D. Seaney 29     FTA                                          -0-

Colin G. McClellan 29           FTA                                         -0-

Sunday, 12 May 2013 20:15


Written by Staff





3.      ROLL CALL

4.       INTERVIEWS AT 1:00, 1:30 & 2:00 PM





9.       ADJOURN

Covington County

Media Report

Wednesday 05 08 through Saturday 05 11

285 Total Calls

50    Medical Emergency

144     Police Calls

12    Fire Call

Covington County

Jail Report

Booked In: 39

Released:   27

Total in Custody:219

Andalusia:  Quiet

Opp:  Quiet

Jail: 4

Covington County

Jail Report


Julian Ramirez 33                       DUI                                             $1,000

Eleanor Logiotatos 31                   Serving Weekends

Randall R. Mckenzie 29                Child Support                                  -0-

Hal M. Tucker Jr. 26                    ATT. TOP/Prob. Viol.                     $10,000

Ladistrick R. Tyson 24                  Prob. Rev./Child Support             -0-

Sherry B. Padgett 52                   Back for Court

Nelson R. Bush 36                       Back for Court

Jeffery R. Lisenby34                    Back for Court

Jason T. Fowler 35                      Back for Court

Robert E. Knight 41                     NWNI/Contempt                            $3,000/-0-

Christopher M. Lafogg 33             Back for Court

Alisa M. Eikes 43                         Fraud. Use Credit/

Debit Card                              $10,000

Michael Bozeman 28                    Non-Support/VOP                         -0-

Johnny D. Stinson 39                   Dom. Viol. 3rd $500

Julian Ramirez 33                         Hold for Other Agency

Steven I. Johnson 40                    FTA x2                                              -0-

Michael T. Coyne 34                     DUI                                                  $7,500


Gloria J. Goldsmith 47                  Disorderly Conduct x2/

Pub. Intox                              $1,200.

Matthew Hickman 32                    DUI                                                     $1,000

Michael D. Davis 36                      Sexual Abuse 2nd/FTA                  -0-

Guy A. Bolling 48                          Sentenced                                          -0-

Tisha T. Thompson 27                  FTA                                                    -0-

Kristine D. Nawlin 26                    FTA                                                     -0-

Aaron L. Rhudy 20                       Att. Robbery/TOP 3rd/

Assault 3rd $206,000


Ashley W. Frost 23                       Child Support                             -0-

Summer N. Fulton 23                   POM 2nd $7,500

Jeanetta L. Brown 40                    Serving Weekends

John J. Butts 29                           Serving Weekends

Seth D. Talbot 32                         Dom. Viol. 3rd/Burglary 3rd $13,000


Joseph W. Peppers 53                   DUI/Crim. Littering                                 $1,500

Leon U. Kennedy 23                      POM 2nd/PODP/Carrying

A Concealed Weapon                   $13,500

Phillip A. Kile 39                              DUI/ Carrying

A Concealed Weapon                   $1,500

Randi M. Jay 22                             Serving Weekends

Jimmy A. Rowell 40                        Serving Weekends

Davis A. Morris 18                          POM 1st/PODP                                $13,000

Kristopher L. Rine 34                      PODP/POM 2nd $10,500

Tyler A. Anderson 18                      Minor in Consumption                 $3,000

Brooke A. Sanderson 20                 Hold for Other Agency

Marricus D. Wade 20                      POM 2nd/PODP                               $10,500

MOBILE, Alabama – A Grand Bay man convicted last month of years-long sexual abuse of a young, female relative rejected three plea deals that grew progressively more generous, despite the fact that prosecutors had his videotaped confession.

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Thursday, 09 May 2013 09:17

Roby Reacts to Benghazi Hearing

Written by Eddie Lewis

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Martha Roby reacted to yesterday’s Congressional hearing on the September 11, 2012 attack on a U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, that killed six Americans, including Ambassador Chris Stephens.

Thursday, 09 May 2013 07:33

Boots on the Ground, A Fathers thoughts

Written by Staff

It is very rare for me to share with so many strangers on Facebook anything about my private life. Today I am making the exception. Today has been a very emotional day, after a year of what I will call the Love of a Father for his Son and knowing that I might never be able to hold him again in my arms. Fearing the dreams of a Flag covered casket or a young man coming home with limbs missing and unable to function as he had when he left. Today I held my breath at every thought of hearing the words I so longed to hear, Every phone call was met with a quick and short almost whisper... Hello? As I was praying to hear my son say, "Dad, I am back on American soil!" I am home and I will see you soon. I held tears of joy back every time I thought about hearing those words. Knowing he was safe and out of harms way. No more strangers in another country that have never had the chance to know him and only wished death on him while he was there to help make their life that much better then it is now, They did not know he had a Father back home who raised him to help others and to love life and others. They knew nothing of him having a family of his own, A wife a son and two loving daughters. He went to their country because he wanted to. He asked to go so he could help them make a difference in the way of life they have suffered through all these many years... Oh we talked and shared times together almost daily with the availability of the technology we have but nothing has been invented that can ever replace that Father Son Hug that I have so longed for these past months. 

At around noon today I got a picture message on my cell phone that showed a young mans legs and boots standing on a shadow of his outline and a short message that said..."Hey Big Guy... Boots on the ground! AMERICAN soil!" I will not even try to tell you what I felt at that moment, I can say the people in the restaurant we were at had no doubt that something happened as I jumped up in a burst of tear and shouted THANK YOU JESUS and as promised I preformed my version of a Happy dance. A few text messages later I told him SON PLEASE CALL ME I CAN NOT TAKE THIS MUCH LONGER.... he did.. you know what... I could not talk well, I sobbed and snot was flowing with the tears of joy, I tried hard to talk with him but all I could get out was I LOVE YOU SON and a few Thank you Jesus! 

I shared this with you tonight, as I wanted to say it has been one Hell of an emotional year for me as a Father. I know my wife has her story as well and that is hers to share. But as the night falls and the next morning awaits I feel as if the whole world has been lifted off of me. I will shut off the TV tonights I go to sleep and all the News feeds on my phones and tablets waiting to see where the next tragic incident happened over there and wonder if the Father that was back here in the states knew his son was lost or injured how he would react. If he felt what I felt everyday and every night these past 12 months... I have no words to offer and in noway am I gloating that my son has returned safe and sound. There are thousands of fathers who will never be able to hug their sons neck and tell them they love him... So when I do see my son, I will promise this... I am hugging him for ALL those fathers and I will pass along I Love you as I am there with my son. 

I rambled here but just wanted to share what a Father's Love is for his Son. His only Son. Then I think of our God, who Gave his only son to die for ALL of us so we can have eternity. Just that right there stops me cold and I stand here and admit, God is an Awesome God and he is a FAR better being then I could ever be. Thank you Jesus for bringing my son home safely.

MOBILE, Alabama – Defense lawyers and prosecutors spent Wednesday questioning potential jurors one by one in attempt to find 12 people who can serve in the capital murder trial of a man accused of fatally bludgeoning a Realtor inside her Midtown home.

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