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Covington CountyMedia ReportWednesday 07 3075 Total Calls14 Medical Emergency33 Police Calls4 Fire CallsCovington County Jail ReportWednesday 07 30Booked In: 5Released: 8Total in Custody: 214Covington County ...
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Covington CountyMedia ReportTuesday 07 2983 Total Calls4 Medical Emergency47 Police Calls5 Fire CallsCovington County Jail ReportTuesday 07 29Booked In: 9Released: 13Total in Custody: 217Covington County Jail...
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Covington CountyMedia ReportMonday 07 2879 Total Calls7 Medical Emergency27 Police Calls4 Fire CallsCovington County Jail ReportMonday 07 28Booked In: 6Released:  4Total in Custody: 221Covington County J...
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Covington CountyMedia ReportFriday 07 2576 Total Calls10 Medical Emergency37 Police Calls1 Fire CallsSaturday 07 2675 Total Calls10 Medical Emergency36 Police Calls1 Fire CallsSunday 07 2787 Total Calls20 Medical ...
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Covington CountyMedia ReportThursday 07 2471 Total Calls10 Medical Emergency28 Police Calls1 Fire CallsCovington County Jail ReportThursday 07 24Booked In: 11Released:  13Total in Custody: 216Covington County...
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Death in Enterprise on 24 July 2014, 09.10 by Staff in News
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On July 23, 2014, at 1630 hrs., the Enterprise Police Department received a call about an abandoned vehicle on Sonata Drive Enterprise, AL.  EPD responded to Sonata Drive and witnesses advised that the vehicle has b...
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Covington County Media & Jail Report 07 23 on 24 July 2014, 07.57 by Staff in News
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Covington CountyMedia ReportWednesday 07 2377 Total Calls15 Medical Emergency31 Police Calls3 Fire CallsCovington County Jail ReportWednesday 07 23Booked In: 2Released:  2Total in Custody: 218Covington County...
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Search of Residence Leads to Meth Arrest on 23 July 2014, 14.24 by Staff in News
Search of Residence Leads to Meth Arrest
On July 22, 2014, members the Walton County Sheriff’s Office assisted State Probation Officers on an administrative search of 351 Four Mile Road, Freeport.  The resident, Lawrence Aucoin, 35, who was present at...
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Marijuana Plants Seized in Marengo County on 23 July 2014, 14.22 by Staff in News
Marijuana Plants Seized in Marengo County
While exploring a wooded area in the southeastern corner of Marengo County this morning, Agents of the Alabama Alcohol Beverage Control Board found and destroyed several marijuana plants. A subsequent search of a ne...
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Former Public Defender Charged for Racketeering on 23 July 2014, 14.20 by Staff in News
Former Public Defender Charged for Racketeering
The Walton County Sheriff’s Office served a felony warrant for Racketeering issued by the State Attorney’s Office on former Public Defender, Leonard Andrew Platteborze, 62, last night around 6 pm.  Charges st...
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Covington CountyMedia ReportTuesday 07 2286 Total Calls14 Medical Emergency27 Police Calls3 Fire CallsCovington County Jail ReportTuesday 07 22Booked In: 5Released:  4Total in Custody: 218Covington County&nbs...
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ABC Agents Seize, Destroy Marijuana Plants in Bullock County on 22 July 2014, 09.06 by Staff in News
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Agents of the Alabama Alcohol Beverage Control Board late last week discovered numerous marijuana plants growing in a rural portion of east Bullock County. The agents were checking an area where cannabis plants had ...
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Covington CountyMedia ReportMonday 07 21101 Total Calls20 Medical Emergency48 Police Calls2 Fire CallsCovington County Jail ReportMonday 07 21Booked In: 5Released:  9Total in Custody: 217Covington County ...
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Covington CountyMedia ReportThursday 07 1776 Total Calls37 Medical Emergency6 Police Calls1 Fire CallsCovington County Jail ReportThursday 07 17Booked In: 5Released:  9Total in Custody: 218Covington County&nb...
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Crafty Deputy Outsmarts a Would-be Thief on 17 July 2014, 08.12 by Staff in News
Crafty Deputy Outsmarts a Would-be Thief
The WCSO is praising one of its own deputies for thinking “outside the box” and finding a way to prevent one of our citizens from no longer being victimized.  On July 11th, Deputy Brian Cokonougher, obtained ...
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Covington CountyMedia ReportWednesday 07 1698 Total Calls17 Medical Emergency32 Police Calls1 Fire CallsCovington County Jail ReportWednesday 07 16Booked In: 13Released:  8Total in Custody: 223Covington Count...
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Covington CountyMedia ReportMonday 07 1465 Total Calls15 Medical Emergency20 Police Calls0 Fire CallsCovington County Jail ReportMonday 07 14Booked In: 6Released:  12Total in Custody: 222Covington County ...
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Wednesday, 26 February 2014 12:27

Jordan Kristie Douglas

Written by Staff

Jordan Kristie Douglas, age 3, of Andalusia died Sunday February 23, 2014.Funeral services will be 11:30 AM Thursday February 27, 2014 at Bradley Assembly of God Church with Reverend Adam Peterson officiating. Interment will follow at Old Bradley Cemetery with Foreman Brown-Service Funeral Home directing.

Jordan is survived by her mother, Jessica Elaine Douglas of Andalusia, sisters, Haley Vendetti of Andalusia, Mallory Douglas of Wing, paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Douglas of Milton, FL, maternal grandparents, Gail (John) Defee of Luverne, AL, James (Lora) Gibson of North, SC, maternal great grandparents, Charles and Mary Owens of Brantley, AL, Edward L. and Darlene Gibson of Andalusia, Jim and Shirley Hitt of Statesville, NC, maternal great-great grandmother, Vera Foster of Freeport, FL.

Visitation will be after 5PM Wednesday at Foreman’s and after 10:30 AM Thursday at Bradley Assembly of God Church.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the Jessica Gibson Fund.

Wednesday, 26 February 2014 12:26

Mr. Matthew Kenneth Douglas

Written by Staff

Mr. Matthew Kenneth Douglas, age 30, of Andalusia died Sunday February 23, 2014. Funeral services will be 11:30 AM Thursday February 27, 2014 at Bradley Assembly of God with Reverend Adam Peterson officiating. Interment will follow at Old Bradley Cemetery with Foreman Brown-Service Funeral Home directing.

Mr. Douglas is survived by his wife, Jessica Gibson Douglas of Andalusia, two daughters, Haley Vendetti and Mallory Douglas of Wing, AL, parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Douglas of Milton, FL, birth mom, Jackie Simmons, sisters, Sholanda Embery of Brunswick, GA, Kimberly Ates, Candala Land, Charity Cook all of Milton, FL, brother, Joey Palmer of Milton, Shawn Palmer of Wing, Shannon Palmer and Adam Palmer of Milton.

Visitation will be after 5PM Wednesday at Foreman’s and after 10:30 AM Thursday at the Bradley Assembly of God Church.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials can be made to the Jessica Gibson Fund.

Wednesday, 26 February 2014 12:20

Ryan Edward Douglas,

Written by Staff

Ryan Edward Douglas, age 2, of Andalusia died Sunday February 23, 2014.Funeral services will be 11:30 AM Thursday February 27, 2014 at Bradley Assembly of God Church with Reverend Adam Peterson officiating. Interment will follow at Old Bradley Cemetery with Foreman Brown-Service Funeral Home directing.

Ryan is survived by his mother, Jessica Elaine Douglas of Andalusia, sisters, Haley Vendetti of Andalusia, Mallory Douglas of Wing, paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Douglas of Milton, FL, maternal grandparents, Gail (John) Defee of Luverne, AL, James (Lora) Gibson of North, SC, maternal great grandparents, Charles and Mary Owens of Brantley, AL, Edward L. and Darlene Gibson of Andalusia, Jim and Shirley Hitt of Statesville, NC, maternal great-great grandmother, Vera Foster of Freeport, FL.

Visitation will be after 5PM Wednesday at Foreman’s and after 10:30 AM Thursday at Bradley Assembly of God Church.

Friday, 29 November 2013 11:45

Mrs. Eloise Vernell Johnson Dye

Written by Staff

Mrs. Eloise Vernell Johnson Dye, 95, of Andalusia, passed away Thursday, November 28, 2013 at her residence.

Funeral services will be at 1:00 PM Saturday, November 30, 2013 at Antioch Congregational Church with Rev. Wayne Sharpe officiating, interment will follow in Antioch Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5:30-8:00 PM Friday, November 29, 2013 at Foreman Funeral Home.

Survivors include a daughter, Sue (John) Clark, four grandchildren, Cindy (Walt) Baaske, Chris Echols, Benji (Stephanie) Jordan, and Joey (Heather) Jordan, five great grandchildren, Niki (Michael) Memmel, Cameron Echols, Brittany Baaske, Emily Jordan, and Clark Jordan, and two great-great grandchildren, Silas Memmel and Liam Memmel.

Mrs. Dye was preceded in death by her husband, Max Dye, daughter, Evelyn Echols, parents, Hiram and Bobbie Johnson, and brothers, Jep Johnson and Comer Johnson.

Pallbearers will include: Mark Dye, Scott Dye, Steve Dye, Raymond Worley, David Day, and Adam Turner.

Family and friends unable to attend the services may sign the guest registry online at www.foremanfuneralhome.com.

Friday, 29 November 2013 11:44

Mrs. Euna Rae Harrington

Written by Staff

Mrs. Euna Rae Harrington, 89, of Andalusia, passed away Wednesday November 27, 2013 in the Andalusia Manor.

Graveside services will be at 11 AM Friday November 29th at Good Hope Cemetery in Dozier with Brother Dennis Knowles officiating and Foreman Funeral Home directing. Visitation with the family will be at the cemetery on Friday.

Survivors include her daughters, Barbara Fowler, Margaret (John) Little, of Andalusia, Shirley (Robert W.) Barbaree of Pace, FL, her son, Willard (Betty) Harrington of Pace, FL, 13 grandchildren,numerous great grandchildren, and sister, Erma Nell Finkley of Andalusia.

Those unable to attend the services may sign the guest registry online at www.foremanfuneralhome.com.

Friday, 29 November 2013 11:41

Mr. Alan "Junior" Jackson

Written by Staff

Mr. Alan "Junior" Jackson, 76, of Andalusia, passed away Wednesday November 27, 2013 at his residence.

Funeral services will be at 2 PM Friday November 29th from Foreman Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Eugene Meadows officiating, interment will follow in Andalusia Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be at 12 Noon Friday at Foreman Funeral Home.

Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Jackson of Andalusia, his daughters and sons-in-law, Debbie and Tony Ballard and Stacie and Jason Henderson of Andalusia, his grandchildren, Jeremy Ballard, Brandon Ballard, Ben Ballard, Lyndsey Stephens, Morgan Stephens, and Gracie Henderson, a brother, J.W. Jackson of Colo, Iowa, and a special niece, Brenda Ziglar.

He is preceded in death by his grandson, Joshua Ballard.

Family and friends unable to attend the services may sign the guest registry online at www.foremanfuneralhome.com.

Friday, 06 September 2013 14:18

Mr. Conan Griffin

Written by Staff

Mr. Conan Griffin, age 37 of Andalusia passed away Thursday September 5, 2013 at his residence.


A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m., Friday, September 6, 2013 at the Scripture Truth Baptist Church. Reverend Carol Parker will officiate. The family will receive friends 30 minutes prior to services at Scripture Truth Baptist Church.


In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Comfort Care Hospice or Scripture Truth Baptist Church.


Survivors include 

Son, Ethan Thomas Griffin of Andalusia;


Mother, Shirley Marie Carter of Andalusia;


Brothers, Thomas D. Griffin (Sherry) of Andalusia,

Chad D. Griffin of New York, Eric Sean Griffin of Opp;


Sisters, Sherri Lynn Urquiola of Orlando FL, 

Tina Marie Stewart (Douglas) of Andalusia


He was preceded in death by his father, Thomas D. Griffin Sr. and his sister, Pennie Marie Griffin

Friday, 06 September 2013 14:18

Reverend William Melvin Kilpatrick

Written by Staff

Reverend William Melvin Kilpatrick, age 81, of Andalusia died Friday September 6, 2013 at his residence. Funeral services will be 2:30 PM Sunday September 8, 2013 at Zion Hill Baptist Church with Reverend Frankie McVay and Reverend Roger Lee officiating. Interment will follow at Pilgrim’s Rest Cemetery in Baker, FL with Foreman Brown-Service Funeral Home directing.

Reverend Kilpatrick is survived by his wife, Joan Kilpatrick of Andalusia, daughters and son-in-laws, Lisa (Altra) Ward of Conyers, GA, Kay (George) Prussaca of Eagle, WI, sons and daughter-in-law, David Kilpatrick of Andalusia, Michael (Tara) Kilpatrick of Andalusia, ten grandchildren, six great grandchildren,, brothers, Rex (Irone) Kilpatrick of Andalusia, Leslie Ray Kilpatrick of Andalusia, and Larry Kilpatrick of Andalusia.

Visitation will be Saturday September 7, 2013 from 6 to 8PM at Foreman’s and after 2 PM Sunday at Zion Hill Baptist Church.

In lieu of flowers make contributions to Zion Hill Baptist Church Building Fund, c/o Jackie Jones, 39856 Cottle Creek Rd, Andalusia, AL 36421.

Wednesday, 04 September 2013 07:55

Mrs. Virginia Mills

Written by Staff

Mrs. Virginia Mills passed away Monday, September 2, 2013, in a local nursing facility. She was 94.

Virginia, a native of Skipperville, AL, was the daughter of the late Christopher C. Baker and Lillie L. Baker. Also predeceasing her were step-mothers, Kate K. Baker and Jennie W. Baker, sisters, Mabel Baker, Lois Morton, and Olive Baker, and brothers, Pearson Baker and Douglas Baker. She is survived by her son, Ernest F. (Juliana) Mills of Birmingham and daughter, Nancy Robbins of Andalusia, grandchildren, Natalie Moore of Mobile, Oliver Mills of Birmingham, Bethany (Billy) Polk of Prattville, and Kirk (Suzanne) Mills of Birmingham, nieces, Jann Nance of Asheville, NC, and Marlo (Bill) Bixby of Skipperville, nephews, Oliver (Cindy) Morton of Silver Springs, MD, Larry Baker and Bill Baker of Skipperville, and six great grandchildren.

Virginia was a 56 year member of the First United Methodist Church of Andalusia. She was a graduate of Auburn University and earned a Master of Social Work Degree from the University of Tennessee. She taught school for several years at Skipperville Junior High School. She worked as a social worker with the Alabama Department of Human Resources for over 40 years, 27 of them as the Director of the Covington County office.

During Virginia’s retirement she enjoyed participating in church activities, volunteering at Andalusia Regional Hospital for 10 years, playing bridge, and visiting family and friends.

Her interment will be a private family service at Skipperville Community Cemetery with Rev. Tim Trent and Rev. Freddie McCain officiating. Pallbearers will be Oliver Mills, Kirk Mills, Larry Baker, Bill Baker, William Polk, and Walter Polk.

A Celebration of Virginia’s Life will be held at 11 AM on Saturday Sept. 7, 2013 in the First United Methodist Church sanctuary with ministers Tim Trent and Freddie McCain officiating. Visitation will begin at10 AM in the church Fellowship Hall.

Virginia requested in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the following: The Covington County Habitat for Humanity, P.O. Box 1034, Andalusia, AL 36420, The First United Methodist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 1066, Andalusia, AL 36420, The Skipperville Community Cemetery, c/o Faye Huey, Chairperson, 3489 County Road 50, Ozark, AL, 36360, or the charity of one’s choice.

Those unable to attend the Celebration of Life service may sign the guest registry online at foremanfuneralhome.com.

Sunday, 01 September 2013 15:20

Mrs. Betty Jean Smithart

Written by Staff

Mrs. Betty Jean Smithart, age 76 of Andalusia passed away Friday, August 30, 2013 in the Andalusia hospital.

Funeral services will be held 10 a.m., Monday, September 2, 2013 at Keahey Funeral Home Chapel. Brother Dwight Underwood will officiate. Burial will follow in Andalusia Memorial Cemetery with Keahey Funeral Home directing. The family will receive friends from 4-6 pm., Sunday, September 1, 2013 at Keahey Funeral Home.

Survivors include sons, Lomax Smithart, Andalusia

Darrell (Tina) Smithart, Andalusia

Daughters, Mechelle Norris, Andalusia

Louise (Ray) Jordan, Andalusia

Norma (Dave) Fowler, Andalusia

Pam Lambert, Andalusia

Sister, Louie Bell Vines, Dodson, Louisana;

Grandchildren, Michael (Toka) Jackson

Steve (Kristy) Jackson

Shaun (Amanda) Jackson

Kim Norris

Brian (Meredith) Norris

Kevin (Jenny) Jordan

Candi (Chris) Nelson

Josh Smithart

Mallory Smithart

Linsey Smithart

Cody Lambert

Katie Lambert

Great Grandchildren, Ali Jackson, Trey Jackson, James Milton Jackson, Brady Jackson

Sunday, 01 September 2013 15:20

Charles Hamilton Simon

Written by Staff

Charles Hamilton Simon, age 9, of Andalusia passed away Thursday, August 29, 2013 at his residence.

Funeral services will be Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 2 PM at Foreman Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be 2 hours prior to service. Reverend Brian Pullen and Reverend Josh Wilson will officiate. Interment will follow at Andalusia Memorial Cemetery.

Survivors include his parents, Charles “Chuck” and Mona Simon of Andalusia, 2 sisters, Rachael and Rebecca Simon, maternal grandparents, John and Sophie Platt of Fruitdale, an aunt, Anna (Eddie) Heming of McCalla, an uncle, Greg (Marquetta) Platt of Columbiana.

Pallbearers will include Mike Older, Dale Pancake, Greg Platt, Brian Platt, Eddie Fleming, and Alex Fleming.

Flowers or donations to Straughn Elementary School Resource Unit or the Straughn School 4-H will be accepted.

Those unable to attend the services may sign the guest registry online at www.foremanfuneralhome.com.

Thursday, 22 August 2013 09:18

Mr. Jesse E. Jack Brawner

Written by Eddie Lewis

Mr. Jesse E. Jack Brawner, age 86 of Andalusia passed away Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at his residence.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m., Saturday, August 24, 2013 at Keahey Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Tim Trent will officiate. Interment will follow in the Andalusia Memorial cemetery with Keahey Funeral Home directing with Military Honors. Visitation will be held one hour prior to services. 

Survivors include his wife, Virginia B. Brawner of Andalusia

Sons, David (Jean) Brawner of Andalusia,

Dr. S. Dale (Kelly) Brawner of Wilsonville, Al

Two Step-Sons, Walter Boyd of Andalusia,

Wesley Boyd of Andalusia

Sister-in-law, Mary Merilee Brawner of Andalusia

Three Grandchildren, Corey (Lauren) Brawner,

Nathan Brawner, and Kelley (Rusty) Lambert

Numerous Nieces and Nephews

He was preceded in death by Sister Barbara Higgins, Ellen Tisdale, Mary Clyde Patrick, and Brother Robert Brawner.

Mr. Brawner retired from the United States Postal Service as a postman. He served his country in the United States Navy and was stationed in the South Pacific during World War II and the Korean Conflict. Elected as an Andalusia City Counsel he served in that capacity from 1992 to 2000. During his retirement years, he became an avid golfer. Mr. Brawner was known by his family and friends for his love for his country and his attributes that made him a true southern gentleman.

Serving as Pallbearers, Chris Brawner, Tim Brawner, Nathan Brawner, Corey Brawner, Wesley Boyd, Dwayne Colvin, Devlin Colvin, Dewayne Colvin.

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