Ashland Elementary Placed on Lockdown



On August 30th, Officers from the Ashland Police Department along with deputies from the Clay County Sheriff’s Department, responded to a hang up call going into 911. The call was reportedly made from somewhere near the Ashland Elementary School. Officers were unable to prove anything was actually credible, and the school was taken off of lockdown before the school was […]

Several Injuries in Wrecks



Victims were airlifted from separate accidents in Millerville. On August 28, Clay County Rescue Squad, Millerville and Tri-Community Fire Departments, Clay County Sheriff’s Department and an Ashland Police officer on his way home assisted at this scene just south of Millerville on Highway 9. Millerville Fire Chief Shane Phillips said a victim from a vehicle which was rear-ended was airlifted […]

Friday Altercations in Ashland



An altercation between a large amount of people began Friday night in Ashland at McDonalds. Police dispersed the crowd there and the altercation moved to Hardees. Police once again broke up the crowd and then the individuals moved to Mapco where they were separated by Ashland Police one last time.

Chief Stanford Honored



Ashland Chief of Police Joseph Stanford has completed 240 hours of training in the Certified Law Enforcement Executive Program. “This is the highest level of achievement that is awarded through this program,” said Belinda Blackburn, director of Continuing Education and Outreach at Jacksonville State University and UPACE partnership, which is made up of JSU, the University of North Alabama and […]

Huge Crowd at Central



Morrison President of Junior Cattlemen’s Association



Montgomery, AL. On Saturday, July 21, 2018, Michael Morrison of Lineville was elected President of the Alabama Jr. Cattlemen’s Association at the 2018 AJCA Round-Up. Michael has been a member of AJCA since he was 9 and has been on the Executive Board for 3 years. He is the first person ever from Clay County to hold this prestigious office. […]

Mrs. Mary Ann Brewer



The funeral service for Mary Ann Brewer, age 89, of Ashland, AL was held on Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. at Benefield Funeral Home in Ashland with Rev. Rusty Craig and Rev. Stephen Young officiating. Burial followed in the Bethel Baptist Church (South) Cemetery. Mrs. Brewer was a native of Clay County and a former resident of Birmingham, […]

Mrs. Kathernell Miller



Funeral services for Mrs. Kathernell Miller, age 90, of Delta, AL, were held Friday, August 31, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. in the chapel of Clay County Funeral Home with Bro. David Porter and Bro. Andrew Luker officiating. Burial followed in Clay County Memory Gardens. Mrs. Miller passed away Monday, August 2, 2018 at Clay County Nursing Home. She was a […]

MISCELLANEOUS EVENTS



Heavenly Grace Gospel Word Network Presents, “Jesus’ Blood Still Works,” Tent Revival. September 4th through September 8th, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. Nightly. Pastor Miller Pearson Jr./Special Speaker Each Night. Location: Ashland City Park, 327 1st Street North, Ashland, AL. For more information call: 1-877-709- 1248 CLAY COUNTY WOMEN’S COMMITTEE: are collecting pop tabs for the Ronald McDonald House. Call Patricia […]

Mt. Zion



Pastor Jason Watkins filled the pulpit Sunday morning. Joy Denney led the congregation in praise worship songs. According to the bylaws of the church, the pastor will resign each year. Bro. Jason resigned Sunday morning. He was elected unanimously to serve as Pastor of Mt. Zion for the coming year. It is a blessing of God for Bro. Jason to […]