2020-06-04 E-Edition

Graduation Ceremony One for the Books

On Thursday, May 28, 2020, the Central High School Class of 2020 were finally able to walk across that field to receive their diplomas in front of their family and friends. The gorgeous sunset created a dazzling array of colors that served as the perfect backdrop over Volunteer Stadium. It was almost as if God was sending his own personal […]

Black Lives Matter Protest At Courthouse

Monday June 1st, a protest was organized to take place starting at 5 P.M. at the Clay County Courthouse. Taliyah McClain-Olugbala and Veronica Ackles Ross organized the event and spoke to those in attendance about the issues that African Americans are facing nationwide and the murder of innocent, unarmed man, Mr. George Floyd who was arrested in Minneapolis by four […]

City of Lineville Re-opens with Restrictions

The Lineville City Council met Monday, June 1, 2020 for a regular session, with council members present. Topics during the meeting included: the reopening of the library, city hall annex, Lineville park, and police department. Mayor Roy Adamson called the meeting to order. The meeting began with a prayer delivered by council member David Proctor. Following the prayer, the mayor […]

Alta Pointe to Build New Clinic in Ashland

The Ashland Council met Monday, June 1, 2020 with all members present. Still under the Safer at Home guidelines, there was no planning session prior. Under informational items, the Mayor and Council discussed the re-opening of all city offices and buildings. Assistant City Clerk Robin Catrett read aloud some CDC guidelines recommended for re-opening, such as sanitizing before entering buildings, […]


The Community Food Giveaway Program at the Farmer’s Market has been tremendously received by the public. This program is hosted by Springhill Baptist Church and will take place again on Friday, June 5, 2020 from 11:00 am until.

Multiple Agencies Respond to Fake Call

Clay County Sheriff Jim Studdard gave the following statement on a fake call that came in to Clay County 911 at 5:09 p.m. on the 30th. He said the 911dispatcher informed his dispatcher that a female dialed 911, and the call initially went to Cleburne County 911. Cleburne transferred the call to Clay County 911. “The lady gave her name […]


New Prospect Baptist Church, Ashland AL has rescheduled their Homecoming due to the Coronavirus from May 3rd to August 2nd. New Harmony Christian Church will be postponing Homecoming/ Memorial service until a later date. All Bibb Graves Alumni and Friends in Millerville events have been cancelled for the month of June. This includes First Wednesday Luncheon, Third Saturday Trade Day, […]

Mrs. Carol Cook Turner

Carol Cook Turner, age 75, of Lineville, Alabama passed away on Tuesday May 12, 2020 in Gilbert, Arizona. A private family service will be held at a later date. She is survived by her mother Eloise Cook, one daughter, Heather Turner of Gilbert, AZ; one son, Derek Turner of Atlanta, Ga; 3 grandchildren, Breana Turner Terry, Shaylee Edwards, and Sean […]

Mr. Knox E. (Eacker) Horn

Mr. Knox E. (Eacker) Horn, age 73, of Talladega, AL passed away on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at Talladega Healthcare. He was a lifelong resident of Talladega, Alabama. He was a loving son, brother and uncle who loved his family and taking care of them. He attended the Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind and he worked at Crown Textile. […]