Haleyville High School Senior Blake Bennett signed a baseball scholarship with the University of Alabama on Wednesday, November 14. From Dixie Youth Baseball through high school, Blake has excelled in a sport he truly loves. He had words of praise for his parents, Belinda and Jonathan Bennett, his coaches and fellow players. He will join the Alabama baseball team this summer in Tuscaloosa.
A two-vehicle crash at 12:50 p.m. Tuesday, November 13, has claimed the life of a Dora man. Allen Dale Talley, 34, was killed when the 2006 Suzuki Aerio he was driving collided with a 2016 Hino Truck driven by Terry Wayne Tidwell, 69, of Double Springs. The crash occurred on Sipsey Road, approximately six miles east of Jasper. Nothing further is available as Alabama State Troopers continue to investigate.