• Crash Kills Double Springs Man

    A single-vehicle crash at 5:45 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, has claimed the life of a Double Springs man.  Christopher Allen Turner, 41, was killed when the 2001 Volvo truck he was driving left the roadway and overturned. Turner, who was not using a seatbelt, was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene. The crash occurred on Alabama 243, 12 miles south of Russellville.  Nothing further is available as Alabama State Troopers continue to investigate.

  • The “Bubba” Vandalized

    An act of vandalism occurred late Friday night or early Saturday morning at the Haleyville High School Bubba Scott Football Field. A vehicle was driven onto the field and cut donuts into the turf. The photos are after David Albright spent Saturday filling the damaged area with sand, but the damage is very evident. Schools officials are handling the investigation thus no police report has been made.

  • Haleyville Lions Defeated by Cordova

    In a tough fought high school football game in the “pit” at Cordova Friday night, the HHS Lions lost 38-23. The Paradise 92.7 Lion of the Week is Cal Taylor. The Lions will be back at home this coming Friday with a homecoming game against the Winfield Pirates.  Come out and support the Haleyville Lions this Friday night. Kickoff is 7 p.m. Come early for the introduction of the Homecoming Court just before the game.

  • Crash Injuries One

    An elderly couple from the Shoals area was traveling north on Highway 13 Thursday afternoon through Bear Creek when their 2015 Hyundai left the road, struck and knocked down a power pole. One lady was transported by ambulance to ECM hospital in Florence with non-life threatening injuries. The crash was investigated by the Bear Creek Police.


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  • BOE Approves FY 2018 Budget

    Dr. Holly Sutherland, Superintendent of Education for the Haleyville Schools presented her proposed budget for the FY 2018 year to the Board of Education at a special called work session, budget hearing and meeting on Monday, September 14. Dr. Sutherland stated her plans call for a balanced budget, despite cuts from Federal and State funding. After making her presentation to the Board, the proposed budget was approved at the meeting following the work session and final budget hearing. Other items approved in the short meeting included the purchase of a new school bus for $92,306.00 and upgrading the lights in the gym to LED lighting for $17,480.00. Three requests for use of school facilities and two fund raisers were also approved. Tina Moody was hired as a Special Education Paraprofessional at Haleyville Elementary.

    The next regular Board of Education meeting will be on Tuesday, September 26 at 7 p.m.

  • Two Vehicle Crash

    A two-vehicle accident occurred Monday, September 11 at 10:58 a.m. on Highway 195 in front of Cox Farm Supply. A 2006 Acura driven by Sydney Palmer of Haleyville collided with a 1996 Jeep driven by Charles Stiffler of Double Springs. Stiffler, a passenger Kristy Miller and two juvenile passengers were reportedly injured in the accident. Alabama State Troopers investigated the accident.

  • New Craft Fire Station

    Jason Dooley, Sonny Kois, and David Fowler are three of the future firemen who helped build their new fire station next to the Craft Community Center on Thorn Hill Road off Highway 129 in Marion County. Concrete for the entrance and drive is scheduled for this week. The facility is being built with volunteer work and funded by money from Marion County and several fund raisers. The fire station will serve not only Thorn Hill road, but areas off Highway 129.The date for the ribbon cutting has not been set but should be soon.

  • Fire Destroys Hay Barn

    The Haleyville Fire Department responded to a hay barn fire Sunday morning on Marion County Highway 85. The barn, which belonged to John Arnold was fully involved when firemen arrived. Bear Creek, Pebble and Delmar firemen were called to assist. Hay fires are extremely difficult to extinguish. A back track hoe was brought to the scene by Eagle Excavation to assist the firemen by breaking up the hay. The cause of the fire is unknown.