1st Annual Miss 9-1-1 Beauty Pageant
May 13, 2017 2:00pm
Haleyville Elementary School
All proceeds benefit
Haleyville Rotary Club Toys for Kids
Applications available at following locations:
State Farm, Todd Barton office
Traders & Farmers Bank, Main office
Students may pick up in School office
Age groups 0-2; 3-5; 6-8; 9-11; 12-14 and 15-18
$25.00 Entry Fee
An additional $5.00 will apply if providing a photo for the most photogenic award
Deadline to sign up April 24, 2017
Contact: Katrina Wray 205-486-2776
The HHS golf team won Monday in the state playoffs at the Arrowhead Country Club in Montgomery and has advanced to the finals in Auburn on Monday and Tuesday. Congratulations to Coach Dusty Ball and the team of great golfers Reid Haughton, Rob Richards, Jack Lawson, J.B. Miller, Colton Russell and Eli Brannon.
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A two-vehicle crash at 8:40 a.m. Friday, May 5, has claimed the life of a Haleyville woman. Hannah Dianne Bridgmon, 20, a 2015 graduate of Haleyville High School was killed when the 2015 Dodge she was driving collided with a 1997 Kenworth driven by Jared Nicholas James, 27, of Tuscumbia. Bridgmon was pronounced dead at the scene, and James was transported to a local hospital. The crash occurred on Alabama 13 at the 279-mile marker, approximately four miles south of Phil Campbell. Nothing further is available as Alabama State Troopers continue to investigate. – ALEA- Senior Trooper Johnathan Appling
The Haleyville City Council met Monday with all members present. After approving the minutes of the last meeting on April 17, the Council approved an ordinance to exempt certain “covered items” from the municipal sales and use tax during the “Back-To-School Sales Tax Holiday” as authorized in the Code of Alabama. The “Back-To-School Sales Tax Holiday will be the third full weekend of July beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, July 21 and ending at twelve midnight on Sunday, July 23.
Mayor Sunseri announced the hiring of Brian Vickery as a patrolman at $11.55 per hour. Vickery was previously with the Russellville Police Department.
The next meeting of the Haleyville City Council will be Monday, May 15 at the City Hall.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has ordered a Beatrice, Alabama-based trucking company, Jeffery Finklea, doing business as J & L Trucking, USDOT No. 2479654, to immediately cease all interstate and intrastate operations after a federal investigation found the company to pose an imminent hazard to public safety. J & L Trucking, which operates two trucks transporting general freight, was served the federal order on April 24, 2017.
On March 28, 2017, a truck operated by J & L Trucking crossed the centerline on Alabama’s State Highway 13 in Fayette County, colliding head-on with a passenger vehicle and fatally injuring both of its occupants who were from Double Springs. Read more: Click here
Alma Rose Barber, a 10th grader at Haleyville High School was recently accepted into the Auburn University 2017 Vet Camp for high school students that will take place in June. Auburn University School of Veterinary Medicine receives close to one thousand applications every year of which about 45 students are selected from all over the country. Alma has previously attended Vet camp at Mississippi State and plans to attend either Auburn University or Mississippi State University to become a Veterinarian.
Alma Rose is a member of the National Honor Society, Junior Civitan Club, and a host of other clubs. She is a member of the Haleyville JV Softball team and is an avid barrel racer with her horse Addicus. She is the daughter of Chester and Kathy Barber and the granddaughter of Bill and Jewel Lakeman and the late Alma and Lewis Barber.
Lewis Barber, a 7th-grade student at Haleyville Middle School has been chosen as one of two students to represent the 4th Alabama district this summer at Space Camp in Huntsville. He will receive a full scholarship for the week long SALSA program. Space Academy for Leading Students in Alabama (SALSA) is a program funded by the State of Alabama Legislature that awards a male and female student between the ages of 12 to 14 in the Fall of 2016, from every legislative district in Alabama a scholarship to attend a special session of Space Academy at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville Alabama. Since 1982, Space Camp has inspired more than 700,000 young men and women from around the world to engage in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, while exposing them to the leadership and teamwork skills that helped them succeed in their careers.
Lewis is a member of the National Junior Honor Society, Haleyville Middle School Band, HMS Baseball Team and HHS Varsity Cross Country Team. He is the son of Chester and Kathy Barber and the grandson of Bill and Jewel Lakeman and the late Mrs. Alma Barber and Mr. Lewis Barber, all of Haleyville.
The Haleyville Board of Education met Tuesday and approved the financial statements and expenditures for March in the amount of $1,301,792.47. The Board also approved the HHS athletic supplement list, child nutrition rollover bids, one field trip, and four fundraisers.
The following were hired for the 2017-2018 school year: Andy Lambert, Katie Brewer, Hannah Fox, Mary Beth Pugh, Andrew Welborn, Gina Wilson, and Shirley Kelley. The Board approved the resignation of Anna Beck Yates and Victoria Pendley and the retirement of Betty Wakefield.
A special Charlotte Lockhart Award was presented to the teachers and board members by TysonSmith of Reading Horizons for their work in reading programs at the school. (Photo above)
The next Board of Education meeting will on Tuesday, May 23.