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The 3rd Sunday in May is the time for Decoration Day at Free Home Cemetery in Grant. Mildred Watson Bailey and her family always try to attend and decorate graves and clean. Then they go to the home of Mildred’s daughter, Tammy Evans of Watson Drive, and have lunch.

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The Marshall County Board of Education met in the Brindlee Mountain High School gymnasium Wednesday night to discuss the options they have for either rebuilding Brindlee Mountain Primary or adding additional classrooms and keeping it on the campus of Brindlee Mountain High. 

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 The Grant Town Council continues to conduct the town’s business regardless of the ongoing coronavirus crisis and held its monthly meeting on May 4 at 6:30 p.m.

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The Marshall County Commission voted to extend the closure of the Marshall County Courthouses until May 18. 

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On Sunday afternoon, April 26, our electricity was off for over 4 hours. I had an oil lamp which I lit in case the power was not on by dark. But fortunately, it came on before it got dark. It could have been worse for me, as I was sitting in my lift chair working Sunday’s puzzles. I was not …

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The second project in Marshall County using "Rebuild Alabama" money is being used in District 2 on the Cathedral Caverns Highway project. This road work will start at the Jackson County line and will be 3 miles long. 

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LCCO Scholarship

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My good friends, Frances Wrenn and Violet Heath, came by last Saturday and brought down some things that were stored upstairs. I was not able to do that. I really appreciate them.

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Marshall County District 2 Commissioner Rick Watson has a lot of projects going in the way of road work. One of those projects is rebuilding a bridge on Cavern Cove Road. 

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Founders Day Update

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Bakers Chapel Baptist Church had another outdoor service on Saturday afternoon. There was another forecast for stormy weather on Sunday. The cars were parked outside with windows down. Rev. Terry Sharp is the pastor.

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Shirley Leslie, age 96, fell in her home and got a knot on her head and hurt her foot. She was able to get up without help. Her grandson, Neil Smith, came from Huntsville and took Shirley to the emergency room. The doctor said that her foot was not broken. She is recuperating at home.

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United Way of Marshall County, the Marshall County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) and the City of Boaz have set up a Volunteer Reception Center to help coordinate the relief efforts for the storms that impacted the Boaz area on Sunday night.

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ROAD WORK - District 2 Commissioner Rick Watson said they had some issues in their district from Sunday night's storm. White Elephant Road had some damage and has been repaired.There was too much rain in a short time and the two pipes were not large enough to carry the amount of water that f…

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The Marshall County Schools quickly geared up for the alternative at-home setting for students. With the public health crisis and the decision of Gov. Kay Ivey, the schools have to do online classes for their students. 

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For the third time, Alabama Campers on Mission have visited Union Grove First Baptist Church to work on the church's new Family Life Center. They worked on this project in September and again in February. This time the Campers have been doing finishing touches. They were at the church starti…

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There was a whole lot of thunder and lightning during storms that passed through Marshall County early Thursday morning. There were some isolated power outages and some minor wind damage. 

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Good progress is being made on the renovations in the county jail, according to both County Commission chairman James Hutcheson and the supervisor of the work, Kelley Howard from Martin & Cobey Construction.

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Deborah Moore has been really sick with bronchitis.

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Founders Day Update

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Like just about everything else, the schedule for the Grant Civil War Round Table has been interrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic precautions.

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Terry Sharp, pastor of Bakers Chapel Baptist Church, lost a brother-in-law to death. He had been ill for some time.

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Guntersville Fire and Rescue, 4-C Volunteer Fire Department, Swearengin Volunteer Fire Department, Grant Volunteer Department, the Marshall County Sheriff's Office and possibly some other emergency responders were on the scene of a fall near a cave on the Union Grove side last weekend.

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A list on the door at the Courthouse has numbers in case you need to speak with someone working inside the building. The Courthouse is closed until at least 8 a.m. on April 6. 

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To ensure residents stay healthy during the COVID-19 crisis, Rehab Select at Barfield Health Care has restricted all visitors until further notice.

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Becky and Wayne Whitaker are grandparents for the first time. Their son Adam and wife Amanda became the parents of a beautiful girl named Adalynn Grace Whitaker. Adalynn was born on March 10, weighing 6 pounds 10 ounces and she was 20 inches long. She was born at Spring Hill Hospital in Gran…

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On Thursday, March 12, ALDOT held a meeting at Arab High School to discuss the length of time and what was going to be done about the section of Highway 231 that was destroyed in a landslide on February 13.