The Marshall County School Board approved these travel items and these personnel actions at their meeting on January 11:
A re-sentencing hearing for James Matthew Hyde, the gunman was convicted of the 1995 murder of Albertville police detective Andy Whitten, got underway Thursday morning in Judge Tim Riley’s courtroom.
Anita McBurnett, director at Marshall County EMA, says people should first and foremost to be prepared for any type of weather. That includes winter weather such as ice storms and heavy snow.
Brindlee Mountain Elementary School’s spelling bee took place on Friday, Jan. 11. The winner was Devon Murray (left) and the runner up was Audrey Harbin (right). The spelling bee had 20 students, which was two from each homeroom. The students who won their class/grade level spelling bee adva…
SECOND MOVE. The final two pieces of the Smith-Willis house near the Guntersville First Baptist Church began the journey to their new home on Monte Sano Mountain last Monday morning.
The crowd gathered at the Marshall County Courthouse on Monday for the swearing in ceremony for Sheriff Phil Sims overflowed into the hallways adjacent to the courtroom in the few minutes before Sims took the oath.
The County Commission held a public hearing and preliminary plat review for Phase 2 of The Reserve at Lake Guntersville. This project involved the redivision of lots 38 to 51.
Grant Mayor Larry Walker took some time at the beginning of this year to look back on the town’s major accomplishments of 2018 and to look forward to some new goals in 2019.
Marshall County resident Judi Beekley shares her home with 51 exotic birds from over five different species. Many she has had since they were hatched, and some have even been in her care for 35 years.
Arab Fire and Rescue and Four-C Volunteer Fire Departments were called to Brindlee Mountain Elementary School (Grassy) Thursday after a caller reported smoke coming from the cafeteria area.
IN A POND. A truck was discovered turned over in a pond on property owned by the Douglas Water Authority on Cox Gap Road on January 2nd. The investigation is still ongoing, but investigators have determined the truck was from Jasper and had not been reported stolen.
James Everett, Senior Manager of the River Forecast Center of TVA, said that it is now official that 2018 was the wettest on record across the Tennessee Valley. The basin average for 2018 was 67.1 inches of rain. The previous record was set in 1973 with 65.1 inches.
A house caught on fire on Liberty Road. The homeowner’s family said that the fire department thinks it could have been related to the electrical wiring. The house once belonged to the family’s grandmother, but when she passed away three years ago, it went to their uncle.
Virginia Ernestine Humphrey Hodges, 79, of Boaz and Hunter Nicholas Partak, 22, of Grant collided on Gunter Avenue at the intersection of Patterson Street and Homer Clayton Drive on December 26th. There were no injuries.
A Taurus .38. Special revolver was reported stolen on December 23rd from a residence on Brown Street in Guntersville. The owner filed a report with Guntersville Police.