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Omicron Delta Kappa, the National Leadership Honor Society, welcomed 1,971 new initiates from 78 universities during April 2022.

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(Kylie Westbrook was one of the student speakers at Brindlee Mountain's graduation. These are some of her remarks.)

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Garbage pickup will be a day late next week in both the city of Guntersville and rural Marshall County on account of Monday's Memorial Day holiday. 

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Colin Scott Langford of Guntersville was among 145 students graduating from Huntingdon College in Montgomery

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A lot has been said about the renovation of the Marshall County Jail proper. But more than just the cellblocks are being renovated. A big renovation is going on the office suite in the “old” part of the sheriff’s office.

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On Friday afternoon, dozens of members of the community, Guntersville Water Treatment workers and family members of James L. Conn gathered to celebrate the renaming of the plant.

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Wallace State Community College has awarded scholarships totaling over $2.6 million to more than 380 students based on academic achievement as well as performing arts and athletic abilities. Scholarships were presented to students for the 2022-2023 academic year.

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The City of Guntersville is poised to convey about 2 acres of property at the City Harbor to Patrick Lawler for $10 for the purpose of building a hotel.

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Buck Hardin celebrated his commitment to the Berry College Vikings football team with an official ceremony at Kate Duncan Smith DAR High School to sign his letter of intent.

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AC Hardin celebrated his collegiate plans with an official signing ceremony at Kate Duncan Smith DAR High School in which he signed his letter of intent to play college tennis at the University of Dubuque in Dubuque, Iowa this fall.

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Most city, county, state and federal offices to close Monday for Memorial Day. 

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The Ms. Senior Marshall County Pageant was held Saturday, May 21, at the Guntersville Senior Center stage. There were 125 people who attended to cheer on five contestants as they competed in five categories, Interview, Active Wear, Fashion Runway, Evening Gown and On-Stage Question.

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A motorist traveling at what appeared to be a high rate of speed crossed the median on the Warrenton Causeway (Highway 69) last Thursday afternoon. He struck one car, spinning it into a transfer truck. Then he traveled on and hit a Jeep turning it onto its side.

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Brock Colvin is the leading local candidate in fundraising as Tuesday's Republican Primary quickly approaches. Candidates are required to file monthly financial reports leading to the election. Here’s what they had reported through March, according to the Alabama Secretary of State's website:

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The Alabama legislature passed “constitutional carry” in the last session. The new law allows citizens to carry a concealed firearm without having a concealed carry permit issued by the sheriff’s office and takes effect in January.

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It was a Good Samaritan citizen, not the police, who apparently decided enough was enough and ended a police pursuit that had come from Boaz into Guntersville and down Highway 79-S.

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The primary election in Marshall County – and all of Alabama for that matter – is this Tuesday. The polls will be open 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. Sample ballots can be found elsewhere in this paper.

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Cherokee Elementary School had a special visitor last Monday, May 16! Rick Rakestraw visited to perform his “Jungle Adventures” show for students at Cherokee.

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The following people were booked on these charges at the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office. Please remember that a charge is merely an accusation and all defendants are presumed innocent until found guilty in a court of law. The arrests were by sheriff’s deputies unless otherwise noted.

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A Marshall County student recently was honored by the Oklahoma State University Ferguson College of Agriculture with academic scholarships for the 2022-2023 academic year. The scholarships are part of the more than $1.8 million that students will receive from the college and its academic dep…

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The Alder Springs Volunteer Fire Department’s helipad – built as Thomas Miller’s Eagle Scout project – is finished and the fire department will officially dedicate it next Saturday.

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It was almost like a nature documentary on TV except that it played out in a Guntersville city park and it was real life, not recorded on video.

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Students in Marshall, Madison & Jackson Counties spent 15 weeks raising hogs as part of the 2022 Marshall County 4-H Pig Squeal project. The purpose of the 4-H Pig Squeal is to create an opportunity for young people in Alabama to develop skills in swine management, business management, a…

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Charles R. Graham, Jr., also known as "Back Roads," passed away Saturday evening doing what he loved, riding his motorcycle.

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Wallace State Community College’s Adult Education Department hosted its 2022 graduation this week, recognizing students who earned their GED (general education development) or high school diploma during the 2021-2022 academic year.

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Madeline Phillips of Guntersville made the dean's list at Berry College in Rome, Georgia, for the spring semester.

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Guntersville Rescue Squad Car, Truck & Tractor Show, Saturday, May 21, VFW Fairgrounds in Boaz, 8 a.m. until 1 p.m.

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Skin Cancer Awareness Month is the perfect time to get the facts about skin cancer, which is the most common form of cancer in the nation with over 5 million cases diagnosed every year. Fortunately, it is also one of the most preventable. Knowing how to check for warning signs and how best t…

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The Foundation for Marshall Medical Centers hosted the 2022 Women’s Health Luncheon on Thursday, May 5, at the new Guntersville City Harbor event space.

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A status hearing was held Friday at the Marshall County Courthouse in the capital murder case of Jimmy Spencer, the man accused of killing three people, including a seven-year-old boy, in Guntersville in July 2018.

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Mrs. Denise Woods, a second grade teacher at Guntersville Elementary School, held the annual Living Museum for her students in the GES gymnasium on Friday.

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Mountain Valley Arts Council will close its free Spring Concert Series with Southern Heart band. The concert will be held Thursday at 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at Errol Allan Park in Guntersville at the corner of Gunter Avenue and Taylor Street.

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Guntersville Elementary School student Dowd Boggus, 8, took 3rd place at the State level in the K-3rd Grade category for her entry in the statewide Alabama PALS Poster Contest. She won the county contest. 

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One man is dead and another was jailed Saturday evening following a deadly motorcycle vs. car crash at Highway 69 and Warrenton Road Saturday evening. 

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In honor of Douglas High School turning 100 years old, members of the DHS Interact Club had a dream to leave something behind for future students to look back on.