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On September 23, after an extensive investigation involving multiple agencies throughout Marshall County, a subject was taken into custody and charged with impersonating a peace officer, Chief Sheriff's Deputy Steve Guthrie said. 

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It didn’t take long for Mrs. Jill Cassidy’s fifth grade class at Cherokee Elementary to learn that horses were Wade Sims’ “thing” that he loved most.

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(Pleasant Hill #2 Missionary Baptist recently celebrated its 100th year. Church member Melissa Sims wrote this history for the occasion.)

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A fiery crash on the side of the mountain on Highway 69 claimed a woman’s life Thursday morning as we were going to press.

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Guntersville city prosecutor Kelsey Yoste has worked at Warnes and Yoste, where she is now a partner, since graduating from law school at Ole Miss in 2019.

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Students in Marshall County spent 20 weeks raising pullets as part of the 2022 Marshall County 4-H Chick Chain project. The purpose of the 4-H Chick Chain is to create an opportunity for young people in Marshall County to develop skills in poultry management, business management, and record …

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Robert Rivers, a native of Guntersville, will exhibit his art work at the Guntersville Museum beginning Tuesday and running through Jan. 8.

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Cindy Kendrick has been a CPA in Guntersville since 2008. Her accounting business is a little different from many. She does tax returns and generates various financial reports for her clients.

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Mountain Valley Arts Council will host Uncle Shuffalo & Haint Hollow Hootenanny Band on Thursday, September 29, from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at Errol Allan Park in downtown Guntersville.

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Tori Lacy is a pretty remarkable woman. She works a full-time job as a dental hygienist at Lake Guntersville Dentistry. She also has two side businesses, organizing homes for others and decorating other people’s homes for Christmas.

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Laura Braswell has made quite the impact in Marshall County, not only in her role as the Director of Workforce Development for the Marshall County Economic Development Council, but also in the work she does throughout the communities that make up Marshall County.

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Bonnie Davis White, a former resident of this community, died recently. Her mother, Goldie Davis, was well known in the area.

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Jen Hulsey is the membership and communications director for the Lake Guntersville Chamber of Commerce. She's involved in a lot all over town and chances are you know here. But this question and answer tells more about her and her work:

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Get an overview of the November 8 ballot including analysis of the proposed Alabama Constitution of 2022 and the 10 statewide amendments up for voter approval, brush up on your voting skills, and get all your election questions answered at the Marshall County Democratic Club and Marshall Cou…

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I am a teacher (ACT Prep, writing) and grant writer at Douglas High School. For many years, I was the primary and elementary music teacher.

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The Alabama Mountain Lake Tourist Association (AMLA) honored Marshall County Tourism and Sports (MCTS) with the 2022 Organization of the Year at this year’s PEAK Awards. The award was one of 11 that were presented at the AMLA annual meeting last week in Huntsville.

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It was never in Jaycee Young’s plan to start a business. Through a hobby that turned into a passion, however, she ended up forming a Pilates studio that focuses as much on the tight-knit family vibe as it does on fitness.

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The Whole Backstage Community Theatre with Season Sponsor Sonny Lewis announce the production of “To Kill a Mockingbird,” directed by Wesley H. Rorex. The first performances are this weekend, Friday, September 30, and Saturday, October 1, at 7:00 p.m., then Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Octobe…

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At only 19-years-old, Lexi Glassco is not only a busy teen but also the owner of her own pet grooming business.

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The Foundation for Marshall Medical Centers will host the 13th Annual Pink Pumpkin Run to benefit mammography and cancer services at Marshall Medical Centers on Saturday, October 22, 2022 starting and ending at the Guntersville Civitan Park.

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The Marshall County Commission has committed $270,000 of its American Rescue Plan Act fiscal recovery funding to purchase P25 radio units for 17 of the county’s volunteer fire departments and rescue squads.

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KDS DAR School 98th Dedication Day Friday, Sept. 30, at 9 a.m. in the Burkey Center Gymnasium. The Famous Basket Luncheon is immediately following the program in the Lunchroom. Public invited.

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A sea of bright colored shirts was visible on Tuesday, September 13, as United Way of Marshall County held its 25th Annual Day of Caring and Campaign Kickoff Breakfast at the Boaz Rec Center with over 450 volunteers in attendance.

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Every student has a unique career pathway. Not every graduating senior is bound for a 4-year university. Many students focus on career technical education, plan to attend a community college, or build skills from on-the-job training, according to the Marshall County Economic Development Council.

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With 240 hospital beds, 1,300 employees, 26 specialties and an annual revenue of $552 million, Marshall Medical Centers is a key player in local economic development. Excellent healthcare and school systems are critically important to new businesses scouting for thriving communities in which…

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The Alabama High School Athletic Association put Guntersville High football player Evan Taylor in the "milestones" section of this week's Prep Spotlight. 

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Puzzle Swap

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According to Ronny Shumate, Marshall County Commissioner for District 1, many are asking for updates on Union Grove Road project but District 1 is only footing the bill.

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You could almost call Guntersville one of the world’s crossroads. The lake and the mountains seem to attract people from all over, such as one couple visiting last weekend who proclaimed they were Gypsies.

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As they do every fall, the County Commission has approved annual contracts for items they use in bulk throughout the fiscal year that starts Oct. 1. 

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(Three Marshall County young people died of fentanyl overdoses earlier this year. Former Secretary of State Beth Chapman, who now writes a state political column, wrote about that particular drug in her latest column.)

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A total of 286 students enrolled in UA Early College during summer semester 2022 at The University of Alabama were named to the director's list with an academic record of 3.6 or higher.

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Snead State Community College’s Public Relations/Marketing team was recognized during the annual Alabama Community College System Public Relations Association (ACCSPRA) Pyramid Awards banquet on Tuesday, Sept. 6.

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After a terrific opening in Boaz for owners Michael and Jenny Higdon, the second location of Scooter’s Coffee has broken ground in Guntersville on 431 across from the high school in the Southgate shopping center.

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CASA is celebrating 42 years of serving the elderly in Marshall County. When you think of CASA, think of home!

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MCPALS (People Against a Litter State) will hold a membership meeting on Friday, October 7, 2022. They will meet at the Albertville Public Library at 3:00 PM. Light refreshments will be served.

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On September 9, 2022, agents with ALEA Region F Drug Task Force, Marshall County Drug Task Force, and FBI Safe Streets Task Force executed a search warrant on a room at the Quality Inn Motel in Arab, Chief Deputy Steve Guthrie. 

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Four women showed what could be accomplished when they worked hard and had resources at their disposal to help them find success. These four women were the guests of honor at a recent graduation ceremony celebrating the first completers of the Modern Manufacturing for Working Women program a…

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April Purser, audit manager for the State Examiners, gave a brief overview of findings in the Marshall County Board of Education audit report during one of two meetings this week.

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In an effort to bring prayer back into the community, one local pastor is stepping up to organize a prayer walk and training classes on how to witness.