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The Marshall County Democratic Club will discuss climate change at their Tuesday, September 3, meeting with a special presentation by Jonathon Meeks, chairman of the Alabama Chapter of Sierra Club.

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A sewage leak occurred in the Guntersville City Jail this week, causing the staff to have to empty the jail as the cause of the leak was assessed and plans were made to repair it, Police Chief Jim Peterson said.

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The Guntersville Board of Education held the first of two mandatory budget hearings last Monday. They will have another hearing this Monday at 5 p.m. as part of their regular monthly meeting.

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The St. William's Catholic Church is moving their seafood festival to the church. It had been held at Civitan Park the last several years. Prior to that it was at Carlisle Park Middle School, the school replaced by Guntersville Middle School. 

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Mountain Lakes Civil Air Patrol holds weekly meetings in the EAA building at the Guntersville Municipal Airport every Monday. They would love to have more members join them.

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THE CRIMSON GUARD COLOR GUARD. These are the members of the 2019-2020 GHS color guard for the Guntersville High Crimson Guard Marching Band. They will be performing during halftime at all the football games. They are, starting at the bottom and going to the top, Kailie Stanichowsky(Co-Captai…

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The Guntersville High volleyball team began its season this week. They held a red and white night exhibition game for parents last week. 

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Jorgenson “Jay” Joseph thought about going out for cheerleader at some point during his sophomore year at Brindlee Mountain High School. He was friends with several of the girls who were cheerleading, and they encouraged him to try out.

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The LST 325 — a “landing ship, tank” — that was at Omaha Beach on D-Day 75 years ago traveled through Guntersville Tuesday. It didn’t stop here but was instead en route to Chattanooga, where it moored for the weekend and allowed people to tour.

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Kidtopia 5K

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This is the senior menu for the week of August 26-30. There is a $1.25 donation per meal. The meals are served at the Senior Centers in Guntersville, Grant, Martling, Douglas, Albertville, Arab and Boaz.

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Three women who said they spent time with Jeff McKelvey and Henry Pyle in the weeks following the murders of Denie and Pam Tucker testified Wednesday morning in McKelvey’s capital murder trial.

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Samuel Bernard Greenwood, 61, was charged with felony possession of a controlled substance and felony drug paraphernalia first offense by the Guntersville Police Department. He was arrested by patrolman Jesse Cunningham on Lindsey Lane.

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In 1966, America was fighting a war and racing to land the first man on the moon. In Marshall County, a young woman was applying for a job at the Guntersville Hospital. She was hired, and spent the next half-century working her way up through departments, to a new hospital and into the 21st …

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Years and years and years ago, I wrote in this column the things that I had learned in life. I read the column the other day and thought I should update what I have learned. After all, I have aged some, and what I have learned has gotten quirkier.

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The Schools of Guntersville got a clean audit on their books for the 2017-18 fiscal year that ended Sept. 30 of last year. The Board’s accountain went over the audit with the City School Board at one of its most recent meetings.

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Mr. Jeff Walls, age 52, of Swearengin, passed away Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019, at Crestwood Medical Center. 

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Gregory Lamar Breedwell, 46, of Albertville, had an accident on Alabama Highway 227 near Mountain Laurel Lane and Martling Gap Road.

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Kotaro Azuma is in America as part of the exchange student program because he wants to have more knowledge of American cultural and to learn to speak better English. 

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CAJA of Marshall County is currently accepting applications for volunteers to join the fall training class, director Lesley Kubik said.

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A graveside service was held Thursday, August 15, 2019, at Marshall Memorial Gardens for Betty Faye Cagle, 65, of Albertville.

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Local artist and author Barbara Browning will sign copies of her books at Terrace Lake on Wednesday, Aug. 21, from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. The public is invited.

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United States Census Bureau director Dr. Steven Dillingham was in north Alabama this week to discuss Alabama’s plans for ensuring an accurate state count in the 2020 Census.