Storms cause downed power lines, structure damage in Heflin
September 5, 2017
A strong thunderstorm knocked down trees and powerlines in Heflin on Tuesday evening. Barricades had to be put up on Bells Mill Road due to a snapped power pole that left power lines dangling in the road. Other areas of the city also had trees knocke... Read More...
 
 
Parents learn about opportunities for their children at middle school
August 31, 2017
The annual parental engagement night Thursday at Cleburne County Middle School found parents meeting with school officials as children were confined to classrooms and had to solve puzzles and riddles to “escape” from them. Read More...
 
 
Ranburne town clerk resigns
August 28, 2017
In a called meeting Monday night the Ranburne Town Council unanimously accepted the resignation of longtime town clerk Pam Richardson. Richardson has been working for the city for the last 28 years and turned in her resignation last week. Her last da... Read More...
 
 
‘Copper heads’ in Cleburne creek have value — 1 cent each
August 23, 2017
On a map, the winding creek on Jerry Paul Owen’s 170-acre farm is called Henry Creek. Its water originates in Talladega National Forest and runs under U.S. 78 at a sharp bend in the highway onto Owen’s farm. On Nov. 22, 1972, the creek unceremoni... Read More...
 
 
Routine business handled by Heflin City Council
August 22, 2017
Routine approvals and a review of upcoming events marked a brief meeting of the Heflin City Council Tuesday night. Read More...