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Thu, 03 Nov 2016 09:55:29 GMT
Football Game Preview: Decatur vs. Snow Hill  -  MaxPreps
Decatur and Snow Hill go head to head this Friday at 6:00 PM. Decatur is hoping to get its first win of the year. Decatur lost to Bennett by a decisive 25 - 10 scoreline last week. Meanwhile, things didn't go well at all for Snow Hill last week. The ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 09:04:13 GMT
Parolee slashes man's face and chest during $10 robbery  -  Herald & Review
DECATUR – Robert L. Howell Jr., a 54-year-old Decatur man with an extensive criminal history, is being held without bond on charges of armed robbery and aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, for allegedly slashing a man in his face and chest with a ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 09:04:13 GMT
Decatur man nabbed for battering, robbing pedestrian woman  -  Herald & Review
DECATUR – A 55-year-old woman was walking along a street on the city's west side about 10:15 p.m. Oct. 7, when she was struck from behind and knocked to the sidewalk. The assailant then "beat her up and punched her in the head," said a probable cause ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:05:55 GMT

Middleton sets up for DMH Auxiliary Craft and Bake Sale  -  Herald & Review
DECATUR -- For 16 years, Sharon Middleton has served as a volunteer for the Decatur Memorial Hospital Auxiliary and baked for the annual DMH Auxiliary Craft and Bake Sale. Middleton has been a decorative painter for 40 years, owning her own shop and ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 07:26:33 GMT
Football Game Preview: Decatur vs. Cullman  -  MaxPreps
Cullman (6 - 4) is set to face off against Decatur (9 - 1) in a playoff match this Friday at 7:00 PM. Decatur will be looking to take advantage of a struggling Cullman defense that has allowed an average of 27.9 points per game. Cullman went up against ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 06:14:36 GMT

Decatur Cubs fans let loose  -  Herald & Review
DECATUR -- When Kris Bryant picked off a grounder off the bat of the Cleveland Indians' Mike Martinez and threw it to Anthony Rizzo for the final out, the Chicago Cubs had their first World Series title since 1908, and Aric Lee's life was changed forever.
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 05:30:54 GMT

Local school leaders denounce Bentley remark ridiculing state education  -  The Decatur Daily
Leaders in Decatur-area public schools said Gov. Robert Bentley's comment Wednesday about the state's education system was offensive to teachers, students and parents, and some said they plan to send him an invitation to visit their schools.
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 05:30:54 GMT

Brush fire breaks out in Valhermoso Springs  -  The Decatur Daily
Members of the Cotaco Volunteer Fire Department extinguish a boat fire near where a brush fire started Wednesday off Curry Chapel Road in the Valhermoso Springs community. More photos at decaturdaily.com. WILLIAM T. MARTIN/DECATUR DAILY.
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 05:19:47 GMT

Lessons beyond football: Sport helped form bond between Austin senior, his late father  -  The Decatur Daily
Steve Kirkes never missed a game, but he also was there for his son's other passion, the Decatur-Austin Robotics Coalition. Kirkes, who wants to be an engineer and is looking at attending the University of Alabama Huntsville, is DARC's lead engineer.
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 05:19:47 GMT

Renewal of Decatur-Cullman rivalry part of intriguing playoff outlook  -  The Decatur Daily
Like playoff teams across the state, Decatur and Cullman enter the postseason with state title aspirations. It's the beginning of a five-week race that concludes at Auburn's Jordan-Hare Stadium, where the Alabama High School Athletic Association will ...