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Guest speaker reviews statewide amendments during GOP meeting

Pinky Reichert reviews the 2022 proposed constitution of Alabama following the Coosa County Republican Party’s meeting. Photo by Christa Jennings   In addition to handouts provided by guest speaker Jimmy Entrekin, a book issued by the Alabama Legislative Council of the 2022 proposed constitution of Alabama was also available for guests to peruse. Photo by…

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CHS announces 2022 homecoming court, game tonight

      Special to the News   This year’s Central High School Coosa County homecoming photo shoot took place at the historic Women’s Club House along U.S. Highway 231 in Rockford. The 2022 homecoming court consists of, pictured from top left, seniors Kieasia Tuck, Grace Calfee, Emma Whaley, and Sterling Heath; juniors Rebekah Burton…

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Local student receives Alabama Farmers Agriculture Foundation scholarship

Farmers Federation awards $140,000 to outstanding Auburn students     Special to the News   The Alabama Farmers Federation is cultivating growth and inspiring future leaders as it awards more than $140,000 in scholarships to students pursuing degrees in agriculture, forestry and related fields at Auburn University, or AU. Eighty-two students were recognized during the…

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On this day in CCN history

         By Christa Jennings Senior Staff Writer   The newspaper 30 years ago today featured quite a bit of local community-specific news, fall event coverage and athletics, among other local news coverage. The September 30, 1992, edition highlighted that Fire Prevention Week would begin that Sunday, the Alabama Silver-Haired Legislature was seeking…

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Gov. Ivey awards $82.45 million for improved access to broadband through Alabama Middle-Mile Network

Central Alabama Electric Co-op included in project     Gov. Kay Ivey was on hand to announce the Alabama Middle-Mile Project, the state’s broadband expansion effort made possible by an $82.45 million grant, at the Central Alabama Electric Cooperative in Prattville Tuesday. Photo courtesy of governor’s office   Special to the News   On Tuesday Gov.…

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Community Calendar

Mondays in October Fundraising dinners will be held every Monday in October with food being served from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Both dine-in or to-go plates will be available, and 100% of every donation will go toward the much-needed pool repairs and a new pavilion for the Poplar Point Camp in Hanover. These meals will…

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Coosa County Schools Weekly Calendar: October 3-7, 2022

COOSA COUNTY SCHOOLS WEEKLY CALENDAR                       MONDAY 10/03/2022 TUESDAY 10/04/2022 WEDNESDAY 10/05/2022 THURSDAY 10/06/2022 FRIDAY 10/07/2022 *Breakfast: Waffle ,Fruit, Milk, Juice *Lunch: Pasta Dish/Bread, Northern Beans, Romaine Salad Fruit, Milk *CES: After-school  program pick-up 5:45 *CHS: Safe ACT prep,  9th-12th grades, pick-up 5:00 * CHS: Girls basketball try-outs, 4:45 pick-up, Central gym *Breakfast: Muffins, Fruit, Juice,…

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Obituaries

Tommie Junior “Blu” Belyue   We are saddened to announce the transition of Mr. Tommie Junior “Blu” Belyue from earth to Heaven on Sunday, September 4, 2022. Funeral services were held Monday, September 12, 2022, in the sanctuary of Mt. Sinai Baptist Church with interment following in the church cemetery. Rev. Stanford Benson served as…

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