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Love sees no color

  Our dog, Kobe, turned 3 years old January 29.   Union Square’s Neighborhood Watch meeting is Monday, February 6, at 6 p.m. February is the month of love and Black History Month. Blacks were taught love and not hate 12 months of the year. However, February is the month we honor that, respect that…

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Thank You

  The family of the late Mrs. Ouida Maxwell acknowledge with great appreciation all acts of kindness and sympathy during our time of sickness and bereavement.  We love you and appreciate you for standing by our side during this time. A special thanks to Dr. Edward Hill and his staff at Russell Medical Center and…

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January 23-29, 2023

  Jail population as of January 30: 29 inmates Males: 26 Females: 3   ARRESTS On January 24, Deputy Scott arrested Clyde Lamp, a resident of Springville, for possession of controlled substance and minor in possession of tobacco. He was processed into the Coosa County Jail on a $10,300 bond. On January 25, Deputy Ward…

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EVFD first Saturday fundraiser tomorrow; storm cleanup continues

  The Equality Neighborhood Watch meeting was last week with 14 residents attending. Deputy Rudd shared about the second K-9 unit and how the Sheriff’s Office is working hard to get drugs like fentanyl off the streets. Also, information on storm recovery with FEMA and Red Cross information was shared. Judge Dean shared about the…

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Coosa Animal Shelter now open

Pet of the Week: Scarlet, the first resident of the Coosa County Animal Shelter. Photo by Christa Jennings   How exciting – the Coosa County Animal Shelter is now open! Following a successful open house Saturday, the shelter officially opened on Monday, January 30. The shelter is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday,…

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Community Calendar

February 4 Showstoppin Championship Wrestling returns to Rockford on Saturday, February 4, to present Heartbreak Showdown! Live from the Rockford Event Center February 4 with doors opening at 5 p.m. and bell time at 6 p.m. Ringside tickets are available for $15 each, and general admission is $10 each. Children 8 and under get in…

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Community Calendar

January 28 The grand opening and open house of the Coosa County Animal Shelter will be held Saturday, January 28, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the shelter in Stewartville. Please join us on this fun day to christen the county’s new animal shelter. There will be a ribbon cutting and refreshments. Chili will…

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Thank you

    The family of Mrs. Ouida “Deanie” Maxwell acknowledges with great appreciation all acts of kindness and sympathy during our time of sickness and bereavement. A special thanks to Dr. Edward Hill and his staff and the University of Alabama Birmingham Hospital (UAB.) We pray God’s blessings continue to shine down on all of…

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Fond memories of loved ones 

  This past week has been a little difficult for me, thinking of loved ones who have left us here and the pain in my knee that caused me to use a cane. It reminded me of words that Mrs. Peggy once said to me. She said, “Ruby, it’s no fun getting old.” Although she…

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Coosa shelter’s open house tomorrow

The Coosa County Animal Shelter logo has been painted on the building by Hunter Ray.   The Coosa County Animal Shelter is busily preparing for tomorrow’s festivities and officially opening its facility for business next week. While Coosa County has needed an animal shelter for a long time and the shelter may have “been a…

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