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Curry High students impacted by "inexcusable" error  Daily Mountain Eagle

CURRY — The lives of 21 Curry High School seniors have been shaken, in what is being called by the county school superintendent an "inexcusable" error.



Eric Woodley named new principal of Curry High School  Daily Mountain Eagle

Eric Woodley is the new principal of Curry High School. He has been serving as interim principal since June 1, and he has spent many years working at the ...



Administrative changes for Curry High, 180 program  Daily Mountain Eagle

Eric Woodley, at left, will be the interim principal of Curry High School, effective June 1. Current principal Rod Aaron, at right, has been named the new director of ...



Curry's Smith steps down after four years as football coach  Daily Mountain Eagle

Curry football coach Philip Smith talks to his son Luke Smith during a game against Haleyville last season. Smith stepped down from his post as head coach last ...



County, city schools fare well on school report cards  Daily Mountain Eagle

The Alabama State Department of Education released report cards for all schools in the state last week, which show many schools in Walker County and Jasper ...



Year in review for county, city high schools  Daily Mountain Eagle

The following are a few highlights from the 2017-18 school year from Jasper High School and all county high schools. Information was provided by high school ...



Fifteen make up new Walker County Sports Hall of Fame class  Daily Mountain Eagle

Former Curry High School star Kellye Jordan-Bowen is one of 15 members of the 2018 Walker County Sports Hall of Fame Class, which will be inducted on ...



Curry senior excelled in academics, athletics  Daily Mountain Eagle

Cole Sanders played football and basketball and was on the track and field and fishing teams at Curry High School. Special to the Eagle. Curry High senior Cole ...



Curry High School honors former basketball players  Daily Mountain Eagle

Curry High School recognized past basketball players, alumni up to the year 1970, before a game in November. Each of the men were recognized and given a ...



Prep Basketball: Carbon Hill-Curry split varsity games  Daily Mountain Eagle

Carbon Hill's Alayna Ivie shoots as Curry's Camryn Wright defends during their game Thursday night. Carbon Hill won 38-21. Daily Mountain Eagle - Johnathan ...



Walker County Sports Hall of Fame inducts Class of 2018 on Saturday  Daily Mountain Eagle

Fifteen new members of the Walker County Sports Hall of Fame will be inducted Saturday at New Prospect Baptist Church's Family Life Center, located off Hwy.



Walker County BOE approves 2018-19 calendar  Daily Mountain Eagle

The Walker County Board of Education approved the school calendar for 2018-19 at Thursday's school board meeting. Students will return to school on Monday, ...



Good Hope blanks Curry on homecoming  Daily Mountain Eagle

CURRY — Good Hope spoiled homecoming at Curry on Friday night, earning a 27-0 win at Hudson-O'Rear Stadium in their key region showdown.



Curry cheerleader to be in Varsity Spirit parade at Disney World  Daily Mountain Eagle

Curry High School's Halle Sanders is one of more than 800 high school cheerleaders who will perform at Disney World later this month. Photo Special to the ...



Curry High's new band director rallies behind students  Daily Mountain Eagle

CURRY — Curry High School's band is making great strides, and has a new band director at the helm. Six members of Curry's band attended Jacksonville State ...



Final hurrah for Carbon Hill's Beaty  Daily Mountain Eagle

Carbon Hill volleyball coach Saige Beaty looks on during Wednesday's match against Opp at the State Volleyball Tournament. The Bulldogs play for the title ...



Kirkland new boys basketball head coach at Carbon Hill  Daily Mountain Eagle

New Carbon Hill High School boys basketball coach Garrett Kirkland looks over notes during practice at the school recently. Kirkland, 23, graduated from ...



Tree planted in memory of Curry Elementary student  Daily Mountain Eagle

CURRY — Students at Curry Elementary School now have a symbol of hope to remember their friend. Volunteers with Home Depot visited the school Monday ...



Students graduate Hope, Twilight programs  Daily Mountain Eagle

The fourth Hope Academy and Twilight Knight School graduation was held Thursday, where 15 students were presented with their high school diplomas for ...



Over 500 students participate in Job Shadow Day  Daily Mountain Eagle

Dental hygienist Beth Bullocks, at left, exams patient Taylor Rowe at Bivona Family Dental Friday, as Cordova High student Elizabeth Daughdrill observes.



Randy Bridges, former commissioner, dead at 61  Daily Mountain Eagle

OAKMAN - Former District 4 Walker County Commissioner James "Randy" Bridges, a popular representative who stayed on the commission for 16 years, died ...



Probate candidates tout qualifications  Daily Mountain Eagle

Two candidates for probate judge took to the stage of the Daily Mountain Eagle political forum on Tuesday, while a third candidate gave his views in a separate ...



Orientation set for county, city schools  Daily Mountain Eagle

Orientation dates and pick up schedules for lockers and parking passes have been announced for many schools in the county and city schools systems.



Curry senior focused on becoming a teacher to honor his mother  Daily Mountain Eagle

Zach Drummond, a senior at Curry High School, is hoping to become a teacher one day to honor his late mother, Donna Drummond. Daily Mountain Eagle ...



Curry teams playoff bound  Daily Mountain Eagle

Curry's Jakob Hicks, right, looks to go up for a shot as Cordova' Kason Smith defends during their game in the Class 4A, Area 11 Tournament Tuesday at Curry.



Curry students learn about dangers of underage drinking  Daily Mountain Eagle

CURRY — Students at Curry Middle School on Tuesday learned about the dangers of drinking alcohol underage, and many pledged to not take part in such ...



Smith wins runoff, faces independents in fall  Daily Mountain Eagle

Cordova Police Chief Nick Smith of Nauvoo won the Republican nomination for Walker County sheriff on Tuesday, beating incumbent Sheriff Jim Underwood by ...



Prep Softball: Corner wins Smith Lake Classic  Daily Mountain Eagle

A Corner batter heads to first after a bunt against Fayette County. The Yellow Jackets won the Smith Lake Classic at Curry High School on Saturday.



A year in review for county high schools  Daily Mountain Eagle

High school seniors from, clockwise from top, Dora, Oakman, Curry and Carbon Hill were awarded diplomas at graduation exercises Friday night.



Horton part of Rebels' resurgence  Daily Mountain Eagle

Ole Miss' Kaylee Horton is doing her part for the 21st-ranked Rebels. The junior has started all 28 of Ole Miss' games this season and is hitting .310 with 17 runs ...



ALL-USA Softball Player of the Year: Ashlee Swindle, Curry (Jasper, Ala.)  USA TODAY High School Sports

The American Family Insurance ALL-USA softball team for the 2015-16 season was selected based on performance, level of competition and strength of ...



Walker County Baseball Tournament: Curry, Oakman to play for title  Daily Mountain Eagle

Curry's Hunter Bates throws a pitch against Cordova during their game in the Walker County Baseball Tournament at Curry High School on Tuesday.



Dates for annual rabies clinic set  Daily Mountain Eagle

Cats, dogs and ferrets will soon have a chance to quickly receive their rabies vaccinations. The annual rabies clinic, sponsored by the Animal Hospital of Walker ...



School personnel reviews CPR, bleeding rules  Daily Mountain Eagle

EMT Tyler Bush of Regional Paramedical Services gives AED instruction to a Walker County Board of Education employee during medical emergency training at ...



Curry edges Oakman  Daily Mountain Eagle

Oakman's Andrew Boone (21) pulls down a rebound in front of Curry's Caleb Woodard (25) during their game at Curry High School on Tuesday. The Yellow ...



#TBT: 2016 ALL-USA Softball Player of the Year Ashlee Swindle finds footing at Auburn  USA TODAY High School Sports

For the last two springs, Ashlee Swindle as leading Curry High (Jasper, Ala.) to the Alabama 4A state championship in softball. The 2015 title was the school's ...



Ferrell Franklin Moles  Daily Mountain Eagle

Ferrell Franklin Moles, 83, of Douglasville, Ga., (formerly of Jasper) passed away on Thursday, March 28, 2019. Ferrell grew up in Jasper and joined the Air ...



Local girl continues to inspire organ donors  Daily Mountain Eagle

A local 5-year-old whose decision to be an organ donor has inspired countless others to follow suit since her death in 2007 is featured in a brochure distributed ...



Walker County Softball Tournament: Cordova, Carbon Hill stay on track  Daily Mountain Eagle

Carbon Hill's Sarah Stovall pitches against Oakman during their game in the Walker County Softball Tournament at Curry High School on Friday. Carbon Hill ...



Eagle Elite: Curry's Shearer Coach of the Year  Daily Mountain Eagle

Curry baseball coach Clay Shearer looks on during a game at Cordova this season. In two seasons, Shearer has turned a three-win team into a team that won ...



'The journey doesn't end here'  Daily Mountain Eagle

Walker County Schools Superintendent Dr. Jason Adkins presents a diploma to one of the graduates of Twilight Knight School on Thursday evening.



Youth Leadership Walker County celebrates 2018 graduates  Daily Mountain Eagle

Graduates of Youth Leadership Walker County 2018 gave presentations Tuesday to show what they had learned during the program. Daily Mountain Eagle ...



Walker County student killed in single-vehicle crash  Alabama's News Leader

WALKER COUNTY, Ala. — ABC 33/40 News has learned a 15-year-old Curry High School student died in a one car crash on Highway 269 in Parrish.



Another banner class  Daily Mountain Eagle

Former Sumiton Christian and Troy State University quarterback Josh Russell is among the 20 inductees in the Walker County Sports Hall of Fame Class of ...



Prep Baseball: Walker blanks Curry  Daily Mountain Eagle

Walker's Chase Cross pitches against Curry during their game Thursday night at Curry High School. Cross threw six shutout innings in the Vikings' 7-0 victory.



Hicks, Desperation build bridges with volunteerism  Daily Mountain Eagle

Adam Hicks, who is the pastor of the Jasper Campus of Desperation Church, is shown at a recent baby dedication during a *service* at the Jasper Civic Center.



Prep Basketball: Oakman rallies past Lamar County for area win  Daily Mountain Eagle

Oakman's AJ Odom (21) looks to go up for a shot under the goal during Tuesday's game against Lamar County. The Wildcats rallied from a six-point halftime ...



Curry baseball team ends playoff drought  Daily Mountain Eagle

Curry pitcher Colton Barton, left, and catcher Caleb Dunagan share a high five after the first inning during Thursday's game at Cordova. Curry won the game ...



Tyler Reese Hicks  Daily Mountain Eagle

Tyler Reese Hicks, 26, of Curry, passed away Friday, April 14, 2017, in Jasper. Visitation will be held today, April 19, 2017, from 6 until 8 p.m. at Blooming Grove ...



Friends remember Walker County teens who died in car crash  Alabama's News Leader

ABC 33/40 speaks with friends of the two teens killed in a car crash on their way to school.{}



County BOE approves 5-year capital plan  Daily Mountain Eagle

Parrish Elementary School recently received new landscaping and will receive a new gym floor and roof in 2018 and 2019 as part of the Walker County Board of ...



Ashlee Swindle has taken the Curry (Jasper, Ala.) softball program to another level  USA TODAY High School Sports

From many, there will be one. And while there's still no guarantee contending athletes will win their own state at this point in the season, a number of elite ...



Henderson makes the move to Meek  Daily Mountain Eagle

Allan Henderson is the new boys basketball coach at Meek High School. Henderson spent the last two years as the Curry boys basketball coach. He will also be ...



Prep Basketball: Cordova edges South Lamar on senior night  Daily Mountain Eagle

Cordova's Kolbi Fuqua (4) weaves his way around South Lamar defender Chase Gore during their game Monday night at Cordova High School. Fuqua, playing ...



Coaches on move  Daily Mountain Eagle

Carbon Hill basketball coach Michael Beck talks with Dillon Roberts (11) during a game this season. Beck did not have his contract renewed by the school after ...



Meet the 2016 AL.com Super All-State high school softball team  AL.com

These are the best high school softball players from 2016 -- regardless of classification.



Meet the AL.com Super All-State softball team  AL.com

The AL.com Super All-State high school softball team features state champions along with record-setting performances and lots of gaudy statistics. RELATED: ...



Haley Moore named BSCC's cheerleading coach  Daily Mountain Eagle

Bevill State Community College's new cheerleading coach, Haley Moore, at right, used to be a cheerleader for the University of Alabama. Photo Special to the ...



Curry baseball duo signs with Martin Methodist  Daily Mountain Eagle

Curry's Mckinlee Gillespie, seated left, and Gage Lynn, right, signed with Martin Methodist College on Tuesday. The two will play baseball for the NAIA school ...



Oakman wins county championship  Daily Mountain Eagle

Oakman's CJ Hall (12) is greeted by coach Caleb Hoyle after retiring the Curry Yellow Jackets in the second inning Thursday. Hall tossed a two-hitter, striking ...



Mike Gillespie on retirement—“This becomes your family”  North Jefferson News

FULTONDALE—After 28 years of *service* for the Jefferson County school system, Mike Gillespie has officially hung up his whistle.



Huntsville High sweeps All-City softball honors  AL.com

Huntsville's Lane Neumann makes contact during a softball game in the Tournament of Champions at Curry High School in Jasper, Ala., Saturday, April 1, 2017 ...



Milo's honors high-performing TR Simmons students  Daily Mountain Eagle

A group of T.R. Simmons Elementary students were honored at Milo's Hamburgers in Jasper on Thursday for being named Students of the Month. Also pictured ...



Sumiton Christian's Sides earns top honor  Daily Mountain Eagle

Sumiton Christian's Kendall Beth Sides throws to first for an out during the State Softball Tournament in Montgomery. Sides was named the 2017 Gatorade ...



Horton makes seamless transition from Curry to Oxford  Daily Mountain Eagle

Ole Miss second baseman Kaylee Horton makes a throw to first for an out during a game this season. Horton, who was a key member of Curry's back-to-back ...



Bevill State partnership offers bachelor's degree program in business  Daily Mountain Eagle

Anna Sizemore is serving as site coordinator at Bevill State Community College in Jasper for the partnership between BSCC and Huntingdon College, where ...



Check out this week's first-round pairings at AHSAA's 4 regional softball tournaments  AL.com

Who plays when? This week's four AHSAA Regional softball tournaments, set for Thursday through Sunday, will be played in Huntsville, Troy, Tuscaloosa and ...



Akins seeking District 1 Commission seat  Daily Mountain Eagle

Jason Akins is seeking the District 1 seat on the Walker County Commission. Akins is running as an independent. “Unlike my opponent, I have no party bosses ...



Prep Softball: Lady Vikings win 10th straight game  Daily Mountain Eagle

Walker's Mabry Norris fired a three-hitter as the Lady Vikings defeated West Point 12-2 on Senior Day at Jasper High School on Monday. Norris didn't walk a ...



Local performer plies his trade for cruise-goers  Daily Mountain Eagle

“I never thought I'd make a living playing music,” says guitarist/songwriter Donnie Glenn. Glenn typically gets an at-home break of a couple of weeks between ...



Walker County Softball Tournament: Carbon Hill back on top  Daily Mountain Eagle

Cordova's Mary Grayson Kilpatrick, right, leaps around Carbon Hill catcher Adison Alexander for an inside-the-park home run during the championship game of ...



Gilmer receives national coaching award | News  Times Daily

RUSSELLVILLE — Coaches typically are known for being tough on their players, but Russellville Middle School's head football coach Larry Gilmer has taken a ...



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