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Walker County Sports Hall of Fame to induct class of 14  mountaineagle.com

Tim Simon closed out his Cordova High School career in 2008 as one of the most decorated high school football players in the state. Next month he will take his ...



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 ...



Prep Football: Foshee accepts challenge at Curry  Daily Mountain Eagle

Jeff Foshee is the new head football coach at Curry. Foshee was part of Alabama's 1992 national championship team and was the head coach at Class 6A ...



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 ...



Over 30 graduate Hope and Twilight program  Daily Mountain Eagle

Thirty-one seniors were recognized as graduates of the Hope Academy and Twilight Knight School on Thursday. A gradation ceremony was held for the ...



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 ...



A new beginning  Daily Mountain Eagle

More than 700 graduates earned their diplomas in Walker County Friday night. Seniors from Carbon Hill, Cordova, Curry, Dora, Jasper and Oakman high ...



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 ...



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 ...



Prep Softball: Cordova clinches regional berth  Daily Mountain Eagle

CURRY — Cordova clinched a spot in next week's regional tournament with a 4-2 win over Curry on Monday night in the Class 4A, Area 11 Tournament at Curry ...



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 ...



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 ...



41 graduate Youth Leadership Walker County  Daily Mountain Eagle

The 2019 Youth Leadership Walker County class graduated Tuesday. Forty-one students participated in this year's Youth Leadership Walker County, an annual ...



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 ...



Lions too much for Jackets  Daily Mountain Eagle

Curry's Morgan Davidson (12) shoots over Haleyville's Alli Temple (15) during the Class 4A, Area 11 Tournament championship game at Curry on Thursday ...



20 chosen for Boys, Girls State  Daily Mountain Eagle

Pictured are this year's Girls State delegates from Walker County. From left to right, Morgan Skelton, chairwoman of the Girls State committee, joins Larken Box of ...



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, ...



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 ...



Prep Basketball: Curry boys win 6th straight  Daily Mountain Eagle

Curry's Colt Aaron (4) goes up for a shot as Northside's James Lake (22) defends. The Yellow Jackets won their sixth straight game, beating the Rams 52-44 on ...



Curry High School students disciplined after noose picture  WVTM13

Investigation into noose picture at Curry High School.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



Cordova edges Curry for area tournament title  Daily Mountain Eagle

Cordova's Lillian Werling, center, is congratulated by teammates after belting a home run against Curry during the Class 4A, Area 11 Tournament at Curry High ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Walker County community mourns death of 15-year-old student killed in crash  Alabama's News Leader

(WALKER COUNTY, AL) - Cheerleading brought Anita Jenkins so much joy. It wasn't nearly as much as people got when they saw her. Family and friends, like ...



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 ...



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.{}



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



#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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



No. 1 Jasper moves to 33-3 with tri-match sweep  mountaineagle.com

Jasper continued its season-long hot streak, beating Corner and John Carroll at the Carl Cannon Coliseum on Thursday. In an area match, Jasper defeated ...



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 ...



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 ...



'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.



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.



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 ...



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.



Alabama Softball POY: Ashlee Swindle  USA TODAY High School Sports

The Gatorade State Softball Players of the Year were selected based on athletic production and impact in the 2015-16 season. Each winner also demonstrated ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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

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



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Alabama Cop Roughs Up Disabled Woman for Taking Pictures at a High School Football Game  Reason

A disabled woman in Walker County, Alabama is suing the Walker County Sheriff's Office after one of its officers roughed her up for taking pictures at a high ...



Prep Softball: Sumiton Christians wins thriller over Springville in battle of No. 1 teams  Daily Mountain Eagle

Sumiton Christian's Kendall Beth Sides scores from third base during the Eagles' opener against Hewitt-Trussville in the Tournament of Champions at Curry ...



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 ...



Curry goes orange for Bre  Daily Mountain Eagle

Brianna Cordell, 3, throws out the first pitch to her cousin Kylee Cordell as cousin Laycee Cordell looks on prior to Curry's home softball game against Dora on ...



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 ...



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 ...



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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