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Local youth win at Beef Expo March 17

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Class 4 Senior Showmanship winners at the 2017 Alabama Junior Beef Expo are pictured with Alabama Farmers Federation President Jimmy Parnell. From left are Parnell; Hannah Maddox of Collinsville in DeKalb County, first place; Sarah Parker of Lanett in Chambers County, second; Ashlyn Ruf of Athens in Limestone County, third; Sydni Benefield of Cullman in […]

Commission proclaims LaFayette Day

Unemployment up in County

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By Alton Mitchell The Alabama Department of Labor has released its first unemployment figures for the 2017 year. Following the holiday seasonal hire blitz unemployment numbers in Chambers County area as well as the state of Alabama showed increases of the final month of 2016. Chambers County saw a rise of .8% in the month […]

Commission proclaims LaFayette Day

Opelika man shot at Valley bar

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By Alton Mitchell An early Saturday morning party turned violent at a Valley, Alabama nightclub. The violence that erupted inside the club would leave one man suffering from a gunshot wound and the shooter still on the loose. Lee County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the Rhythm and Blues Club located at 9857 U.S. Highway 29 […]

Commission proclaims LaFayette Day

Pets of the week 3-15-17

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Dog of The Week: Everyone meet Cash, he is a 4 month old Pug/Terrier mix. Cash is a very active puppy that enjoys chasing tennis balls and playing fetch. This little guy would make a great companion for any active adult so stop by today and meet Cash. Other dogs for adoption are: Dolly, a […]

Commission proclaims LaFayette Day

Report from Washington

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By Congressman Mike Rogers-3rd District of Alabama As Alabama’s only member on the House Agriculture Committee, I take my role in protecting our farmer’s best interests very seriously. Alabama’s agricultural industry has quite a large impact on our state economy. Agriculture provides over 580,000 jobs in the state of Alabama, and agriculture and related industries […]

Mike’s Musings-Eliminate insane pork barrel projects