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The Marshall County Christmas Coalition would like to say a big thank you to all the volunteers that helped during the September sign-ups this year. The organization has received applications for more than 1,700 children for sponsorship during the 2020 season.

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Three Arab Electric Cooperative employees – Chris Burgess, Kevin Shaver and Kyler Mitchell – recently spent a week near Wetumpka helping to restore power to residents affected by Hurricane Zeta.

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The Arab Electric Cooperative board of trustees on Monday is expected to discuss the purchase of AMI – Automated Metering Infrastructure – or “smart metering.”

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The new Arab City Council adopted a $15,292,935 budget for the 2020-21 fiscal year.

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The first 10-percent increase of a five-year plan will go into effect on the November billing cycle for customers of Arab Sewer Department. Those bills will be due in December.

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Twyman D Mitchell was born in Alabama on April 22, 1925. He was one of two sons born to Erastus Mitchell and Rosie Lee “Leester” Hughes.

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Forty-five years have passed since the end of the Vietnam War or, as it was sometimes called, the Second Indochina War.

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The last three months have been an overwhelming roller coaster of good news, difficult news, procedures, surgeries, recovery, success and setbacks for Marshall County residents Trent Slaton and Alexis Beard's 3-month-old daughter, Oaklee Rayne Slaton.

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All five school districts in Marshall County released a joint statement regarding the recent increase in cases of COVID-19 around the state and county.

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Mayor Bob Joslin said the city has received an updated conceptual plan on the proposed access road on 12th Avenue that will connect to the Arab Primary School property.

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Jurors looked away, closed their eyes and shook their heads as photos of a dead baby boy were shown in Robert Hill Jr.’s capital murder trial in Decatur this week.

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Lauren Watson, a graduate of Arab High School’s Class of 2018, was crowned Homecoming Queen at Jacksonville State University last Saturday. A junior at JSU, Lauren is majoring in nursing and is very active on campus. She is involved in the honors program, is a GO! Leader and is in the Phi Mu…

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The 2020 Brindlee Mountain High School Homecoming Court is made up of: back, from left, Maci Tedder, Adriana Hernandez, Erin Chester, Bella King, AnnaClaire Garmany and Sarah Nussbaumer; front are seniors Caitlyn Bridges, Cassidy Tompkins, Grace Taymon, Katie Gough and Jasmine Knepper. One o…

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In the only actual business of the evening Monday, the Arab City Council approved a resolution authorizing Mayor Bob Joslin to submit an ATRIP (Alabama Transportation Rehabilitation and Improvement Program) grant to replace or improve the traffic lights at all seven intersections in the city…

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Martha “Marti” Jester was the poster child for Breast Cancer Awareness month. She faithfully scheduled her mammogram every year when October rolled around.

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For a decade, The Foundation for Marshall Medical Centers has raised money through its Pink Pumpkin Run to fund mammograms for women who cannot afford them.

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Marshall County Circuit Clerk Angie Johnson is reminding voters they can cast their ballots by absentee ballots if they don’t want to vote in person on election day.

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It seems as though vocal lightning has struck the same neighborhood twice as a national spotlight shines down on two Union Grove singers.

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Marshall County Revenue Commissioner Michael Johnson is asking taxpayers to mail in their property tax payments this year instead of paying them in person if at all possible.

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The Arab High School homecoming parade is set for 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 1, with notable changes from years past.

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The 2020 AHS Homecoming Court is, from left: Freshman attendant Kylie Williams, daughter of Michael and Denise Williams; Sophomore attendant Jillian Grisham, daughter of Todd and Joy Grisham; Junior attendant Skylar Ledbetter, daughter of Clay and Brandy Ledbetter; Senior attendants Alyssa J…

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I can spell. Boy, can I spell. Not trying to brag on myself, but seriously… I can spell.

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Marshall County Schools Superintendent Dr. Cindy Wigley told the board last week that the county had a “great” first day of school and that everything ran smoothly.

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Younger students will be returning to school on a “full-time basis” at Arab City Schools next week, while older students will return to school on a hybrid schedule on rotating days.

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Arab’s Pre-K program has been shut down for two weeks “out of an abundance of caution,” said Arab Superintendent Dr. Johnny Berry.

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Arab Police and Cullman County Sheriff’s Investigators remain on the scene of a residence in the New Harmony Community just south of Arab where two people were found dead and another was seriously injured.

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Brindlee Mountain head coach Keith Garner told The Tribune on Thursday night that his team’s first game at Holly Pond next Friday night has been canceled because the Lions did not have enough eligible players to field a competitive squad.

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Gary Gore retired from Marshall Medical Centers earlier this year, but now his name will be permanently attached to the hospital system.