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At the regular meeting of the Daleville Lions Club on Tuesday, Nov. 12, Angelia Filmore, left, was recognized for 20 years of service in the Lions Club. Daleville Lions Club President Steve Kirkland presented Filmore with a Chevron from Lions Clubs International. (Photo by Emily Edwards)

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At the regular meeting of the Daleville Lions Club on Tuesday, Nov. 12, Honorable Past Council Chairman Tail Twister Judge Lion Bill Filmore, …

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One year after Luther Baker died in 1952 the black metal boll weevil he had painstakingly handcrafted was stolen from its perch atop the Boll Weevil Monument in the center of Main Street in Enterprise.

The original metal bug—never to be seen on the monument again—took his grandfather some six months to create, Roscoe Baker—called R.J.—said as he told the story of the original bug’s origins.

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Corvias Foundation, a private charity founded by John Picerne to support educational opportunities for military families, recently launched its 2020 scholarship applications available to military spouses and children of active-duty service members.

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The 2019-2020 basketball season is right around the corner for the Daleville Warhawks and they are hard at work getting ready for it.

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The Level Plains City Council approved applying for a Rebuild Alabama Act Grant at its last regular meeting on Nov. 5.

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“Preparation for trial begins the day the investigation begins,” said Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall as he surveyed the hundreds of law officers attending the 11th Annual Wiregrass Law Enforcement Conference held Nov. 8 at the the civic center in Ozark. “It’s not just at the time of the arrest.”

The annual law enforcement training conference has been sponsored for more than a decade by Thirty-third Judicial Circuit District Attorney Kirke Adams, Twelfth Judicial Circuit District Attorney Tom Anderson, Twentieth Judicial Circuit District Attorney Pat Jones and Twenty-second Judicial Circuit District Attorney Walt Merrell.

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Mary Catherine Dulaney is the 2020 Distinguished Young Woman of Dale County.

The Houston Academy senior was chosen after a program held Oct. 13 in Ozark. Dulaney also won the “Be Your Best Self”s essay, fitness, talent and self expression awards for a total scholarship award of $3,100.

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November is National Adoption Month and Dale County promoted the importance of giving children permanent, safe and loving families through adoption with a proclamation signing Nov. 14 at the Dale County Courthouse in Ozark.

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In the regular meeting of the Daleville City Council on Tuesday, Nov. 5, the council unanimously voted to approve a retail beer license for Dirt Road Hemp Co., located at 141 Daleville Avenue.

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Col. (ret.) Chaplain Sonny Moore spoke to Daleville High School students on Thursday, Nov. 7, about three things to remember about Veteran’s Day. During his speech he took time out to recognize DHS senior running back Jalen White. Moore pinned White an honorary colonel and congratulated him on all his accomplishments on the football field this season.

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Maj. Gen. David J. Francis, Commanding General of the United States Army Aviation Center of Excellence and Fort Rucker, was the keynote speaker at the Veterans Day program held on post on Friday, Nov. 8. Francis spoke about the importance of remembering and taking care of our veterans.

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The Daleville High School Band is known as the “Pride of the South.” This year they have made Daleville proud by bringing home awards for their performance on the field as well as their performance at competitions.

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Each year Christy Hixson, Windham Elementary School Media Specialist, creates a theme and decorates the library for the children to enjoy while visiting the book fair. This year the theme was fall in love with books.

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A dedication ceremony for the new City of Daleville Prescription Drug Take Back Box was held at the regular meeting of the Daleville City Coun…

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The Daleville Lions Club is inviting the community to support the fourth annual food drive now through November 18. Canned goods and nonperishable food items can be dropped off at several Daleville locations including the Daleville Water Department, Daleville Optical and the Daleville Library.

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The Daleville Lady Hawks (1-0) got the 2019-2020 season started off with the first of three games this week in the Daleville Tip-Off Classic a…

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Daleville City Schools Superintendent Dr. Lisa Stamps and her staff, working with community leaders and parents are getting closer to bringing an after school and summer program to Daleville. After the former afterschool program was discontinued, concerned parent Joel Adams began looking for other options.

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The JROTC program is in full swing for the 2019-2020 school yearat Daleville High School. New officers have taken command and are motivated to continue DHS JROTC’s tradition of excellence.

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“October 21-25 was bus safety week and we want our drivers to know they are appreciated for taking care of our students each day,” said Dr. Lisa Stamps, Daleville City Schools superintendent.

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The trial of Chad Dewayne Brogdon was continued on Nov. 4 for mental evaluation, according to 33rd Judicial Circuit District Attorney Kirke Adams.

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A Daleville man pleaded guilty to multiple child pornography charges in Dale County Circuit Court Oct. 30.

Dane Corpa, 37, was sentenced to 25 years in prison after pleading guilty to 17 charges, mostly involving minors, Thirty-third Judicial Circuit District Attorney Kirke Adams said.

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Students involved in JROTC had a unique opportunity this summer to attend JROTC Cadet Leadership Challenge (JCLC) camp. The JCLC camp is a five-day summer camp for JROTC cadets.

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At the Daleville Board of Education meeting Oct. 18, Windham Elementary School Principal Chris Mitten and Daleville High School Principal Josh Robertson both presented the board with their continuous improvement plans.

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Alabama State Rep. Steve Clouse presented a $5,000 check to the Daleville Public Library on Oct. 24.

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The Level Plains City Council approved to pay the city’s liability, equipment and auto insurance at its last meeting on Oct. 15.

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What to do about inconsistent emergency medical service available in the south end of Dale County was again discussed by the Dale County Commission.

At the work session Oct. 22, Commission Chairman Mark Blankenship said that the Midland City EMS called the Ozark-Dale County E911 Oct. 17 to request assistance with emergency calls due to a lack of personnel.

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The Daleville Lady Hawks (0-16) closed out the 2019 volleyball season competing in the Class 2A, Area 3 Tournament in Hartford on Oct. 23.