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Brooks High School in Killen placed on soft lockdown  WAAY

UPDATE: The lockdown was lifted around 12:30 p.m..

Prep Basketball: Miller, Quillen guide Brooks boys over Tanner  Times Daily

KILLEN – A free throw contest was held in place of the last four minutes of basketball Saturday afternoon at Brooks High School, or at least it seemed that way.

Brooks High School wins game 1 of state baseball championship  WAAY

Lions are roaring in the Capital City getting the 4-1 win Wednesday.

Killen community copes with loss of Brooks High School student

KILLEN, Ala. (WHNT) - The small town of Killen lost a young community member Wednesday. An 18-year-old Brooks High School student took his own life ...

Brooks championship cheerleaders receive rings | Local News  Times Daily

KILLEN — Brooks High School held a ceremony this week to recognize a state championship team.

Brooks High Student Hospitalized After School Attack

LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) - An attack inside a Lauderdale County classroom hospitalized a student for more than five days, and his accused ...

Brooks baseball wins first state championship in program history  WHNT News 19

MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The Brooks High School baseball team won the class 4A state championship series over Sipsey Valley to earn the Lions' first state title in ...

School employees clean up damage at Brooks High School  WAAY

Saturday night's strong winds caused a lot of damage at Brooks High School and other parts of Killen.

High School Football: A road trip with Brooks  Times Daily

Editor's note: TimesDaily writer Craig Thomas traveled with the Brooks High football team to last week's regular season finale against Madison Academy as the ...

High School Football: Region title at stake as Brooks hosts Deshler  Times Daily

After seven weeks of high school football action, it likely comes down to a monumental game between Brooks and Deshler for the Class 4A, Region 8 ...

Watch: Parent arrested after fight caused lockdown at Athens High School  WAAY

As a precaution, there was an increased police presence on the campus on Wednesday.

1 killed in Killen wreck | Crime  Times Daily

KILLEN – Emergency personnel are on the scene of a wreck near Brooks High School where one person has been killed and another is being flown to ...

Boys Basketball: Brooks claims county title/Lions remain unbeaten with victory over Rogers  Times Daily

KILLEN — Brian Wright let out a yell as he walked into the Brooks boys basketball locker room, and a few of the Lions jumped around him happily, soaking him.

Sparkman High School lockdown lifted after anonymous threat  WAAY

UPDATE: According to Tim Hall with Madison County Schools, the lockdown has been lifted. Classes will dismiss at Sparkman High School and the 9th Grade ...

Brooks alumna reaches new heights in Air Force ROTC journey  Times Daily

KILLEN — Brooks High School alumna Savannah Farris was “teeming with anxiety” when she was called into her commander's office at Troy University in late ...

Florence native, UNA grad, wins Academy of Country Music Award  Times Daily

Florence native Ben Skipworth isn't expecting his recent Academy of Country Music award to make his life easier.

Weather service: EF1 tornado touched down in Colbert, Lawrence  Times Daily

The National Weather *Service* has determined an EF1 tornado touched down in the Ligon Springs community Saturday evening, officials said.

National Weather Service surveying storm damage in Lawrence and Colbert Counties Sunday  WHNT News 19

LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Ala. -- Several severe thunderstorm warnings were in place Saturday afternoon and evening in response to strong winds and heavy ...

Lauderdale County tournament: Wilson, Rogers girls advance | High School  Times Daily

The Wilson girls basketball team played good defense and stayed hot shooting the ball to advance past Lexington 61-33 in Monday's opening round of the ...

Small-town Alabama police chief posts 'sarcastic' sexual abuse statements about Doug Jones

In the wake of sexual assault allegations against U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore, a small-town Alabama police chief took to Facebook this week to joke that ...

Brooks High graduate is youngest person ever to run for Lauderdale County Board of Education

KILLEN, Ala. (WHNT) - A recent Brooks High School graduate in Killen left his books and desk behind with his site set on a much bigger role in education.

Cherokee High School lockdown lifted  WAAY

Law enforcement officials have confirmed a soft lockdown at Cherokee High School has been lifted after shell casings were found on campus.

Academic Achievers | Life  Times Daily

Molly Ridgeway, of Florence, a senior at Maryville College, is among five college students in Tennessee to be named a recipient of the 2018 Harold Love ...

Haunted house owner expands business to include family fun park  Times Daily

KILLEN — Under the shadow of a newly-built 44-foot lighthouse, Vinny Grosso works tirelessly to bring to life his vision for family fun.

All Smiles for Mini Golf | News  courierjournal

FLORENCE - Every step is enjoyable. Fun surprises are around every corner. Of course, we are talking about the new 36-hole miniature golf facility at Killen ...

2 killed Tuesday in separate wrecks | Local News  Times Daily

Two men died Tuesday in separate, single vehicle wrecks, one occurring on Lauderdale 14 and the other on U.S. 72.

Haunted house owner expanding business  Tuscaloosa News

KILLEN — Under the shadow of a newly built 44-foot lighthouse, Vinny Grosso works tirelessly to bring to life his vision for family fun. The lighthouse is just one ...

Lauderdale woman charged with manslaughter | Crime  Times Daily

FLORENCE — A Rogersville woman, who police said was driving recklessly at a high rate of speed after she had taken narcotics, has been indicted for ...

Charges dismissed in prom rape case | Local News  Times Daily

FLORENCE — A Lauderdale County grand jury has decided not to indict a 2013 Brooks High School student who was charged with rape and sexual abuse, ...

Sick to death of the romance of Feb. 14? My Bloody Valentine event in Killen offers creepy alternative

If you're sick to death of looking at heart-shaped boxes and pink teddy bears, an attractive in Lauderdale County may be just the thing you're looking for.

OL Evan Cardwell not expected back with Alabama's football team

TUSCALOOSA -- Alabama senior center Evan Cardwell is not expected back with the Crimson Tide's football team this season, the Press-Register has learned.

Volunteer fire departments expand service with additional stations  Times Daily

KILLEN — When members of the Killen Volunteer Fire Department started looking at ways to better *service* their growing district, the decision was made to add a ...

Sheffield woman dies from wreck injuries | Local News  Times Daily

LAGRANGE – Authorities said a woman died at a local hospital Friday morning after she was critically injured in a one-car accident on LaGrange Mountain.

Woman indicted for 2017 wreck that killed passenger  WAAY

Larissa Bowlin sped away from police after being pulled over and then crashed her car, police say.

Retired master sergeant spent career helping Soldiers | News  Theredstonerocket

Duwayane Thompson's number came up in the draft in 1972 but the Army rejected him because of a knee injury from high school football. He went back two ...

Commercial success goes through the roof | Local News  Times Daily

When Zach Blenkinsopp and Chris McGuire set out to make a commercial for their company, they wanted something so over the top it would grab attention.

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