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Attempted Murder of Calhoun County Deputy

Attempted Murder of Calhoun County Deputy

Calhoun County, AL – Per Calhoun County Sheriff, Matthew Wade, on May 1 at approximately 4:45p.m., Inmate Demario Lamote Burnett was being housed in a maximum security section, when he became noncompliant refusing to cuff up or lockdown in his cell.  Burnett obtained a mop used for cleaning the section and he broke the handle into […]

JSU Cheating Scandal Prompts Accusations From Students

JSU Cheating Scandal Prevents Graduation and Prompts Accusations From Students

Jacksonville, AL – As JSU held their Spring graduation, several students were unable to attend due to a cheating scandal that has impacted a large group. One student, who requested to remain anonymous, reached out the the Calhoun Journal with this statement: “I was supposed to be graduating today, 4/29/2023, along with others and could not […]

Tucker Carlson Comes to Oxford For Non-Profit Fundraiser

Tucker Carlson Comes to Oxford For Fundraiser

Oxford, AL – On Thursday, May 4th Rainbow Omega will host a fundraising event featuring Tucker Carlson at the Oxford Performing Arts Center. Available tickets can be purchased online and range from $50 to $125.  The event is scheduled from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Rainbow Omega is a faith-based non-profit organization that provides vocational and residential […]

Weekly Anniston Police Stats 4/24/2023 to 4/30/2023

Anniston Police Stats

Anniston, AL – The Anniston Police Department shares their weekly stats. The stats for the week of 4/24/2023 to 4/30/2023 follow below: Anniston Officers answered a total of 1083 calls for service. There were 95 criminal incident/offense reports taken. There were 48 miscellaneous (minor) incident reports taken. There were 11 felony arrests. There were 21 […]

Monday Calhoun County Preps

Piedmont girls’ coach Horace Bramblett poses with his team after they won their AHSAA sectional on Monday at Twin Bridges.

Calhoun County, AL – Piedmont girls shoot way to sectional golf title, sub-state berth; White Plains boys advance in soccer playoffs with shutout over Cherokee County AHSAA SOCCER PLAYOFFS First-round results Monday Class 1A-3A girls Westminster-Oak Mtn (14-5-0) 6, Donoho (14-4-1) 0 Class 4A boys White Plains (11-4-0) 2, Cherokee County (6-7-1) 0 Westbrook Christian (10-9-3) 4, Jacksonville (9-7-0) 0 By East Alabama Sports Today GADSDEN […]

U.S. Senators Katie Britt and Colleagues Introduce Legislation To Protect Supreme Court Justices


Washington D.C. – U.S. Senators Katie Britt, Marsha Blackburn, Colleagues Introduce Legislation To Protect Supreme Court Justices, Defend Rule Of Law U.S. Senator Katie Britt (R-Ala.) today joined Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) and a group of 9 additional Republican senators in introducing the Protect Our Supreme Court Justices Act, a bill to further protect Supreme Court […]

National Day of Prayer Ceremony at the Oxford Veterans Memorial Park

National Day of Prayer Ceremony Oxford Civic Center

Oxford, AL – On Thursday, May 4th at the Oxford Civic Center a National Day of Prayer Ceremony will be held at 7:00 pm. The American Legion Post 111 invites the public to join together in prayer at Oxford Veterans Memorial Park. THERE IS STRENGTH IN NUMBERS “If my people, which are called by my name, Shall […]

Calhoun County Area Softball

Piedmont’s Cacey Brothers makes a diving catch against Saks during Monday’s Class 3A, Area 10 tourney action at Piedmont. (Photo by Jean Blackstone)

Calhoun County, AL – Piedmont bats keep on rolling in victory over Saks; Wellborn gets out to lead, answers Weaver challenges to earn shot at Piedmont; Ohatchee, PV still alive Class 3A, Area 10 At Piedmont Monday Piedmont 10, Saks 0 Wellborn 7, Weaver 5 Weaver 16, Saks 3 Tuesday Winners’ bracket Piedmont vs. Wellborn, 4 […]

Jacksonville Police Stats 4/23/2023 -4/30/2023

Jacksonville Police Stats

Jacksonville, AL – The Jacksonville Police Department has shared the weekly stats for the dates of 4/23/2023 -4/30/2023. There were a total of 197 answered calls for service. There were 55 criminal incident/offense reports taken. There were 11 felony arrest made and 23 misdemeanor arrests. There were eight traffic accidents, 89 traffic stops, and 46 […]