Scammers pretending to be sheriff’s department

Scammers pretending to be sheriff’s department

First it was banks, then it was power companies. Now scammers are pretending to be the Elmore County Sheriff’s Office. Maj. Jeremy Amerson told the ... Read more | Add your comment

Latest news

Flash flooding in Slapout

Holtville/Slapout Fire and Rescue Assistant Chief Greg Welch told the Herald that the road at the intersection of Alabama Highway 111 to the Slapout Cotton ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Church’s farmers market slated to open May 30  | Add your comment
  2. Eclectic man dies in ATV accident  | Add your comment
  3. Lake Jordan drowning victim recovered Sunday afternoon  | Add your comment

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WHS seniors trade tears for cheers

Wetumpka High School has had its fair share of tears shed over the loss of fellow classmates. At the close of this school year, tears ... Read more | Add your comment

Largest EA class hauls in $6.7 million in scholarship offers

Edgewood Academy’s historic graduating Class of 2015 solidified its mark on the institute this school year. The 40 seniors, largest in the school’s history, combined ... Read more | Add your comment

Former Holtville principal offers tips for success

Former Holtville High School principal Jimmy Hull returned to campus Tuesday night as the guest speaker during commencement exercises for the class of 2015. Hull ... Read more | Add your comment

County superintendent ‘excited’ about House’s budget for education

It wasn’t everything Elmore County Schools Superintendent Dr. Andre Harrison had hoped for, but he said he’ll take it. The Alabama House of Representatives unanimously ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Wetumpka’s population continues to rise  | Add your comment
  2. Alabama Power warns of scam in Wetumpka area  | Add your comment
  3. Holtville FFA chapter introduces agriculture to younger students  | Add your comment
  4. Probate judge claiming commission owes $880,000  | Add your comment
  5. Teens injured in separate boating accidents  | Add your comment
  6. Coosada woman shares her love for flying with youth at fly-in  | Add your comment
  7. Council discusses possible parks and recreation director position  | Add your comment
  8. Parade, BBQ set for Slapout  | Add your comment
  9. Roberts, McWhorter named Sewell Award winners  | Add your comment
  10. Deatsville woman, 4-year-old killed in accident  | Add your comment
  11. Beyer tabbed country’s top engineer  | Add your comment
  12. Town council member arrested  | Add your comment
  13. Wetumpka Relay for Life campaign raises $40,000 so far  | Add your comment
  14. Crater Fest rescheduled for Oct. 31  | Add your comment
  15. 3 tons of trash collected on, around Lake Jordan  | Add your comment
  16. Medical marijuana bill going to Senate  | Add your comment

Sports

HISTORY: Indians win program’s 1st state championship on walkoff

HISTORY: Indians win program’s 1st state championship on walkoff

Destinee Brewer envisioned the upcoming chain of events. Standing on third base in the bottom of the seventh, the senior broke on a wild pitch ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. DRIVER’S SEAT: Tribe drives to 1st regional tourney title  | Add your comment
  2. Edgewood ties state record, wins 7th straight state title  | Add your comment
  3. END OF A RIVALRY: Golf pair cap close rivalry with playoff for county championship  | Add your comment
  4. Argade, Stanhope Elmore wins county golf titles  | Add your comment
  5. Edgewood sweeps South Choctaw in 2nd round playoff series  | Add your comment
  6. Lady ‘Cats finish 2nd at regionals  | Add your comment

Lifestyles

Vacation Bible School is upon us

By Nicole Blakely Summer is here! Are you looking for a great Christian summer activity for your child? If you are, then look no further. ... Read more | Add your comment

Schools

County superintendent ‘excited’ about House’s budget for education

It wasn’t everything Elmore County Schools Superintendent Dr. Andre Harrison had hoped for, but he said he’ll take it. The Alabama House of Representatives unanimously ... Read more | Add your comment

Our Opinion

Let’s keep open meetings open in the state

As the 2015 Regular Session of the Alabama Legislature gets started, there are many important issues facing our lawmakers. We don’t envy them. Most of ... Read more | Add your comment

Columns

You can put lipstick on a pig, but…

Remember the old adage, “you can put lipstick on a pig, but it’s still a pig.”? ... Read more | Add your comment

Letters to the Editor

Reader disappointed to see photo

Dear Editor, I was disappointed to see a photo of two men on the front cover of my Elmore County Weekend, only to discover a ... Read more | Add your comment

Lifestyles

Gallery extends ‘when dinosaurs roamed the Wetumpka impact crater’ exhibition

The popular exhibition “When Dinosaurs Roamed the Wetumpka Impact Crater” has been extended until May 1.  The exhibition, made possible by a grant from the ... Read more | Add your comment