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Images from Thursday night as Elmore County High School held its graduation ceremony. Principal Wes Rogers announced the Class of 2019 received more than $2.5 million in scholarships and four graduates will go onto serve the U.S. in the military.

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Former University of Alabama star running back Siran Stacy will be the keynote speaker at the 15th annual Joe Sewell Memorial Award Banquet May 7 at 6 p.m. at the Wetumpka Civic Center.

When readers visit TPI’s newspaper websites today, including www.thewetumpkaherald.com, they will notice a fresh look as the new sites launched this morning.

The Elmore County High School Alumni Committee recently held its 2019 ECHS Alumni Ball at The Eclectic Warehouse, using the proceeds to start a scholarship fund for seniors at ECHS.

With actions taken by the Elmore County Commission at its meeting Monday night, work can soon begin on replacing portions of the roof at the Elmore County Courthouse and repairing the roof at the Elmore County Jail.

Working to make sure it can meet its annual budget, the Eclectic Public Library has launched its annual fundraiser, encouraging patrons to contribute money to the library to cover its operating expenses.

Gov. Kay Ivey announced Friday that Alabama businesses and residents affected by severe weather and a tornado on Jan. 19 can apply this week in Wetumpka for low-interest disaster loans from the Small Business Administration.

Working to meet the latest regulations set forth by the Alabama Department of Environmental Management, the Elmore County Commission approved Monday a bid of $178,360 to complete work on the county’s diesel and unleaded fuel storage tanks.

The Elmore County Sheriff’s Office’s crime and clearance rates for 2018 were well above state averages, according to a report released on Dec. 28.

A pair of tragic deaths, one in an automobile accident in which a mother was charged with reckless murder, and another in which murder charges were dropped against a teenage suspect, were among the top stories in Eclectic in 2018.

The recently hired director of the Elmore County Economic Development Authority was introduced during a recent Elmore County Commission work session.

The Elmore County Commission unanimously voted to approve a proposal for a new park on the grounds of the Elmore County Courthouse during a recent regularly scheduled meeting.

Four locals were recognized for their volunteer efforts with the Elmore County Sheriff’s Office by Sheriff Bill Franklin during a Monday evening Elmore County Commission work session.

Thousands of people, including many from out of state, flocked to the Falk Farm near Eclectic to participate in one of the state’s largest, most elaborate walk-through Nativity tours from Nov. 30 through Sunday.

The Elmore County Commission unanimously voted Monday to authorize resurfacing the entirety of Middle Road under Eclectic’s Community Development Block Grant.

The town of Eclectic recently announced that the annual Christmas Parade, originally slated for Saturday, will be canceled due to the threat of inclement weather.

Hundreds of residents and visitors are expected to gather in Eclectic’s downtown area on Dec. 8 for the town’s annual Christmas parade, holiday market and tree-lighting ceremony.

The Elmore County Commission unanimously voted Monday evening to renew a governmental affairs service contract with a firm that helps protect local interests in Montgomery and shape local legislation.

After two years of consideration, the Central Alabama Electric Cooperative elected to begin its first phase of a project to bring high speed, broadband internet to low-density areas of Elmore County and other parts of Alabama.

A family of local farmers recently announced the location of a new market and butcher shop, which is set to open in Wetumpka’s downtown area early next year.

The Eclectic Town Council discussed two projects funded by grants from the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs during its monthly meeting Oct. 15.