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Benson, Beverly Ree  Dothan Eagle

Beverly Ree Benson of Pensacola passed away on Friday, December 21, 2018. She was 77. A graveside *service* will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, January 6, ...

Geneva High School gets field ready for football  WTVY, Dothan

GENEVA, Ala (WTVY) - Geneva High School's football season is just days away. They've been working on their field all summer, and folks are wondering if it will ...

Early, Gloria Faye  Dothan Eagle

Gloria Faye Early, of the Earlytown Community, passed away at Wiregrass Medical Center on Monday, December 17, 2018. She was 80. Funeral services will ...

Repairs to Geneva High stadium slated for completion before first home game  Dothan Eagle

Perhaps it's the roaring sound of the crowd going wild after a big play, the taste of gooey cheese nachos from the concessions booth, or having a sense of ...

Geneva High School closes building due to flooring issues  WTVY, Dothan

Geneva High School's Social Sciences Building is temporarily out of commission due to an issue with the flooring.

Officials say Geneva stadium renovations on track  WTVY, Dothan

Hugh Owen Memorial Stadium in Geneva is being renovated and, officials say the field should be up and running by the first home game in September.

Geneva City Schools make room for an SRO  WTVY, Dothan

Geneva City Schools are trying to figure out how they can afford a school resource officer for each campus. They think they have a solution.

Friday night lights will be a lot safer in Geneva  WTVY, Dothan

Geneva High School's Hugh Owen Football Stadium is undergoing a huge transformation.

Geneva High School fans have a new outlet for keeping up with athletics  WTVY, Dothan

The Panther Sports Network live-streams most Geneva sports throughout the season.

Geneva City Schools closer to hiring new superintendent  WTVY, Dothan

Geneva City Schools is down to five finalists for their superintendent position.

Geneva City Schools add another school resource officer  WTVY, Dothan

GENEVA, Ala. (WTVY) - Geneva City Schools continue to improve their security. They have obtained funding to add a second school resource officer. Geneva ...

Geneva County Schools receive upgrade from tablets  WTVY, Dothan

GENEVA COUNTY, Ala (WTVY) -- Students in Geneva County schools are upgrading their technology for the upcoming school year. When school's back in ...

Geneva High School to host active shooter drill Friday  The Star Beacon

GENEVA — The high school will host an active shooter safety drill Friday that will bring together safety and EMT forces from around the county.

Geneva High School graduate earns Military Excellence Award  The Star Beacon

GENEVA — A Geneva High School graduate has recently earned a Navy Military Excellence Award.

Vickers, III, Fletcher Stephens "Trey"  Dothan Eagle

Fletcher "Trey" Stevens Vickers, III, 52, of Geneva, Alabama, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, September 28, 2018. He was born in Tuscaloosa, AL on ...

Constable: Geneva High School fashion competition ends in a tie  Chicago Daily Herald

Fashion experts may disagree about who ruled the red carpet at the Oscars. But Monday's weekly fashion displays at Geneva High School always end in a tie.

U.S. soldier from Geneva shot in head, prepares to come home  Dothan Eagle

A local soldier from Geneva was injured in an Afghanistan attack, but is expected to make a full recovery.

First step approved for 54000-square-foot tennis center

Tennis anyone? The ball is in Milton's court. The City of Milton Plan Commission and Common Council both approved Tuesday the first step to allow Lake ...

Geneva High School graduate dies in Christmas Day wreck  WTVY, Dothan

A single vehicle traffic accident Christmas Day took the life of a Geneva native. Lessie Scott Rodriguez, 28, died when she lost control of her car while traveling ...

Geneva's small town hardware store has made a big name for itself  Dothan Eagle

GENEVA – At 10 a.m. every day but Sundays, the busiest place in this sleepy Southern town each week may be the business located at 206 East Water Ave.

14 to be inducted into first Geneva Sports Hall of Fame on Thursday  Dothan Eagle

After a year and a half of planning, Geneva High School is set to usher in its first class of sports hall of fame inductees Thursday evening.

14 former athletes make up first ever Geneva High School Sports Hall of Fame Class  WTVY, Dothan

Geneva - First ever Geneva High School Sports Hall of Fame Class: William R. Farrar Glen Hammond Wilmer Crews Chris Lampley Sonny Hendrix Bill Jordan

Geneva High Announces Sports Hall Of Fame Inductees

From Geneva Schools: The Class of 2018 inductees into the Geneva Community High School Athletic Hall of Fame include a hall-of-fame coach, his daughter ...

Community gets inside look at new Coppinville Jr High  WTVY, Dothan

The new Coppinville Junior High opened its doors at an open house Tuesday so parents and community members could tour the new facility.

Turner, Jr., Charles Clancy  Dothan Eagle

Charles Clancy Turner, Jr., of Geneva, AL, died Saturday, September 1, 2018, at the age of 77. Funeral *service* will be held 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, September 5 ...

Eufaula City Schools close after reports of a threat on social media  WTVY, Dothan

EUFAULA, Ala. (WTVY) - Eufaula City Schools will be closed Thursday for all students and staff after reports of a threat posted on social media.

Tensions flare at Barbour County School Board meeting  WTVY, Dothan

Tensions have been rising in the Barbour County School District over dwindling enrollment and a state audit.

Geneva High School 2Q honor rolls | Briefs  Finger Lakes Times

GENEVA — The following students have been named to the honor rolls for the second marking period of the 2017-18 academic year at Geneva High School.

Dothan City Schools announce new middle school program  WTVY, Dothan

The Dothan City School system is implementing a new program with the start of the new school year.

Houston County Schools announces Pre-K expansion  WTVY, Dothan

HOUSTON COUNTY, Ala (WTVY)-- The Houston County School District is expanding its Pre-K program. A $100 thousand dollar Alabama Department of ...

Brown, Jr., Emmett Wilson  Dothan Eagle

Emmett Wilson Brown, Jr., of Geneva, passed away on Monday, December 10, 2018. He was 71. A Celebration of Life will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, ...

Dothan city schools parents speak up at town hall  WTVY, Dothan

Dothan city school parents gathered at Girard Middle School to voice their opinions on the re-districting plans.

DuRant, Mary Nell  Dothan Eagle

Mrs. Mary Nell DuRant of Geneva, Alabama, passed away Monday evening March 26, 2018, at the age of 87. Funeral *service* will be held at 11:00 A.M. Friday, ...

200 Schools selected as official Alabama Bicentennial Schools  WTVY, Dothan

The Alabama Bicentennial Schools Initiative encourages all public, private, and homeschool students and teachers to participate in the celebration of Alabama's ...

Honeysuckle Middle School 'Parent University' has parents doing the learning  WTVY, Dothan

DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) - Honeysuckle Middle School parents were the ones doing the learning at 'Parent University'. They got the chance to sit in on some ...

Paul, William Joseph  Dothan Eagle

William Joseph (Joe) Paul passed away June 6, 2018, at Flowers Hospital after a week on a ventilator, following transport from Wiregrass Hospital a week ...

Houston County School Board finds funding for Houston County High restrooms  WTVY, Dothan

The Houston County School Board approved the 2019 fiscal year budget at their meeting on Thursday, but not before one Houston County High School parent ...

New playground is on the way at Headland Elementary School  WTVY, Dothan

Headland Elementary School is long overdue for a new playground.

Honeysuckle SRO retires  WTVY, Dothan

Students at Honeysuckle Middle School got the chance to say farewell to their student resource officer.

Girls cross country: Batavia frosh Schlenker wins sectional crown  Chicago Daily Herald

Katrina Schlenker is the latest freshman sensation. This article filed under: Sports · Batavia High School · Geneva High School · St. Charles East High School ...

Scouting Week 9 Fox Valley football games  Chicago Daily Herald

Naperville Central (6-2) at Cary-Grove (8-0)Game time: today at 7:30 p.m. at Al Bohrer Field. Last week: Naperville Central 35, Waubonsie Valley 14; Cary-Grove ...

Hundreds of Dothan parents gather at superintendent's listening session  WTVY, Dothan

Proposals to restructure Dothan city schools are drawing concern and interest from parents, students and community members. In fact, there's so much interest, ...

Houston County Schools are keeping a close eye on their buses  WTVY, Dothan

Houston County Schools are keeping track of their wheels; they've upgraded the security cameras in their buses.

All defending state volleyball champions return for 2018 Super Regionals

Spain Park's Audrey Rothman attacks during action at the Juanita Boddie volleyball tournament at the Finley Center in Hoover, Ala., on Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018.

Dothan City Schools finds mold at Central Office  WTVY, Dothan

A problem for Dothan City Schools. A recent inspection found mold in one of the main buildings.

10 year old student punished for calling teacher ma'am  WTVY, Dothan

A 10 year old North Carolina boy was made to write the word 'ma'am' four times per line on both sides. All because he referred to his teacher as such when she ...

Opp native Les Sanders named Geneva head football coach  Dothan Eagle

Les Sanders has never played or coached at Geneva before this year, but the former Auburn High assistant knew the Panther football program well enough to ...

Coffee County Schools host annual Prayer Walk  WTVY, Dothan

Families across Coffee County came together at the schools Sunday afternoon.

Geneva woman facing sentencing for murder conspiracy in Canada admired Columbine killers, court records show  Chicago Tribune

A prosecutor in Canada recommended a sentence of 20 years for a woman from west suburban Geneva who pleaded guilty last year to conspiracy to commit ...

Scouting Fox Valley area quarterfinal playoff games  Chicago Daily Herald

Class 7A. No. 5 Willowbrook (11-0) at No. 4 Batavia (11-0). Game time: 1 p.m. Saturday at Bulldog Stadium. Road to quarterfinal: Willowbrook defeated No.

Swedish school nixes homework, tests for an entire month  WTVY, Dothan

A high school in Sweden banned homework and tests for the month of April in a bid to reduce student stress.

Butler, Mary Alice Mixon  Dothan Eagle

Mrs. Mary Alice Mixon Butler, age 93 of Hartford, AL passed away on July 28, 2018 at Hartford Health Care Nursing Home surrounded by her family. Funeral ...

33rd DHS band invitational a success  The Southeast Sun

Seventeen bands performed their halftime shows in hopes of getting top scores during the Daleville High School "Pride of the South" Marching Band's 33rd ...

Elba High School heads off to Chicago for St Patricks Day Parade  WTVY, Dothan

A local high school is about to live a dream few schools could hope for. They got chosen over hundreds of other schools who applied.

Dothan City School consolidation plan has magnet school parents worried  WTVY, Dothan

Dr. Phyllis Edwards unveiled her school consolidation proposal at a Dothan City School Board work session Thursday afternoon.

District arms teachers with rocks in case of school shooter  WTVY, Dothan

A rural school district in Pennsylvania is arming teachers and students with buckets of rocks in what the superintendent says would be a last resort should an ...

4 teenagers arrested in online 'clown' threat made against Alabama schools

Geneva police arrested four juveniles Tuesday morning in connection to an online clown prank targeting area schools.

US Representative Martha Roby celebrates the future of career tech in Geneva  WTVY, Dothan

U.S. Representative Martha Roby joins Geneva City School administrators in celebrating 'Career Technical Education' month. Roby took a tour of Geneva High ...

Houston County school hallways just got a little safer  WTVY, Dothan

The Houston County School Board received a grant funding five new School Resource Officers for the next fourteen months.

Prank puts Rehobeth Elementary on notice  WTVY, Dothan

Two Rehobeth Elementary School students are facing disciplinary measures following a prank phone call.

Dothan parents express their opinions about restructuring plan  WTVY, Dothan

Dothan parents gathered at the to give feedback on Dothan School Superintendent Dr. Edwards plans for restructuring.

Nancy Cornelius, 1946-2018 - Albert Lea Tribune  Albert Lea Tribune

A memorial *service* for Nancy A. Cornelius will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Community Lutheran Church in Geneva. The Rev. Dr. Kristen Venne will officiate.

Scouting second round Fox Valley football playoff games  Chicago Daily Herald

Class 8A. No. 7 West Aurora (9-1) at No. 23 Edwardsville (7-3)Game time: 5 p.m. Saturday. Last week: West Aurora 28, South Elgin 20; Edwardsville 44, ...

Houston County Schools looking for substitute bus drivers  WTVY, Dothan

ASHFORD, Ala. (WTVY) - The Houston County School District has been adding bus routes, but they don't have enough drivers for them. The district has enough ...

Boys golf: Geneva wins Elgin invite on fifth card  Chicago Daily Herald

As a two-time returning team qualifier at the Class 3A boys golf state tournament, Geneva has been searching all fall to regain its foothold among area programs.

Attalla assistant principal arrested on child abuse charge  WTVY, Dothan

ATTALLA, Ala. (AP) Police say an assistant principal in northeast Alabama has been charged with felony child abuse after an investigation into a paddling.

Geneva High School swim team to host fundraiser dinner  The Star Beacon

GENEVA — Although the Geneva High School Swim Team has just reorganized this season after a four year hiatus, the Eagles recently clinched the top spot at ...

Recording artist Shane Owens features Geneva students in country music video  Dothan First

Back in his home territory, recording artist Shane Owens is creating a music video for his new single "Where I'm Coming From."

Looking for Santa? Here's where you can find him in the suburbs  Chicago Daily Herald

During the holidays, Santa works his magic and seems to be just about everywhere. If you are looking for him, we've got him covered in the Chicago suburbs.

Remembering 9/11  Kane County Chronicle

GENEVA – On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, Mark Nadler was sitting on his porch reading the paper at the house in St. Charles Township that he and his wife ...

Mitchum, Tyler Lee  Dothan Eagle

Tyler Lee Mitchum Tyler Lee Mitchum, age 30, of Geneva, AL, passed away on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

Crenshaw County schools remain closed due to threat  WTVY, Dothan

Officials say an unspecified threat has led schools in an Alabama county to close for a second consecutive day.

Four Alabamians arrested on terrorism charges after creepy clown threats  Yellowhammer News

GENEVA, Ala. — Four Alabama juveniles have been arrested after what appears to be an online clown prank gone too far. The Geneva Police Department says ...

OUTDATED INFORMATION FROM APRIL 2ND: Schools dismissing early for severe weather risk  WTVY, Dothan

This is where we will be posting all closings.

Ozark community supports undefeated CHS Eagles  WTVY, Dothan

Before Carroll High School students left for Thanksgiving break, they had a send off for the undefeated Eagles football team.

Is a gap year after high school a good idea? Experts divided  Chicago Daily Herald

High school graduates who take a "gap year" and put off college for a year of travel, public *service* or other nonscholastic activities are relatively rare in the ...

Second career a serendipitous fit for Geneva art teacher  Chicago Daily Herald

Being a teacher wasn't Al Ochsner's initial career choice. He followed a dream, making a living as a professional artist. But in middle age, the single father of two ...

Troy Bank and Trust announces promotions - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Jeff Kervin, president and CEO of Troy Bank & Trust, is pleased to announce the promotions of Diane Aman, Jared Waldrop, Michael Precise and Blake Wise.

Samson native appointed as Geneva County coroner  Dothan Eagle

A Samson native will get to fulfill one of his dreams after a recent appointment by Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley.

Honeysuckle Middle School's breakfast club is 'serving up' more than just breakfast.  WTVY, Dothan

Honeysuckle Middle School has created a breakfast club run by the students and faculty in the autism department. The students prepare and deliver breakfast to ...

Tony Helms running for Geneva County Sheriff  Dothan Eagle

Name : Anthony “Tony” Helms. Age : 54. Occupation : Chief Deputy of the Geneva County Sheriff's Office. Hometown : Geneva. Party : Republican. Primary ...

Geneva County set to elect new sheriff  Dothan Eagle

Editor's note: With the June 3 primary elections approaching, the Dothan Eagle will be interviewing candidates seeking office around the Wiregrass so residents ...

Reminder: Enterprise High School Traffic Flow  WTVY, Dothan

Enterprise High School officials are reminding parents and students about the traffic flow around the school during pickup and drop-off times.

Great Students Abound at GHS  Patch

Geneva, IL - Students of the month for October include young people with talent, leadership, perseverance, growth, maturity, intelligence and character.

Supreme Court rules Spire must pay $4.8 million in back taxes  The Star Beacon

GENEVA — A recent state Supreme Court ruling affirmed Spire Institute in Geneva is still on-the-hook for about $4.86 million in taxes and penalties dating back ...

Lake Zurich High student brought look-alike weapon to school  Chicago Daily Herald

Lake Zurich High School officials say a look-alike weapon similar to a BB gun was confiscated from a student in the school Friday morning and police are ...

Stephenson, Gerald "Jerry" Wise  Dothan Eagle

Gerald "Jerry" Wise Stephenson of Dothan, Alabama passed away in an automobile accident on February 24, 2017. He was 58. Funeral services will be ...

WANTED: Your photos for our new Days of Yore gallery  Finger Lakes Times

Isn't it amazing how a single photo can sometimes trigger a torrent of memories, almost like you were there last week, even if years or even decades may have ...

Baseball: Scouting the Fox Valley  Chicago Daily Herald

Previewing the 2017 baseball season in the Fox Valley.

Hidden Lake Elementary School Named One of America's Healthiest Schools  WTVY, Dothan

Hidden Lake Elementary School has been placed on the 2016 list of 'America's Healthiest Schools.'

Navigato's 28 leads Geneva past DeKalb  Chicago Daily Herald

Nate Navigato, Pace Temple and Loudon Vollbrecht are no strangers to pressure-packed basketball games. Geneva's terrific trio repeatedly made clutch plays ...

Conversation: Hobart Athletic Director Mike Hanna | News |  Finger Lakes Times

In a Dec. 13 interview, in his Bristol Gym campus office, Hobart College Athletic Director Mike Hanna reflects and gives voice to his life, both in out of the office.

Fighting for equal treatment: Tutwiler inmate wins battle on behalf of HIV-positive prisoners

HIV-positive inmate Dana Harley talks about her experiences being integrated into the general population at Tutwiler Prison Monday, Sept. 23, 2013, in ...

'Proud to be a Knight' Leden starts as Kaneland's superintendent  Kane County Chronicle

MAPLE PARK – Geneva High School's principal can remember Todd Leden quickly moving into a leadership role during Leden's time at the school.

Shining star: Kayla Mickelsen stays busy in Kane County as next 'American Idol' appearances loom  Kane County Chronicle

GENEVA – Maybe you saw Kayla Mickelsen on stage during the 2013 Geneva's Got Talent competition during Swedish Days.

Army Aviation Center Federal Credit Union awards $10000 in scholarships to high school students

DALEVILLE, AL (July 2, 2014) — Army Aviation Center Federal Credit Union (AACFCU) is proud to announce the winners of the 2014 scholarship, recently ...

25 Alabama counties with highest percentage of Yankees

The rankings are based on U.S. Census estimates and refer to residents born in nine northeastern states.

Carr, Hilda Newman  Dothan Eagle

Mrs. Hilda Newman Carr, a resident of Samson, passed away Wednesday, December 16, 2015, at her residence. She was 98. She was a devoted wife, a loving ...

Images: Memorial Day observances from around the suburbs  Chicago Daily Herald

See images from Memorial Day observances around the suburbs. Our staff photographed parades and ceremonies from Cook, DuPage, Lake and Kane ...

Harris, Danner to exchange vows - The Demopolis Times  Demopolis Times

Ricky and Rhonda Harris are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily Lauren Harris, to Daniel Forrest Danner, son of Al and LeAnne ...

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