Demopolis

Plan to Alter Confederate Monument on Pause in Demopolis

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Demopolis city leaders have asked for an opinion from the Attorney General about their plans to repair a damaged Confederate monument. The monument to the Confederate war dead in downtown Demopolis was damaged after a police officer ran into it with his car. City leaders voted to repair and alter the monument as a memorial…

Demopolis Man Charged in Deadly Shooting

From the West Alabama Newsroom– A Demopolis man is behind bars after a deadly shooting in Gallion over the weekend. Police Chief Tommie Reese says 19 year old Dalton Jowers of Demopolis has been arrested and charged with murder in the shooting death of a teenage female. “The victim is a juvenile by her age and we’re not releasing the…

Hillcrest thumps Demopolis 42-7 in “Champions Challenge” opener

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (ahsaa.com)  —  Hillcrest-Tuscaloosa High School’s veteran offense posted 42 points in the first half en route to a 42-7 win over Demopolis as the two teams opened the 2016 prep football season at Cramton Bowl in the first of three games in the 11th annual Champions Challenge high school football classic. The AHSAA Champions Challenge has been hosted…

Demopolis Student in Custody for Gun Possession at School

Friday, April 1st, Demopolis Police Department School Resource Officers responded to a call of a student in possession of a gun at school. DPD School Resource Officers and Demopolis City School Officials were able to take possession of a .38 Caliber handgun and take the student into custody. The juvenile student has been charged with Possession of a Deadly Weapon…

Demopolis Police Ask for Public’s Help in Murder and Fatal Hit & Run Investigation

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Authorities in Demopolis need your help to try and solve a fatal hit and run accident — and a murder. Demopolis Police continue to investigate the city’s first murder of the year. They say Ray Rowser, Jr. was shot and killed at a trailer on Blacks Drive back in October. “Any small details that somebody…