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Mother of Dixons Mills Murder Victim Speaks Out

From the West Alabama Newsroom– A brokenhearted mother is crying out for justice — after her son is gunned down earlier this week in Dixons Mills. Fifty-seven year old Nadine Monghan has now had to bury all three of her adult sons. She lost her youngest son — 33 year old Rayford “Wookie” Parker — one day after Mother’s Day….

Blountsville Man Charged with Murder in Dixons Mills Shooting

From the West Alabama Newsroom– A Blountsville man is arrested for murder in Marengo County after a shooting in Dixons Mills. Fifty-six year old James Startley is charged with murder in the shooting death of 33 year old Rayford Parker. Chief Deputy Kenneth Collier says the shooting remains under investigation — and the details surrounding the shooting are limited. “We…

Body of Missing Marengo County Man Found

From the West Alabama Newsroom– The body found in a pond on Highway 80 earlier this week — is confirmed to be that of a missing Marengo County man. Thirty-six year old Willie Bell Allen, Jr was reported missing March 23rd. He was last seen at Southeastern Cheese plant in Uniontown. Willie Allen, Jr./Source: Uniontown Police Police found Allen’s abandoned…

Missing Marengo County Man Last Seen in Uniontown

A Marengo County man has been reported missing. 36-year-old, Willie Bell Allen Jr., was last seen in Uniontown at South Eastern Cheese Plant.  According to co-worker testimony, Allen said he was being chased by someone and that they tried to kill him. His white Ford Crown Victoria was found westbound between Uniontown and Demopolis, keys still in the ignition and…

One Dead, One Injured in Marengo Co. During Severe Weather

Marengo County EMA Director Kevin McKinney has confirmed that one person has died and another has been injured from storm damage early Thursday morning. He tells us this is near the intersection of Highway 43 and County Road 54. He says there are a couple of mobile homes that are destroyed. They are still assessing the damage and we are working…

Marengo Co. Mother and Two Adult Daughters Hurt in Storms

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Three people are in the hospital with serious injuries — and dozens of homes were damaged by storms Monday night in Marengo County. EMA officials say the storms damaged dozens of homes — knocked out power — and up-rooted and snapped trees. Two mobile homes in the Salt Well community were completely destroyed the storms….

Tornado Touches Down in Marengo County

Source: Lauren Goldman << This is a picture sent by a viewer of a tornado touching down near Highway 80 near the Westrock Paper Mill. At 9 PM Monday night, Marengo County EMA told us there is damage five to six miles west of Demopolis on Highway 80. Three injuries have been reported, 12 homes are reported damaged and an…

Marengo Co. District Attorney Shot in Demopolis

Alabama News Network has confirmed that Marengo County District Attorney Greg Griggers has been shot in Demopolis.  Authorities say the suspected shooter was a former state trooper. Griggers is District Attorney for the 17th Judicial Circuit, which includes Marengo, Greene and Sumter counties in West Alabama. District Attorney Michael Jackson says Griggers was shot in the face but is expected…

Shooting in Marengo Co. Leaves One Dead, One Behind Bars

From the West Alabama Newsroom– A shooting in Marengo County leaves one man dead and another man behind bars. Sheriff Ben Bates says 26 year old Joseph Miles of Myrtlewood has been arrested and charged with the murder of 46 year old Chadrick Kornegay. Bates says Kornegay was shot and killed in the front yard of his home Monday evening….