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People in Faunsdale Assess Storm Damage

From the West Alabama Newsroom– The Marengo County town of Faunsdale — was hit hard by the storm system — that swept across the state Wednesday night. Residents were out Thursday — assessing the damage — and counting their blessings. “We heard it. We literally thought it was a train. But unfortunately downtown Faunsdale took the hit,” said Suzanne McKee….

Perry County Escaped Inmate Back in Custody

17-year-old Aldonte Banks/Source: Perry County District Attorney Michael Jackson A teenager who escaped the Perry County Jail over the weekend is now in custody. The Perry County Sheriff’s Office said 17-year-old Aldonte Banks was arrested Monday night. Banks, who is from Uniontown, is now in custody in Marengo County. This is a developing story. Stay with Alabama News Network for…

Thomasville Mother Seeks Justice in Teen Son’s Murder

From the West Alabama Newsroom– The mother of a 17 year old who was shot at a Marengo County nightclub and died last week — is out to get justice for her son. Forty-seven year old Ytonnie Blackmon of Thomasville — is hurting. Her 17 year old son — Travion Jackson was murdered — just eleven days ago. “If you…

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…