Millbrook

Man Facing Multiple Charges After Ramming a Police Vehicle

A Millbrook man is facing multiple charges after allegedly ramming a Millbrook police vehicle while fleeing from authorities. Saturday at 4 p.m. Millbrook police were called to Paige Hill Drive for a reported domestic disturbance. Prior to their arrival the suspect, 33-year-old Justin C. Acheson of Millbrook had left the residence and was seen driving recklessly throughout the area in…

Price of Freedom: Eugene Beasley of Millbrook

This week’s veteran is a World War II U.S. Navy sailor. His ship was attacked in the South Pacific by an enemy torpedo, and he was injured. Eugene Beasley of Millbrook knows the price of freedom. Categories: News Video, Price of Freedom Tags: alabama military, alabama navy, Millbrook, price of freedom, us navy

Elmore County School Board Approves $50 Million Bond

Monday night the  Elmore County School board unanimously approved a $50 million bond for new building projects in the school system over the next several years. The plans include building a new middle school in Redland, expanding the county’s technical school, building a new band room at stanhope elmore, and several other projects. Elmore County Superintendent Richard Dennis says Elmore…

Hundreds Visit Millbrook For Annual Spirit of Christmas Parade and Festival

The spirit of the holidays are alive in the town of Millbrook, where the community came out to enjoy annual Christmas festivities Saturday. Hundreds went to the Village Green Park for the “Spirit of Christmas” parade and festival. “We started off at 9 o’clock with vendors in the park, they’ll be here til 4,” Chairwoman Kathy Kelley said. Forty vendors…

Millbrook Man Accused of Abusing and Suffocating 2-Month-Old Baby

A Millbrook man is behind bars after allegedly suffocating and abusing a 2-month-old baby. Court records allege that William Burch Jr., 27, struck and suffocated the baby girl multiple times, inflicting repeated abuse. Incidents of the abuse were caught on camera. Three videos showed the 2-month-old victim being stuck with open hands and being suffocated. The report indicated in one…

Funeral Held for Well-Known Pastor

Jared Decker, the pastor of Grandview Pines Baptist Church in Millbrook was laid to rest today. Decker died suddenly on December 28 after fainting in his home. He was 35 years old. Friends and family gathered into the gym at Stanhope-Elmore High School to say their last goodbyes. The Millbrook Police department, where Decker was a chaplain, were also at…

Millbrook Community Mourns Death of Pastor

He was lighthearted, witty, a man of God and a joy to be around. Those are some of the words being used to describe Jared Decker. The pastor of Grandview Pines Baptist Church died on December 28th at the young age of 35.  Decker is survived by his wife and six children. He was ordained pastor of the church in…

Bond Set at $5 million for Suspect in Videotaped Child Sexual Assault

An Elmore County Judge set bond Wednesday at $5 million for child sex assault suspect, 44-year-old Germaine Moore; $1 million for each count. The charges against him include rape in the 1st degree, facilitating travel to meet a child for sex, and 3 counts of traveling to meet a child for sex. Authorities say Moore is seen on video sexually…

Warming Stations Open Across Our Area

Several places in Elmore County will open as warming stations for those needing a place to stay out of the cold. In Millbrook, the Millbrook Baptist Church will open Monday through Wednesday. In Deatsville, you can visit the Deatsville fire department community room.  That shelter will be open Monday through Wednesday. Eclectic has two locations: the town hall police department…

Your Town Friday: Millbrook

Alabama News Network stopped in Millbrook for this week’s Your Town Friday segment. Many Millbrook residents say that community support is what makes their town so special.  Many new businesses are popping up in the city.  Simply Delicious Café just opened it’s doors last month, and the owners tell us they’ve been blown away with the welcome from their community. The…