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No injuries as school bus rams wall in Montgomery,

CAUSE UNKNOWN

No immediate details, but a school bus rammed a brick wall at the Deer Creek Subdivision on Ray Thorington Road this morning. Police say there were students on the bus at the time of crash. The driver suffered minor injuries.     Categories: Montgomery, News Tags: montgomery, school bus accident

Montgomery Named AETC’s Altus Trophy Winner

The Altus, Okla. Chamber of Commerce yesterday announced the city of Montgomery won the 2015 Altus Trophy during a short ceremony at Joint Base San Antonio, Randolph, Texas. “We’re incredibly humbled to receive this distinction, but we are even more humbled by the unwavering service and sacrifice of the Airmen who call or have called Montgomery home,” Montgomery Mayor Todd Strange said. “From…

Montgomery NOT on Allergy Capitals List

Only one Alabama City is in the top 100

If you have been sneezing your way through the early Spring in the River Region, you might find it hard to believe there is only one Alabama city on a list of the 100 with the worst allergy problems and it is NOT Montgomery. The city is Birmingham, which was ranked 17th last year in the list is generated by…

Gov. Robert Bentley: “I Apologize to the State of Alabama”

Gov. Robert Bentley has apologized to the state of Alabama for what he said to a senior political adviser. But he says he and adviser Rebekah Caldwell Mason never had a physical affair. Bentley made the apology at a 15-minute news conference at the Alabama Capitol which Alabama News Network aired Live. The news conference was called after the former…

Montgomery at Moderate Risk for Zika Mosquitos

Mobile listed as having a High Risk.

A CDC related health group lists Montgomery as having a moderate risk this summer for the mosquito that carries the Zika virus. The city of Mobile is listed as having a high risk. The study was reported in the “Plos Currents: Outbreaks” journal. The study includes a map identifying cities  at risk based on climate, poverty and closeness to the…

Team Roping Wraps Up SLE Rodeo

Sunday was the last day of the Southeastern Livestock Exhibition Rodeo in Montgomery. Though the week was full of family fun, the riders ended the rodeo with a serious, technical competition. Team roping was an all day affair at the Crawford Arena. With precise roping skills and necessary trust in a partner, team roping is often thought of as one of…

Southeastern Livestock Exhibition Rodeo holds first Rodeo Day Parade

Horses, ponies and people marched in front of the Capitol Building in downtown Montgomery on Thursday afternoon to celebrate the 59th Annual Southeastern Livestock Exhibition’s first Rodeo Day Parade. Rodeo organizers hope to make the parade an annual event. “To be able to start something new and allow the youth of today to be involved in it and start their traditions, it’s…

Frazer Church Names New Senior Pastor

Bishop Paul Leeland of The Alabama West Florida Conference has appointed Dr. Larry Bryars to Frazer United Methodist Church to serve as senior pastor. Dr. Bryars is currently serving as District Superintendent in the Marianna/Panama City District. He is originally from Stockton, Alabama and has served churches in Central Alabama. As a senior pastor, Dr. Bryars spent 14 years at Epworth UMC in…

Montgomery Area Council on Aging Holds Annual Culinary Caper

The Montgomery Area Council on Aging held their 22nd annual Culinary Caper to fund the Meals on Wheels Program. The Meals on Wheels delivers a hot, nutritious meal to home bound Montgomery area seniors who may not get much food otherwise. The event featured a silent auction and luncheon. While there was plenty of food from area restaurants, there was more than…

Runners Lacing Up Shoes for Montgomery Marathon

It’s almost time once again for the Montgomery Marathon.  Plenty of runners were lining up Friday for last minute sign-ups. For the second year in a row the race will feature a full marathon, a half marathon, a 5k race and a children’s run.  More than 100 volunteers are also donating their time for this year’s event. The race starts…