Washington County

Sheriff Calls Family ‘Very Dysfunctional’ After Father and Son Kill Each Other Over Dispute About Dog

Authorities say an Chatom man and his son have killed each other in a dispute over a dog. Washington County Sheriff Richard Stringer says 60-year-old Kelvin James Coker discovered his dog had been shot on Saturday. The man then drove to the home of his son, 32-year-old Kelvin Nicholas Coker, who claimed to have killed the animal. The sheriff says…

Alabama Supreme Court upholds AHSAA’s ruling, Elba & Samson game kicks tonight

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (ahsaa.com)  — The second-round Class 2A football playoff game between Elba and Samson postponed last Friday will be played tonight at 7:30 p.m., after the Alabama State Supreme Court ruled Monday on two conflicting Alabama Judicial Court rulings issued last Thursday. The Supreme Court upheld the AHSAA Executive Director’s ruling. On Thursday, Nov. 10 at 11:42 a.m., the…

Washington County’s playoff forfeit puts Samson back in postseason

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (ahsaa.com) — Washington County High School of Chatom has been fined, placed on probation for one year and ordered to forfeit its Class 2A first-round football playoff win over Samson for violating the AHSAA eligibility rules. Washington County High School self-reported the violation to the AHSAA once notified of the potential infraction. Washington County played an ineligible student in…