Operation Christmas Child collects 1,997 boxes so far

Operation Christmas Child collects 1,997 boxes so far

The Selma Baptist Association has spent the week collecting shoeboxes of gifts as part of Operation Christmas Child. The international effort provides Christmas presents to ... Read more | comments

Latest news

Women’s self-defense class Friday

With the shopping season almost in full swing, those out and about are urged to keep an extra eye on their surroundings. To give back ... Read more | comments

  1. Pedestrian continues to recover  | comments
  2. Rotary preps for barbecue fundraiser  | comments
  3. Class will teach diabetes-friendly recipes  | comments

More News

Relay For Life hits ground running

Relay For Life hits ground running

Cancer has a way of sneaking itself into the lives of people who would have never thought that they could be affected by it. Read more | comments

Forum helps people plan for when disaster strikes

Forum helps people plan for when disaster strikes

Disasters, natural and man-made, are going to happen. To help people be better prepared when disaster does strike, Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society at Wallace ... Read more | comments

Murder suspect has bond revoked on unrelated shooting

Murder suspect Cedric Butler appeared in court Monday and had his bond revoked. Read more | comments

Applications come in for open Valley Grande position

Valley Grande was pleased to report Monday that it has received more applicants for the recreation and sports coordinator job. Read more | comments

  1. Dry weather forces fire watch  | comments
  2. Sparky costume found but will still need replacing  | comments
  3. Officers honored for decades of service  | comments
  4. Teenage murder suspect appears in court  | comments
  5. Selma Mall readies for Christmas bazaar  | comments
  6. Local restaurants part of state barbecue book  | comments
  7. Windham to be inducted in state HOF  | comments
  8. Campaign wants to recognize historic landmarks  | comments
  9. Relay For Life kicks off Tuesday night  | comments
  10. Group uses grant as seed money  | comments
  11. Red Kettle campaign underway  | comments
  12. Selma BOE reelects vice president  | comments
  13. Still time to join Christmas parade  | comments
  14. Dallas County Sheriff’s Dept. arrest reports for period ending Nov. 14:  | comments
  15. Selma man, 28, struck by vehicle on Highland Avenue  | comments
  16. Suspect wanted for August attempted murder  | comments

Sports

With playoff appearance, Ellwood gets highest grade

With playoff appearance, Ellwood gets highest grade

The high school football season in Selma and Dallas County came to a close last week, as Ellwood Christian fell to Billingsley in the second ... Read more | comments

  1. Morgan unable to keep pace with defending champions  | comments
  2. Basketball Roundup: Meadowview, Selma, Keith in action  | comments
  3. Keith moving past opening loss to Selma at buzzer  | comments

Editorial

Those often forgotten during holidays also deserve a lift this season

The holidays are here, which means most of us are merrily jamming to our favorite Christmas music and making and completing our shopping lists. In ... Read more | comments

Columns and Opinion

Veterans Day evokes painful memories

It was Veterans Day, which engenders many thoughts within me. I thought a lot about my brother Thomas Sanders. I did not think much about ... Read more | comments

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the editor discusses Parents’ Bill of Rights for Public Schools

Dear editor, The first 10 amendments in the U.S. Constitution, or the Bill of Rights, set forth the priceless rights or freedoms that all Americans ... Read more | comments


Health & Fitness

Upward Soccer season kicks off in Valley Grande

Upward Soccer season kicks off in Valley Grande

Upward soccer is back in season at Valley Grande Baptist Church, and the children are just as excited as ever. Coaches, players, family, and friends gathered ... Read more | comments

Education

Farms, cities come together for breakfast

Farms, cities come together for breakfast

The annual Buttonhole Breakfast brought farms and cities together Thursday morning. Read more | comments

Business

Shoppers get preview of Christmas season

Shoppers get preview of Christmas season

It’s 50 days Tuesday until Christmas but shoppers packed downtown Selma stores Monday for a preview. Read more | comments

Faith & Family

Ten Thousand Villages Festival coming soon

Ten Thousand Villages Festival coming soon

The Presbyterian Women of Cornerstone Presbyterian Church will provide people a chance to give back while take home one-of-a-kind arts and crafts. Read more | comments