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Rick Couch, Author at The Selma Times‑Journal

News

Block Party a success

Saturday’s heavy downpours did nothing to wash away the fun from the City-Wide Block Party at Lion’s Fair Park. More than 50 kindergarten through fifth grade ... Read more

by Rick Couch, Saturday, February 18, 2012 8:58 pm

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Selma rips Rehobeth

Uncontested shots were a luxury for Rehobeth Friday night against Selma High School’s pressing defense. The Saints played fast and aggressively on both sides of the ... Read more

by Rick Couch, Friday, February 17, 2012 10:53 pm

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Cahaba Center wins tournament

Three teams competed on the court at Wallace Community College-Selma Friday morning to test their skills and chase the Cahaba Center for Mental Health Basketball ... Read more

by Rick Couch, Friday, February 17, 2012 10:41 pm

News

Event encourages healing

For the fourth year, Selma Ward 4 City Council member Angela Benjamin will host the Black Man Heal and Expressions Black History Celebration at the ... Read more

by Rick Couch, Thursday, February 16, 2012 11:58 pm

News

Slone honored for service

When a veteran is lost, it is a sad situation for the nation. It hits especially hard to those who knew that veteran well. Last week, Dallas ... Read more

by Rick Couch, Thursday, February 16, 2012 11:58 pm

Keith

Keith blows out St. Jude

The Keith High School Lady Bears’ Thursday night matchup with St. Jude in Orrville proved to be only a formality in the quest for ... Read more

by Rick Couch, Thursday, February 16, 2012 11:23 pm

Columnists

Relay team ready to flush cancer

Relay for Life efforts are heating up. Teams are forming, putting together a plan and looking for creative ways to raise money to combat this ... Read more

by Rick Couch, Thursday, February 16, 2012 11:13 pm

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Dallas could gain two storm shelters

By Rick Couch The Selma Times-Journal Two new storm shelters might be on their way to Dallas County. Dallas County Emergency Management Agency director Rhonda Abbott, speaking to ... Read more

by Rick Couch, Wednesday, February 15, 2012 10:31 pm

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Decision will have to wait

A decision on whether or not the Selma City School Board violated Alabama’s Open Meetings Act last October will have to wait for now. During a ... Read more

by Rick Couch, Tuesday, February 14, 2012 11:53 pm

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Commission approves abatement

Last Thursday, city and county leaders welcomed Eovations, a division of Universal Forest Products. During Monday’s Dallas County Commission meeting, that welcome grew even warmer ... Read more

by Rick Couch, Tuesday, February 14, 2012 11:51 pm

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Relay vows to flush cancer

A local Relay for Life team is doing its part to flush cancer down the drain. The team, Selma native Beverly Morgan said, is using a ... Read more

by Rick Couch, Monday, February 13, 2012 11:44 pm

News

Boxes for human remains found

A disturbing discovery near Hatfield Electronics on Lapsley Street had the business owner, Jerry Hatfield, asking a lot of questions Monday. When he checked a brush ... Read more

by Rick Couch, Monday, February 13, 2012 11:42 pm

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Billingsley pleads in manslaughter

After pleading guilty to manslaughter, Dornell Billingsley was given a 20-year prison sentence by Circuit Judge Marvin Wiggins. The killing, District Attorney Michael Jackson said, began ... Read more

by Rick Couch, Monday, February 13, 2012 11:41 pm

Dallas County

Dallas County takes area title

Despite falling behind early and struggling to take control, the home standing Dallas County High School Hornets found a rhythm in the second half of ... Read more

by Rick Couch, Monday, February 13, 2012 11:12 pm

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Selma hopes to expand cemetery

During his state of the city address, Selma Mayor George Evans alluded to the fact that space at a city cemetery is becoming tight. Elmwood Cemetery, ... Read more

by Rick Couch, Saturday, February 11, 2012 9:44 pm

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