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October 23, 2014

The Cleburne News

Some families choose to bury loved ones at home

Larry Anthony wants to make sure his family can be buried together, so he asked for the Cleburne County Commission’s consent to create a family cemetery on his property in Fruithurst.

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Tigers on the prowl

t’s nitty-gritty time in the Class 4A, Region 6 football championship hunt. Cleburne County, 5-0 in Region 6 games and 6-1 overall, hosts the Saks Wildcats, also 5-0 in the region and 7-0 overall. The Wildcats are No. 2 in this week’s Class 4A Alabama Sports Writers Association poll. The home-town Tigers finally entered the poll this week at No. 9. Strangely, Jacksonville is No. 8 even though Cleburne County defeated the Golden Eagles 24-14 two weeks ago.


Someone may knock on your door

Ronald Reagan allegedly said, “The nine most terrifying words in the English language are, ‘I’m from the government and I’m here to help.’ A friend heard a similar greeting one morning when answering a surprise knock at his door. He sent an email detailing what ensued.


City is working on a plan to replace bridges

Campbell Street winds through Heflin’s quiet neighborhoods crossing Cahulga Creek as it enters the city’s watershed by way of a narrow bridge that limits the weight of vehicles that can cross it. It’s a problem for the city, said Mayor Rudy Rooks.

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