Heflin’s police dog, Jedi, had an off-duty run-in with a copperhead snake in his kennel Monday morning and was rushed to a veterinarian for treatment, according to law enforcement officials.

Alex Lee had the kind of game for the Danville Braves Tuesday night that most baseball players never experience. The former Cleburne County High, Central Alabama and Samford standout was 4-for-4 with a walk in Danville’s 10-8 win over the Pulaski Yankees. Playing in Danville’s spacious Legion Field, Lee hit two home runs, drove in five runs and scored three times.

The Cleburne County 911 Board Tuesday heard from representatives of two of the agencies that would be seeing big increases in dispatching fees if the proposed plan is approved.


Sometimes when I observe national politics I am enthralled by the magnificent creation of our American government. When our forefathers founded our democracy it was grounded in British parliamentarian philosophy with a unique American blend, which of course omitted a monarchy. Now, 240 years later, it is a very representative democracy.

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