RAGLAND — Ragland Toys for Kidz has been helping those in their community for Christmas since 2012. However, the organization decided for the first time to use Halloween as a way to prepare for the upcoming holiday season.

Over the weekend, Ragland Toys for Kidz hosted its Haunt Trail that included spooky decor, monsters and a hay ride as a fun way to enjoy Halloween and raise money for a good cause. More than 400 people visited the Haunt Trail, while about $4,000 was raised. All of the money went directly to …

SPRINGVILLE — The Oxford Yellow Jackets bested Springville 26-17 on Friday. The Yellow Jackets will try to clinch a region championship next week against Fort Payne while the Tigers will travel to Arab for another regional matchup.