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Welcome To Chilton County News in Clanton, Alabama, "Chilton County's Best-Read Weekly Community Newspaper" located in the center of the State of Alabama in the Heart Of Dixie. This web site contains local Peach Country information, news and happenings about the people of Clanton, Jemison, Thorsby, Maplesville, Isabella, Verbena and Cooper in Chilton County, Alabama.
The 2013 Miss Peach contestants attended a Swim Party on Saturday. Makenzie Ray, 2012 Miss Peach, is pictured kneeling as the contestants reach for her crown. Left to right: Kaitlin Ray, Natalie Peoples, Ashton Thomas, Catherine Rowe, Savannah Swindle, Tayler Mazingo, Shelbie Robinson, Kelcie Knowles, Brooke Clark, Katie Blackmon, and Allison Hayes. The Miss Peach Pageant is Thursday, June 27.
Peach season officially kicked-off in Chilton County Friday morning with the annual ribbon cutting held by the Chamber of Commerce. Governor Robert Bentley and Lt. Governor Kay Ivey were on hand, along with other dignitaries and Queens.
A two-car accident happened Thursday night around 8:45 at the traffic light on Seventh Street south, near Wendy's, in Clanton. There was moderate damage to both vehicles, but there didn't appear to be any injuries. No more information about the accident is available at this time.
Three 18-wheelers and three passenger vehicles were involved in an accident Thursday evening on I-65 in Clanton. The accident happened around 7:10 near the Poplar Springs overpass on the northbound side of 1-65. At least one person was taken by ambulance to a hospital in Shelby County. No other information about the accident is available at this time.
Family Celebrates Five Generations!
Willie Cox Dennis Owens celebrated her 90th birthday at the W. B. Cox family reunion on Sunday, June 9, surrounded by family and friends. She is pictured in front wearing her birthday crown.
Standing, left to right, behind her are family members who make up five generations: Riyah Duren, her great-great-granddaughter; Nikki Dennis Duren, her granddaughter; Clint Duren, her great grandson; and Rodney Dennis, her son.
AMERICA HAD BETTER FIND
AN HONEST PRESIDENT!
THE true reasons for the call to impeach Barack Obama have reached the point where we cannot see it being ignored by the powers that be. Nor can it be ignored by those who championed him in the first place, and who accepted his unworthiness and inability -- without question!
Even Obama's defenders are flocking away from him because they do not want to be caught up in the "loser" syndrome which he is unquestionably creating.
The phenomenon which is "Obama" extends in so many tragic and predictable directions that it boggles the average mind as to how this has come about in America.
In case anybody should wonder why the "religion" of Islam continues on a fast-track, should take note of the facts that have been presented during the occurrence of Obama and his perpetual defending of those who call themselves "Islamists."
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Chilton County News
Post Office Box 189
Clanton, Alabama 35046