Pickens County

Lady Tornadoes drop two

Pickens County’s Kelcei Phillips scores one of her 17 points against Hubbertville.

BY BARRY AMBROSE
Sports Correspondent

The Pickens County Lady Tornadoes dropped wo games in the first half of the week to fall to 1-5 on the season. On Monday, January 4, the Lady Tornadoes traveled to Holy Spirit and lost a close one, 50-46. Leading the way for Pickens County in a losing effort was Kelcei Stewart with 29 points.

 

Top-ranked tornadoes blow away Lions

Pickens County’s Xavier King puts up a shot against Hubbertville.

BY BARRY AMBROSE
Sports Correspondent

The #1-ranked team in Class 1A, the Pickens County Tornadoes upped their record to 5-1 (4-0 in the Area) with an easy 77-27 win over the Hubbertville Lions.
Pickens County went on a 7-0 run to start the game, and had a 17-11 lead at the end of the first quarter.
To begin the second quarter, Pickens County went on a run again, this time 12-0, to open up a 29-11 lead.

Inaugural Pickens Co. handicapped hunt huge success

On January 1st and January 2nd, the Alabama Conservation Enforcement Association partnered with the Pickens County Sheriff’s Department, among other donors, to host a handicapped hunt.

CARROLLTON - On Friday, January 1st and Saturday, January 2nd, 2021, the Sheriff’s Department and Alabama Conservation Enforcement Association, with the help of many other donors, came together to host a Handicapped Hunt, the first to ever be held in Pickens County.

Pickens man charged with child pornography

Christopher Shaw

A multi-agency investigation has led to the arrest of a Pickens County man on two child pornography charges.
Christopher Shaw, 36, was charged Monday night with being a parent or guardian permitting children to engage in the production of  obscene matter and possession with intent to disseminate obscene matter depicting children younger than 17.

 

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor,

Many, many years ago I moved to Pickens County and fell in love with the people here - good, loving, honest, friendly people - the best in the world!
Now, over 60 years later, I continue to be reminded why I love this area so much.   We always hear about the bad things that happen, but I believe that good deeds need to be recognized.