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City of Clanton ends contract with firm allegedly running ‘debtor’s prison’ | AL.com

Correction Services had a contract with Clanton for the past six years that allowed the firm to collect a $10 set-up fee and a $40 monthly fee from every debtor the Clanton Municipal Court steered to the firm, according to the lawsuit the SPLC filed against the city in March.

The SPLC sent out letters on Wednesday to nearly 100 municipalities that use JCS, warning that the contracts are illegal and the tactics used by the firms can amount to extortion.

  1. Bay Minette
  2. Elberta
  3. Fairhope
  4. Gulf Shores
  5. Loxley
  6. Orange Beach
  7. Robertsdale
  8. Silverhill
  9. Summerdale

via City of Clanton ends contract with firm allegedly running ‘debtor’s prison’ | AL.com.

Town of Loxley seeks grant for drainage, sewer improvements – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News

Loxley officials are hoping a state grant will provide funds for much-needed drainage and sewer improvements in one of the town’s older areas.

The Loxley Town Council unanimously approved a resolution at its meeting Monday night authorizing the submission of a $350,000 Community Development Block Grant through the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs.

via Town of Loxley seeks grant for drainage, sewer improvements – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News.

Fallen Loxley police officer honored during memorial service in Baldwin County | AL.com

On Tuesday morning officials added Sgt. Charles “Kerry” Mitchum’s name to the law enforcement memorial in Robertsdale as part of a ceremony honoring fallen Baldwin County officers.

Mitchum, of the Loxley Police Department, died in a single-vehicle accident on Jan. 29, 2015 after an apparent medical episode.

Family, friends and other Loxley police officers attended the ceremony, said Capt. Stephen Arthur of the Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office.

via Fallen Loxley police officer honored during memorial service in Baldwin County | AL.com.

Loxley man hospitalized after truck crash in Kansas

Two people were injured in an accident just after 4 p.m. on Thursday in Sedgwick County.

The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2000 Chevy Truck driven by Joshua J. Clark, 23, Wichita, was southbound on Interstate 135 at Lincoln in Wichita,

The vehicle was in the center lane and an unknown red pickup switched lanes in front of the Chevy.

The Chevy truck slowed down, attempted to make an avoidance maneuver and struck the right front part of a 2012 Dodge truck driven Chad T. Boudreax, 33, Loxley, Alabama.

via 2 hospitalized after truck crashes, rolls | The Salina Post.

Loxley Council rejects bid in hopes of negotiating paving contract

The Loxley Town Council voted to reject a bid for road improvements at its meeting Monday, April 13 in hopes of being able to negotiate a lower price, officials said.

The proposal called for the laying down of a one lane, 12-foot wide surface of reclaimed asphalt milling along dirt areas of Old Brady Road off of County Road 68, Truck Route 17, west of Brady Road to North River Road and Flying K Road  from the end of the asphalt approximately 3,500 feet west.

via Loxley Council rejects bid in hopes of negotiating paving contract – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News.

28th annual Strawberry Festival in Loxley this weekend

April is bursting with wonderful events and one Loxley tradition has plenty to offer. The 28th annual Baldwin County Strawberry Festival is set this Saturday and Sunday, April 11 and 12. Entry is free and attendees will be treated to arts and crafts, live music, an antique car show, a dozen or more food vendors and a carnival, all of which will be presided over by the newly crowned Little Miss Strawberry and her court.

Of course the best part of the event is the chance to get down on some strawberries. Loxley Municipal Park has hosted the festival for years on the second weekend of April. Entertainment begins at 10 a.m. and ends at 5 p.m. both days.

via 28th annual Strawberry Festival in Loxley this weekend – LagniappeLagniappe.

Spanish Fort woman killed, 2 children injured in Interstate 10 wreck

A Baldwin County woman was killed and 2 young children injured after a single-car wreck late Saturday afternoon on Interstate 10, according to an Alabama State Trooper news release.

The crash occurred at about 5:30 p.m. on I-10 approximately 14 miles east of Loxley.

Angela Stephens, 45, of Spanish Fort was pronounced dead at the scene after the 2002 Chevrolet Tahoe she was driving veered off the road and overturned, the release states. Stephens was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected.

Spanish Fort woman killed, 2 children injured in Interstate 10 wreck

Former Baldwin DA candidate appeals DUI conviction

Russell Jackson Watson, an attorney and former candidate for Baldwin County district attorney, is appealing a municipal conviction on a drunken driving charge, according to court records.

The appeal was filed Wednesday in Baldwin County Circuit Court. Documents indicate Watson has requested a jury trial. Bail was set at $1,500 and an arraignment has been scheduled at 9 a.m. Feb. 16.

Former Baldwin DA candidate appeals DUI conviction

Martin Luther King Jr. Day commemorations set around Baldwin County

A call to action is the focus of several Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebrations in Baldwin County.

Area observances will take place in Bay Minette, Daphne and Loxley.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day commemorations set around Baldwin County

3 indicted on charges of filing false oil spill claims

Three area residents arrested last month on allegations of filing false oil spill claims have been formally indicted and face arraignment this week in Mobile’s federal court.

  • Maria K. Wright of Orange Beach
  • Travis Paul Sigler of Loxley

3 indicted on charges of filing false oil spill claims

Loxley to appoint new council member

Loxley residents who would like to take the place of Derek Middleton on the Town Council have just a few weeks to get letters of interest to Mayor Billy Middleton or Town Clerk Carol Middleton.

“We will decide (on a replacement for Middleton) at the next council meeting,” said the mayor. “We will then vote on the replacement.”

Derek Middleton’s position became open when he resigned last month. According to a statement that Derek Middleton read to the council when he announced his resignation, his leaving the council was due to “unforeseen circumstances.” Comments made on the council dais at the time Middleton announced his resignation indicated that he had his home “under contract.” He declined to comment further. Middleton held “place 5” on the council.

Loxley to appoint new council member

County ready to invest in favored route for highways

Baldwin County commissioners have put money where their hopes are for a new highway connecting Interstates 10 and 65 just east of Loxley and Bay Minette.

Commissioners voted 4-0 Tuesday to contract with Volkert & Associates for an environmental impact assessment of a proposed extension of Baldwin County 83 from a planned I-10 interchange in Rosinton nearly 21 miles north to I-65. The contract authorizes spending up to $450,000.

Last summer, the state Department of Transportation began surveying a proposed corridor for such a connector several miles to the east, near the Florida-Alabama line

County ready to invest in favored route for highways

Loxley police to return seized money

Last May, a pair of men were headed from Florida to their native Querétaro, Mexico, when they were stopped along Interstate 10 in Alabama by a Loxley patrol car. The officer wrote in his report of the afternoon encounter that he was driving behind a swerving 2000 Chevrolet S-10 pickup.

In the ensuing stop, Officer Chris Crisler learned that the man behind the wheel, Ambrosio Saul Ramirez-Ibarra, had no drivers license and that he and his passenger, Victor Marquez, were traveling with more than $20,000 cash.

Air fresheners in the cab emitted “a strong masking odor,” the officer noticed. The truck’s registration traced to an address that had been affiliated with a drug case

Loxley police to return seized money

Loxley limits garbage can size

Residents of the Town of Loxley had better check the size of their garbage cans. As of Monday’s council meeting, they are now limited to the 50 gallon size.

Loxley limits garbage can size

Former Loxley Police Chief Sentenced

Former Loxley police chief Clifford Bradley Yetter, Jr., has been sentenced to two years of probation for multiple crimes related to his misuse and inappropriate access of confidential computer criminal records, the office of Alabama Attorney General Troy King said in a news release Wednesday.

Yetter, 64, was arrested in April 2008.

He was also fined $2,000 plus court costs and fees after he pleaded guilty to two counts of unauthorized use of a computer to obtain criminal records of individuals through the Law Enforcement Tactical System (LETS) under false pretenses.

Former Loxley Police Chief Sentenced