Wallace State’s baseball family mourns the death of Donald Jones, the longtime voice of the Lions

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State baseball lost one of its biggest fans and family members on Thursday as Donald Jones died at the age of 76 after a long battle with cancer. Jones served as the Wallace State baseball public address announcer since the late 1990’s, but that only scratched the surface of Jones’s impact…

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Wallace State’s basketball teams each earn thrilling victories in sweep over Lawson State

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State sophomore guard Haven Albright could hardly recall the last time she made a game-winning shot. Albright will definitely remember the clutch 3-pointer she delivered on Friday for the Lady Lions. Her trey with 0.5 seconds remaining lifted Wallace State to a thrilling 65-64 victory over conference foe Lawson State at…

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From The Cullman Times: WSCC’s Deborah Hoover honored at CRMC State of the Hospital Address

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Reprinted with permission by The Cullman Times  Deborah “Pepper” Hoover is surprised Wednesday to be announced as the Cullman Area Chamber of Commerce’s Healthcare Professional of the Year. Hoover is Wallace State Community College’s Department of Nursing Education Chair. Clements: CRMC facing headwinds, well positioned to meet challenges By Tiffany Owens The Cullman Times  …

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Wallace State softball opens 2015 season Friday, eager to return to national prominence

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State softball coach Jayne Clem and the Lady Lions are itching to get the 2015 season underway and ultimately return to the program’s expected postseason success. “Our team is hungry. We’re excited to get started and see where this ride takes us. We look good at practice, but that’s practice,” Clem…

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‘Disney Through the Decades’ sure to entertain several generations

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  HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Even before “Let it Go” became the runaway hit after the release of “Frozen,” the music from Disney’ animated films has reverberated for generations. That is why the Wallace State Singers will be presenting “Disney Through The Decades” Feb. 25-28. Songs from “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs”, Disney’s first feature-length…

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Rep. Randall Shedd to hold Community Meeting Friday

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Rep. Randall Shedd, Alabama House of Representative for District 11, will hold a Community Meeting on Friday, Jan. 30, at 11 a.m., in the Recital Hall of the Burrow Center for Fine and Performing Arts on the campus of Wallace State Community College, Hanceville. Rep. Shedd will share information regarding the upcoming legislative session and…

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From The Cullman Times: Lexy Malone looks to move up in rodeo competition

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Reprinted with permission by The Cullman Times By Loretta Gillespie CORRESPONDENT Lexy Malone doesn’t even remember when she first got up on a horse. Her dad, Rex, shows quarter horses, and her mom, Sophia, is a barrel racer, so there were always horses available as she learned the intricacies of horsemanship. By the time she was 8…

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Increased funding for Pre-K could mean more jobs for teachers, assistants

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — In Governor Robert Bentley’s inauguration speech and President Barak Obama’s State of the Union, both mentioned the importance of early childhood education and providing affordable childcare for working families.   “We will work to give young children a ‘new, strong foundation’ with the opportunity for a good education in a voluntary Pre-K…

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Wallace State men edge Southern Union on Mills’ game-winning layup; WSCC women earn first ACCC win

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State freshman guard Xavier Mills scored the game-winning shot with 9 seconds remaining Sunday afternoon, sending the Lions to a slim 41-39 conference victory over Southern Union and capping a strong day for the basketball teams at Tom Drake Coliseum. Mills and the Wallace State men secured a sweep in the…

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