Marion County Superintendents

Phase one of new track approved

Marion County Superintendent Ann West speaks during the Hamilton City Council meeting on Monday, Aug. 1, at Hamilton City Hall. Also pictured are Hamilton High School Principal David Cantrell (left, background) and Hamilton Middle School Principal Norman Ballard (foreground).

By Louis Mellini
Staff writer
HAMILTON —Coaches and Hamilton school officials applauded as the Hamilton City Council approved phase one plans beginning the construction of the new Hamilton track facility.
This took place during a regular meeting on Monday, Aug. 1, at Hamilton City Hall.

Schools take a look at safety measures

Marion County and Winfield superintendents met with Marion County law enforcement officials at the central office in Hamilton to discuss school safety measures.

By Louis Mellini
Staff writer
HAMILTON — Marion County Superintendent of Education Ann West met with Marion County Sheriff Kevin Williams as well as police chiefs from every municipality in the county to discuss safety and security in schools for the future.
In attendance were West, Winfield City Schools Superintendent Randy Thomley, Williams, Bear Creek Police Chief Doug Hallman, Hamilton Police Chief Ronny Vickery, Hackleburg Police Chief Kenny Hallmark, Guin Police Chief Doug Webb and Winfield Police Chief Brett Burleson.