Town of Hackleburg

Wrestling event to feature ‘Action’ Mike Jackson in Hackleburg

HACKLEBURG - Central Championship wrestling will present Star Wars-2019, a professional wrestling spectacle at the Hackleburg Recreation Center on Saturday, Feb. 2 at 7:30 p.m. Four matches will take place that will feature such stars as Johnny Swinger, “Action” Mike Jackson, “Hotshot” Bubba Cagle, Mexican Superstar Antonio Garza, Ultimate Dragon, “The King” Cody Windham, and The America Brawlers.


Wreaths Across America

Jace Taylor Raper, 5, Brilliant, places a wreath on the grave of Sonny James (Jimmie Loden) as Hackleburg American Legion Post commander Tim Howard looks on during the Wreaths Across America Ceremony at the Cedar Tree Cemetery in Hackleburg on Saturday, Dec. 15.

Patriot’s Day Ceremony ‘huge’ success

Sonny James American Legion Post 165 of Hackleburg hosted National American Legion Commander Brett Reistad (left) and Alabama American Legion Commander Harry Christian (center) during its Patriot’s Day Ceremony held in Hackleburg. The national and state commander are shown accompanied by local Post 165 commander Tim Howard in front of the Hackleburg Memorial.

HAMILTON - More than 75 individuals participated in a recent Patriot’s Day Ceremony held in the Town of Hackleburg.
The ceremony, held on Saturday, Sept. 8, in remembrance of the Sept. 11, 2011, terrorists attacks, was sponsored by the Town of Hackleburg and by Sonny James American Legion Post 165.
The ceremony was also used to commemorate and honor local first responder.
American Legion Post 165 Commander Tim Howard told the Journal Record that the event was a “huge success” and the post is planning on making the ceremony an annual event.

“Action” Mike and “Bullet” Bob to set Brawlers straight in Hackleburg

HACKLEBURG - An entertainment spectacular, the likes of which hasn’t been seen in this area in 20 years, will hit the Hackleburg Rec Center on Saturday, Aug. 4, when an all-star, pro-wrestling event rolls into town.
The event , which is being held as a fundraiser for the Hackleburg Police Department, will feature legendary pro-wrestlers “Action” Mike Jackson and “Bullet” Bob Armstrong. Jackson, a 10-time southeastern junior champion, and Armstrong, a World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) Hall-of-Famer, will take-on the American Brawlers for the main event.


Gunnin remembered as a man who loved friends, family, community

Hackleburg Mayor Doug Gunnin (right) conducts an interview with a Los Angeles Times reporter outside the emergency command center in Hackleburg on April 30. Gunnin, who served as Hackleburg’s council for 24 years and two terms as mayor before passing away on Friday, May 25, at the age of 77.

HACKLEBURG -  To all who knew him, former Hackleburg Mayor Douglas Gunnin was a man who cared for his friends, family and the community. Gunnin passed away on May 25 at the age of 77. Gunnin served 24 years on the Hackleburg town council and two terms as mayor. Gunnin entered the political realm to serve the community that he loved, said his daughter and current Hackleburg councilwoman Tabby Lolley.