23rd annual Neighbor Day set for June 28-29

The 23rd Annual Neighbor Day in Hackleburg will culminate on Saturday, June 29, with a spectacular fireworks display at 9 p.m. Festivities will begin on Friday, June 28, at 5 p.m. and continue Saturday, starting at 9 a.m. and lasting all day until the fireworks extravaganza.
HACKLEBURG — The 23rd Annual Neighbor Day in Hackleburg will be celebrated this year on Friday, June 28, and Saturday, June 29.

Panthers’ playoff prowl ends in third round

Hackleburg’s Cam Ingram slides back into first base to avoid getting tagged out during the Panthers’ final game of the season against Sumiton Christian. Ingram hit 17 singles and three doubles over the season.
HACKLEBURG — The Hackleburg Panthers’ varsity baseball team’s season came to an end with two back-to-back losses to Sumiton Christian on Thursday, May 2.

Hackleburg shuts out Talladega

It’s tradition for Hackleburg players to scale the wall for playoff wins. One team member takes it one step further as he performs a back flip off the wall.
HACKLEBURG — Hackleburg High School shut out Talladega Central in a double header Friday, April 19, in the first round of playoffs.

Raiders win NAC meet

Hackleburg’s Edge Weeks, Jaquan Reeder and Seth Ables, and Brilliant’s Jaedan Lipsey, reach the finish line in the boys’ 200m race.
WINFIELD — The Marion County High School boys’ and girls’ varsity track and field teams won the 2024 North Alabama Conference Championship meet on Wednesday, March 13. The meet was hosted in Winfield, with Brilliant, Hackleburg, Lynn, Marion County and Phillips high schools competing for the NAC championship.

Hackleburg police officer discovers house on fire, saves lives

Hero Hackleburg Police Officer Zach Booth (far right) is shown with police chief Kenny Hallmark (far left) and Lynn Albert Barnette, 72, the homeowner he helped get out of the burning structure, along with Barnette’s granddaughter and friend.
HACKLEBURG — Hackleburg Police Officer Zach Booth is a hero. He will star in this news article, and he could easily be written about by a screenwriter and have his own movie.