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Class of 1984 25th Class Reunion

February 25, 2009 by Melinda Mann Stewart (Register to contact)

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The class of 1984 would like to announce the planning of our 25th class reunion slated for May of this year. Looking for all graduates of this wonderful class in hopes to make this wonderful milestone a success. You can contact myself, Melinda Mann-Stewart at the email below. Look forward to hearing from you real soon. GO YELLOW JACKETS!!


Graduationg Class of 1984 Reunion Planning

February 25, 2009 by Melinda Mann Stewart (Register to contact)

To protect privacy, contact info has been removed from this post. Register to see the original with contact info.

The class of 1984 would like to announce the planning of our 25th year class reunion in May. Currently looking for all graduates of this class in order to try and make this reunion a memorable success. Please contact myself, Melinda Mann-Stewart at the email below. Look forward to hearing from you soon.

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Ashford High teacher facing felony charge for allegedly stealing from school  Dothan Eagle

An Ashford High School teacher will face a jury trial on May 1 after allegedly stealing funds of $3368.53 from Ashford High.

Ashford principal prepares for school in the wake of malware attack  WTVY, Dothan

The malware attack is affecting both computers and the phone system. Houston County Schools Superintendent David Sewell announced today that students ...

Ashford community comes together for a good cause  WTVY, Dothan

The Ashford community is replacing an old mural with a new one.

Where do Wiregrass high schools rank in the 2019 U.S. News and World Report best high school rankings?  Dothan Eagle

Enterprise High School is the top Wiregrass high school in Alabama and among the top 1350 in the nation, according to a ranking released Tuesday by U.S. ...

Mitch Sellers resigns post as head football coach of Ashford High School  Dothan Eagle

Saying “It was just time,” Mitch Sellers has resigned as the head football coach from his alma mater of Ashford High School.

New experience for some Ashford students on first day back to school  Dothan Eagle

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Trial continued for Ashford teacher facing theft charges  Dothan Eagle

An Aug. 5 trial for an Ashford teacher accused of stealing more than $3360 from Ashford High School has been rescheduled for September.

Board approves new Wicksburg concession project; derides 40-bathroom requirement  Dothan Eagle

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Watermark Church purchases neighboring church building belonging to Covenant United Methodist Church  Dothan Eagle

The evidence of Watermark Church's growth in Ashford can be at least partially measured with a recent large purchase.

Judge continues trial for Ashford teacher facing theft charges  Dothan Eagle

A May trial date for an Ashford teacher accused of stealing more than $3360 from Ashford High School has been rescheduled for Aug. 5.

Hall, Geraldine "Jerry"  Dothan Eagle

Mrs. Geraldine (Jerry) Hall passed away Friday, August 2, 2019 at the age of 94. Funeral services will be held at 11 A.M. Monday, August 5, 2019 at the Ward.

Several events planned as Dothan Area Chamber of Commerce recognizes National Small Business Week  Dothan Eagle

The Dothan Area Chamber of Commerce will conduct an array of seminars and events to celebrate National Small Business Week this week.

UPDATE: Houston County Schools’ opening rescheduled once again  WDHN -

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Houston County teachers will receive pay raises earlier than scheduled  Dothan Eagle

Houston County school teachers will begin receiving state-mandated raises a little early.

Hearing for Houston County teacher accused of misusing school funds  WTVY, Dothan

An Ashford High School teacher appeared before the county school board over allegations that she used student government funds for personal use.

Wallace Smith honored on his 100th birthday Video  WTVY, Dothan

A special celebration took place Tuesday afternoon in honor of Wallace Smith, the former principal of Ashford High School.

Houston County schools appear structurally sound, but power an issue  Dothan Eagle

Similar to most of the counties affected by Hurricane Michael, the biggest problem at the moment for Houston County Schools is a lack of power.

Wallace Smith honored Tuesday on his 100th birthday  WTVY, Dothan

A special celebration took place Tuesday afternoon in honor of Wallace Smith, the former principal of Ashford High School.

Houston County Career Academy Career Signing Day  WTVY, Dothan

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Ashford's Knight signs with Division I Campbell  Dothan Eagle

ASHFORD – Growing up, if a basketball was not in LaDarius Knight's hands shooting or dribbling, the sport was never far from his mind.

Ashford City Council renames street to honor first Black Principal  WTVY, Dothan

Monday night, city council re-named Church Street in honor of Ashford High's first Black Principal.

March Teacher of the Month  WTVY, Dothan

Congratulations to Shannon Alderman! She's WTVY and Army Aviation Center Federal Credit Union's Teacher of the Month.

Trailblazing educator turns 99 | News  Dothan Eagle

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Ashford High Alumni Basketball Game Video  WTVY, Dothan

May 20th at 4:30 P.M. at the Ashford High School Gym. There will be a candle light vigil for fallen soldier JuWan Richardson Saturday night at 7:30 P.M..

Smith, Sr., James Lee  Dothan Eagle

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Pep rally gets Houston County School employees fired up for school year  WTVY, Dothan

Teachers and staff spent the morning at Ashford High School's auditorium for what some are calling - a teacher 'pep rally.'

4 members of Ashford High's band recognized before traveling to perform  WTVY, Dothan

4 members of the Ashford High School Band were recognized at Monday's Houston County Commission meeting as they make their way to Chicago.

Fort Campbell releases information on Gordon soldier  WTVY, Dothan

Fort Campbell issues information about soldier whose body was recovered from Kentucky Lake.

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Ashford's Knight, Eufaula's Smith are Wiregrass' Best in boys basketball  Dothan Eagle

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National Signing Day: Wiregrass signees Q&As  Dothan Eagle

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Klages returns to Eufaula to lead Lakeside football  Dothan Eagle

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Quinton Vann takes helm of Ashford Police Department  Dothan Eagle

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Amputee hurt in industrial accident talks workplace safety with local students  Dothan Eagle

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