Lanell Downs Smith, Author at Luverne Journal

News

Sports writers name All-State basketball teams

By Lanell Downs Smith The Alabama Sports Writers Association (ASWA) has released its 2024 All-State High School Basketball Teams, naming first-, second-, third-team selections and ... Read more

by Lanell Downs Smith, Tuesday, April 2, 2024 7:46 pm

News

Library fundraiser draw new, repeat supporters

By Lanell Downs Smith Luverne Public Library supporters from Crenshaw and surrounding counties enjoyed a repeat performance from award winning trio “Three on a String,” ... Read more

by Lanell Downs Smith, Saturday, March 30, 2024 4:50 pm

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Union Baptist dedicates building, recognizes volunteers

By Lanell Downs Smith Union Baptist Church in Honoraville dedicated its new building Sunday morning, March 10. The facility, which features space for worship and ... Read more

by Lanell Downs Smith, Friday, March 29, 2024 11:30 am

News

Parole board denies George Dobbs’ request

By Lanell Downs Smith The Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles denied the request of a man serving time for crimes committed in Crenshaw County. ... Read more

by Lanell Downs Smith, Monday, March 25, 2024 1:34 pm

Columnists

Connecting communities with typewriter ribbons

By Lanell Downs Smith William Lee has been selling, repairing and restoring typewriters since 1973. He has traveled from his shop in Montgomery into Butler, ... Read more

by Lanell Downs Smith, Wednesday, March 20, 2024 5:42 pm

News

Luverne library hosts annual Easter Bunny  brunch

By Lanell Downs Smith Crenshaw County Children came out to the Luverne Public Library March 9 for the annual Brunch with the Easter Bunny event. ... Read more

by Lanell Downs Smith, Sunday, March 17, 2024 10:03 pm

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Luverne serves local first responders

By Lanell Downs Smith First Luverne Baptist Church partners with the Luverne Police Department to host a First Responder Breakfast once a month. On Saturday, ... Read more

by Lanell Downs Smith, Friday, March 15, 2024 11:25 pm

Crenshaw County Schools

Kiwanis Club learns about community coverage partnerships

By Lanell Downs Smith Kiwanis Club of Luverne met Tuesday and heard from Luverne Journal staff reporter Haley Mitchell Godwin and student journalist Ella-Kate Tomlin, ... Read more

by Lanell Downs Smith, Saturday, March 9, 2024 1:44 pm

News

Crenshaw voters elect new school board member

Just over one fourth (25.57%) of Crenshaw County voters turned out of the March 5 Primary. Despite the low turnout, voters elected a new representative ... Read more

by Lanell Downs Smith, Wednesday, March 6, 2024 4:01 pm

Abby Anderson

Henderson pitches 1,500 strikeouts

By Lanell Downs Smith The Luverne Journal Crenshaw Christian Academy senior Abby Henderson has been playing softball since her fifth-grade year. On Feb. 27, coaches ... Read more

by Lanell Downs Smith, Saturday, March 2, 2024 4:09 am

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