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Saint Clair times (Newspaper) - December 13, 2012, Saint Clair, MichiganSports area basketball teams off to hot Start Page in Moody Council votes to raise diesel tax 4a Springville ses students of the month id St. Clair Christmas parades around county 1c your Hometown newspaper for St. Clair county Leeds and Trussville St. Clair times bulk rate . Postage paid permit no 22 Pell City. Al 35128 thursday december 13, 2012 a product of the daily Home free Welcome to our world a live nativity scene took place near the parking lot of first Baptist Church Pei City recently. The students in the scene were from Amy Golden a Home school classical conversations of Peli City. Golden a class meets at first Baptist Church and they were asked to do the live nativity for the kindergarten students at first Baptist Church Day care. Joseph is portrayed by Isaac Foote while Mary is portrayed by Brooklyn i Deil. The baby Jesus is 9-week-old Samuel Golden. Gary manner St. Clair times couple from Leeds indicted for homicide by David Atchison St. Clair times Pell City a Leeds couple was arrested and charged with the death of a Man who was mauled and killed by dogs. St. Clair county District attorney Richard minor said Jerry Lenton 56, and Jacqueline Lenton 56, turned themselves into authorities after a grand jury indicted the husband and wife for manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide in the sept. 20 death of William Donald Thomas 83, of Leeds. Minor said the couple turned themselves into the Leeds police department and were taken to the St. Clair county jail in Pell City where they were booked. He said the couple each had to Post a $10,000 Bond. The indictments state that the couple a did recklessly cause the death of William Donald Thomas a and with criminal negligence cause the death see couple Page 4a county agrees to support forever wild in Springville by will Heath St. Clair times editor Ashville a the St. Clair county commission on tuesday approved a Resolution backing Springville a efforts to include Over 300 acres in the forever wild land Trust program. The commission unanimously approved a Resolution pledging $150,000 from the county for the project which would designate 382 acres off St. Clair 9 for the state program. That financial pledge matches the City of Springville commitment a approved in july a and according to Springville mayor William Isley that commitment has helped raise the City a profile among the forever wild Board. A i can Tell you that the room at the last meeting was full of other cities but not one other mayor or county commissioner was present a Isley said. A i think this would be a jewel not just for the City of Springville but an asset for the entire county and multiple other counties. A your Council unanimously approved to Back this project and we Hope and Pray that this will come to the forever wild land Trust has its next Board of directors meeting thursday at 10 a.m., at the Barber motor sports museum in Leeds Page 3. Isley and county commission chairman Stan Batemon both said they plan to attends a if we can spread out that $150,000 Over a couple years i done to see it being a problem a Batemon said. A if we have to write a Check for $150,000 tomorrow that a a the process is Likely to take time a the land is currently under private ownership and will require an appraisal before the forever wild land Trust can offer to Purchase it. Springville has already agreed to be a managing partner for the Park when it is completed including providing fire and police Protection. Wendy Jackson executive director of the Freshwater land Trust and a county resident said the property compares favourably to Turkey Creek nature preserve in Pinson As Well As Moss Rock preserve in Hoover. A a it a not Only a great amenity its Good for economic development As Well a Jackson said. A Turkey Creek produces around $l-$2 million per year for Pinson. A a in be worked on a lot of projects and having the faces of the mayor and county commission at the forever wild meeting definitely makes a difference. If you make a commitment you re going to see a favourable commissioner Ken Crowe said he saw favor in the project but worried it might compete with two other projects the county is currently working on specifically the Canoe Creek boat launch and the former site of it. Strother. A those projects Are going to be in Competition for the same Money a Crowe said. A if we re willing to work out our commitment this is a Good see land Page 4a St. Vincent a celebrates its first anniversary by David Atchison St. Clair times Pell City a More than 100 people attended mondays first year anniversary Celebration of the new St. Vincent a St. Clair Hospital on veterans Parkway. A wow has it been a year already a said Kidada Hawkins vice president of Rural Hospital operations for St. Vincent a health system. A it seems like yesterday that i was part of the transition Hawkins helped moved patients and equipment from the old dilapidated Hospital on or. John Haynes drive to the new $32 million state of the Art medical facility on veterans Parkway. A there Are so Many. People this Racilia helped bring this facility to fruition a Hawkins said at the Celebration. The occasion marked one year of operations for the Hospital that serves St. Clair county and surrounding areas. A we thank St. Vincent a for having the Faith to build their facility in St. Clair county a said Don Perry who serves on St. Vincent a St. Clair advisory Board. City county and state officials attended mondays Celebration and the reception that celebrated the first see Hospital Page 4a Bob Crisp St. Clair times John of Neil Speaks to a Large crowd who gathered at the first anniversary Celebration of St. Vincent a St. Clair Hospital. Inside of Quot a Quot editorial.5 . I tuition to pact. C participants religion.4c Community Calendar .6c school.1d Pang 5 classified.3d-4d online at see obituaries rage 2 orthodontics no Down payment monthly payments of Low As 129 free initial exam Soo Al cd a alb pad of a ii w pm 6v9 644 Man serving As Volunteer coach arrested by Gary Hanner St. Clair times associate editor a Moody Man who volunteered As a football coach at Ashville High school was arrested on dec. 6 Raymond Mitchell Praytor 26, was arrested by the St. Clair county sheriffs department at his Resi Dence in Moody. St. Clair county chief assistant District attorney Lamar Williamson said the charge against Praytor is a school employee engaging in a sex act with a student under the age of 19.�?� Williamson said this is a class b felony. If convicted Praytor could spend 2-20 years in prison. St. Clair county District judge Alan Furr set Bond for Praytor at $50,000. He bonded out dec. 8. A Spray torn Scase will go before District court first and then on to a grand jury a Williamson said. See arrest Page 4a 38 6244 for to Vingo from Auto of Fioriti in Aurance. A a How you caul be eligible for a Mold Polary i a mint Iii or via us today Harris Fowler insurance Moody a 205-640-1108 Uio owners insurance

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