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Alma Jean Behrens

Mrs. Alma Jean Behrens, age 86, of Opp, Alabama passed away Saturday, January 28, 2023 at her home.   Jean is survived by her daughters, Joan Santiago & husband, Ray, and Reba Shaw; son, Bobby Moody & wife, Heather; grandchildren, Leigh Gunter, Russell Gunter, Hunntere Black & TJ, Bobbi Hohimer & Jason, Heather Fricker &…

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Dollie Mims

Dollie Mims of Geneva passed away peacefully on February 1, 2023.  She was 89 years old. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 4, 2023, in the chapel of Pittman Funeral Home in Geneva with Rev. Cliff Foster officiating. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens with Pittman Funeral Home of Geneva directing.  The family will…

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Covington County, Opp arrest reports for January 17-27

The following reports were made by the Opp Police Department. Unless otherwise indicated, the individuals were taken to Covington County Jail for incarceration. Any individual of an arrest is not intended to imply that the individual has been convicted of a crime. All persons are assumed to be innocent until found guilty. January 17- 27…

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Joe Buchinsky

Joe Buchinsky, a lifelong resident of Geneva, passed away on Tuesday, January 31, 2023.  He was 69.  A celebration of Joe’s life will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 2, 2023, at the Vintage Room in Geneva.  Pittman Funeral Home of Geneva is in charge of arranging. Joe was born in Geneva on December 16, 1953,…

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Kenneth Lee “Ken” Berry

Kenneth Lee “Ken” Berry of Bonifay, FL passed away on January 23, 2023. He was 62. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, January 27, 2023, in the chapel of Warren Holloway Ward Funeral Home in Geneva, AL with Bro. Truman Scarborough officiating. Burial will follow in Whitewater Baptist Church Cemetery with…

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Geneva resident arrested for drug trafficking

On Wednesday, January 25, Geneva Police Department, along with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) Drug Enforcement Task Force Region B and Houston County Sheriff’s SRT, concluded a drug trafficking investigation in the 300 Block of North Morris Street, Geneva. Law enforcement issued a search warrant, in which marijuana plants,…

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Janis Norris Pierce

Janis Norris Pierce, 76, of Albany, Georgia passed away January 22, 2023 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital. Funeral service will be held Friday January 27, 2023 at 2:00 PM at Byne Memorial Baptist Church. Interment will follow to Leesburg Cemetery. Rev. Mark Jackson will officiate. Janis was born on November 25, 1946 in Opp Alabama…

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Jaqueline Dale Greenwood

Jaqueline Dale Greenwood had somewhere else to be on January 1, 2023. She is preceded in death by her mother, June A. Herman, of Ocean Springs, MS and her father, Homer E. Presley of Opp, Al. She is survived by her six children, David (Alesia) Hamm, Sharon (Michael) Blanchette, Joseph (Christine) Hamm, Charles (Virgila) Hamm,…

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Tragic accident claims the life of Opp man

Wednesday morning a tragic accident at Neal Tindol Tires leaves a family and friends in mourning. Around 8:35 a.m., the Opp Police Department received the call in reference to a tire explosion at Neal Tindol Tire on Saunders Road in Opp.  Upon arrival, officers located 45-year-old Mike Wise, of Opp, deceased in the shop area.…

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Ally Reese Bowdoin

Baby girl, Ally Reese Bowdoin, joined the angels in Heaven on Saturday, January 14, 2023. She was only 19 days old. Ally was born on Monday, December 26, 2022 to her mommy & daddy, Tera Driskell Bowdoin and Alex Bowdoin. Along with her mommy & daddy, she has a big brother, Carter Bowdoin; and grandparents,…

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