Board to see two more Covington County offenders next week

The Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles will hold 114 parole hearings this week, June 2-4. The hearings continue to be closed to public attendance because of COVID-19, but crime victims and other interested parties have provided written statements to be considered by the board. Of these 114 hearings, two are Covington County offenders. David…

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William Franklin “Bill” Jacobs

Mr. William Franklin “Bill” Jacobs of Geneva, Alabama passed away on Saturday, May 9, 2020 at his residence. He was 89 years old. Private family graveside services was held on Monday, May 11, 2020 at Sunset Memorial Gardens with Rev. Chip Oakley officiating and Warren Holloway Ward Funeral Home of Geneva directing. Mr. Jacobs was…

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No parole for Covington County drug offender

The Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles held 31 parole hearings Thursday. The board granted no paroles. Among the inmates denied parole were 24 who have been convicted of violent crimes.   Covington County offender Michael Shanno McClelland, 55, has among those denied parole.   According to the Alabama Department of Corrections, he is currently…

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Another Covington County drug offender denied parole Wednesday

The Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles held 32 parole hearings May 27, granting four paroles and denying 28.   Among the 28 denied parole were 20 inmates who have been convicted of violent crimes. Covington County offender Patrick Farley, 36, was one of the eight non-violent offenders that was denied parole. According to Alabama…

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Malcom Dakota “Dee” Brundidge

Mr. Malcom Dakota “Dee” Brundidge, age 20, of Opp, Alabama joined his Lord and Savior on Saturday, May 23, 2020 at Children’s Hospital in Birmingham, Alabama. “Dee” is survived by his parents, Holley L. Brundidge and Malcom S. Brundidge; sisters, Heaven, Haylee, Hannah and Farren; brother, Montana; maternal grandparents, Faye and Eugene Lee; paternal grandparents,…

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Sybil Jean Anderson Boyett

Mrs. Sybil Jean Anderson Boyett, age 85, of Opp, Alabama passed away Saturday, May 23, 2020 in Mizell Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Boyett is survived by her daughter, Sheila Yarbrough and husband, Rick; sons, Carl Boyett and wife, Beth, Terrie Boyett and Shawn Boyett and wife, Iliana; daughter-in-law, Vicky S. Boyett; sister-in-law, Marie Anderson; and 13…

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Investigators Spoil Burglary attempt early Tuesday morning

Investigators learned that an attempt would be made to break into a farm home located on Highway 89 near the Kinston Community. Investigators coordinated an effort to catch the couple in the act. In the early morning hours of May 26, the couple along with a third subject arrived at the targeted home. Investigators were…

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Parole denied for 2004 Covington County kidnapper

The Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles held 32 parole hearings on May 26, granting four paroles and denying 28.   The 28 who were denied parole included 21 inmates with convictions for violent crimes. One of those denied is Covington County offender Brian Scott Wilson, 46. According to the Alabama Department of Corrections, he…

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Patricia Ann Walters Aughtman

Patricia Ann Walters Aughtman, born December 2, 1948 in Mobile, AL, went to her eternal home on Friday, May 22, 2020, following an extended illness.
She was a resident of Opp for 42 years. She worked for the City of Opp until 1988 when she joined her husband on their grand adventures as a truck driving…

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Elizabeth Jane Donaldson Weeks

Mrs. Elizabeth Jane Donaldson Weeks, age 86, of Opp, Alabama died Sunday, May 24, 2020 in Mizell Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Weeks is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Jim Weeks and Katrina and Scott Weeks and Lisha; brothers, Charles Donaldson and Tim Donaldson; grandchildren, Adrian Weeks Callaway and husband, Harold; Tracy Weeks Wyatt and husband,…

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