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Community

Rooster Day 2024 kicks off Saturday

Every year Rooster Day gets bigger and better. If anyone should know it’s Kirk Brooker, who has been a part of the celebration from the ... Read more

by Jan McDonald, Thursday, April 11, 2024 10:04 pm

News

Parks, recreation trending for big year in ‘24

Special to The Demopolis Times Few people realize the broad scope of everything the Demopolis Parks and Recreation Department does for the city – all ... Read more

by Jan McDonald, Wednesday, April 10, 2024 6:30 pm

Community

Rooster Day looks to draw high-energy bidders

By Jan McDonald Special to The Demopolis Times Lively bidding is expected at the Rooster Day Auction Saturday, April 13. With unique and tempting items ... Read more

by Jan McDonald, Thursday, April 4, 2024 8:39 pm

Community

Rooster Day Auction set for April 13

By Jan McDonald Special to The Times What has become the second-most anticipated event in Demopolis – Rooster Day – kicks off with the Rooster ... Read more

by Jan McDonald, Monday, April 1, 2024 10:27 pm

News

Fiber optic network coming to Demopolis

It’s not here yet, but a fiber optic network bringing high-speed internet is coming to Demopolis and Marengo County. George Henry, CEO of Yellowhammer Networks, ... Read more

by Jan McDonald, Friday, March 22, 2024 11:36 pm

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

Demopolis Rotary sponsoring holiday food drive

Not everyone in Demopolis is assured of a bountiful Thanksgiving. Stepping in to fill the food shortage gap for those in need is the Demopolis ... Read more

by Jan McDonald, Wednesday, November 8, 2017 10:15 am

LOCAL NEWS

Rooster Day deemed a big success

All indications are the second annual Rooster Day in Demopolis can be called a success. While final figures still aren’t in, Marengo County Historical Society ... Read more

by Jan McDonald, Wednesday, May 24, 2017 9:06 am

COMMUNITY EVENT

Demopolis Singers celebrating city’s 200th with pageant

For 200 years the people who have called Demopolis home have looked over the white bluffs of the Tombigbee River. To celebrate the history of ... Read more

by Jan McDonald, Thursday, April 27, 2017 8:14 am

COMMUNITY

Ready for Rooster Day!

Something for everyone is the goal of Rooster Day April 8, and organizers have lined up a park full of events for the whole family. ... Read more

by Jan McDonald, Friday, April 7, 2017 8:15 am

COMMUNITY

Variety of items up for grabs at Rooster Day auction

“And the next item up for bid…” The words used may not be those exactly, but bidders will hear something similar as they gather at ... Read more

by Jan McDonald, Thursday, April 6, 2017 8:19 am

COMMUNITY

Team effort brings ‘Col. Bridges’ to Rooster Day

When the big bird appeared on the scene, he caused a lot of open-mouthed stares, a grin or two and some outright chuckles. The 22-foot ... Read more

by Jan McDonald, Monday, March 27, 2017 9:17 am

Rooster Day

Clee Compton: The original ‘Rooster Wrangler’

As roosters arrived in Demopolis for the famous Rooster Auction in 1919, organizers realized they had to have someplace to put them and someone to ... Read more

by Jan McDonald, Tuesday, March 21, 2017 8:16 am

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Demopolis council approves Jackson Street widening project

Taking a stop-gap measure to prevent accidents, the Demopolis City Council Thursday approved a contract to widen the south side of Jackson Street east of ... Read more

by Jan McDonald, Tuesday, August 9, 2016 11:15 am

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ROOSTER DAY IS HERE!

When the first Rooster Auction was held in Demopolis in 1919 to build a bridge across the Tombigbee River, the event stretched over two days ... Read more

by Jan McDonald, Friday, April 8, 2016 2:02 pm

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Rooster Day will kickoff with unique 5K event

Lot’s of fairs and festivals start off with a 5K run. Not all of them have roosters leading the pack. The 5 kilometer race for ... Read more

by Jan McDonald, Thursday, February 25, 2016 4:53 pm

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