Monday, March 24, 2008

Tuesday in The Star

Anniston’s Fourth Street Train Station is ready to be occupied after renovations, city officials said. The only remaining question is who will occupy it.

An assistant principal at Lineville Elementary and High Schools died in a hunting accident over the weekend, the Clay County coroner said Monday. Gerald “Gerry” Elliot, 39, was out turkey hunting early Saturday when he tried to climb a barbed-wire fence and slipped, Coroner Dale Rush said.

Two local teachers are on a short list of finalists for Alabama’s Teacher of the Year award, the Alabama Department of Education reported Monday.Amber Trantham, a third-grade teacher at Alexandria Elementary School and Deedee Adams, a math teacher at Oxford High School, made the department’s “sweet 16” list of educators from around the state.