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Ala school admits immigrant student - FORT PAYNE, Ala. (AP) - A north Alabama school system has enrolled an immigrant student who was initially denied admission. The Montgomery-based Southern Poverty Law Center says Fort Payne schools allowed the Mexican-born 17-year-old to begin attending classes after he was turned away twice from Fort Payne High ... - Fri, 18 Apr 2014

Fort Payne teams sweep Arab - The Class 5A, No. 7-ranked Fort Payne High School girls soccer team took another step toward securing the Area 7 championship Tuesday, downing No. 10 Arab 4-1 at Wildcat Stadium. - Thu, 17 Apr 2014

Fort Payne school district enrolls Latino student after turning him away twice - The Southern Poverty Law Center, which was working on the 17-year-old's behalf, announced today that the boy identified as J.T. began attending classes on April 10. The teen was denied enrollment in the school in January. - Thu, 17 Apr 2014

Fort Payne will play host to meet Saturday - A formidable field will descend on Fort Payne on Saturday for the second annual Appalachian Cardiovascular Associates Wildcat Invitational high school track and field meet. - Thu, 17 Apr 2014

Fort Payne closes season in strong fashion - Fort Payne didn’t let missing the playoffs keep it from closing the 2014 baseball season with a flourish. - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

McCurdy leads Fort Payne past Scottsboro - Zac McCurdy shot a 1-under 71 recently and led the Fort Payne High School boys golf team past Scottsboro 299-323 at Goosepond. - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

Registration being accepted for Aquacats - The Fort Payne Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registration for the Fort Payne swim team. - Thu, 17 Apr 2014

PREP SCHEDULE: Fort Payne, Ider will play in Scottsboro tourney - The Fort Payne and Ider high school softball teams will take part in a tournament at Scottsboro on Friday and Saturday. - Thu, 17 Apr 2014

SPLC Claims Fort Payne Schools Discriminated Against Latino Student, Supt. Responds - FORT PAYNE, Ala. (WHNT) - The Southern Poverty Law Center is demanding Fort Payne City Schools end discriminatory enrollment practices... - Tue, 08 Apr 2014

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PREP SCHEDULE: Fort Payne, Ider will play in Scottsboro tourney - Times-Journal - PREP SCHEDULE: Fort Payne, Ider will play in Scottsboro tourney Staff Reports Times-Journal | 0 comments. The Fort Payne and Ider high school softball teams will take part in a tournament at Scottsboro on Friday and Saturday. A glimpse at the upcoming ... - Thu, 17 Apr 2014

Alabama school won't let Latino teen enroll, rights group says - CNN - The teen, identified only as "J.T." by the SPLC, endured discrimination when he attempted to enroll at Fort Payne High School in January after moving to Alabama from Colorado, the civil rights group said. J.T. immigrated to the United States from ...Southern Poverty Law Center challenges Fort Payne schools over Latino student ... - al.comSPLC targets Fort Payne schools over discrimination - WAFF - Tue, 08 Apr 2014

Fort Payne closes season in strong fashion - Times-Journal - Layton Powell closed out his high school career in strong fashion, pitching a one-hitter Tuesday night as the Wildcats downed visiting Pisgah 10-0 in six innings on senior night at Fort Payne. kAmxE H2D E96 D62D@? 7:?2=6 7@C E96 r2ED W`c\`hX[ H9@ ... - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

1 killed in single-car accident near Fort Payne Sunday - CBS42 - (WIAT) – One person was killed in a single-car crash on Sunday morning in DeKalb County. Phillip Thomas Stowe, 19, was killed when the 2001 Jeep he was riding in struck a tree. The accident happened on I-59 at mile marker 213 near Fort Payne, Alabama ... - Mon, 31 Mar 2014

Flood warning extended for northeast Alabama; flooding occurring in Fort Payne ... - The Huntsville Times - al.com (blog) - The National Weather Service forecasting office in Huntsville said flooding was occurring in Fort Payne along Big Wills Creek. The stage at Big Wills Creek was at 11.8 feet and rising at 6:45 a.m. today, the weather service said. In Marshall County ...Flash flood warning extended - Times-Journal - Mon, 07 Apr 2014

Fort Payne man pleads guilty to killing Boaz man in December, burning body in car - al.com (blog) - Michael Stanley Townsel Jr., 28 of Fort Payne admitted to shooting Willis then burning his body in a car in December 2013. AL.com's news partner, WHNT News 19, reports Circuit Court Judge Tim Jolley sentenced Townsel to life in prison with the ... - Tue, 08 Apr 2014

Previously denied student enrolls at Fort Payne High School - Times-Journal - A Mexican-born student who was denied admission to Fort Payne High School earlier this year has been enrolled this week, days after a civil rights group's protest drew media attention to the city school system. “He's in school, absolutely,” Ashley ... - Fri, 11 Apr 2014

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