Area News

Teen killed on Hwy. 50

NICOLE NORRIS/ THE GREENVILLE STANDARD A single-vehicle crash Saturday night has claimed the life of a Greenville teenager.  The 16-year-old, who’s name has not been released, was killed when the 2008 GMC Sierra truck in which he was a passenger ran off the roadway and struck a tree.  The teen, who was not using a…

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Stolen vehicle recovered

NICOLE NORRIS/THE GREENVILLE STANDARD Greenville Police Department responded to Sherling Lake last week in response to a suspicious person. When the officers arrived, the suspicious person was gone; the caretaker at Sherling Lake was able to get a vehicle description. Officers later confirmed that the car was stolen out of Milton Fla. and was found…

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Golden caught in Pensacola

NICOLE NORRIS/THE GREENVILLE STANDARD Butler County’s most wanted criminal was arrested and booked into the Escambia County Jail in Florida Wednesday night April 19 by the U.S. Marshal’s Fugitive Task Force. Kevin Carnell Golden, 32, is wanted for robbery of a bank and a convenience store in Butler County. Golden is also wanted a string…

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Friday night fight leaves one dead

NICOLE NORRIS/THE GREENVILLE STANDARD Friday night, the Greenville Police Department responded to a ‘shots fired’ call at the American Legion. Chief Lovvorn said that once on scene, officers learned a fight had broken out during a party. It was during the fight that the suspect brandished a handgun and began firing at the victim. The…

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Suspect arrested after foot chase

NICOLE NORRIS/THE GREENVILLE STANDARD The Greenville Police Department received a call in reference to a domestic violence call on Parmer Street, where the victim, a 43-year-old woman, told them she had been assaulted by her husband, John McCullough, 38, at their home. The victim told officers that after an argument with McCullough, he grabbed her…

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Hilltop robbed

NICOLE NORRIS/THE GREENVILLE STANDARD Greenville Police Chief Justin Lovvorn urges, “If you see Kelvin Golden contact law enforcement immediately and do not approach him.” Golden is wanted in a string of robberies, not only in Alabama but in Butler County. Golden has also made his way to the top of the Alabama’s Most Wanted list.…

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Arrest made in Walmart parking lot

NICOLE NORRIS/THE GREENVILLE STANDARD The Greenville Police Department received a tip recently in reference to a man reportedly stealing property and selling it in Greenville. The police say an informant tipped them off that stolen utility trailers were being sold in the Walmart parking lot. Police arranged for their informant to buy something from him.…

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Stryker visits Greenville

BRUCE BRANUM/THE GREENVILLE STANDARD Dr. John Strycker, who will be Butler County Board of Education (BCBOE) Superintended come July 1, took the opportunity to visit Greenville last week while he was on Spring Break from the Algonac Community Schools system he currently supervises. Dr. Strycker said his first step is getting to know people and…

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