AREA NEWS IN BRIEF
Injured trucker out of hospital
A Huntsville Hospital spokeswoman said Thursday that physicians discharged the Illinois trucker injured in a collision Sunday morning with Priceville Police Chief Billy Peebles.
The hospital previously listed Lawton Atkins, 53, of Poplar Grove in serious condition in the neuro-intensive care unit.
Peebles said Atkins, while making a U-turn on Alabama 67, drove his tractor-trailer into the passenger side of his patrol car.
Peebles was treated at Decatur-General Hospital and released.
He expects to return to work Monday.
Quorum not met by Parks and Rec
The Decatur Parks and Re-creation Board took no action Thursday because the organi-zation did not achieve a quorum.
The next regularly scheduled meeting is Dec. 20.
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