YMCA, USA hold soccer clinic
Fourteen soccer players who participate in the Atmore Area YMCA program, including nine whose job it is to defend their team’s goal, got some valuable, hands-on training on Saturday, April 15. The young athletes were treated to a mini-clinic that was conducted by University of South Alabama assistant coach Kerry Edwards and two of USA’s imported players, Hannah Godfrey of England and Tiina Trutsi of Estonia. “We’re here to do…
EA state track champs … again
The Escambia Academy Track Team continues their winning ways with their latest competition. The team won the AISA (Alabama Independent School Association) State Track Championship the third time in a row. The meet was held at the Gulf Shores Sports Complex Wednesday and Thursday, April 12 and 13. In addition to the overall team championship, there were other standouts among team members. Kris Brown was named the meet MVP for…
Mt. Gillead to hold Usher Day
The congregation of Mt. Gillead Missionary Baptist Church invites all to their Annual Usher Day Sunday, May 7, 3 p.m. The Rev. Charles Jones, First Baptist Church of McCullough, will be the guest preacher. The theme for the service is “Doorkeepers keeping the doors open.” The Scripture is John 10:3 (NLT): “The gate keeper opens the gate for him, and the sheep recognize his voice and come to him. He…
RP Star Students
These Rachel Patterson Elementary students were named Star Students for March. They are, from left, front, Immogene Godwin, Aria Pate, Kendrick Williams, Taylor Coleman, Zameriea Robinson, Karmelo Dawson, Akeylias Sanders, Darius George; middle, Timothy Melvin, Jahzi Bowens, Brysen Staples, Justin Knight, Tyderion Wiggins, DeRihanna Riley, Jaliyah King; back, Khloe Sanders, Gabriel Rivera, India Finklea, Ja’Quavion Weaver, Briyahna Knott, Janessa Crook. Not pictured is Jaemisyn Taunton.
Calling all kids
Atmore Community Hospital mascot Stitches and the students at Atmore Christian School invite children and adults from across the county to attend the local National Day of Prayer observance on Thursday, May 4, at the Escambia County High School gym. There will be activities for children beginning at 5:30 p.m., with Stitches and with Miss Flippytoes in the RPM trailer. Shown is Shelley Vests’ kindergarten class with Stitches, from left,…