Bitter-sweet band concert
Escambia County High School Band Director Hayley Cockrell called the concert bitter-sweet. It was the spring concert, held Thursday evening, April 20. Bitter-sweet because this is the last concert of the year for this band. And bitter-sweet because 10 of her band members are seniors. The concert was excellent, and it’s obvious this is a close group of musicians. The range of music spanned classical to pop. Cockrell presented plaques…
Obituaries for the week of April 26, 2017
Mary Barbara Ricketts Jay Mrs. Mary Barbara Ricketts Jay, 75 years old, passed away Monday, April, 17, 2017, after a brief illness in Pensacola, Fla. She was born in Morganfield, Ky. to the late Williams and Margaret Ricketts. She joined the United States Navy in April 1964. She served with the United States Navy at the Surgical Clinic Navy Hospital until her honorable discharge in April 1967. She was very…