VFW officers installed
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7016’s 2017-18 officers were installed Monday (May 1) by Past District 8 Commander Johnny Boyington. The new slate of officers are, from left, Bobby Lanier (Trustee), Mike Hanks (Veterans Service Officer), Richard Keesler (Surgeon), Jimmy Biggs (Judge Advocate), Glenn Wardrop (Chaplain), Abby Brooks (Quartermaster), Lloyd Albritton (Trustee), Jeff White (Jr. Vice Commander), Harold Madison (Sr. Vice Commander) and Billy Gates (Commander). Not pictured are Noah…
Y’s soccer program ‘growing by leaps and bounds’
Alex Alvarez had plenty of reasons to smile Saturday morning, April 29, despite the cloudy skies that sent stiff gusts of wind across the Atmore Area YMCA’s soccer fields. In fact, he had more than 100 reasons. “It’s a great addition, and it’s growing by leaps and bounds,” said Alvarez, who is vice-president of Atmore Soccer Inc. and a volunteer coach, as he nodded his head toward the adjacent fields…
YLA Class of 2017 graduates
Members of the Youth Leadership Atmore Class of 2017 were honored with a graduation ceremony and reception Sunday afternoon, April 30. Guest speaker was Alabama Representative Alan Baker. He encouraged the class to express their appreciation to the people who have invested in their lives – parents, grandparents, educators, community leaders. Rep. Baker talked about the truth in the slogan “Be all you can be.” “Some people wait for something…
Yard of the Month
The Pride of Atmore Committee began a new initiative this week. Actually, they’ve revived an old Atmore tradition – the Yard of the Month. The first award recipients were Floyd and Betty Adams on Main Street. Floyd said he didn’t think his yard was worthy of the award, but he was grateful and honored. Committee members are shown with Floyd and Betty at the presentation Monday, May 1, from left,…