Obituaries for the week of July 26, 2017
George Lavon Caylor Mr. George Lavon Caylor, age 88, passed away Monday, July 27, 2017 in Fairhope, Ala. He was a native of Uriah, Ala. and has resided in Atmore, Ala. since 1953. He was retired from Champion Paper Company with thirteen years of service. He was a veteran of the Korean War and a member and deacon at Presley Street Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his…
Atmore grandmother arrested for sex trafficking – Allegedly ‘sold’ sex with granddaughter to boyfriend, 87
    An Atmore woman and an Atmore man were arrested last week after an investigation revealed evidence that the 66-year-old woman accepted money from her 87-year-old boyfriend in exchange for having sexual relations with her 13-year-old granddaughter. Unconfirmed reports are that Mary Lue Daw, who resides at an address on Third Avenue, actually held the youngster down while Charles Clarence Stacey, who listed a Pieburn Circle address, violated her…
Texas fugitive nabbed after 20 years in Atmore
An Escambia County deputy’s diligence led to the arrest of one of the state of Texas’s most wanted fugitives, a man who had been living in hiding in Atmore for the past two decades. Chief Deputy Mike Lambert reported Wednesday that the actions of Deputy Dereck Lowry, who was given two different names by a speeding suspect, led to the discovery that the motorist with whom he was talking was…
15 vie for DYW title
Young ladies from across the county are participating in the Distinguished Young Woman program to be held Saturday, July 29, 7 p.m., in the Woodfin Patterson Auditorium, Coastal Alabama Community College, Brewton. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased from a participant or at the door. Following are bios of this year’s participants in the national scholarship program. Lakeshia Betts High School: W.S. Neal Career Goal: Nurse Practitioner College Choices:…
Students represent Southern Pine in D.C.
The Washington D.C. National Rural Electric Youth Tour, sponsored by local electric cooperatives, the Alabama Rural Electric Association and the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association, is part of a grassroots program to educate high school juniors on the electric cooperative program and the cooperative ideas for which it stands. In June, approximately 58 students from Alabama traveled to Washington D.C., joining more than 1,500 students from across the nation. The…