ACH Auxiliary offering healthcare scholarships
Special to Atmore News Atmore Community Hospital Auxiliary is offering scholarships to individuals pursuing studies in a medical-related field. Students must be currently enrolled in a healthcare program and must have completed at least one year at an accredited school. Graduate students will also be considered. Previous applicants may re-apply. Students must live in the Atmore geographic area. Applications may be picked up at Atmore Community Hospital Gift Shop beginning…
Inside the Statehouse
Low voter turnout expected for primary By Steve Flowers Guest Columnist We are less than four weeks away from our June 5th primary. Those of us who follow Alabama politics have pointed to this year as being a very entertaining and interesting gubernatorial year. However, last year’s resignation by former Governor Robert Bentley and the ascension of Kay Ivey from Lt. Governor to the Governor’s office has put a damper…
The fight against childhood cancer
by Bradley Bryne As a father of four, it is difficult to even contemplate a child’s life being cut short due to cancer or another terminal illness. As Danny Thomas, the founder of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, once stated, “no child should die in the dawn of life.” This powerful statement rang true recently when I met the mother of William the Warrior. Just one month ago, three-year-old William…
Perdido MS boys win district track meet
Special to Atmore News Perdido Middle School’s boys track team took first place honors at the district meet recently. Members of the team, coached by Jackson Adams, placed as follows: * 100 meter dash: 1st – Ty Drinkard; 2nd – Christopher Johnson * 1600 meter race: 2nd – Cole Koehrsen * 4×100 meter relay: 1st place team – Coleman Dove, Landen Harville, Christopher Johnson, Cole Koehrsen * 400 meter race: 1st…
Obituaries
Loraine Yvonne Johnson Weinmann Mrs. Loraine Yvonne Johnson Weinmann, age 76, of Atmore, Ala., passed away Monday, April 30, 2018. She was born in Robinsonville, Ala. to the later D.V. and Mamie Hardee Johnson. She was employed by First National Bank of Atmore, retiring after thirty-seven years. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the American Legion Post 90 for many years. She was a member of Robinsonville…