Veterans Day events planned
Honoring our veterans News Staff Report Veterans Day is Sunday, November 11, and several events are planned around the day. Perdido Elementary / Middle School The school’s annual Veterans Day celebration will be held Friday, Nov. 9, 8:30 a.m., in the gym. This year’s program will feature special guest speaker Major Jamie Barnes, the Baldwin County High School JROTC Flag and Rifle Drill teams, Perdido Middle School Band, and former…
Canoe Homecoming set
Canoe Homecoming set The Canoe Homecoming will be held on November 17, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., along Lowery Lane in downtown Canoe. Arts and crafts vendors, food, and reenactors and a living history camp will be set up at the Confederate Memorial. There will also be a historical presentation regarding Canoe at the Civic Center during the day. For more info call 251-294-0293.
Mentoring program gets under way
Special to Atmore News New Horizons began their first Mentoring Sessions this past Saturday at Escambia County High School. New Horizons is a new mentoring program available in Atmore through the Children’s Policy Council that meets monthly with a Mentee class of nearly 20 or more students ages 11-16. The first session focused on development of personal goals and achievements and choices vs. consequences. The Mentees received a special welcome…
Our farmers are our future
This past week, I had the pleasure of visiting many fine farmers and foresters throughout Southwest Alabama to learn more about the incredible work they do on a daily basis. This was part of my annual “Ag Matters” agricultural tour, which brings me to farms and forests in each of the six counties that make up Alabama’s First Congressional District. Forestry in Alabama first began in Clarke County, and that…
All about ecosystems
Special to Atmore News Escambia County Middle School students in Ms. Hybart’s and Ms. Wilson’s fifth-grade science classes created Shoebox Ecosystems recently. The students demonstrated an understanding of ecosystems. They were able to identify the plants, animals, soil, habitats, and relationships that exist in ecosystems with an emphasis on conservation and preservation of the ecosystems. Students selected and chose appropriate animals, plants and soils to construct three-dimensional models of an…