FitFest 2018
By Carolyn Bivins Extension Service It’s time! Time for FitFest 2018! You have saved the date, and it’s finally here! This year marks our 25th annual FitFest, our Silver Anniversary, and we are so excited about it! FitFest is a FREE health and fitness program for senior adults. The primary purpose of FitFest is to encourage individuals in the community and surrounding areas to become fully informed and pro-active about…
Are you the ultimate gamer?
If you think you’re the ultimate gamer, you have a chance to prove it. The Flomaton Lions Club is hosting their first Ultimate Gamer Competition Saturday, March 10, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Flomaton Community Center, 600 McCurdy Street, Flomaton. The competition consists of three rounds: * Round 1 – Street Fighter 5 * Round 2 – Call of Duty Black Ops 3 * Round 3 – Mario…
Poster contest raises awareness
Escambia County Middle School fifth-grade students participated in the U.S. Department of Justice’s National Missing Children’s Day Poster Contest. The theme for this year’s poster contest is “Bring Our Missing Children Home.” La’Niya King, Gina Knighten, and Ariyana Young are the winners for Escambia County Middle School. Their artwork will be submitted to the State Contest Manager for local judging. Each participant had to submit a brief description of their poster and a…
Students celebrate ‘100 Days of School’
By GERRI MCDONALD Special to Atmore News Perdido Elementary students in Mrs. Kambi Gohagin’s, Mrs. Anna Grant’s and Mrs. Brooke Drinkard’s kindergarten classes celebrated the first “100 Days of School,” on February 6. Preparation for the special day began over a week ago, as students created their individual “100” project at home. Everything from Cheerios and sequins, to stickers, seeds, Legos and paperclips, were used to create their unique set of…
Painted rock found at Perdido E/M School
By GERRI MCDONALD Special to Atmore News Sixth graders Stacie Wilson and Maranda Singleton recently found a painted rock hidden just outside the door of one of their classrooms at Perdido Elementary / Middle School. Just how it made its way from Flomaton, Alabama to Perdido School is a bit of a mystery; but then that is the idea behind the fun. A little detective work discovered that the rock was…