Obituaries for week of March 24, 2019
Dorothy Ward Bell Mrs. Dorothy Ward Bell, age 91, of Atmore, Ala., passed away Monday, March 18, 2019 in Century, Fla. She was a homemaker. She born in Harlingen, Texas to the late Otis Merritt and Lizzie Petty Ward. She was a member of Pine Grove Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents; step-mother, Nellie B. Ward; husband, Lewis Dewitt Bell, Sr.; son, Lewis Dewitt Bell, Jr; brother,…
Still looking for a home
How is it that amazing and adorable Boosie is still at the Atmore / PCI Animal Shelter?! If it is the University of Alabama bandana you don’t like, you can change it to whatever team you like, because regardless of who you cheer for, you will have a winning team if you adopt Boosie and add him to your family! Boosie is a two-year-old male bulldog that is kid friendly…
Area students participate in All-State Choir
March 7 through 9, several students from the area participated in the Alabama All-State Choir Festival at Samford University in Birmingham. Any choir student (in the entire state) can try out to make this choir in November. Generally, one out of four actually make the choir. Conrad Weber from Escambia County High School (ECHS) and Escambia County Middle School (ECMS) and Sherrie Hursh with Atmore Christian School (ACS) traveled with…
Grieving? This program could help
Special to Atmore News Community members who have experienced the death of a family member or friend are invited to register for the GriefShare program to be held at McCullough Christian Center. This nondenominational program features Christ-centered, biblical teaching that focuses on grief topics associated with the death of a loved one. The DVD seminar features nationally respected grief experts and real-life stories of people, followed by a small group…
Baby shower
Members of Atmore Memorial VFW Auxiliary hosted a Mommy & Me baby shower Saturday, March 16, to help provide diapers, baby wipes, pacifiers, baby clothes and more for pregnant female veterans. Items may still be dropped off through March 29 at Atmore News, 128 S. Main Street in Atmore. Shown from left are Auxiliary members Gayle Johnson, Noah Graham, Jackey Odom and Jenny Hutto with the items collected Saturday.