Atmore News

Obituaries for the week of November 22, 2017
Glenda Rebecca Hall Holloway Mrs. Glenda Rebecca Hall Holloway, age 56, of Odessa, Texas, passed away Friday, November 10, 2017 in Odessa. She was born in Atmore, Ala. to the late Marshall and Doris Barrington Hall. She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Lanell Cook, Shirley Baylor-Rushing and a brother Charles Rodney Hall. Mrs. Holloway is survived by her husband, James Holloway of Odessa; son, Thomas Joseph…
EA wins state!
By PAOLO GORME News Staff Writer For the second time in school history, the Escambia Academy football team brought home a state championship trophy to Canoe, winning the game 30-20. Last Friday’s game, November 17, in Troy University’s Veterans Memorial Stadium, was only the fourth time EA has played a state championship game and they have all been under Head Coach Hugh Fountain. The Cougars put on a spectacular show…
EA’s state-title pep rally tonight, send-off tomorrow
A championship pep rally will be held tonight at 6 p.m. for Escambia Academy’s football team as it readies for its state AISA championship contest against Autauga Academy. Game tickets will be available for purchase at the pep rally, and those who attend are encouraged to brings signs and shakers. The team will leave school at 10:15 Friday morning, and the public is encouraged to “line the streets of Atmore”…
Toys for Tots sign-ups under way
As Christmas approaches, families in need may apply for assistance from Toys for Tots, the annual holiday gift-giving program sponsored by the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve. Sign-ups are currently under way at Destiny Worship Center, 50 W. Sunset Drive. Those who would like to apply for participation in the program may do so at the church each Tuesday, from 5 to 7 p.m., through December 12. Applications will also be…
Living history added to Canoe event
While the Canoe Community Homecoming, hosted by Canoe Civic Club, was already set to be an event-filled day, even more has been added. According to Kevin McKinley, one of the organizers, about 20 reenactors plan to conduct a living history at the event this weekend. They will set up a War Between the States camp along Hill Street in Canoe on the night of Friday, November 17, and will be…