Sherry Digmon

Mourning Robert Maxwell – Grandfather’s clock has stopped
Among his many “duties,” Robert Maxwell was the song leader in Atmore Lions Club for decades. The song he selected most often (as I recall) was “My Grandfather’s Clock” by Henry Clay Work. “My grandfather’s clock was too tall for the shelf So it stood ninety years on the floor … Ninety years without slumbering Tic toc tic toc His life’s seconds numbering Tic toc tic toc It stopped, short,…
GECA presenting ‘Children of Eden’
From the Garden of Eden to Noah, the ark, the flood. The Greater Escambia Council for the Arts is working on a production that tells the Bible stories with music. This is a low profile show, you may not have heard of it. But, according to director Phil Johnson, it has the potential to be life-changing. Show dates for “Children of Eden” are Thursday, April 19, through Saturday, April 21,…
RP third-graders take state honors
Rachel Patterson Elementary School third-graders were honored in assembly Thursday, March 22, for placing first in the state in the Imagine Math curriculum Math Cup Bowl. Principal John Brantley said at the beginning of the school year, third grade students took an assessment test to determine their proficiency and what their needs were. In February, the school was notified the third grade could compete in the online competition. Students were…
Ribbon cutting
The Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for Main Street Tanning, Gifts, & Florist Thursday, March 15. Chamber board members and Ambassadors, friends and family joined the owners and employees for the occasion. Shown are, from left, front, Austin Williams, Jackson Breckenridge, Keyaira Wilson, Lauren Metzler, Eboni Williams, Lazarrian Boykin; middle, Shawn Rounsavall, Joey Brown, Jamie Brown, Macy Eicher, Bobbie Respress, Sherry Sullivan, Emily Harp, Paulette Barrett;…