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Willing Workers class enjoy Christmas lunch
By NANCY KARRICK Special to Atmore News The Willing Workers Sunday School Class at Brooks Memorial Baptist Church held their Christmas lunch on Thursday, December 6, at the home of Linda and Kenneth Dean. Members enjoyed the delicious meal of chicken salad sandwiches in croissants, Quiche Lorraine, congealed salad, and yummy Red Velvet and Italian Cream cakes. Santa also dropped off some miniature cheesecakes, cookies, and chocolates.
Canoe Study Club holds Christmas party
By PHYLLIS SHIPP Special to Atmore News Members of The Canoe Study Club were invited to the beautifully decorated home of Mrs. Rena Graham, on Friday, December 7, 2018, to celebrate the Christmas Season. As club members gathered, hors d’ oeuvres and a selection of drinks were offered during the social time. Everyone enjoyed visiting and sharing holiday plans prior to being invited into the lovely dining room for a…
Busy times for YLA
Special to Atmore News It’s been a busy past few weeks for Youth Leadership Atmore. On December 5, they completed the History of Atmore session. The morning started at Trinity Episcopal Church with breakfast provided by Anchor Cafe. Jerry Gehman opened the session on the history of the railroad system and how it affected the birth of Atmore. Linda Ellison, who played Mrs. Carney, taught the early history of Atmore…
Christmas in the Trenches    
By Nancy Karrick Published in “atmore” magazine, December 2018 I had the opportunity to meet folk singer John McCutcheon in the late 1980s while we were living in Atlanta. I was attending a children’s literature class at Oglethorpe University and our speaker for the day was Carmen Deedy. On that particular day, Carmen had brought along her husband, John McCutcheon, to help load and unload her boxes of children’s  books…
A week of good news
There was much to celebrate this past week in Washington. That sentence may surprise you if you just go on what you hear from the national news media, but the reality is we continue to get work done here in the People’s House. To be clear, there is still work to be done, and that starts with passing funding necessary to secure the border and protect the American people. That…