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Beware SPEC calls
The following was issued by Southern Pine Electric Co-op: Unfortunately there are some people out there calling Southern Pine members and telling them that their power will be out for an extended period of time. If you are contacted by anyone claiming to be a representative of Southern Pine Electric Co-op telling you that your power is going to be out, please contact your local Southern Pine office immediately to…
English places in state expo
John English of Atmore placed fifth in Class 15 Junior Showmanship at the 2017 Alabama Junior Beef Expo. Shown are, from left, Alabama Farmers Federation President Jimmy Parnell; Walker Johnson of Cullman in Cullman County, first place; Abbey James of Prattville in Autauga County, second; Claire Allen of Lafayette in Chambers County, third; Emma Claire Long of Clio in Dale County, fourth; and John English of Atmore in Escambia County,…
Swine show and sale is Saturday
The Escambia County 4-H Swine Project Show & Sale is set for this Saturday, March 25, at Brewton Feed & Seed, Highway 31, Brewton. Show begins at 10 a.m. with the sale immediately following. Processors will be on site to take your custom order. You do not have to take possession of a live hog. That will be taken care of. You only have to pick up the custom-processed pork.…
Saddle up for St. Jude
The 19th Year Saddle Up Trail Ride for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital will be held Saturday and Sunday, April 1 and 2. Last year, more than $25,000 was raised. This year’s goal is $30,000. All proceeds go to St. Jude. This cause is especially important to folks around Huxford and Uriah. Two Huxford and J.U. Blacksher students – Denver Shuttlesworth and Marshall Coker – have been to St. Jude…
Building robots at ECMS
The after school Project A-STEM at Escambia County Middle School is in full swing with students engaged in engineering designs for volcanos and walking robots. A-STEM is the after-school enrichment program focusing on science, technology, engineering, math and the arts at ECMS – changing lives one activity at a time. Shown are Guadalupe Franco, left, and TyQuera Evans working on a robot.