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What a beautiful morning – I think I’ll go kill something
By Harvey H. (“Hardy”) Jackson Driving through the heart of Alabama recently I saw more than a few big pickups with dog crates in the beds. Hunting season. I don’t hunt. At least not any more. I used to hunt, but I never worked to become good at it. I’m sorta like the old preacher who was such a poor shot that he quit hunting. For him it was a…
WCA donates $20K-plus to library, high school – Monroe County Public Library and J.U. Blacksher High School receive Christmas TITO funds
Christmas came early for Monroe County Public Library and J.U. Blacksher High School. On December 16, both organizations were presented with checks from Wind Creek Atmore’s Ticket In Ticket Out (TITO) program. Together, the donations totaled $23,712.82. When presenting the checks, WCA Property Manager Tim Ramer said, “This comes from us and our guests. We are blessed to be able to do this for you.” The TITO program allows guests…
Spellers at A.C. Moore
A school-wide spelling bee was held Tuesday, January 10, at A.C. Moore Elementary School. The winner will participate in the school district bee Thursday, January 12, in the Flomaton High School library. Above, are the spelling bee participants. Below are the spelling bee winners, from left, first place – Abby Burkett; second place – Imari Lemon; third place – Allyana Tucker. Click on photos to enlarge
Local VFW Auxiliary collecting art cards
Thirty-five (35) families, with 85 children ranging from newborn to 18 years old, currently reside at the National Home for Children in Eaton Rapids, Michigan. The Atmore Memorial VFW Auxiliary #7016 is collecting cards to send to the VFW National Home for Children to be used in various arts and crafts projects. The Auxiliary is accepting all types of greeting cards, birthday cards, get well cards, Christmas and other holiday…