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Rotary offering two scholarships
The Atmore Rotary Club may award two scholarships up to $2,000 per scholarship to two 2017 high school graduates with a 2.5 or higher GPA who enroll as a full-time student in a college program for the 2017–2018 academic year (fall and spring semesters). The scholarships are awarded on the basis of both merit and need. Scholarship application packets are available at local high schools; students should contact their high school…
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…