Events

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…
Community band beginning practice
The Escambia County Community Band will begin practice in April on Monday evenings at 6 p.m. at the Flomaton High School Band room. Concerts will be in late June and early July. The group is open to high school age and up. If you’re interested in being a part of this year’s group please join the Escambia County Community Band Members page on Facebook. If you have questions, call Dietrich at…
Honoring Vietnam veterans
The fourth Annual Vietnam Veterans Day Celebration will be held Saturday, March 25, 4 p.m., at Heritage Park. The event is hosted by Atmore Memorial VFW Auxiliary to Post 7016 and is hosted in part by VFW  Foundation Community Services Grant. Last Sunday afternoon, March 19, several Auxiliary members and friends gathered at Heritage Park to make final plans and also to assemble new banners and flagpoles Scheduled to participate…