Events

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…
Greater Mount Triumph celebrating anniversary
Pastor Willie Hawthorne, officers, and members of Greater Mount Triumph Missionary Baptist Church cordially invite all to worship with them as they celebrate the 130th Year Anniversary of Greater Mount Triumph Missionary Baptist Church. The celebration will begin Friday, March 17, 7 p.m. with Pastor James Crook, Pastor of Old Ship Missionary Baptist Church, Atmore, delivering the message. The celebration will climax on Sunday, March 19 at 3 p.m. with…