Enjoy a concert, get information on OCC
If you wonder about the shoeboxes you pack for Operation Christmas Child, you have an opportunity to learn more about the program this Thursday evening. An Operation Christmas Child free informational concert will be held Thursday, June 15, at the Hampton Inn Conference Room located at exit 57 on I-65. It will begin at 7 p.m., with Dan and Fern Utz singing. Mary Jane Schrock, just recently returned from Rwanda,…
Observing Flag Day
That the flag of the United States shall be of thirteen stripes of alternate red and white, with a union of thirteen stars of white in a blue field, representing the new constellation. This was the resolution adopted by the Continental Congress on June 14, 1777. The resolution was made following the report of a special committee which had been assigned to suggest the flag’s design. A flag of this…
Pet needs home
I’m Dixie, and I’m looking for my fur-ever home. I’m a two-year-old pointer mix that loves to play, but I can get a little rambunctious, so I’m not great with really little kids. I need a home in the country because I’m a talented fence-climber. I get along great with other fur babies. You can come see me at the Atmore / PCI Animal Shelter on Cindebran Drive, Monday through…
Kissing the goat down On the Farm
It was the girls versus the boys in a friendly competition at Atmore First Assembly of God’s vacation Bible school last week. VBS theme was On the Farm, Growin’ God’s Way. VBS volunteers Allen and Christie Minchew represented the teams, knowing that the loser had to kiss a goat. The boys won the competition. Friday morning, the last day of VBS, Josh Davis brought in a little goat, and it…
Local Y now offering dance classes
Most adults listen politely but pay little attention when a teenager comes to them with a business suggestion. That wasn’t the case when 17-year-old Isabel Allen dropped by Atmore Area YMCA recently to discuss the possible establishment of a dance program at the local facility. “Ms. Allen came to the YMCA unannounced and asked if we were interested in having dance classes at the YMCA,” said Paul Chason, the Y’s…