Seeing ‘forgotten Alabama’
Wills returning to APL By SHERRY DIGMON News Staff Writer You may have attended a session at the Atmore Public Library a couple of years ago when Glenn Wills presented a program based on his two books – Forgotten Alabama and More Forgotten Alabama. He’s returning to the library Thursday, January 16, at 2 p.m., and he has a new book –200 Years of Forgotten Alabama – that will be…
Big change for Billy Glenn Rushing Post 90
A belated Merry Christmas, Happy New Year, and Welcome to 2020 from Billy Glenn Rushing Post 90! Many people hope for change with each New Year, with high expectations that change will bring a better life, more money, better health, and a wide assortment of wishes and desires. Resolutions come and go, with many resolutions quickly becoming a faded memory. American Legion Post 90 made a change for 2020! Yep,…
EA dance team performs at Citrus Bowl
By JOSH FRYE News Sportswriter The Escambia Academy dance team had a unique opportunity to perform during the New Year’s Day Citrus Bowl in Orlando, Fla. last week as Alabama took on Michigan. EA dance team members Hillary Huskey, Emma Hall, Rubye Nix, Hannah Stone and Kadence Kolbe were chosen during the Auburn Dance Camp earlier this year to be part of the halftime entertainment at the college bowl game.…
Loved ones who went home in 2019
July through December July Marsha Gayle Thames English November 28, 1943 – July 1, 2019 Douglas Anthony C. Hadley December 16, 1943 – July 1, 2019 George Washington Bell 1940 – July 2, 2019 Carl “Buster” McGhee February 9, 1917 – July 2, 2019 Lonnie Albert Nettles March 6, 1947 – July 3, 2019 Hazel Smith Strawbridge April 13, 1945 – July 3, 2019 Franklin “Frank” Carnley Sr. May 1,…
EA’s Davis shines at USFA All-American Game
By JOSH FRYE News Sportswriter Escambia Academy senior football player Jason “Jaybo” Davis shined brightly during the 2020 United States Football Association (USFA) All-American Game played January 4 at Rocky Top Sports Complex in Gatlinburg, Tenn. The USFA All-American game is composed of two 11-man teams chosen from private school players from across the country. Last year, EA had three players chosen for the team, while Davis was the only…