Obituaries, week of April 12,2020
Lisa Darlene Parnell Mrs. Lisa Darlene Parnell, age 58, passed away Monday, April 6, 2020 at her home. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister and aunt. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Heather Lyn Stewart. Mrs. Parnell is survived by her husband, Thomas Parnell; children, Jenagenifer, Jamie and Alyson Donald, Joseph Parnell, Christian Perez; mother, Robbie (Lindsey) Cook; brother, Russell Donald; sister, Linda (Cook) O’Bryan;…
Alabama businesses approved for federal disaster relief loans
News Staff Report The National Disaster Relief Program is now active for all “Small Businesses” in Alabama, offering loans to those businesses who have suffered or are suffering economic hardship due to the COVID-10 pandemic. The state was added to the eligibility list by SBA on March 21. The program provides working capital loans to help small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture, and most private, non-profit…
FBC hosts prayer meeting
Folks stayed in their vehicles at the prayer meeting By SHERRY DIGMON News Publisher The pastor and congregation of Atmore First Baptist Church invited all to a prayer meeting Wednesday, April 1. In light of social distancing guidelines, everyone who came stayed in their vehicles while church members offered prayers at microphones stationed on the ground level and on the balcony. Pastor Kevin Garrett began and ended the service with…
Deer leaps through print shop window
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer Several Atmore citizens, looking for some sort of escape from the daily onslaught of bleak coronavirus-related news, found a brief diversion recently, when a young “button buck” deer crossed several city streets and crashed through the show window of a local print shop. The incident happened March 25 at PCI Printing, 202 North Main Street, which was closed as part of the effort by…