Obituaries, week of September 13, 2020
Margaret Ann “Cricket” Brown Brown Ms. Margaret Ann “Cricket” Brown, age 64, of Poarch, Ala., passed away Tuesday, September 8, 2020 in Pensacola, Fla.  She was born in Century, Fla. She lived most of her life in Bratt, Fla. and was a member of Bratt Assembly of God Church.  She loved her family and was an avid fan of New Orleans Saints and Atlanta Braves baseball.  She was preceded in death…
Lions ‘attend’ leadership conference
Special to Atmore News Alabama Lions offered its members a chance to attend a Virtual Leadership Conference on August 8 and 22 for three hours each day. This virtual version replaced the cancelled Alabama Lions Leadership Conference. The first day, which was attended by Atmore Lions Renee Hardy, Mandie Thompson, Bub Gideons, and Nancy Karrick, covered the topics of Rejuvenating Districts with New Clubs, Revitalizing Clubs with New Members, and…
Crook’s new single could be ‘the one’
Crook By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer The first two songs Ricky Crook recorded after signing a contract with MC1 Nashville did well online, from Atmore to England, but got only nominal radio airplay. His third song, released just three weeks ago, is aimed at changing that. “What we decided to do was release a song that was a little more radio-friendly,” said Crook of “One More Beer,” his newest…
Anna Weber celebrates 96th birthday
Anna Weber and her children at the birthday celebration, from left, Joyce Suter, Velma Schrock, Mrs. Weber, Mary Jane Schrock, Jim Weber On Sunday, September 6, family and friends of Anna Weber celebrated her 96th birthday. Mrs. Weber was born in 1924 in Lebanon County, Penn. In 1962, Mrs. Weber, along with her husband Martin and seven children, moved from a dairy farm in Lancaster County, Penn., to the Atmore…
Huxford Elementary students honored
Honorable Hornets for the month of August were chosen by their teachers because they exhibit this month’s character trait of honesty. These students were rewarded Thursday, September 3, with a special snack time and a certificate. Honorable Hornets are, from left, front, Ava Baggett, Noah Stanford, Raylin Lambeth, Lexi Holland, Jesse Smedley, Izayah English, Sophia Rutherford, and Harmony Blackbear; back, Raley Worth, Dalyn Lambert, Jackson Odom, Heaven Li Hartley, Annsleigh…