Lions elect new officers, celebrate membership
Anna Marie Gilchrist, left, and Brandy Giger By NANCY KARRICKSpecial to Atmore News The Atmore Lions Club held its meeting Wednesday, April 7, at the Atmore Community Hospital’s Mayson Auditorium.Lion Brandy Giger opened the meeting and led the Pledge of Allegiance. Lion Kevin Garrett gave the blessing. Lion Bub Gideons was recognized as the new First Vice District Governor for District 34C.The newly elected officers for the upcoming year were…
Legion returning to business
Special to Atmore News American Legion Billy Glenn Rushing Post 90 is hosting a “Return to Business” social, Friday, April 30, beginning at 4:30 p.m.“It’s been over twelve months since the Post conducted general membership meetings and shared valuable social time with our membership,” Adjutant Paul Chason said. “To ‘kick-off’ a return to a more ‘normal’ year, our desire is to host all current, past, and potential members to our…
Delta Kappa Gamma honors founders
Attending the meeting were, from left, seated, Connie Hetrick, Leigh Ann Rowland, Wendy Stafford, Leslie Sellers, Jessica White; standing, Tina Garret, Nancy Karrick, Evelyn Bilbo, Pat Bonner, and Sissy Phillips. Not pictured is Sherry Digmon. By SHERRY DIGMONNews Staff Writer Members of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, Gamma Omega Chapter, held the last meeting of the school year Thursday, April 8. As is tradition, the last meeting celebrates the birthday…
EA captures state track title
By JOSH FRYE News Sportswriter Escambia Academy’s girls and boys junior high track and field team captured the 2021 AISA Class 1A-2A Junior High State Championship Monday, April 12, during the 2021 AISA Junior High State Track Meet. In the girls division, EA secured the win with 113 points, while Jackson Academy finished second with 102. Edgewood Academy’s girls team finished third with 74 points. In the 1A-2A junior boys…
Cougars fall to Wilcox
By JOSH FRYENews Sportswriter Despite an early lead, Escambia Academy Cougars varsity baseball team was robbed of a victory by Wilcox Academy, 7-5, last Thursday, April 8. With the game tied at 5 and the Wildcats batting in the bottom of the sixth, Wilcox’s Parker Phillips singled, scoring 2 runs. The play by Phillips helped launch the Wildcats past EA.The Cougars took an early lead during the top of the…