Obituaries, week of July 21, 2021
Franklin Phillips Mr. Franklin Phillips, age 73, passed away Sunday, July 11, 2021 in Biloxi, Miss. He was a resident of Little River, Ala., but traveled around the world with his military career. He was a veteran of the Vietnam Conflict serving two tours as a Sp5 (T) helicopter mechanic.He was preceded in death by his parents, Mr. Charles Andrew “Drew” Phillips and Mrs. Maggie Roberts Phillips; four brothers, Charles…
Fountain CF escapee recaptured
Tidwell The Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office reported at 3:30 p.m. that escapee Jesse Lee Tidwell Jr. was recaptured and is now in custody. Alabama Department of Corrections officials announced this afternoon (Wednesday, July 14) that Tidwell, who was serving time for second-degree rape, escaped today. He reportedly left his work assignment near North Baldwin Infirmary in Bay Minette. The 46-year-old inmate, who was convicted in Lauderdale County in 2014 and…
Living healthy
PT Manager Loren Taylor, left, and Dr. Layla Lundquist-Smith By SHERRY DIGMONNews Publisher The old adage “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” could have been the title of a session presented at Atmore Community Hospital Thursday, July 8. The session was aptly called Facts and Snacks, with healthy refreshments served during the meeting held from noon until 1 p.m.The subject was An Ounce of Prevention: Guide…
Langford honored at UB
United Bank hosted a retirement celebration for Lana Langford Thursday, July 8. Dozens upon dozens of friends and co-workers came by to wish Lana well. She worked with UB 35 years. Shown at the celebration are Lana, seated, and her family, from left, Nina (sister), Jimmy (brother), Karen (sister), Colton Langford (dad), and David (brother).
Market in the Park
The last Market in the Park for this season is set for July 24 at Heritage Park, 7:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. You’ll find a variety of items – honey, jams, syrups, baked goods, herbal products, crafts. And, of course, you’ll find fresh vegetables grown locally. GreenHouse Growers of Barnett Crossroads is one of the regulars at Market in the Park, bringing a wide variety of vegetables for your table.…