Sherry Digmon

Class of 1962 ‘takes a seat’
At the presentation, from left, Sandy Helton, Bobby Freeman, Dr. Roy Gandy, Ann Amos Bell, Foster Kizer and Dale Ash, G.W. (Jeepy) Ford, Joyce Sasser Brown, and Jimmy Brown. By SHERRY DIGMONNews Publisher The Escambia County High School Class of 1962 donated $500 for a theater seat in the Strand Theater which is being renovated. The class will be commemorated with a plaque on a seat as will everyone who…
ECTS holds Gathering
By SHERRY DIGMONNews Publisher Escambia County Training School alumni held their annual Gathering Friday, September16. This was the first reunion since 2019. The Gathering is always hosted by the Class of 1967.Among those attending were the following:1951: Elnetta Johnson Thomas1955: Rosetta Johnson Sims1956: Delois Cambell Gandy1957: Bishop Willie Lee Williams, Pastor Isabell Ephraim Brazzell1959: Carolyn Flavor Deshield, Harold Dailey, Lois Brazzell McKenzie, Mary Brazzell Manning1960: Emma Johnson Thomas1963: Clarence Hudson,…
Author visits Rachel Patterson Elementary
From left, Maria Ewing, Alaina Ewing, Raquel Ewing Alaina Ewing shows an illustration of the sky in transformation By SHERRY DIGMONNews Publisher It isn’t often elementary school students get to meet an author. And it’s certainly a rarity when an author visits a school and reads her book to the students.Friday, September 16, author Alaina Colleen Ewing visited Rachel Patterson Elementary School and read her book to kindergarten and first-grade…
ECHS homecoming parade
Class of 1982 Class of 1992 Class of 1997 Class of 2012 Blue Devil Barbara Whatley By SHERRY DIGMONNews Publisher The Escambia County High School homecoming parade rolled Friday afternoon, September 16, with floats and trailers bearing alumni and school officials; the ECHS Blue Legion Band marching and playing; and a host of folks along the parade route.In years past, the weather has often been cooler for homecoming, but then…
Honoring first responders
Some of the first responders honored, from left, ESCO Deputy Wallace Carter, Bay Minette Police Cpl. Arthur Odom, ESCO Sergeant Matt Rabren, ESCO Sheriff Heath Jackson, ESCO Major Billy Blair. By SHERRY DIGMONNews Publisher Huxford Elementary School administration, faculty, staff and students welcomed the area’s law enforcement officers and emergency personnel to a luncheon in their honor Thursday, September 8. The event was “In Honor of Those Who Always Get…