Sherry Digmon

ECHS Prom Promise
The driver fails a field sobriety test and is arrested A passenger “died” from his injuries By SHERRY DIGMONNews Publisher The Escambia County High School prom was held Friday, March 22. The prom began with lead-out in the school’s Hodnette Auditorium, then commenced at Wind Creek.But before the prom came Prom Promise Wednesday, March 20, an effort to make students think about their choices and the possible consequences. In order…
ECHS honors cheerleaders, football players, community leaders
From left, Coach Harris, Defensive Player of the Year Michael French, Offensive Player of the Year Jamarion Robinson, Most Valuable Player of the Year Lorenzo Arnold Jr. Rev. Michael Wilson, left, and Principal Layton Knight Rev. Harold Askew, left, and Principal Layton Knight Coach and Principal Layton Knight, left, with his family, front, his children, Layton Jr., Lennox, and Laylani; back, wife Chelsea, dad Leo Benjamin, aunt Jennie Ferrell, mom…
A family tradition
Mecoa Grunert From left, Eric M. Grunert, Mecoa E. Grunert, Shirley A. Grunert and Horst W. Grunert By SHERRY DIGMONNews Publisher Horst (Mike) and Shirley Grunert of Atmore recently attended their grandson’s graduation from boot camp.This is the third generation of what has become a family tradition in military service.Horst served 20 years in the Navy.The couple’s son Eric served four years in the Army, then 20 years in the…
‘From generation to generation’
From left, Principal Forrest Jones, Mary Figgers as Harriet Tubman, speaker Harold Dailey By SHERRY DIGMONNews Publisher The theme for the Escambia County Middle School Black history program was “From Generation to Generation.” The theme was carried out as students noted outstanding Black citizens from 1700 through 2000.The speaker for the program was Harold Dailey, retired educator who has never really retired. He continues to volunteer in the system when…
Eagle Scout Judson Lee
At the Court of Honor, from left, James Lee, Judson, Cindy Lee, and Judson’s grandparents Jackie and Billy Darby By SHERRY DIGMONNews Publisher Judson Lee attained membership in an elite group Sunday afternoon, February 25, as the Eagle Scout Court of Honor was held for him.Several Scout leaders from the area spoke about the importance of Scouting and Judson’s accomplishments.“It takes hard work and dedication,” Scoutmaster Wade Hartley said. He…