By TOM TSCHIDA Special to Atmore News As fall approaches, long before the Christmas season, the Roberts family can be found hard at work planning the year’s Christmas light debut. John and Sylvia start this labor of love in October – checking bulbs, fixing displays, running cords, and determining what new items to add each year. Fifteen years ago, John hung a few sets of lights on his home just to…
The Pride of Atmore board selected the Langford home on Jack Springs Road as the October Yard of the Month. Shown at the presentation Monday, October 2, are, from left, front, Nina Langford, David Langford, the Rev. C.L. Langford, Leslie Henderson; back, Jimmy Langford, Foster Kizer, Myrna Monroe, Sandy Helton, Herb Hackman and Bub Gideons.
The Pride of Atmore Committee selected the yard of Chris and Courtney Harrison, 408 S. Main Street, as the August Yard of the Month. The presentation was made Monday, July 31. Shown are, from left, Lesley Harrison (Chris’ sister), Myrna Monroe, Scott Benton, Harper Harrison, Riley Harrison, Chris Harrison (behind his sons), Sheryl Vickery, and Bub Gideons.
The Pride of Atmore Committee selected Jim Spears’ yard at the corner of Trammell and Craig as the July Yard of the Month. His yard is always immaculate and his flowers beautiful. Jim is shown with Pride of Atmore Committee member Myrna Monroe.
The Pride of Atmore Committee selected Bob and Meg Jones’ yard on Kimberly Drive as the June Yard of the Month. Lilies and hydrangeas abound thanks to Meg’s green thumb. Shown at left are committee members, from left, Tom Tschida, Bub Gideons, Sandy Helton (back), and Myrna Monroe. At right is Reese Jones, standing in for her grandparents.