Sept. 8

Published 9:27 am Wednesday, September 10, 2003

By Staff
Escambia County Commission will meet at 9 a.m. in the courthouse at Brewton.
Sept. 9
Escambia County Library System Board will meet at 1 p.m. in the Atmore Library.
Noon Aerobics will be held Monday and Wednesday at the YMCA with Maire Love-Davis.
Sept. 10
Joyriders will meet in the fellowship hall of United Methodist church at noon. Please bring a covered dish.
Sept. 11
McCullough Friendship Club will meet at 11 a.m. at Barnhill's Buffet at 8102 Davis Highway, at the corner of Davis Highway and Olive Road. Please note that this is a different location than was previously posted. For more information, you may call Betty Dean at 577-6583.
Sept. 12
Free tattooing of dogs begins at 8 a.m. at Mr. Green Jeans. Sponsored by Baldwin County Dog Hunters Association.
The class of 1984 will hold a class reunion meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the Community Cup. For questions call Krishandra Lyons at 368-8215
Sept 13.
Alabama Junior Rodeo starting at 9 a.m. at Ray Lambert Arena.
Christian Rave at The Wisteria from 7 to 9 p.m. sponsored by McCullough Christian Center. Call 1866-MCCenter or368-8389 for information.
Sept. 14
Decendants of Joseph Crocket Rutherford will hold their 12th family reunion starting at 10:30 a.m. at Davisville Community Center (old Davisville School) on Hwy 97. Bring a covered dish and drinks (no alcoholic beverages) and any old family pictures. Lunch will be between 12:30 and 1:00 p.m.
Sept. 15
Atmore Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. at the Lion's Club Community Center. A round table discussion will be held.
Sept. 16
Northview High School Open House will be at 7 p.m. beginning in the students' homeroom. Refreshments will be served in the cafeteria from 6:30 to 7 p.m.
Sept. 18
Trinity Episcopal Church will hold a no fee Community Games Night for the entire family from 6:30-9:30 p.m. There will be games for all ages: Chess, Monopoly, bridge, Trivial Pursuit, Scrabble, checkers and more, plus videos for small children. [An adult must accompany all children.] Light refreshments will be served in a smoke free environment at Trinity, 203 S. Carney St.
Sept. 19
Deadline for ACT assessment for Oct. 25 test for college admission. Students may get registration from their school counselors or register online at
Sept. 20-21
Wiregrass Model Railroad Show at the National Peanut Festival Fairgrounds in Dothan. Admission is $4 for adults, children 12 and younger admitted free with an adult. For more information you may call Danny Lewis at 1-334-792-4979
Sept. 27-28
Hunter safety class sponsored by the Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries will be held 8 a.m.- 5 p.m. Sept. 27 and 1-5 p.m. Sept. 28 at the Jefferson Davis Community College, Brewton Campus. Students must be at least 10 years old. The class is free, but students should make lunch arrangements. For more information you may call 626-5474.
Sept. 30
Escambia County Middle School 5th and 6th grade math students only and their parents/guardians are invited to Math Night from 5:30 to 7 p.m. for refreshments and fun. Math activities and SAT 10 scores.
Oct. 1
The ECHS Class of 1958 is celebrating its 45th reunion and invites the classes of 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959 and 1960 and their spouses or dates for a multi-class party at 7 p.m. Oct. 25 at the Wisteria in downtown Atmore. Dinner will be catered by Tommy Gerlach and dress is casual. The deadline for reservations is Oct. 1 and cost is $35 per person. Call Suzie Coker at 368-3315 if you have questions. Please mail your reservation and check to Buford L. Rolin at P.O. Box 19, Atmore, AL 36504. Note: The party is the weekend of Williams Station Day, a fun time to go "home!"
Oct. 8
Joyriders will meet in the fellowship hall of United Methodist church. Please bring a covered dish.
Oct. 17-19
The Boggy Bayou Mullet Festival will be held with Montgomery Gentry headlining the entertainment. The Alley Cats and the Charlie Daniels Band will also entertain. There will be crafts and food. Admission is $5 and children under 12 are admitted free. Visit for information.
Oct. 18
Ernest Ward High School class of 1983 will hold its 20-year class reunion. For more information you may call Edie Tullis Jackson at 368-8475, Robin Lowery Parker at 327-4439 or e-mail Brad Cook at
Nov. 12
Joyriders will meet in the fellowship hall of United Methodist church. Please bring a covered dish.
Nov. 22
20th annual Peterman Station days arts and crafts festival in Peterman, six miles north of Monroeville. For more information you may call Alice Chandler at 564-2260.
Nov. 29
Eighth annual Hunter Appreciation Day in Pine Apple. Live entertainment and arts and craft vending beginning at 9 a.m. and parade at noon. Awards ceremony at 7 p.m. For more information or booth space you may call John Lampkin at 746-2139. or visit the Web site at
Ongoing and Regular Events
Northview High School Quarterback Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesday of each month in the weight room. All parents and fans are invited to attend. For more information you may call 1-850-587-2489.
Atmore YMCA has opened registration for the afterschool program for 2003-2004 school year. Children are transported from schools to he Lions Club Community Center and may participate in projects, games, sports or do homework. The YMCA will also provide a snack. For more information you may call 368-9622.
The Free Diabetic Support Group will meet every third Thursday of the month at 6 p.m. in the Atmore Hospital Auditorium. For more information, call Louise Broyden at work at 368-6342 or at home at 368-2728.
After school craft time will be held at 3:30 p.m. the last Tuesday of each month at the Atmore Public Library, beginning Aug. 26.
Atmore VFW Post 7016 meets monthly on the first Monday of the month at 7 p.m. with the executive board meeting at 6 p.m. All VFW veterans are encouraged to attend. For information on the VFW, please call Commandeer Lee (Lavan) Martin at 368-8160 or Senior Vice Commander Joel Day at 368-5637.
Atmore Legion Post 90 meets monthly on the second Monday of the month at 7 p.m. All Legionnaires are encouraged to attend. For information on the American Legion, please call Adjutant Lee (Lavan) Martin at 368-8160.
The American Legion hosts a Country &Western Dance every Saturday night at the Legion Hall for a $5 donation. Everyone is invited.
NAACP Branch 5027 holds monthly meetings on the first Wed. of every month at Gaines Chapel Church at 7 p.m. Everyone is invited. membership fee is $30 per year and dues are $5 per month.
After Baby Comes, a free support group for new moms with babies up to six months old, meets the third Thursday of each month from 10 a.m. until noon at Baptist Medical Park in Pensacola. Susan Hannum, RN, IBCLC, hosts the group which deals with parenting and postpartum issues. This free program is open to the public. For information call 434-4567.
Community Hospice of Escambia County is looking volunteers. Call Community Hospice at 867-6993 or 368-3953.
Sowell Old Field Cemetery upkeep fund has been started at Goodway Baptist Church. Those with relatives buried there or who have lots reserved are asked to make a donation payable to Goodway Baptist Church Cemetery Fund sent in care of Terry Wiggins, Treasurer, 444 Matheny Road, Atmore, Al 36502.
The seniors of Huxford center invite those 60 and over in the Huxford, Uriah, McCullough, Little Rock and Goodway area and their spouses of any age. The center is located in the Huxford Masonic Lodge across from Huxford School and is open 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. There is no sign, but come on in.
The Atmore Saddle Club will hold a Horse Show/Fun Day the first Saturday of every month. Call Sandy at 446-7517.
Williams Station Day will be held Oct. 25. The Chamber is seeking artists and craftsmen. Call the Chamber at 368-8305 or stop by for an application.
Foley High School Class of 1993 is seeking classmates for a 10-year reunion, planned for Oct. 18 at the Gulf Shores Beach Club. Cost is $60 per person and payments must be received by Aug. 4. Send checks to Robin at P.O. Box 144, Gulf Shores, AL 36547. For more information, please call Robin at 251-967-4408 or e-mail Mell at

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