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Articles from the January 10, 2019 edition

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Tips to raise healthy eaters in the new year

Ring in a healthy new year by teaching kids the importance of food, nutrition and eating skills: food to fuel busy, successful lives; nutrition to nourish strong bodies and smart brains; and eating skills to enjoy the social aspect of meals with...

 

Ruby Lee 'Madea' Mims-Brown

Ruby Lee “Madea” Mims-Brown, 87, died Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018. Mrs. Mims-Brown was born Aug. 9, 1931, to Isaiah and Dora Brooks-Mims in Owassa, Ala. A resident of Owassa for many years, where she was a member of Second Mt. Zion Baptist Church,...

 

Jeanette Delois Seale Creamer

Jeanette Delois Seale Creamer, 66, died Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018, in Jay, Fla. Mrs. Creamer was a native of Atmore, Ala. who resided in Bratt, Fla. most of her life. Co-owner of Creamer logging, she was of the Baptist faith. The funeral was held at 2...

 

Jack Darby

Jack Darby, 75 of Atmore, died Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019 in Atmore. Mr. Darby was born May 1, 1943, to George Washington and Fannie Mae Manning Darby in Monroe County, Ala. He worked as a machine operator with Vanity Fair Mills. The funeral was held at...

 

Rea Millicent Sturm Davis

Rea Millicent Sturm Davis, 94, of Brewton, died Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018 at Terre Haute Regional Hospital in Terre Haute, Ind. after an extended illness. Mrs. Davis was a native of Chicago, Ill., and longtime resident of Brewton before relocating to...

 

Diane Simmons Dean

Diane Simmons Dean, 69, of Jay, died Friday, Dec. 28, 2018, at Jay Hospital after an extended illness. Mrs. Dean was born in Century, Fla. and had been a lifetime member of the Jay community, where she was a homemaker. The funeral was held at 1...

 

Mazie Glendora 'Glennie' Griffith Godwin

Mazie Glendora “Glennie” Griffith Godwin, 86, died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019. Mrs. Godwin was born Feb. 3, 1932, near Atmore, Ala. She helped build the Pentecostal Holiness Church when she lived in the Farm Hill community near Cantonment, Fla. A...

 

Joni Gail Harris

Joni Gail Harris, 64, of Pollard, Ala., died Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019, after an extended illness. Mrs. Harris was born in Big Springs, Texas, and had been a resident of the Flomaton community since 1972, coming from Stanton, Texas. A member of Little...

 

Sam Hudson

Sam Hudson, 76, died Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018. Mr. Hudson was born May 24, 1942, to Willie and Victoria Hudson in Gosport, Ala. Employed with West Escambia Utilities, where he retired from, he was an advocate of vintage automobiles. The funeral was...

 

Willie George 'Junior' Lee, Jr.

Willie George “Junior” Lee, Jr., 66, of Atmore, died Monday, Dec. 24, 2018, at Atmore Nursing Care. Mr. Lee was a native of Atmore born to Willie George, Sr. and Novella Lee. He attended Escambia County school sand worked as a painter at Ingalls...

 

Robert 'R.L.' Morris

Robert “R.L.” Morris, 83, of Orange Beach, Ala., died Friday, Dec. 28, 2018. Mr. Morris was born to John D. and Avie M. Morris of Bay Minette, Ala. He graduated from Baldwin County High School in 1953 and went on to graduate from Auburn...

 

Betty Kyser Pruett

Betty Kyser Pruett, 71, died Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018, in Atmore, Ala. Mrs. Pruett was born March 1, 1947. to James Edlow and Augustine P. Kyser in Atmore. Mrs. Kyser is survived by her husband of 54 years, Fred Pruett of Atmore; one son, Jimmy Wayne...

 

Wayne Theon Warrick

Wayne Theon Warrick, 86, of Brewton, died Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019 at a Pensacola, Fla. Hospice facility after a brief illness. Mr. Warrick was born in Jay, Fla., and had been a longtime resident of the Brewton area. A U.S. Army veteran of the Korean...

 

The rise, fall and birth of a town

According to the Pensacola News Journal, South Flomaton was the only other incorporated community in Escambia County Florida for most of its existence. The area had sometimes been the scene of controversy before and after its incorporation. The News...

 

An interesting review of our local logging history

Occasionally, our writers receive a note of appreciation about our articles in this paper; these articles for the Tri-City have been contributed by our members since 1990. Recently, Mr. Dudley wrote a note to say how much he liked a history of...

 

Cussin', singin' and telling lies in the hay

One of my favorite places to be authentic Earline was in the hay loft on a rainy day. See, with so many siblings I always had plenty involvment of others around me. Sometimes I needed time out from sharing and fist fights, so when rainy days came to... Full story

 

Through the looking glass

With 2018 behind us, it is time to start looking at what you can expect from Washington in 2019. Under Republican leadership, we in Congress aimed to make America better off, and thanks to our many victories through conservative policies, we...

 

The 1940's Congressional Delegation

Recently I came across a copy of an old congressional directory from 1942. It is always fun for me to read about this era in American political history. Franklin Delano Roosevelt had been first elected in 1932 in the depths of the Great Depression....

 

Council members indicted

Three Century council members, Sandra McMurray Jackson, Ann Cofield Brooks and Luis Gomez, Jr., have been charged with noncriminal violations of the Florida Government in the Sunshine Law. The...

 
 By Joe Thomas    News    January 10, 2019

Threats against cops ends with Flomaton arrest

A wanted Pensacola man who made threats of killing any law enforcement officer he saw was taken into custody Sunday morning in Flomaton and now faces additional charges after two officers were...

 

Jay seeking town input

The Town of Jay is hosting an Economic Development Open House on Monday, Jan. 28, at the Linda Carden Community Center. There will be three sessions scheduled, with the morning session from 7 a.m. to...

 
 By Staff Report    News    January 10, 2019

Coale takes oath of office

Escambia County Circuit Judge Dave Jordan, left, issues the oath of office to Eric Coale, who is joined by his wife Tammy and his daughter Grayton, during the ceremony Friday in Brewton. Coale, who...

 

SAIL into Flomaton for food, fellowship

Flomaton Community Center on McCurdy Street is home to the Senior Adult Independent Living (SAIL) Program where seniors can eat a hot daily and participate in games, exercise and other activities...

 

Job recruiter in Century on Jan. 14 and 15

Emerson/ASCO is sending a representative to the Century and Pensacola areas on Monday, January 14 and Tuesday, January 15 to recruit for job openings. Volante Henderson is representing Emerson ASCO located in Aiken, S.C. and has multiple...

 

Mockingbird try outs in Brewton

Auditions for the 2019 production of 'To Kill a Mockingbird' play in Monroeville will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13 at Brewton City Hall from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Auditions will also be held in Monroeville from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday,...

 

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