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 By Lou Vickery    Lifestyles    May 30, 2019

The Sunshine Report

It took me years to discover that one of the best ways to maintain emotional control is to key in on an “It’s okay” attitude. This attitude is built on the premise that if there is nothing that I can do about a situation, then why should I get...

 

The sun has set on JC Marshall

One of the truly great men I have had the opportunity to have known in my life was a man by the name of J.C. Marshall. He wasn't a politician, an astronaut, a general, or a man of great material wealt...

 
 By Jim Stanton    Lifestyles    May 23, 2019

Family research like simple detective work

I have been doing family research to some degree for about forty five years or so, some people have said it's similar to detective work and I guess there is some truth to that being you are investigating not only people from the past, but also here...

 

As for me and my school, it was competition

Escambia County Alabama Jr. High Schools, Wallace, Huxford, McCullough, McCall, Damascus, Henley Roberts and North Brewton met each May to play in tournaments for a trophy. Boys played baseball, girls played softball. This is my memory of a softball...

 

Tips to help prepare for hurricane season

Congratulations 2019 Graduates! Just saying Congratulation seems hardly enough, For the hours you spent studying and all that stuff. But, hey, it’s a word nevertheless. Graduates, we are proud of you for doing your best! So all the long hours have...

 

Century Block Party

Residents came out to enjoy free food and the sunshine in Century, Fla., Saturday, May 18....

 

Lessen your chances of a stroke with these tips

"I will not have a stroke."  That small sentence is a powerful declaration. A promise of change. A focus on prevention. I will make changes to my daily life that help prevent stroke. I will help my family make changes that prevent stroke.  Whether...

 
 By Lou Vickery    Lifestyles    May 16, 2019

The Sunshine Report

TONE OF VOICE Do you realize that every time we speak, we speak twice? I don’t mean that we speak with a “forked tongue.” What I mean is that the words that come out of our mouths convey our thoughts, while our tone of voice reflects our...

 

Railroads helped shape communities

By the late 1800s, the L&N Railroad had become one of the major economic engines in the area. Not only did industry thrive on the ability of railroads to convey goods, but the railroads also provided rapid movement of travelers as well as news along...

 
 By Patsy Green    Lifestyles    May 16, 2019

Remembering the simple life of Ma and Pa

Over the last few weeks I have participated in the Escambia County HCE Cultural Arts Show, the Blackcat Reunion, Sawmill Day, and the Baptist Missionary Association of America (in Rogers, Arkansas). In a few hours I will be off to the District 1 HCE...

 

Restfully sleeping and dreaming away

I walked into the house from the front porch. The rickety old screen door slams behind me. Out of the mist of time I'm at the kitchen table with my whole family. It's in the early part of May 1954. Mama has the newest little Smith in her lap as she...

 

Dugout Lane was agricultural center

In the old days, meaning that time before the early 1960s, when many of the tiny communities in our area seemed to prosper and their residents had more of a home view than a world view, there existed small places like Malta and Dugout which had a...

 

County courthouses have regal history

A unique feature of the American landscape is the county courthouse. Take a trip along the old major highways and you will often find at the center of a county seat stands a large, old, sometimes overly elaborate courthouse. At first glance, you may...

 

The tale of my brother known as 'Humpy'

I'm writing this story in honor of my brother Jarvis. He was known all his short forty nine years as "Humpy". Humpy got that moniker from a fall from the farm wagon when he was just a little tike. Daddy and Mama were clearing some land where they...

 

Tips to keep women healthy for Mother's Day

Mother’s day is this Sunday, May 12th. We would like to extend Best Wishes and a Happy Mother’s Day to all the “Special Women” in your life that have shown you some “Motherly Love” through the years. It could be your Aunt, Auntie,...

 

Hwy 31 brought fortune tellers to Canoe

The advent of Highway 31 brought about rapid transportation between the hamlets and towns of the area. Motorists could now travel routes in a few hours that previously would have taken a half day,...

 
 By Jim Stanton    Lifestyles    May 2, 2019

Sawmill Day and car show this weekend

This past weekend we had the Blackcat Reunion at Lake Stone. I got to see several old friends that I haven't seen in many years, and some that I see almost daily. This is a great opportunity to see some friends you went to school with that you may...

 

The greatest competition was held in May

Escambia County Alabama Jr. High Schools, Wallace, Huxford, McCullough, McCall, Damascus, Henley Roberts and North Brewton met each May to play in tournaments for a trophy. Boys played baseball, girls played softball. This is my memory of a softball...

 
 By Staff Report    Lifestyles    May 2, 2019

Time to saddle up

Crowds showed up in Jay , Fla. Friday and Saturday night to watch and participate in the 18th annual Jay Pro Rodeo. The two night event began at 8 p.m. nightly and stretched far into the evening...

 

Asthma Awareness Month brings helpful tips

May is Asthma Awareness Month, and it’s time to bring awareness of a chronic incurable, inflammatory disorder of the airways.  Did you know that Asthma is one of our nation’s most common and costly diseases? There is no known cause and over 20...

 
 By Staff Report    Lifestyles    May 2, 2019

Flomaton Elementary School Field Day

Students at Flomaton Elementary School had Field Day on Fri., April 26 at the FHS football field. The PTA was on hand to serve snacks and drinks as the children enjoyed the fun-filled day in the...

 

The forgotten community of Steadham

The late 1800s-mid 1900s saw the appearance of many small communities in our area as settlers moved in to get cheap land. Many of these settlements had at least one store, a post office, a school,...

 

Sawmill day is just around the corner

Sawmill Day 2019 will be Saturday, May 4th. I hope you'll join us. We still have a few spots for vendors or exhibitors. Call Jerry Fischer (850-256-3980) if you are interested. Besides our vendors...

 

Marbel Currie taught me all I needed to know

My first grade teacher at Wallace School, Miz. Marbel Currie taught me everything I needed to know. Anything else I learned was by accident....... First, she taught me to listen, ask permission to speak by raising my hand (very trying). With my...

 

Giving Back

Several former Flomaton residents came back home Saturday to spearhead a fun-filled day at Oaks Common Park to show their gratitude over the park's improvement and its current and future impact on you...

 

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