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Need Help Obtaining Prescriptions
Do  you need help in obtaining prescription medications? The Northwest Alabama Council of Local Governments SenioRX Prescription Drug Assistance Program may be able to help you if you meet certain qualifications. They are: ages 55 years or older; disabled of any age in the 24-month Medicare waiting period (disability Social Security letter required); if  you are in the Medicare Part D Gap. This program is a partnership between the state of Alabama, Alabama Department of Senior Service and NACOLG/Department of Aging Services and the pharmaceutical manufacturers.
Ashridge VFD Ladies Auxiliary Taking New Members, Volunteers
The Ashridge Volunteer Fire Department’s Ladies Auxiliary is welcoming new members or volunteers to join their organization, which has an ultimate goal of raising enough money to purchase land and build a community center for everyone in the Ashridge community to use.  The Ladies Auxiliary holds fund raisers of various kinds, and any help would be appreciated.   You do not have to have a family member in the Ashridge Fire Department to be a Ladies Auxiliary member.  To find out more, contact Renee Baker at (205) 272-9506.
Post Home for rent
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post Home 4543 is available to rent for group functions. If you need a place to hold a birthday party, family get-together or other activity, the VFW Post Home located at the intersection of Hwy. 13 and CR 17 in Delmar is available. For more information, contact Commander Dwight Thomas at 205-486-2564.
Addison Rescue Squad selling 9-1-1 reflective signs
The Addison Rescue Squad is currently selling 9-1-1 reflective signs for $20 each.  Those who live within the Addison Rescue Squad coverage area who would like a rescue squad member to put their sign up for them can pay an additional $5.  Proceeds will go to help the rescue squad purchase and maintain equipment.  To purchase a sign, see any rescue squad member or call 256-339-0720.
HHS Athletic Boosters taking orders for gourmet apples
The Haleyville High School Athletic Booster Club is taking orders now through Friday, Oct. 31, for gourmet and candied apples.  Apples are $10 and can be placed by contacting Kris Burleson or any athletic booster.  Proceeds will benefit the HHS Athletic Booster Club.
Thursday, Oct. 23
Bean supper set
The Women’s Auxiliary of American Legion Post 33, in Haleyville, will host a bean supper Thursday, Oct. 23, at the Legion Hall. You will have your  choice of pinto or great northern beans with slaw, onion, cornbread and drink for $4. You will also find treasures at the “Better Thank The Dollar Tree Dollar Table”, with great buys for you to choose from.
Saturday, Oct. 25
Fall Festival
The public is invited to a fall festival Saturday, Oct. 25, from 2-5 p.m., at the Old Union Baptist Church. There will be lots of games, prizes, great food, horse rides, inflatables, candy, face painting and more. There is no charge to participate. For more information, call 205-717-4258. The church is located at 2670 CRO 70, Nauvoo.
Singing at Union Grove
Union Grove Missionary Baptist Church, in Delmar, will conduct a singing Saturday, Oct. 25, at 7 p.m. Eagle’s Wings will be the guest singers, and everyone is welcome to attend.
Hammack family reunion
Descendants and family members of George Webb and Eula Alma Stewart Hammack will hold a family reunion Saturday, Oct. 25, at 10:30 a.m. at the Addison Community Center.  Lunch will be served, and everyone is asked to bring a covered dish.  All family members are cordially invited to attend.
Sunday, Oct. 26
Wilderness 50/40 anniversary at Corinth Recreation Area
Wild South's Wilderness 50/40 anniversary celebration and volunteer appreciation picnic will be held Sunday, Oct. 26, at Corinth Recreation Area in the Bankhead National Forest near Double Springs.  The picnic lunch will begin at 12:15 p.m. at the pavilion, and all interested persons are welcome to attend.
Special service at County Line
County Line Church in Haleyville will be having a special service Sunday, Oct. 26.  Sunday School will begin at 9:45 a.m., followed by preaching at 11 a.m.  Dinner will be served following preaching, and Eagle's Wings will perform at 1:30 p.m.  Pastor Steve Lawley and the church congregation invite everyone to attend.
Singing at Henryfield FCM Church
Henryfield  First Congregational Methodist Church near Ashridge will be holding a singing Sunday, Oct. 26, at 5 p.m.  The guest singers will be Pure Harmony.  Everyone is invited to attend.
Oct. 26-29
Revival services
Sunny Home Baptist Church, located on Newburg Road, in Haleyville, will be having revival services Oct. 26-29. Sunday services will be at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday through Wednesday services will be at 7 p.m. Speaker will be Mackey Watts. Pastor Eddie Everett and the congregation invite you to attend.
Monday, Oct. 27
Revival services at Bethel #2
Revival services will be held at Bethel #2 Church, near Delmar, Monday, Oct. 27, at 7 p.m. Al Hood will be bringing the message. Pastor Mark Kimbrell and the congregation invite you to attend.
Tuesday, Oct. 28
Haleyville Public Library presents 'An Evening with Aunt Jenny'
Haleyville Public Library will present An Evening with Aunt Jenny Tuesday, Oct. 28, at 6:30 p.m.  Librarian Carla Waldrep will be telling many stories and legends about the late Aunt Jenny Johnston, as well as other ghost stories from around the state.  For more information, call 205-486-7450.
Wednesday, Oct. 29
Annual Fall Festival in Houston
The annual Fall Festival in Houston will take place Wednesday, Oct. 29, from 5-8 p.m. at Chef Troy's Talk of the Town, located on County Road 63 in Houston.  There will be free games, toys and free food, and trunk-or-treat.  For more information, call 205-489-1700.  Everyone is invited to attend.
Thursday, Oct. 30
Fundraising dinner
A Swamp John’s dinner will be held Thursday, Oct. 30, from 4-7 p.m. at the Village East Shopping Center parking lot. Cost is $10 per plate for your choice of fish, chicken, shrimp or combination with hushpuppies, fries, slaw, onion and tea. Proceeds will go to the Waldrop Free Will Baptist Church’s Belize mission team. Thank you for your support in advance.
Friday, Oct. 31
Mountain Valley Hee Haw holding free Halloween show
Mountain Valley Hee Haw on Highway 79 off of Highway 243 will be holding a free Halloween show Friday, Oct. 31 from 7-9 p.m.  Travis Wammack and The Snakeman will be performing, and there will be a costume contest, with judging starting at 9 p.m.  First  plae will be $100, second place will be $50 and third place $25.
Nov. 1-2
Double Springs Gun Show
The Double Springs police and fire departments will be sponsoring the third annual Double Springs Public Safety Gun Show Saturday, Nov. 1, and Sunday, Nov. 2, from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the Double Springs Municipal Building.  52 vendors from three states will be on hand, and door prizes will be given away.  Admission is $5 and proceeds will go to benefit the Double Springs Police and Fire Departments.
Monday, Nov. 3
Haleyville Community Veterans Day program
The annual community Veterans Day program will be taking place Monday, Nov. 3, at 6:30 p.m. at Haleyville First United Methodist Church.  Registration for veterans will be at 6 p.m. at Slaughter Fellowship Hall.  A community choir will also perform.  For more information, call 206-486-2735.
Saturday, Nov. 8
Gospel singing and chili supper
The Addison Rescue Squad will be sponsoring a benefit gospel singing and chili supper Saturday, Nov. 8, beginning at 3 p.m., at the Addison Church of God fellowship hall, located behind the church on Highway 278. Sherry Reno and several church choirs will be performing, and any individual or church choir is welcome to come and perform. Chili plates are $5 and will include a bowl of chili, cornbread or crackers, drink and dessert. Carryout will be available. Any other financial donations will be most appreciated, with all proceeds going to benefit the Addison Rescue Squad.



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