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,
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 fundraisers 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
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
Addison Rescue Squad selling 9-1-1 reflective
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
Narconon offers help
Narconon would like to remind families that the
use of addicting drugs is on the rise. Take steps to protect your
family from drug use. If you know anyone who is struggling with drug
addiction get them the help they need.
Call for a free brochure on the signs of addiction
for all drugs. Narconon also offers free screenings and referrals.
800-431-1754 or: DrugAbuseSolution.com
Saturday, Aug. 1
Hill-Wakefield family reunion
Descendants of Thomas Hill and Tildy Wakefield
Hill are cordially invited to a family reunion Saturday, Aug. 1,
beginning at 11 a.m. at the Double Springs Municipal Build-ing, located
on Highway 195 South. Lunch will be served, with meat for the
meal provided. Please bring a covered dish. Also please
bring old family photos and family tree information. For more
information, contact Linda Moody at 205-489-5091.
Sunday, Aug. 2
Phil Campbell High Alumni Day
Phil Campbell High School Alumni Day will be
Sunday, Aug. 2, in the PCHS lunchroom. The program and meal will
commence at noon immediately after church services. Each plate
lunch will be $10, and each alumnus is asked to bring a dessert to
accompany the meal. The new school will be open for the public to view.
Please bring your yearbooks and old photos from the past for
others to view. Donations will be accepted the day of the
luncheon to cover the costs of this and future reunions. For more
information, contact Lynn Landers, PCHS alumni president, at
256-810-4572. All alumni, faculty, administrators, coaches,
sponsors and support personnel past and present are cordially invited
Sunday, Aug. 2
Homecoming at South Haleyville Church of God
South Haleyville Church of God, located behind
Jolly Dan’s, will be having homecoming service Sunday, Aug. 2.
Church begins at 10 a.m., and lunch will be served at noon.
An afternoon singing will be held at 1 p.m., with Pure Harmony as
the guest singers. Pastor Frankie Miller welcomes everyone to
Trinity Baptist holding fellowship concert
Trinity Baptist Church, located on Highway 195 in
Haleyville near Lakeland Community Hospital, invites everyone to a
fellowship concert Sunday, Aug. 2, at 6 p.m. Nashville-based
artists Michael Anthony Curtis and Garrett Miles - who appeared on the
2015 season of “American Idol” - will be performing.
For more information, contact Pastor C.R. Hood at 205-486-8774 or
Monday, Aug. 3
Winston County Smith Lake Advocacy meeting
The officers and directors of Winston County Smith
Lake Advocacy will meet Monday, Aug. 3, at 10 a.m. in the meeting room
of Traders & Farmers Bank, located on County Road 41 in Arley.
All interested parties are welcome to attend.
Haleyville First Baptist Church holding
First Baptist Church in Haleyville will be
sponsoring a Swamp John’s fundraiser supper Monday, Aug. 3, from
4-7 p.m. in the parking lot at the Village East Shopping Center off of
Highway 195. Plates will cost $11, and will include a choice of
fish, shrimp, chicken or a combination of meats, along with fries,
slaw, hushpuppies, a pickle, onion slice and tea. Proceeds will
go to benefit the church.
Tuesday, Aug. 4
Haleyville Middle School Locker Day
Haleyville Middle School will be holding its
locker day Tuesday, Aug. 4. Sixth graders are to come between
8-10 a.m.; seventh grade between 10:30 a.m. and noon and eighth
grade between 1:30-3 p.m. Lockers are $5, and only one locker per
person. All students are urged to attend.
Wednesday, Aug. 5
New student registration and locker day at
Haleyville High School
Haleyville High School will be holding new student
registration Wednesday, Aug. 5, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. New
students will need to bring proof of residency, their birth
certificate, proof of immunization, social security card and grades
from the last school they attended. Locker rentals for the
2015-2016 school year will also be taking place on this date from 10
a.m. until noon. The cost is $10. Lockers for physical
education classes will be $3, and will be available for rental the
first week of school.
VBS at Bethel Baptist Church
Bethel Baptist Church, located on Highway 79 in
the Dime community, will be holding Vacation Bible School Wednesday,
Aug. 5, through Saturday, Aug. 8. Weeknight classes will be from
6:30 - 8:30 p.m., and Saturday classes will be from 9 a.m. until noon.
Everyone is welcome to attend.
Thursday, Aug. 6
Open house at Phillips Elementary
Phillips Elementary School will be holding open
house Thursday, Aug. 6, from 3-6 p.m. Class lists will be posted
at this time, and students can bring their school supplies and meet
their teachers. Any new student will be allowed to register at
this time, as well. All PES students and their parents are urged
Saturday, Aug. 8
Granny Wakefield reunion at Natural Bridge
Descendants of Julie Hill “Granny”
Wakefield and her children - Walter, Luther and Simion
“Sim” Wakefield, Tildy Wake-field Hill, Callie Wakefield
Mobley and Nervia Wakefield Harper - are cordially invited to a
family reunion Saturday, Aug. 8, beginning at 11 a.m. at the Natural
Bridge Community Center, located on Highway 13 just north of the
four-way stop. Lunch will be served, and everyone is asked to
bring a covered dish. Also, please bring old family photographs.
For more information, call 205-921-0759.
Benefit singing at Pleasant Hill #2
There will be a benefit singing Saturday, Aug. 8,
at 7 p.m. at Pleasant Hill #2 Baptist Church, located on Highway 195
near Ashridge. The guest singers will be Bama Blu-Grace and
Eagle’s Wings. Proceeds will go to benefit David and Susan
Watermelon Day at Haleyville Farmers Market
If you are a connoisseur of that delectable summer
fruit - watermelon - then the Haleyville Farmers Market has the perfect
treat for you! Saturday, Aug. 8, will be watermelon day at the Farmers
Market, located at Rocky Ravine Park off of Highway 195, from 10 a.m.
until noon. There will be free watermelon samples from all
different varieties of the summer treat, allowing visitors to really
enjoy the bounty of different tastes the watermelon has to offer. At 11
a.m., there will be a watermelon seed spitting contest, with the winner
taking home a free watermelon.Come out and join the fun, and see just
what the Farmers Market has to offer!
Sunday, Aug. 9
Revival at Liberty Grove Baptist
Revival at Liberty Grove Baptist Church, located
on County Road 15, in the Ashridge community, will be held Sunday, Aug.
9, through Wednesday, Aug. 12. Sunday night service will begin at 6
p.m., and weeknight services will begin at 7 p.m. The evangelist will
be Kerry Smith. Pastor Ronnie Marbutt and the church congregation
invite everyone to attend.
Monday, Aug. 10
Open house at Haleyville High and Middle schools
Open house for both Haleyville High and Middle
schools will be Monday, Aug. 10, from 6-8 p.m.
At HMS, students will receive their schedules,
then go through a mock school day so students and parents will be able
to meet the teachers and get class information. At HHS, a presenation
will be held in the gym at 6 p.m. After that, students and their
parents will participate in an abbreviated schedule, where they will
have an opportunity to meet the teachers and get a firsthand look at
the daily activities they will participate in throughout the school
year. The first day of school for Haleyville is Wednesday, Aug. 12.
Tuesday, Aug. 11
Lynn High School Locker Day
Lynn High School will be holding its locker day
Tuesday, Aug. 11. The times for students to come will be as
follows: seniors and freshmen - 3:30 p.m.; juniors and eighth graders -
4 p.m.; sophomores and seventh graders - 4:30 p.m. The cost to rent a
locker will be $15. All students must purchase a locker. No
sharing. Please have correct change or a check made payable to Lynn
High School. All sales are final. No refunds will be given.
Late students will not be allowed to purchase until all time slots are
finished. Parking permits will also be sold during locker day.
The cost for a parking permit will be $5, and students must have
a valid driver’s license, vehicle registration and proof of
insurance in order to purchase one. All students who drive on
campus must have a parking permit. Locker day will coincide with
School Eve, a wonderful program where students can come to the school
with their parents, meet their teachers, pick up their schedules and
find out where their classes will be. School Eve will take place
from 4-7 p.m., with a parent meeting taking place at 6 p.m. All
students who plan on attending Lynn High School and their parents are
urged to attend.
Open house at Haleyville Elementary
Haleyville Elementary School will be holding open
house Tuesday, Aug. 11, from 5 - 7 p.m. All students and their parents
are encouraged to come out to drop off their school supplies, meet
their teachers and get ready for the new school year. Orientation for
kindergarten students will be in the cafetorium at 5:30 p.m. All
kindergarten students and their parents are highly urged to attend.
Pebble Bluegrass Festival
PEBBLE - Great bands will once again take the
stage at the Pebble Community Center for the bi-annual Pebble Bluegrass
Festival. Clear Blue Sky, Lost in Time and the Sparks Family will be
the featured performers, but all bands and pickers are welcome to come.
The music will kick off Friday Aug. 14, at 7 p.m., with
Saturday’s music beginning at 2 p.m. Tickets for the entire
weekend are $10. Friday night only tickets are $5, and Saturday
only tickets are $7. Tickets for children 6-12 are $2, and
children under 6 get in free with an adult. Camp sites are available at
the Community Center for $10 per day, with power and water hookups.
Swamp John’s plates will be available Saturday from 4-7 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 22
People First benefit yard sale
People First of the Winston-Marion ARC will be
having an inside yard sale Saturday, Aug. 22, beginning at 7 a.m. at
the ARC Center off of Highway 129 behind Grace Baptist Church. There
will be a variety of items for sale. Proceeds will go toward fees
associated with activities and trips for the individuals who attend the