Lifestyles

Ardmore home tour aids library

Posted on November 21, 2014 at 5:23 am

Friends of the Ardmore Public Library are hosting Christmas Tour of Homes on Saturday, Dec. 6, from 3 until 7 p.m. Included on the tour are homes of Alisha Schrimsher, Andy and Cecelia Hargrove, Wade and Crystal Boggs, Elayne Shannon, Kevin and Ginger Dunn, Jerry and Mattie Lipham and the newly renovated Ronny Cornelison Building. Tickets are $10 and can be picked up from The Ardmore Public Library, Friends of

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  • Home Tour volunteers

    Posted on November 19, 2014 at 2:22 pm

    Home Tour Volunteers

    Dr. Linda Gentle, whose home was on this year’s Alpha Kappa Home Tour, expresses appreciation to Riverside Christian Academy student volunteers for their help with the recent tour. Pictured (front, from left) are Shea Mincher, Abby Sells, Allison Lee, Mary Grace Hamilton, Lauren Harris, Sarah Hammell, (second row) Ezell, Kristin Trahin, Holly Gray, Seth Finch and Glenn Hammons.

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  • Class of 1952

    Posted on November 19, 2014 at 6:22 am

    Class of 1952

    Pictured here are members of Boonshill High School 1952 graduating class, which met recently for their 62nd reunion. Since 1987 they have been meeting every year. This year they met at Sarge’s restaurant in Frankewing. Kim and Alexis King handled the decorations and food serving. Pictured are (seated, from left) Brenda Cole, Morgan Blair Towry, Austin Stubblefield, Joyce Ready Langford, Shirley Spray, Joyce Smith, Nancy Jayne Patterson (guest), (standing) Peggy

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Travel

Fall is perfect for antiquing

Posted on September 29, 2014 at 10:54 am

Ah, fall: it means cooler, crisp air, sweaters, bonfires, football games, pumpkin spice everything, and getting out on those cool Saturday mornings to shop for that perfect antique to complete a collection or just complete a room. North Alabama has several antique stores that are sure to have that much sought-after piece for which an antique connoisseur or novice is searching.   Bank Street Art and Antique Mall Located in

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  • Henry Horton Park to host historical tours

    Posted on September 15, 2014 at 4:05 pm

    Henry Horton State Park will host two historical tours in the upcoming months. Middle Tennessee is home to great historical attractions and Henry Horton’s tours will give visitors the opportunity to experience what the area has to offer, while staying at a beautiful state park.   The first tour, the Homes and Spirits Tour, will be held Oct. 23-25. The tour will include a bus ride to visit Traveller’s Rest

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  • World War II ship to visit area

    Posted on August 27, 2014 at 10:37 am

    LST Memorial

    A 328 feet long piece of American history will be docked at Ingalls Harbor in Decatur, Alabama and will be available for public tours. The USS LST 325 is a World War II vessel that was part of the D-Day Invasion at Omaha Beach on June 6, 1944. This ship is one of the last of her kind and is the only working LST in the United States. The ship

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Education

Lincoln's hat

Lincoln’s hat

Posted on November 20, 2014 at 2:29 pm

Mr. Lincoln (a.k.a. Dennis Boggs) visited Riverside Christian Academy and other local schools last Friday while he was in town for the Host of Christmas Past. He shared lots of history and trivia with the student body and even entrusted ninth grader Logan Groce with his hat during his presentation.

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  • Foster Grandparent volunteers needed

    Posted on November 20, 2014 at 2:19 pm

    Volunteers are needed for the Foster Grandparent Program. Foster Grandparents are role models, mentors and friends to children with exceptional needs. The program provides a way for volunteers age 55 and over, and within income guidelines, to stay active by serving children and youth in their communities Some of the fringe benefits include compensation (termed stipend) that does not affect SS, SSI, VA, Food Stamps, Public Housing or any other

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  • FPU’s student board learns about water treatment

    Posted on November 19, 2014 at 6:18 am

    Grady Wright and Devon Balsama, FPU Student Advisory Board members, test water samples at the lab during a tour of the water treatment plant.

    Fayetteville Public Utilities’ Student Utility Board (SUB) recently toured the FPU Water Treatment Plant and learned how Fayetteville’s water is taken from the Elk River and turned into clean drinking water. At the Water Treatment Plant, FPU employees David Posey, Lee Bean and Todd Sillivant explained their responsibilities, led the plant tour and detailed how the plant filters and treats water from the Elk River to deliver safe, clean drinking

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Religion

Fayetteville United Methodist Church Women’s Group prepares for its annual bake sale on Saturday, Nov. 22, at 11 a.m. at the church located at 200 North Elk Avenue. Members of the group pictured are (from left) Martha Harper, Hope Landman, Claudia Sandlin, Kris Armitage, Birdie Johnson, Martha Lynn O’Neal, Leigh Ann Wilson and Deana Hannah.

FUMC Women hold bake sale

Posted on November 17, 2014 at 2:21 pm

The Women’s Group of First United Methodist Church will hold its annual bake sale from 9 until 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 22. Included in the bake sale will be homemade pies, cakes, cookies, breads, sweet rolls, candy, canned specialties and other treats. This is the perfect solution for simplifying your Thanksgiving cooking or for freezing for Christmas. For the best selection of goods, organizers urge everyone to be on

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  • Religion

    Posted on November 17, 2014 at 10:19 am

    A Thanksgiving service will be held at Friendship Methodist Church on Wednesday, Nov. 19, at 6 p.m. Snacks will be provided. The church is located on Highway 129 in Lynchburg.   A Community Feeding, sponsored by the Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church, will be held Saturday, Nov. 22, beginning at 10 a.m. Craig Carmichael is pastor of the church, located at 305 West Maple Street. As always, everyone is welcome.

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  • Booneville UMC gears up for Thanksgiving meal

    Posted on November 10, 2014 at 5:15 pm

    Booneville United Methodist Church members are getting in gear to prepare for the 4th Annual Thanksgiving Day meal on Nov. 27. Bob Hinson, a church leader, is organizing this event and has had experience with a similar event when he was a member of a church in Florida.  The Rev. David Arrington, pastor of Booneville UMC, has requested prayer over this mission project. Last year Booneville UMC served over 250

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Health

Pictured here are employees of Lincoln Medical Home Health & Hospice Interdisciplinary Team Meeting.  The team meets every 14 days to review each patient and ensure all patients’ needs are met.

Hospice: Team effort key to quality care

Posted on November 18, 2014 at 2:20 pm

Hospice care is a team effort. Trained health care professionals guide the patient and his or her loved ones as they face a terminal illness, and focus on symptom management and emotional and spiritual support at the end of life. This interdisciplinary team consists of doctors, nurses, home health aides, social workers, and trained volunteers who work together with a common goal: To help keep the patient as symptom-free as

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  • EMS visits SBA

    Posted on November 18, 2014 at 2:17 pm

    EMS Visits SBA

    Pre-K students from Stonebridge Academy enjoyed a visit from Lincoln Medical Center EMS. Students listened to a talk by EMS staff and were then treated to a tour of the ambulance. This was in conjunction with the “be safe” program taught during the month of October that featured visits from various community leaders.

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  • ‘Hospice = Love in Action’ theme for November

    Posted on November 10, 2014 at 5:12 pm

    Pictured here are Hospice patient Aretta Whitaker, who will be 97 years old this month, and Lincoln Medical Home Health and Hospice Social Worker/ Bereavement Coordinator Linda Mills, LCSW.  Last year, Lincoln Medical Home Health and Hospice served 100 Hospice patients in Lincoln County. The agency provides both home health care and hospice services to patients in Lincoln County and surrounding areas.

    The National Association of Home Care and Hospice (NAHC) recognizes November as National Home Care and Hospice Month and chose the theme “Hospice = Love in Action” to represent the services that home hospice provides to countless patients. For patients who have a terminal illness, their lives and the lives of their families may have been completely focused on fighting their disease for months or years. The hope of treatment,

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