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T_H i LL__.EE d ounCu Coverage oJ ...... mas Pine Belt Wednesday August 27, 1997 Thomasville, Alabama Page 8 Clarke County Historical Thomaston's 11t annual Society to Hear Rural un ay, . Archaeological prog annual Rural Fun Day Festival will provide fun for the whole faro- The Boys and Girls Club of Business to discuss include: Fund ram ily Saturday, Aug. 30. at historical Marengo County High School at Southwest Alabama will meetraising . building Insurance on " " Thursday, August 28, at 6:00 p.m. at building executive director, open- Thomaston, from 9:00 a. m.-4:00 p. m. the Thomasville City Hall. The pub- ing day o establish monthly meeting The Clarke County Historical Society will hold its regular monthly meeting Bring your lawn chair and enjoy the entertainment by Jimmy Whit who is lic is invited and members of the date plan a board of Directors on Sunday, August 31 at 2.30 at the Grove Hill City Hall. The speaker will be also serving as emcee. Ashley Tare has lined up Willie Ponds, Mitzi Forrester, Board of Directors are urged to Training Session Richard S. Fuller, a Research Archaeologist with the Alabama Museum of and Little Misses from Clarke County. The.Little Misses will perform from attend. Natural History at the University of Alabama. Mr. Fuller is the project super- 1:00 - 3:00 p. m. Camden 'Fall visor for the archaeological survey that is now under way in Clarke County. Children won't want to miss the train ride, pony ride, face painting, and a The public is invited to attend this meeting, clown giving out free candy. : _ : .... Plenty of "the good ole Thomaston" barbecue will be available, plus festi- cancelled she.,o, Motors sponsors Benefit val food such as cotton candy, peanuts, porkskins, snowcones, hamburgers and hot dogs. Craft vendors will have the latest crafts available. On-going demonstrations include: weaving by Eiise Blackwell, pottery Due to conflicts with other region- Historical Society has cancelled its 1 3 making by Princess Singing Bird, corn shuck chair canning by Carrie al craft shows, and lack of sufficient annual festival. The date for this exhibitors to have a successful Fall year's festival had been set for Sheffield Motors will be sponsoring a class C & D men's and women's softball Norwood, pasture raised chickens by Andrew Williams, nutrition and agricul- Festival, the Wilcox County September 20. tournament on Septemberq3, at S.P. Hudson field in Grove Hill. ture exhibits by William Norwood, Loretta Cart, and Jovitta Lewis. The Beloit Entry Fee for each team will be $100 and all proceeds will benefit Mark community will provide quilting demonstrations. Harrison, of Thomasville, who sustained severe injuries when a car struck the Bring your horse as a farrier, Willie Ray Lassie will be available to shoe four wheeler he was riding. He is suffering from a neck and back injury and he horses from 9:00 a. m. to noon. Free blood pressure checks will be done by Golf tournament lhas no use of his right arm. He is in no condition to return to work and would Columbia Home Health. lappreciate any help or funding he may receive. Sign up now for the domino tournament which Norman Burton and Jack [ Anyone interested in entering the tournament may contact 334-275-3331. An, for September Idnatins fr the cncessin stand wiu be greatly appreciated" Kerby will kick off promptly at 9:00 a. m. _- ............ 1997 Rural Fun Day t-shins will be available at the country store. A child's F-shirt is $8 and $11 for adults. For more The Camden Exchange Club will places in each flight. Entry forms Wilcox Development Council information, craft booth registration, T- try again to hold its two-man scram- may be picked up at the State Park, Community Calender shirts, order barbecue, or to sign up for ble golf tournament at Roland Ken Wilder's office in Camden, or the domino tournament, please call 334- Cooper State Park, Saturday, from Dick Kinne at the Wilcox 527-3388 or mail to Alabama Rural September 20, starting at 8:30 a.m. Development Council office. Sept. 1 Labor Day - Holiday - Wilcox Development Office Closed Rain caused earlier postponement. For more information call KenSept. 2 American Legion Heritage, P. O. Box 65, Thomaston, Ai. The entry fee of $50.00 per person Wilder, 682-9611, Dick Kinne, 682- Yellow Bluff Town Council - 7:00 p.m. 136783. You may also contact Rosalyn will include green fees, golf cart, a 4929, or the State Park 682-4838. Pine Hill Civitan Club - 7:30 p.m. IPalmer, 202 W. Center Avenue, Linden, lunch, and hospitality all day, The Camden Exchange Club is aSept. 3 Wilcox County Chapter New South Coalition - 4:30 p.m. Annex AL 36748, Phone 334-295-5693. according to Ken Wilder, tournament non-profit organization, and pro- Sept. 20 Camden Exchange Club Golf Tournament, Roland Cooper State Park chairman, ceeds from this tournament will be Tour of Homes in Furman, Oak Hill & Pine Apple Got a News Tip? There will be four flights, with used to Support various club commu- plaques awarded tot he first three nity and youth projects. To have your events listed please call 682-49291 Call Wilcox County, Alabama "A Natural Choice" 636 IZS@ Tour of Homes, scheduled for Sept.20 The Tour of Homes in Furman, attendance this year may reach a new Ofilc Hill, anO Pine Apple will I:~ record. For ullormation on the Tour held as scheduled for September 20. of Homes contact Don Donald at Preliminary interest in this tour has 682-9825, or the Wilcox been extremely high. Don Donald, Development Council office at 682- chairman of the tour, anticipates 4929. Festival planned this weekend, ust Northwest Central Rhythm and Fame production with various co-sponsors is sponsorinl[ a Northwest Central Alabama Rhythm and Blues festival for August 30, 1997 at the R.T. Hayes Bali Park in Magnolia. Proceeds will go toward college scholarship funch and civic organization requirements. Gates will open at 12:00 noon, showtime from 2:00 p.m. until. Several of thetinest bands offering blues, country, jazz, rhythm and blues, rock and old school. Admission in advance will be $17.50 or $20,00 at the gate. For further information call 1-334-636-4247, 9:00 a.m. till 6:00 p.m. Monday through Satm'day. Alabama Southern Financial Aid New and retuming students who plan to use Pell Grant funds to ini- tially pay for their fall quarter tuition, fees, books or supplies must complete all paperwork by the fall quarter Priority deadline, August 29. Financial Assistance is still avail- able to all qualifying students at Alabama Southern. Deadlines, how- ever, are more important than ever. Complying with the deadline will allow students to receive Peli Grant refunds earlier. Financial aid counselors are avail- able to meet with students and assist with the application process on the Monroeville and Thomasville cam- puses Monday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. and Friday, 7:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Students may contact Mrs. Bonita Allen on the Thomasville Campus at 636-9642 ext 668 or Amy Chandler on the Monroeville Campus at 575- 3156 ext 256. Registration of fall classes begins September 5. Classes begin September 9. Quarterly Chamber Meeting September 9 The Quarterly meeting of the Chamber of Commerce ..... held Tuesday, September 9, at 6 'p.m. The meeting will take place at the Alabama Legion Hall for outside or inside convenience. The Clarke County /olanteer Firefighters Association will host the 13th annual Alabama Volunteer Firefighters Appreciation Day. The event will be September 19 and 20, for volunteer firemen from across the state. The volunteers' will be competing in a number of activities, to show off their cooking skills, to learn about new types of equipment and training and to fellowship with each "other, The chamber is assisting in a pro- gram that is being prepared to high- light the efforts of all the volunteer firefighter groups in the county. For Cl irke, Marengo and Wilcox) Subscribe to the Thomasville News -- 636-1186 i iiii I II Ii I III II i ii I I II II I I Maybe you've heard about Assisted Living--but weren't sure whether it would benefit loved one, Basically, Assisted Living provides seniors with assistance in everyday living, such as g, grooming, bathing and other day-to-day activities that can become difficult. 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