Mullins – Gibson to wed June 17 in Toxey

The Rev. and Mrs. Rodney Mullins of Dickinson announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Daphne Elizabeth, to Gary Allen Gibson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gary Gibson of Toxey. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Larrimore of Dickinson and Mr. and Mrs. Earl Mullins of Grove Hill. A 2002 graduate of Washington County […]

The end to a good year

The end of another great school is here! As we walk through the busy hallways and classrooms, it is evident that the school year is coming to an end at a rapid pace. Final testing is being conducted, records are being updated and swimming pools, riding bikes and summer plans are topics of discussion. This time of year allows us […]

Couple to wed in Mobile July 1

The wedding of Wanda Watson and Pete Anderson will take place on July 1, 2006 in Lyons Chapel on the University of Mobile campus. It will be a private ceremony. After a honeymoon in Bar Harbor, Maine, the couple will make their home near Lake Martin in the Montgomery area.

New Arrivals

Akins Mr. and Mrs. Chris Akins of Daphne announce the arrival of a daughter, Williamson Rose Akins, born May 3, 2006 at Mobile Infirmary. She weighed six lbs. and 13 ozs. Grandparents are Mike and Ramona Rhodes of Selma. Great-grandparents are Glover and Frances Roberts of Jackson. Craft Twin daughters, Wesley Elisabeth and Rylie Abigail Craft, were born to Rodney […]

Final Wedding Plans

Dearmon-Fore Kayla Latish Dearmon and Joshua Fore will exchange marriage vows Saturday, May 20 at 6:30 p.m. at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Williams of Silas. Miss Dearmon is the daughter of Tony Dearmon of Millry and Calvin and Pam Andrews of Silas. Mr. Fore is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Roger Fore of Coffeeville. Invitations are […]

Gallite-Esham to marry in Ohio

Mrs. Deborah Gallite and Mr. Richard Gallite of Youngstown, Ohio announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Dana Lynne Gallite to Adam Lester Esham, son of Dr. and Mrs. George Esham of Portsmouth, Ohio. The bride-elect is the grandaughter of Mr. & Mrs. Ray Glasgow of Frankfort, Ohio and Mrs. Louis Gallite and the late Mr. Louis Gallite […]

Middleton-Lee marry April 1 in Foley church

Tina Elizabeth Middleton of Mobile and John Allen Lee of Seminole, Ala. were united in marriage at Foley United Methodist Church on Saturday, April 1, 2006. Rev. John Edwards officiated. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald B. Middleton of Citronelle. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Eunice Bedwell of Coffeeville and the late Clyde Bedwell and […]

U.S. House passes major legislation

Congress Reports

This past week brought a flurry of legislative activity and major accomplishments by the House of Representatives. Congress completed work on two major pieces of legislation: H.R. 5122, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2007, and H.R. 4297, the Tax Increase Prevention and Reconciliation Act of 2005. The completion of these measures represents important victories in two major […]


Mom salutes Gators, thanks team for son's participation

Dear Editor, I just wanted to take a moment to congratulate the Clarke Prep Gators on a wonderful victory this past weekend in Selma. The team had a well deserving win. I also wanted to take the time to tell everyone how much I appreciate how much Matt Hayles, my son, was included in everything. The team, Coach Mason and […]

Letters To The Editor

Republicans 'drink same whiskey... chase same women' as Democrats no monopoly on moral values

Dear Editor, It was so enlightening to read Representative Nick Williams’ comments on moral values. I hate to inform Mr. Williams but the Republicans drink the same whiskey, frequent the same honky-tonks, attend the same Mardi Gras, and chase the same women as their Democrat counterparts. They do not have a monopoly on conservatism and moral values. I suggest that […]