The Piedmont Journal

April 27, 2015

The Piedmont Journal

F&M Bank has large turnout for celebration

Farmers & Merchants Bank celebrated its 100th birthday April 7 at its Piedmont location, with over 400 in attendance. F&M banks are also located in Jacksonville, Anniston and Oxford.

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Sports

Piedmont travels to Westbrook Friday

A pair of stellar pitching performances Saturday carried the Piedmont Bulldogs into the second round of the AHSAA Class 3A baseball playoffs. The Bulldogs swept Glencoe 2-1 and 8-1 in a doubleheader played at Jacksonville State’s Rudy Abbott Field when rain made Piedmont’s home field at the high school unplayable.

Community

Deborah Barksdale learned to cook at an early age

Deborah Barksdale’s father, the late Enoch Duncan, taught all his daughters how to make biscuits. He wanted them to know how so they could make them for their families one day. Bread was an important part of the family meals in the Duncan home. If they didn’t have biscuits, they had cornbread.

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