The Donoho School senior golfer, Jacob LeCroy, announced recently that he has verbally committed to play golf for the University of South Alabama Jaguars beginning next fall. LeCroy is coming off a fantastic 12 months of golf competition where he led the Falcons to the 1A-2A State Golf Team …

Ash is 8 months old, neutered and up to date on shots. He is a beautiful, regal cat waiting on his forever home. All dog adoptions from the League require a fenced yard or large pen in place. Call the League for Animal Welfare at 256-238-0380 or visit at 2726 Bynum-Leatherwood Road. Hours ar…

Calhoun County Extension Office fall fest 2018 will be 9 a.m-2 p.m. Saturday at Cane Creek Community Gardens, 77 Justice Ave. at McClellan. Hay rides, pony rides, wild animal shows, vendors, and much more will be featured. The 4-H Chick Chain Show will be at 10 a.m. with awards at 11 a.m. Th…

Molly is an adult lab mix girl. She is active, friendly, and enjoys attention and treats. Her $100 fee covers spay and shots. Anniston Animal Shelter, 1201 Parkwood Drive, open noon-4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday and noon-3 p.m. on Saturday. Visit AL75.petfinder.com or email ca…

“On behalf of the University Partnership for Alabama Continuing Education, and the Alabama Association of Chiefs of Police, I take great pleasure in announcing that Chief Bill Partridge has completed 240 hours of training in the Certified Law Enforcement Executive Program. This is the highes…

June is a sweet little lady who loves to be loved. She’s about 2 years old and is great with kids and other pets. The adoption fee of $100 covers spay, all shots and microchip. Cheaha Regional Humane Society, 3605 Morrisville Road; open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Wednesday and Friday, and 10 a.m.…

The White Plains High School class of 1959 recently met to celebrate its 59th anniversary. Twelve (12) of the original approximately 25 members enjoyed dinner and reminiscing of 59 bygone years. Those in attendance were, front row, left to right, Frances Lipham Adams, Joyce Huckeba Vaughn, B…

Frieda Elston earned her third degree from Gadsden State Community College and is pursuing her ‘dream career’ of being a registered nurse. Elston and 40 others received their ‘Registered Nursing’ pins Aug. 8 at the Beck Conference Center on the Wallace Drive campus. The group also graduated …

Landry Bussey, a 2018 graduate of White Plains High School, was awarded a $1,000 White Plains Alumni Association college scholarship. The scholarship was presented by the White Plains High School class of 1959 at an awards banquet held at Western Sizzlin’ in Oxford. She is the daughter of Ph…

At the May meeting the Major General Patrick R. Cleburne Chapter, UDC enjoyed a program by Edna Turner of Birmingham who told how quilts were used by the Underground Railroad to help slaves escape to the north. Edna told of the meanings of quilts like: a quilt that we knew as the Drunkard’s …

Jeanne Brock has spent her career working in the dog industry. Although she is retired from full-time employment, Brock still works part-time at Auburn University’s Canine Performance Sciences’ breeding program’s prison program and at VWK9.

GADSDEN -- The summer semester 2018 President’s List at Gadsden State Community College was released by President Martha Lavender. Full-time students who earn a semester grade point average of 4.0 (with all A’s) and complete a minimum of 12 credit hours of college-level work are named to the…

Fancy Mama is a lab mix, female, spayed and is 2-years-old.She is sweet and social and gets along with everyone. Stop by and meet Fancy Mama and all her friends. All dog adoptions from the League require a fenced yard or large pen in place. Call the League for Animal Welfare at 256-238-0380 …

Pictured is a display created by third-grade students at The Langley School in McLean, Va. The students sent a letter to The Star in February asking the public to send items of interest about Alabama that may be included in their final class State Fair project. The display shows many of the …

Allstate agent, Chad Lincoln of Anniston, was recently part of a group of agency owners and personal financial representatives to earn $1,000 each from an Allstate Foundation Helping Hands grant to benefit Jacksonville State University Foundation by assisting in cleanup efforts for tornado v…

The Calhoun County Beautification Board announced this year’s winners at a noon ceremony July 20 at the Anniston Country Club. The winners are: District 1, Pete and Brenda Eschrig and Centennial Park; District 2, Maria Gardener, Burger King, Golden Springs and RMC MediPlex, Oxford; District …

Virginia Poe of Anniston made the spring 2018 dean’s list at Furman University, Greenville, S.C. She is the daughter of Malinda Poe and Michael Poe.

The Golden Saw, a free music hall, will play country music from 6:30-9 p.m. every Friday night at 5196 Pleasant Valley Road, Jacksonville. All ages are welcome. A donation jar is set up if you’d like to donate but is not necessary.