Snax is just under 3 years old, female and spayed. She loves to play and jump. She goes to Encore regularly for fun and training. The girl needs a forever home. She is dog selective meaning she does not like all dogs, just a few. A fenced yard and love is required for adopting. Call the Leag…

Pharaoh is a mature bully breed mix. This happy natured, mellow boy will be a great buddy for hanging out on the porch or taking strolls together. His $125 fee covers neuter, shots and microchip. Anniston Animal Shelter, 1201 Parkwood Drive, is open noon-4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and …

Teachers and students at Oxford High School recently received a $1,000 donation from the Oxford City Schools Education Foundation. The money will be used for the initial start-up cost for the new Connection Cafe. The Connection Cafe will afford students in the pre-vocational and life skills …

Winners in the beginner division of the Premier Exhibitor contest at the Youth Sheep Show during the Alabama National Fair in Montgomery Oct. 13 were Courtney White of Randolph County, first-place; Ethan Estes of Cleburne County, second; Stella Williamson of Cleburne County, third; M.J. Flow…

Brenda Moore of Heflin recently earned a masters in business administration, healthcare management degree from Western Governors University in Salt Lake City, Utah.

U.S. Air Force Airman Michael D. Saterfield recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base Santonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The Airman completed an intensive eight week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fit…

The month of October for the 2019 DD Club rats has gotten off to a great start. It is also known as initiation month for these girls. They have to walk around town with no makeup and blue nails every day; wear all white, 10 braids, toe shoes, and 10 pieces of jewelry on Wednesdays; and all o…

Daniel O’Donnell is the saxophonist in local soul and funk-influenced rock band Caldonia. He cites Maceo Parker, Clarence Clemons and John Coltrane as influences on his style. Caldonia’s first mastered single, “Taxi,” will be released on Nov. 29, but you can listen to a demo version now on t…

The annual Fall Festival/LifeSouth blood drive will be held noon-4 p.m. Saturday at Ruhama Baptist Church, 230 S. Wilmer Ave., Annsiton. Games, bouncy houses, candy, hotdogs, popcorn and more will be featured. LifeSouth will provide a T-shirt and pizza to each donor.

Johnny Goss is celebrating his 30th year working as an insurance agent at Liberty National. Originally working in construction, he started working in insurance after a chance conversation with a friend. 

The fourth annual Fish & Loaves 5K will begin at 8 a.m. Saturday at Elwell Park, 500 Anniston St., Weaver. Call 256-237-5171 for registration information or visit runsignup.com/Race/AL/Weaver/FishandLoaves5K. The race raises funds for the Service Centers in Calhoun County. The centers pr…

Connor Smith is pictured holding his Eagle rank presentation case with his fellow scouts and his mother Denise Conner. The fellow scouts and friends represent both BSA Troop 9 and BSA Venture Crew 9. Eagle Scout Connor Smith has been a member of BSA Troop 9 for the past 12 years and continue…

Members and guests of Bienville Chapter, DAR at the Oct. 1 meeting are pictured with the chapter’s speaker, Dr. William Lester. Dr. Lester is Professor of Political Science and Public Administration at Jacksonville State University. His presentation on the events leading up to the creation o…

Cotton is a mature bully breed mixed girl. This loving and lazy girl just wants a soft bed to lie in and a nice family to snuggle with. Her $125 fee covers spay, shots and microchip. Anniston Animal Shelter, 1201 Parkwood Drive, is open noon-4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, and n…