I want to share some fun facts about our St. Clair Historical Society. It is 46 years old. On April 8, 1972, there were 18 people at the first organizational meeting. The first officers agreed to a six-month term. Those elected were Polly Creitz, chairman; Frank Watson, vice chairman; Caroly…

The U.S. Coast Guard Academy recently announced that Josefina McGuire of Springville has been recognized for superior academic achievement and leadership potential. Josefina, who attends Springville High School, has accepted an invitation to attend the Coast Guard Academy and will be sworn-i…

During the 1960s, death became real to a group of little girls who were best friends. There was Peggy, Linda, Teresa, Connie, Rosalee, Gail and Lisa (Gail's younger sister). Little Lisa had blonde hair, sky-blue eyes, made friends easily, was a happy little girl, as cute as a button, never m…

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Welcome home to the 94 members of the 208th Company National Guard unit who were deployed to the Middle East on May 28, 2017, and returned home recently to their families and friends after the nine-month deployment. The Springville National Guard Armory was the scene of a warm welcome home f…

There’s excitement in the air when someone spots “Sonshine Amusement.” Everyone loves a carnival! I want to tell you about this iconic Jackson family, their carnival, and how they have been a blessing to so many. 

Frank Buck is the author of Get Organized!: Time Management for School Leaders and was named to “Global Gurus Top 30” for 2017 in the time management category. He speaks throughout the United States and internationally about organization and time management. You can reach Dr. Buck through his website: FrankBuck.org. Follow him on Twitter @DrFrankBuck.

David Lee, the Ultimate Elvis, was in concert Saturday at the Ragland High School gymnasium. Those in attendance were treated to some familiar Elvis songs, and, of course, several women walked up to the edge of the stage to get a scarf and kiss from Elvis. The concert was a fundraising event…

St. Clair County resident MattiLynn Prince was recently crowned Miss Alabama Junior High School America 2018 at Mountain Brook High School in Birmingham. Prince will represent the state of Alabama at the national Miss Junior High/High School/Collegiate America Pageant to be held June 2018, i…

The Springville Fire Department is firing up the smoker for Easter. Call to order any of the following smoked meats: whole ham, $60; half ham, $40; whole boneless pork loin, $40; half boneless pork loin, $25; and whole boston butt, $40. Call 205-467-2703 to place your order. Meats will be re…