Join the Trail: Visit Springville Trail Life Troop, a Christ centered outdoor adventure and character development program for boys (starting at age 5). The troop will meet on Monday, Sept. 16, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the activity building at Springville First United Methodist Church.  The boy…

Hello my friends. I hope this finds you well. Saturday I rode my bike at Chief Ladiga 80 miles. My Garmin watch died so I was bummed about that. It is such a great time to think and reflect when you ride for 6 hours.

Twenty-five Alabama 4-H members, including Brooke Perry of St. Clair County, were recently selected as the 2019–2020 State 4-H Ambassadors. These individuals will represent the organization statewide while collaborating with Alabama Cooperative Extension System faculty to plan and facilitate…

Arthur St. Clair was born on March 23, 1734, at Thurso Castle, in Thurso, County Caithness, Scotland, to William and Margaret St. Clair. After completing his formal education, he studied medicine at the University of Edinburgh and was apprenticed with Dr. William Hunter in England for a time…

Tiger Pride reigns in Springville country. The Tigers will face Sylacauga at home in Tiger Stadium at 7 p.m. Friday. It will also be AP Recognition Night for students who passed the AP exam in May 2019.  Those students will be recognized for their academic achievements. The recognition will …

Hello everyone. I hope this finds you well. I hope that everyone had a wonderful Labor Day. Mine was spent at the lake, with family, counting blessings, not calories and numerous attempts by me to swim across the lake. One day I will do it! Hard to believe summer is coming to an end. It’s ti…

On Aug. 8, 1937, Tommy Henderson was born to Richard and Ogie Henderson. He would later be followed by two sisters, Jimmie Lou and Peggy. Let's look at some precious memories pressed between the pages of his life. 

Last fall, Springville Elementary School received a grant as an Alabama 200 Bicentennial School to do a community project. They chose to restore one of the classrooms in the Old Rock School. Under the direction of Tami Tucker Spires, SES teachers, parents, students and family members have wo…

Hello everyone, I hope this finds you well. As I am writing this, I am sitting on my front porch watching the rain, grateful for this Monday, the opportunity for a new day.

Meet Sunni, a 1-year-old brown, spayed female hound mix. Sunni is good on a leash. She is sweet-natured and attentive but is also energetic and needs a family that will keep her active.

The new mural at Springville Elementary School is finished and looks great. It will make a lasting impression on our students and community. Congratulations to Laura Wilkerson and everyone who gave their time and energy to make this beautiful mural possible.  Take a minute to go by and look …

Hello everyone. I hope this finds you well. It’s crazy to think it’s already August. Pretty soon, it’ll be Pumpkin Spice everything. On Saturday, I did the Mud Factor run in Pell City with about 20 of my friends from Cross Fit Logan Martin. There was so much mud, and it was so hot, and I wor…

Ever wish you could step back in time and be part of the excitement as people gather waiting for the stagecoach to arrive?  The Stagecoach-Postal Route was established by an Act of Congress on May 13, 1820.

The Youth Summer Daze Program at Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church was held recently. There were 26 youth who participated this summer. To show what they learned, they presented the program "Armor of God" this past Sunday. 

Hello everyone. I hope this finds you well.  I hope each of you had some good days. Are there really any bad ones? I’m convinced that there aren’t, that sometimes we have bad moments and it feels like a bad day, but, in fact, it’s in these dark times that we grow.

Hello everyone. I hope this finds you well. I have never shared with you about my weight loss journey. Many see where I am at now, but have no idea the road it took to get here.