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Serve and Succeed: The story of Black Quartermasters in WWII

By Joe Reagan, Director of Military and Veterans Outreach at Wreaths Across America   At the entrance to the U.S. Army Infantry Museum, located in Ft. Moore, GA, (formerly Ft. Benning), visitors begin their journey by walking up a 100-yard ramp that shows the history of the U.S. Army Infantry. It is a symbolic representation…

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Monroeville Literary Festival March 3 & 4

Monroeville, Ala. – The Monroeville Literary Festival, a project of the Monroe County Museum, will bring best-selling writers and readers together in the Literary Capital of Alabama Friday, March 3, and Saturday, March 4. Most events take place in the courtroom of the Old Courthouse Museum, famous as the setting ofTo Kill a Mockingbird. All…

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Gana, McKenzie get resource officer

BY RAY VAN COR The Greenville Standard   The Butler County School System (BCSS) in a collaborative effort between Butler County Sheriff Danny Bond, Butler County Commission Chairman Joey Peavy, Commissioner Darryl Sanders, State Representative Chris Sells, and Greenville Police Chief Justin Lovvorn, has entered into a one-year Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) through the Butler…

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GHS searching for new head coach

BY BRUCE BRANUM The Greenville Standard   Greenville High School (GHS) is once again on the search for a head football coach. Patrick Browning, who coached the 2022 season, recently announced he has accepted a position with Alabama State University and will coach quarterbacks and be the passing game coordinator. Browning was hired to coach…

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Lady Eagles head for state tourney

BY KATHY PICKENS The Greenville Standard   The Fort Dale basketball teams wound down their regular season and began post-season play last week. Early in the week, the varsity girls ended their regular season play with back-to-back region victories over the Morgan Senators at home (55-23) and the Monroe Vols on the road (46-24). Senior…

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Eagles are Pee Wee Champs

The Fort Dale Academy 6th grade girls basketball team recently won the AISA 3A 6th Grade Championship which was held at Morgan Academy in Selma.  Sarah Catherine Skipper was named tournament MVP. Pictured (L-R) are: Front Row, Madilyn Young, Ansley Taylor, Vivian Salter, Sarah Catherine Skipper, Ann Knox McLendon, Morgan Slagley, and Parker Stinson; Back…

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Eagle boys make state playoffs

BY KATHY PICKENS The Greenville Standard   In FDA varsity boys’ actions, the Eagles did not have a first round tournament bye which put them in the unusual situation of playing Monday through Friday last week. In regular season play, Monday’s exciting 41-36 victory over Morgan saw junior guard Sawyer Fossett score 14 points, pull…

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ROSIE MARY WARREN

Funeral Service for Rosie Mary Warren was held Saturday, Feb. 4, 2023, from College Street Church of Christ at 1 p.m. Bro. Bishnoo Rampshad officiated and Hudson Funeral Service directed. Burial followed in Magnolia Cemetery.

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ALPHONZA GOLDSMITH

Funeral Service for Alphonza Goldsmith was held Saturday, Feb. 4, 2023, from Deliverance Temple #4 Church at 12 p.m. Min. Marcus Jones officiated and Hudson Funeral Service directed. Burial followed in Churchyard Cemetery.

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JESSIE MAE ROPER

Funeral Service for Jessie Mae Roper was held Saturday, Feb. 4, 2023, from Pine Level Missionary Baptist Church at 12 p.m. Rev. Johnny Sanders officiated and Hudson Funeral Service directed. Burial followed in Magnolia Cemetery.

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