Local martial artist brings home metals

Aaralyn Cowles of Greenville, an Orange Belt from Docarmo’s Taekwondo Center here in Greenville, earned two bronze medals at the Ha Tae Young Annual Championship Tournament in Suwanee, Georgia.  The prominent annual Tournament had over a thousand competitors this year.  Aaralyn participated in both form and board breaking, competing against higher ranks in both divisions…

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AHSAA football champions

  BY RAY VAN COR The Greenville Standard   The Alabama High School Athletic Association playoffs have come to a close and below is the list of crowned champions by divisions. 1A State Champions – (14-1) Mars Hill Bible Panthers of Florence defeated (13-1) Linden Patriots (53-26). 2A State Champions – (15-0) Fyffe Red Devils…

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Luverne battles to the end

BY COLIN “BIG C” MACGUIRE The Greenville Standard   Luverne had a great season, making it to the Alabama High School Athletic Association football 2A State Championship Game. Luverne entered the game with a 13-1 record with one loss to Highland Home 31-28 in the regular season. They played Highland Home in the semi-final, winning…

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GEORGE EDWARD TAYLOR

George Edward Taylor, 84, a resident of Greenville died on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 6 at Antioch East Baptist Church with Rev. Watson Wasden officiating and Dunklin & Daniels funeral home directing.  The family received friends one hour prior to services.  Burial followed in Sunrise…

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PATRICIA DAY TAYLOR

Patricia Day Taylor, 70, a resident of Greenville died at Grandview Medical Center in Birmingham on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018. A memorial service was held Thursday, Dec. 6 at Antioch East Baptist Church at 10 a.m. with Brother Tim Skipper and Brother Ronnie Boulware officiating. Dunklin & Daniels Funeral Home announced. Mrs. Taylor is survived…

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TOMMY GENE MCCANN

Tommy Gene McCann, 59, a resident of Georgiana passed away Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018. A Graveside Service was held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4 from Union Cemetery with Darrell Sanders officiating. Johnson Funeral Home of Georgiana directed arrangements. Tommy was preceded in death by his daughter, Latoya Nicole McCann and parents, Willie and Myrtle…

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ANNIE PEARL CARTER

Annie Pearl Carter passed on Nov. 25, 2018. The Funeral service was held on Saturday, Dec. 1 at 2 p.m. from Lomax Hannon Auditorium with Rev. Isiah Posey officiating. Burial followed at First Baptist, Pineapple. She leaves to cherish her memories: six children, Hattie C. Brown, Willie James Carter, Lula Mae Carter, John Carter III…

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DERRIC DEON LOVELESS

Mr. Derrick Deon Loveless departed this life on Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018. Funeral service was held Saturday, Dec. 1 at 11 a.m. at Hopewell Church. Burial followed in churchyard cemetery. Bishop Alvin officiated with Rev. Christopher Gholsby, Pastor. Hudson Funeral Service staff directed. He leaves to cherish his memories: mother, Patricia Peagler and stepfather, Julius…

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BOEs choose systems over students

By Rachel Blackmon Bryars   Boards representing three of the state’s largest public school systems – Mobile, Baldwin and Montgomery counties – recently passed resolutions calling for a repeal of Alabama’s landmark tax credit scholarships for low income families. They claim that the small yet popular program created in 2013 by the Alabama Accountability Act…

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Greenville’s Christmas Parade

A record number of parade entries lined the streets Greenville for the annual Christmas parade on Dec. 6. Ninety-four entries displayed a show of lights, decorations and Christmas spirit for this year’s parade. Float entry winners were: first place, Ozark Materials; second place, Alabama Restoration; and third place: Guardian Credit Union. Vehicle entry winners were:…

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