‘Down the Rabbit Hole’

BY MOLLIE S. WATERS The Greenville Standard   The young ladies of Sonya’s Dance & Fitness performed “Down the Rabbit Hole” as their annual recital on June 7 and 8 at the Ritz Theatre in downtown Greenville. The performance opened with a brief introduction by owner and instructor Sonya Rice. Rice explained that the performance…

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Radio ‘Field Day’ slated

Members of the Jim Bell Wireless Association will be participating in the national Amateur Radio Field Day exercise, June 22 – 23 at 285 Greystone Court, Greenville, AL  36032. Since 1933, ham radio operators across North America have established temporary ham radio stations in public locations during Field Day to showcase the science and skill…

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Fred’s closing July 31

BY RAY VAN COR The Greenville Standard   Fred’s of Greenville and owner’s Randy and Cindy Beeson have been an iconic institution here since New Year’s Eve 1987. Like many other icons in business such as Sears and Bargain Town, especially in this economic climate, are going the way of the Dodo. The retail franchise…

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On this day in sports history

BY COLIN “BIG C” MACGUIRE The Greenville Standard   On Saturday, May 25, just before 6 p.m. was just another day. Then an automobile accident changed that. Auburn Play by Play Announcer, Rod Bramblett and his wife, were critically injured which resulted in their deaths. It is sad and tragic. Bramblett, a native of Valley,…

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Big C’ Golf Tournament a success

The annual Colin ‘Big C’ MacGuire Golf Tournament turned out to be a big success despite the rain last Friday. MacGuire said golfer participation and attendance at the reception held afterwards was a record. “I’m really happy how it turned out and how so many former University of Alabama (UA) sports figures and UA supporters…

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Karate tournament a success

BY RAY VAN COR The Greenville Standard   The 21st Annual South Alabama Karate Open tournament was better than the year before. It was standing room only with the walls adorned with competitors and spectators alike. This tournament had competitors from as far away as Kentucky that made the trip to test their metal. The…

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Greenville city league ball recap

BY BRUCE BRANUM The Greenville Standard   Dixie leagues in Greenville are close to finishing regular season play. It’s been a whirlwind of a season with most leagues finishing in the prior two weeks. The last of the Dixie leagues, the Dixie Debs, were slated to finish Monday, June 10, provided stormy weather stayed away.…

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JIMMY LEE DUKE

Jimmy Lee “Leebo” Duke, age 50, a resident of Greenville died on Sunday, June 9, 2019. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, June 13 at Southside Baptist Church with Philip Box officiating and Dunklin & Daniels Funeral Home directing.  Burial will follow in Magnolia Cemetery.  The family will receive friends on…

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NANCY JEAN PERDUE

Mrs. Nancy Jean Perdue, 68, a resident of Jemison, formerly of Honoraville, died Monday, June 3, 2019. A graveside service was held Wednesday, June 5, at 11 a.m. at Perdue Cemetery with Brother Joe Leverette officiating and Dunklin & Daniels Funeral Home directing. Mrs. Perdue was preceded in death by her parents, Joe Perdue and…

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LOUIS OSCAR PERDUE, III

Louis Oscar Perdue, III, passed away at home Monday, June 3, 2019, from kidney failure. He was 44. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents Louis and Rosalie Perdue; his maternal grandparents, Effie and James Cook and Clifford Hood; his uncles Steve Perdue and Joe Senn; and aunt Elloise Powell. He is survived…

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