Lifestyles <em>Our Prattville</em> Pets of the Week at the Prattville-Autauga Humane Shelter: Buddy and Kylee

Our Prattville Pets of the Week at the Prattville-Autauga Humane Shelter: Buddy and Kylee »

The Our Prattville feline Pet of the Week is Buddy, a beautiful one-year-old male Domestic Short Hair. His luxurious fur is solid white, but he has a black tail and a couple of black spots...

April 23 2010 / Comments Off / Read More »
<em>Our Prattville</em> Pets of the Week at the Prattville-Autauga Humane Shelter: Daisy and Mittens

Our Prattville Pets of the Week at the Prattville-Autauga Humane Shelter: Daisy and Mittens »

The Our Prattville canine Pet of the Week is Daisy, a precious six-month-old female Beagle mix. Weighing in at only about ten pounds, this adorable, playful pup is black and brown, with patches of white...

April 16 2010 / Comments Off / Read More »
News

Prattville CityFest 2010 starts Friday night at Creekwalk »

Prattville CityFest 2010 starts Friday night at Creekwalk

Prattville – Bring your lawn chairs, family, and friends to the Creekwalk on April 30 and May 1 to enjoy the 24th annual Celebration...

Apr 28 2010 / 1 comment / Read More »

American Red Cross reaches out to states hardest hit by tornadoes »

American Red Cross reaches out to states hardest hit by tornadoes

Montgomery, AL – The American Red Cross is providing shelter, food, and comfort to people across the south after a major severe weather outbreak...

Apr 26 2010 / 1 comment / Read More »

Our Prattville Exclusive Interview with Ray Boles: Candidate cites job creation as impetus for Alabama Senate run »

<em>Our Prattville</em> Exclusive Interview with Ray Boles: Candidate cites job creation as impetus for Alabama Senate run

Prattville – Ray Boles, Republican candidate for Senate in District 30, is the son of Ronnie and Pat Boles of Prattville. Boles has a...

Apr 26 2010 / 14 comments / Read More »

Prattville Relay for Life shortened by inclement weather »

Prattville Relay for Life shortened by inclement weather

Prattville – Friday night’s American Cancer Society Relay for Life kicked off at the East YMCA in Prattville in spite of the threat of...

Apr 24 2010 / Comments Off / Read More »
Entertainment

Prattville Arts Center will feature works of Margrete Barnes Vause »

Prattville Arts Center will feature works of Margrete Barnes Vause

Prattville – On May 1, the Prattauga Art Guild will present the “Come Home to Alabama” exhibit, featuring regionally acclaimed artist Margrete Barnes Vause at the Creative Arts Center in downtown Prattville. This art show will be part of the State of Alabama Tourism Department’s...

Apr 26 2010 / Comments Off / Read More »

At the Movies: April 23, 2010 »

At the Movies: April 23, 2010

Date Night: Comedy, show times are 4:55, 7:10 and 9:35, rated PG-13 for sexual and crude content throughout, language, some violence and a drug reference. Film stars Steve Carell, Tina Fey, and Mark Wahlberg – In New York City, a case of mistaken identity turns...

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Callaway Gardens’ splendor captured on canvas »

Callaway Gardens’ splendor captured on canvas

Pine Mountain, GA – Twenty-four notable plein air (French for “open air”) artists from across the United States were invited to Callaway Gardens last week to capture the beauty of spring on canvas. These acrylic, oil, and water painters had more than 20,000 blooming azaleas...

Apr 21 2010 / Comments Off / Read More »

Jesus, Blue, and a Book Festival too »

Jesus, Blue, and a Book Festival too

Montgomery, AL – About fifty novelists, poets, playwrights, non-fiction and short story writers took part in the Alabama Book Festival at Old Alabama Town in the Capital City on Saturday. According to Nancy Anderson, member of the Book Festival planning committee, the event operates smoothly...

Apr 19 2010 / Comments Off / Read More »

Our Prattville Exclusive Interview with Deana Martin: Entertainer reminisces about her famous father »

<em>Our Prattville</em> Exclusive Interview with Deana Martin: Entertainer reminisces about her famous father

Born to legendary singer/actor/comedian Dean Martin on August 19, 1948, and named after him, Deana Martin knew she wanted to be an entertainer even before she made her television debut on her father’s show in 1966. Several years later, Martin trained professionally as an actress...

Apr 19 2010 / 4 comments / Read More »

Colbie Caillat brings tour to Montgomery’s Riverfront Amphitheater »

Colbie Caillat brings tour to Montgomery’s Riverfront Amphitheater

Montgomery, AL – A large crowd gathered at the amphitheater in downtown Montgomery Friday night to listen to the mellow sounds of pop singer/songwriter and guitarist Colbie Caillat. At almost twenty-five years old, the Newbury Park, California native entertained her audience for about an hour...

Apr 17 2010 / Comments Off / Read More »
Sports Dixie Youth Baseball: Opening day in Prattville

Dixie Youth Baseball: Opening day in Prattville

Prattville – The Yankees, Cubs, and Diamondbacks began their season on Saturday… no, not the major leaguers, the 52nd season of Prattville Dixie Youth Baseball! Mayor Jim Byard Jr. threw out the first...

Apr 1, 2010 / More »
Travel Trace the footsteps of Civil War soldiers

Trace the footsteps of Civil War soldiers

Everyone should experience the Civil War. No, not the one we endured with our families over the Christmas holidays! I’m talking about that four-year period in American history when the nation was ripped...

Feb 23, 2010 / More »
Nightlife Montgomery Riverfront Pub Crawl kicks off July 4 activities

Montgomery Riverfront Pub Crawl kicks off July 4 activities

Montgomery, AL – As nightfall descended on downtown Montgomery Thursday night, the second Riverfront Pub Crawl found its legs. Interested participants received an event schedule, map, and coupon book with food and drink...

Jul 3, 2009 / More »
Religion Gadara: The city on a hill

Gadara: The city on a hill

A pastor had an eccentric member who wanted desperately to be a zealous Christian. Unfortunately, the man was mentally deficient and usually said and did the wrong things. While working as a barber...

Mar 21, 2010 / More »
Technology Thinkfinity.org brings educational resources together

Thinkfinity.org brings educational resources together

Teachers consistently remind parents and students to continue educational activities over the summer break to ensure that the following year gets off on the right foot. Kids, however, see the summer break as...

Jun 16, 2009 / More »
History Thanksgiving recipes of today differ greatly from the first celebration

Thanksgiving recipes of today differ greatly from the first celebration

Tradition holds that our national holiday of Thanksgiving actually stems from the feast held in 1621 by the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag Indians to celebrate the colony’s first successful harvest. It is said...

Nov 22, 2009 / More »
Genealogy Alabama Department of Archives & History expands Civil War database online

Alabama Department of Archives & History expands Civil War database online

The Alabama Civil War Database search can be found on the Alabama Department of Archives and History website. The database now contains surnames listed alphabetically (A-Z) of individuals who served in the war,...

Aug 25, 2009 / More »
Dining Sam’s Bar-B-Q: Montgomery staple continues to please

Sam’s Bar-B-Q: Montgomery staple continues to please

Montgomery, AL – Serving the Montgomery area for over twenty-nine years is Sam’s Bar-B-Q, located at 3510 Atlanta Highway in the capital city. And the one thing that definitely has not changed in...

Dec 30, 2009 / More »
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