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Free mammograms, pap smears given in Alabama

Free mammograms, pap smears given in Alabama

Montgomery, AL – The Alabama Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection program is being offered through the Department of Public Health for women who are unable to pay for mammograms or pap smears which are tests to aid in early detection of cancer. The program provides free breast and cervical cancer screenings for women who […]

Twenty horns a honkin’

Twenty horns a honkin’

Prattville – Twenty trucks (and a police car thrown into the mix) were parked in the Creekwalk area for Prattville’s Touch a Truck event on a beautiful sunny Saturday. Hundreds of excited and inquisitive children brought their parents so that they could check out the many vehicles on display. Touch a Truck Day has been […]

Prattville Winn Dixie holds grand opening at remodeled location

Prattville Winn Dixie holds grand opening at remodeled location

Prattville – A magician, live entertainment, a chocolate fountain with strawberries for dipping, a caricaturist, raffles, and much more were featured in the newly remodeled Prattville Winn Dixie on Friday to celebrate the store’s remodeling and department renovations. Customers were treated to the jazz sounds of Tapestry, a band from Montgomery, and the quick hands […]

Sister Schubert credits faith as driving force

Sister Schubert credits faith as driving force

Prattville – There is nothing like the smell of freshly baked bread and that scrumptious aroma could be smelled in every room of the Buena Vista mansion on Friday afternoon. The Autauga County Heritage Association hosted Patricia Schubert Barnes, founder and vice-president of research and development for Sister Schubert’s Homemade Rolls, yesterday at the Greek […]

19th Circuit announces amnesty program

19th Circuit announces amnesty program

Prattville – Randall Houston, District Attorney of the 19th Judicial Circuit of Alabama covering Autauga, Elmore, and Chilton counties, announced today that an amnesty program would begin on Monday in an effort to collect overdue court fees. Those people who currently have outstanding warrants (with the exception of worthless check fees) may pay unresolved state […]

Montgomery author’s book explores the inside story behind the creation of Disney World

Montgomery author’s book explores the inside story behind the creation of Disney World

Montgomery, AL – Local writer Chad Emerson has been fascinated with theme parks since his first visit to Walt Disney World with his wife several years ago. “It was Betty’s first trip and the first one that I really remembered although I had been when I was much younger,” said Emerson. “We really enjoyed the […]

Prattville City officials and staff don pink for a purpose

Prattville City officials and staff don pink for a purpose

Prattville – Mayor Jim Byard Jr., the Council members, City Department Heads, and some city employees wore pink gloves Tuesday night to support breast cancer awareness and the upcoming Walk of Life. Byard further explained the purpose of wearing latex mitts during the Council meeting. “The Joy to Life group we joined last October when […]

College Bass Tour set to strike in Montgomery

College Bass Tour set to strike in Montgomery

Atlanta, GA – The College Bass Tour heads to Alabama’s Capital City on April 10-11 to kick off its 2010 season with the College Bass East Super Regional during the second annual Bite the Tail off of Cancer Crawfish Boil. The tournament begins with daily morning launches at 6:00 AM at the Riverwalk Amphitheatre docks […]

Cross-country runner for arthritis makes stop in Prattville

Cross-country runner for arthritis makes stop in Prattville

Prattville – Patrick McGlade is running across the country to raise money for the Arthritis Foundation, but stopped long enough on Monday for Mayor Jim Byard Jr. to welcome him to the city and to issue a proclamation in his honor. “I declare this to be Patrick McGlade day and that means that you can […]

Montgomery Police Officer selected for FBI National Academy

Montgomery Police Officer selected for FBI National Academy

Montgomery, AL – According to a statement released on March 29 by Colonel A.D. Baylor, Chief of Police, Montgomery Police Department, Major Huey Thornton has been selected to receive the world-class training offered by the FBI National Academy. “I know the advanced training Major Thornton will receive, as well as the professional contacts he will […]

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