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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 of Prattville CityFest. The opening ceremony at 6:45 Friday evening will be followed by a free concert featuring the Tip Tops. Many food vendors including Chris’ Famous Hot Dogs, Spitfire BBQ […]

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 swept through the area over the weekend. States affected included Mississippi, Alabama, Texas, Louisiana, Tennessee, and South Carolina. Mississippi was the hardest hit when a deadly tornado claimed at least ten […]

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 celebration of “2010-The Year of Small Towns and Downtowns.” Vause, […]

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 severe weather, but rain and lightning forced the tents down early at about 9:30 PM. A crowd of several hundred, including cancer survivors and caregivers, attended before the event was precluded. […]

Rebecca St. James in concert Friday night at First Baptist Church in Prattville

Rebecca St. James in concert Friday night at First Baptist Church in Prattville

Prattville – Christian pop singer/songwriter actor and author Rebecca St. James will be appearing in concert at Prattville’s First Baptist Church on Friday, April 23. The event’s sponsors include Hobby Lobby, Walmart, Larry Puckett, and River Bank & Trust, and money raised will benefit Grace Place Pregnancy Center and Mission: Pre-Born. The faith-based Grace Center’s […]

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 at their disposal to entice their creative senses at the […]

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 because of volunteers. “This year we aimed for 150 volunteers, […]

River Region Honor Flight vets land to emotional welcome home

River Region Honor Flight vets land to emotional welcome home

Montgomery, AL – Emotions ran high Saturday night as the Honor Flight veterans returned home from a day trip in Washington, D.C. This was the fourth River Region Honor Flight journey and the vets once again returned to a heroes welcome at Montgomery Regional Airport. The Prattville Pops orchestra provided pre-landing entertainment and continuously played […]

Prattville pups enjoy their day in the sun

Prattville pups enjoy their day in the sun

Prattville – Canines of all shapes and sizes brought their humans to Cooters Pond in Prattville on Saturday to participate in contests, chow down on dog biscuits, or to simply take a dip in a dog-sized swimming pool. The fifth annual Bark in the Park, sponsored by the City of Prattville Leisure Services, collected funds […]

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 […]

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