West Alabama Area Agency on Aging hosts Summer Kick-Off Picnic for Seniors

Area Agency on Aging of West Alabama

By Kandis Snyder
Managing Editor

ALICEVILLE-The Area Agency on Aging of West Alabama hosted a Summer Kick-Off Picnic for the senior citizens of Pickens County at the Aliceville City Park. Nikki Poe, Coordinator for the Pickens County area, was over the event. Mayor Terrence Wind- ham of Aliceville and Mayor Melody Davis of Re- form was in attendance as well. Poe has even hosted the picnic in other surrounding counties-Bibb, Fayette, Greene, Hale, Lamar, and Tuscaloosa.

Pickens County Board of Education’s Summer School to begin June 6, 2022

Board of Education discusses the beginning of Summer School.

By Donna Bain
Staff Writer

LADOW-The Pickens County Board of Education held its monthly meeting May 16, 2022. After the in- vocation and the Pledge of Allegiance, the agenda was approved on a motion from Board Member Gene Dawkins and a second from Board Member Dr. John Brandon. The minutes were approved with a motion from Brandon and a second from Dawkins. Payroll was approved with a motion from Board Member Frankie Spencer and a second from Brandon. After a motion from Dawkins and a second from Spencer, the financial reports were approved.

Reform Council proclaims June 7th State Farm Day

Pee Wee Football League Vice-President Alfred Edwards asks Reform Council for help with league.

By Felicity Holman
News Correspondent

REFORM- On May 17, 2022, the Reform City Council meeting was called to order by Councilmember Taggart. Mayor Melody Davis was not in attendance. The council approved the minutes as well as the payables. In new business, Annette Maughan announced that State Farm’s 100th year anniversary would take place on June 7th. In acknowledgment of this, Maughan read a proclamation from the council.

Aliceville Manor Nursing Home Celebrates National Skilled Nursing Care Week

Councilman Robert Wilder, Councilwoman Rebecca Gilliam, Mayor Terrance Windham, Jennifer Carr-Administrator, Council- woman Tayla Ball, Joy Reynolds-Director of Nursing

By Donna bain
Staff Writer

ALICEVILLE-On April 27, 2022, Governor Kay Ivey proclaimed that Na- tional Skilled Nursing Care Week in Alabama would be May 8, 2022, through May 14, 2022. Mayor Terrence Windham issued a Proclamation at Aliceville Manor Nursing Home on Monday, May 9, 2022, making this a week to honor the important role that skilled nursing care centers provide in caring for and protecting our most vulnerable citizens. Several of the city council members were at the nursing home to witness this Proclamation.

Aliceville to begin enforcing regulations for trailer parks

Aliceville Council enforces trailer park regulations.

By Justin Anderson
News Correspondent

ALICEVILLE-The Aliceville City Council held their city council meeting again last Tuesday, May 10th, 2022. This meeting was a special session that was approved in the last council meeting in order to accommodate the council members and mayor who would be attending the Alabama League of Municipalities convention on Wednesday, May 11th.

Pavilion Named After Horace Lee Family Farm

Roger Lee, Nelda Lee, Horace Lee, Jr., Mayor Mickey Walker (not pictured Lyndall “Winky”Lee)

By Donna Bain
Staff Writer

CARROLLTON-The pavilion in Carrollton held its Grand Opening on Wednesday, May 11, 2022, honoring the Horace Lee Family. The pavilion was named after the family farm which is called Happy Acres Farm. After Horace and Faye Lee retired, Faye was trying to name their farm.

Commission authorizes purchases and contracts during meeting

County Commission discusses purchases and contracts during meeting.

By Felicity Holman
News Correspondent

CARROLLTON- The Pickens County Board of Commissioners meeting was held on May 5, 2022. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Jerry Fitch.

A motion was made by Commissioner Mark Gray to approve the payables and to adjust the claims listings in new business. Commissioner Drew Elmore seconded the motion, and it was approved.

Council hears from candidate, Nancy Ray

Candidate Nancy Ray running for District 1 Commission speaks at Reform Council

By Felicity Holman
News Correspondent

REFORM- On May 3, 2022, the Reform City Council meeting was called to order by Mayor Melody Davis.

After the invocation given by Councilmember Charlie Taggert, Mayor Davis invited guest speaker Nancy Ray, a County Com- missioner Candidate, up to introduce herself to the council.

City of Carrollton to Hold Several Events in May

Council discusses events in May for town.

By Donna Bain
Staff Writer

CARROLLTON-The Carrolton City Council meeting was held May 5, 2022. The meeting began with a prayer and the Pledge of Allegiance. Councilman Freddie Lowe and Council- woman Terisa Robbins were not in attendance.

The minutes were approved on a motion from Councilman Chuck McDaniel and a second from Councilman Phillip Trull. The council approved to pay the city’s bills with a motion from Councilman Trull and a second from Councilman McDaniel.

Gordo Town Council votes to help fund Gordo Youth Football and Cheerleaders Association

Gordo Council votes to help fund football and cheer association in Gordo.

By Justin Anderson
News Correspondent

GORDO- The Gordo Town Council meeting was held Monday, May 2nd. After a call to order by the Mayor, there was a short prayer and then the Pledge of Allegiance led by the Mayor.