Festus Crashing Mayberry Sock Hop in Gordo

Submitted by Sparrow Estes on Mon, 04/09/2018 - 11:50


Mark Staggs as Festus from TV’s “Gunsmoke” series.
The Mayberry Sock Hop is coming up in Gordo on April 21. Tribute artists impersonating characters from the town of Mayberry will be there along with Andy Griffith’s real-life daughter, Dixie. But I learned from our Gordo friend and Otis Campbell impersonator, Kenneth Junkin, the Festus character from the “Gunsmoke” series will be crashing the party. So, of course I had to give him a call.

Governor Ivey Awards Grants For Healthy Food Access

Submitted by Sparrow Estes on Thu, 04/05/2018 - 08:55


Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday awarded a total of $300,000 in grants to provide primarily low-income persons and senior citizens with improved access to healthy and fresh foods.
MONTGOMERY— Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday awarded a total of $300,000 in grants to provide primarily low-income persons and senior citizens with improved access to healthy and fresh foods.

Spring Has Sprung!

Submitted by Sparrow Estes on Mon, 04/02/2018 - 11:24


Tulips are in full bloom at Gordo Lodge #564 F&AM. The flower bed was prepared by Janice Tate. Members of Gordo 564 would like to invite everyone to take a look.

Check out our Special Spring Home and Garden section in this week's Herald!