Aliceville Elementary School congratulates Kayla Phillips on being awarded $100 towards a CollegeCounts 529 Fund account for her participation and successful placement in the SmartArt Contest.
Kayla is a fourth grader at AES and is the daughter of Adolph and Beverly Phillips. She enjoys playing with her Legos, her Barbie dolls, and playing video games. Her favorite subject is Reading.
The Bon Ami Civic & Service Club recently held their annual Black History program at Franconia CME Church in Aliceville. This year’s theme was “African Americans in Times of War”. Club Member Cynthia Gilmore served as the program’s mistress of ceremony.
Throughout this program, the crowd was entertained by the harmonic sounds of the A.E.S. Voices of Inspiration. Introduced by his brother, Naeem Corder, the guest speaker for the afternoon was Seliman Corder, formerly of Aliceville.
The Pickens County Farmers Federation is now accepting scholarship applications at the Pickens County Extension office in Carrollton. Applications can be picked up at school counselors’ offices, ALFA Insurance offices in Reform or Aliceville and Pickens County Extension office in Carrollton. Deadline to apply is April 20.
• Applicant’s parents or legal guardian must reside in Pickens County or the applicant must have graduated from or be currently enrolled in a Pickens County High School institution.
According to Sheriff David Abston, a 17-month-old child was bitten and mauled by pit bull mix dog on Friday, Mar. 13. Pickens County Deputies rushed child to Pickens County Medical Center and the child was transported by AirEvac to Children’s hospital.
The incident occurred on Cunningham Road near Lamar County line. A witness shot at the dog. Law enforcement and neighbors are looking for large light brown pit bull mix. The child sustained severe injuries to the face, neck, and head.