Veterans Day: Honoring Those Who Served Since 1919

Brandon Garrison, left, and Brian Pearson, right, were recently honored as Veterans of the Month by the
Foreign Wars Veterans Post 4767. World War II Veteran Ken Lucas, center, presented the awards.

The staff of the Pickens County Herald would like to thank all those who have served or are serving our great nation. We appreciate your sacrifices and honor you, not only on Veterans Day, but every day.

Acker / Whitney

Acker / Whitney

Mike and LuAnn Acker of Carrollton are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Hannah Leigh Acker, to Charles Joseph “CJ” Whitney, son of Jeffrey and Lea Whitney of Georgetown, Delaware.

Happy Halloween

Ghosts and ghouls greet commutors at the intersection of Hwy. 17 and Hwy. 82 in Reform. Citizens Glenda Adcock and Jacob Callahan voluntarily decorate the high-visible block of the city each year for the enjoyment of the city’s residents and passerbys.    

Sustainable Agriculture Network to Hold Work Sessions for Alabama Farmers

Members of ASAN, from left, Margaret Weinberg, youth food and farm forum coordinator; Laura Núñez, administrative and program assistant; Mindy Santo, part-time program assistant and Alice Evans, executive director.

To register, visit or call Evans at 256-743-0742 or Santo at 205-547-0666. The deadline for registration is Monday, Nov. 19.

Aliceville Gardeners Decorate Broad Street for the Aliceville Street Fair

Seated, from left: Jamie Owens, Tricia Lavender, Sara Peebles, Elaine Clark, Mayor Marva Gipson, Linda Colvin, Carol McKinzey, Debbie Gentry. Standing, from left: Johnie McKinzey, Brenda Coshatt, Carol Jo Hagerman, Brenda Bailey, Beth Powell, Sallie Alston, Sandra Kuykendall, Jane Gwinn, Mary Tucker, Weezie Noland, Kathy Colvin, Connie Johnston, Jean McBride, Jo Anne Young, and Pat Wilson.

The fair was held Saturday, October 20

Firemen Awarded

Chief Willie Dixon and Assistant Chief Derrick Jones.

Aliceville Volunteer Fire Department’s Chief Willie Dixon and Assistant Chief Derrick Jones were surprised with recognition plaques at the Aliceville City Council meeting on Oct. 10. The plaques say, “In appreciation of your loyal services and dedicated time given to the community and the Aliceville Volunteer Fire Department.” Congratulations and thank you for your hard work and dedication!