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FROM FIELD TO LOOM: Blankenship continues tradition of spinning thread

If Shirley Blankenship had been born around the 1820s, she would have been in her element. Blankenship has always appreciated the pioneer way of doing ... Read more

2 years ago by Jaine Treadwell.

BICENTENNIAL BASH: Pike County completes celebration of 200 years in 2019

Pike County joined in the statewide three-year Alabama Bicentennial celebration, 2017-2019, and also took advantage of the opportunity to celebrate its own people, places and ... Read more

2 years ago by Jaine Treadwell.

‘A PIECE OF HISTORY’: Bicentennial mural prints capture moments in time

Just in time for Christmas, prints of Troy’s Alabama Bicentennial mural are available for sale. Stephanie Baker, Reunion Troy committee chair, said the mural print ... Read more

2 years ago by Jaine Treadwell.

STRONG COMPETITION: Challenge 14 artists honored with reception

A large gathering of art patrons and enthusiasts attended the reception for the artists who participated in the Challenge 14 Juried Art Exhibition at the ... Read more

2 years ago by Jaine Treadwell.

NEW-FASHIONED: Todd Mill modernizes sugar cane production

Ralph Waldo Emerson said “Build a better mousetrap and the world will beat a path to your door.” Joe Todd of Todd Farms in Dothan ... Read more

2 years ago by Jaine Treadwell.

Sewing threads of love

“Threads of Love.” Such a sad story. Such a sweet story. The ladies at the Morning Circle at Brundidge United Methodist Church were visibly touched by the ... Read more

2 years ago by Jaine Treadwell.

Things of note: Study club releases new cards

The Brundidge Study Club has long been actively involved in the happenings in and around Brundidge. The club members are especially interested the historical aspects ... Read more

2 years ago by Jaine Treadwell.

PAINTING THE FUN: Troy University students’ exhibit a quirky, joyful display

The mood was different from most artists’ receptions. The talk was lively and sometimes loud and the laughter was contagious. Most of those in attendance ... Read more

2 years ago by Jaine Treadwell.

TO THE ENDS OF THE EARTH: Missionaries to Costa Rica visit Troy

Jose Villalta was mad or, for a better choice of words, angry. He was not happy and he could not find the happiness he desired ... Read more

2 years ago by Jaine Treadwell.

A MAGICAL EXPERIENCE: New exhibits open at JCA

When visual surprises hide in plain sight and nature has its way, then something magical happens. Something magical is happening now at the Johnson Center ... Read more

3 years ago by Jaine Treadwell.

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