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Go Play Calendar for June 8-14: Go for a run at the airport runway
EVENTS Inaugural MGM Runway 5K The Montgomery Regional Airport has been cleared for takeoff for its Inaugural MGM Runway 5K on Saturday. Register, and you can can run or walk...
HSEC News: June is Adopt-A-Cat Month for good Reason
June is Adopt-a-Cat month for very good reason. Signs in yards, posts all over social media, friends and family asking most everyone – who wants a kitten. We are now well in the middle of what shelters call ‘kitten season’ and there are simply kittens everywhere. We adore cats but there is no doubt that kitten season is overwhelming for all of us. Perhaps you had a cat show up a couple of months ago, then she disappeared and when you saw her next, surprise – now she has 4, 5, maybe even 8 or 9 kittens in tow. If you want to keep a new stray, you need to get it spayed or neutered without delay to prevent even more unwanted litters.
HSEC Pet of the Week: Meet Greta! Great with other Dogs
Greta is seven-months old as of late May, only about 30 lbs, so likely to not be any bigger than 40 lbs when fully mature. She is a sweet young girl, great with other dogs, looking for a home to call her own. Our adoption fees are $100 for dogs...
Eclectic second grader wins state VFW art competition
Brooklynn Guy has a reason to be proud. Not only did she win the VFW Auxiliary Post 4572 Wetumpka Illustrating America Patriotic Art Award, but she won the state award as well. “It will be judged nationally this summer,” VFW Auxiliary Post 4572 Wetumpka’s Regena Hight said. “In June she...
This Alabama Fish Is Worth A Lot Of Money!
An Alabama fisherman just reeled in a cool $1500 with the fish in the photo below. You could catch the next one worth even more! You don't have to be a pro fisherman to enter and it doesn't have to be a record setting catch. Here's how to win.....
Beautiful Table Settings Bash coming to Vicksburg in January 2024
Mae Eason, the creator of the Beautiful Table Settings Facebook group, was in Vicksburg recently at the invitation of Duff Green owner, Harley Caldwell, after the urging of her friend, Jennifer Coulter. Coulter was familiar with the Wetumpka, Ala. resident’s Facebook group and was hoping if Caldwell “wined and dined” Eason, she would consider holding […]
HSEC News: Keep Pet’s Safety in Mind when Boating or around Water
We do hope everyone will take some time today to pause and reflect on the true reason for Memorial Day. Please take time to think about and thank the thousands of brave men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice so that we can live free. Memorial Day traditionally signifies...
City pool to reopen to public after 4-year hiatus
It has been almost four years since the general public cooled off in the water of the Tallassee City Pool. It all changes June 5 as the Tallassee Parks and Recreation Department has planned open swim hours for the general public this summer. “It has not been available for open...
Chickens teach valuable lessons in the classroom
Eggs might have been the goal, but chickens are serving up life lessons at Elmore County High School. What started as a farm-to-table project for Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS) teacher Natasha McMillan turned into a life development study too. “We did child development as a course of study,” McMillan...
New vet clinic opens in Holtville
A new veterinarian in Elmore County is following a childhood dream to a second career. Dr. Tracy Miller isn’t from Alabama but a love of animals and a hate of snow led her to open her first clinic in Holtville. “I actually wanted to be a veterinarian when I...
Tallassee Elementary School Mile Club encourages physical activity
Thirty-one Tallassee Elementary School second graders have joined a special club — The Mile Club. The Mile Club is managed by P.E. teacher Terrell Brown to encourage healthy habits early in life. Every student at Tallassee Elementary School runs one mile every week, only a select few make it into the Mile Club.
HIPPY Kids Celebrate End of Year at the Wetumpka Farmers Market
On May 19th the HIPPY program celebrated their end of year celebration at the Wetumpka Farmers Market. Over 250 people attended the celebration. HIPPY stands for Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters. Elmore County HIPPY was established in 2008. It has been thriving for 15 years. This is a FREE program that is offered for families that reside in the Elmore County area by the Elmore County Board of Education for preschool children ages two, three, and four to prepare for Kindergarten success.
DAC Lunch & Learn: All about Stone Lithography and Doris Alexander Thompson
Top Photo: Doris Alexander Thompson, Mill Town In March, n.d.; Stone Lithograph, 12.5 x 10.5 inches | Collection of the Dixie Art Colony Foundation, DAT-2020.AW.0011. To register for the Lunch and Learn, please email info@dixieartcolony,.org. Join us on Thursday, June 15, 2023, to learn all about DAC artist Doris Alexander...
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