Calendar of Events

Published 12:43 am Wednesday, April 18, 2012

The Town of White Hall will hold a meeting on

Thursday, April 19 at 7 p.m. concerning the World’s

Widest Yard Sale that will be held May 31-June 2 on

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Highway 80. Mayor Elizabeth Davis is asking all

citizens in and around White Hall who would be

interested in participating to attend. For more

information contact Bertha White at 334-875-5703.

Lowndes Citizens United for Action invite the public to

join them for Earth Day 2012 on Saturday, April 21

from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Holy Ground Park in

White Hall.

There will be free food, fun and education at the

pavilion by the water. “Celebrate God’s green Earth.”

A FREE e-Commerce Training for small business owners

and managers continues May 2 from 2-4 p.m. funded by

the Southern Rural Development Center, National e-

Commerce Extension Initiative. • How to Reach More Customers: Local to Global • How to Increase Your

Profits Through the Internet • How to Build an

e-Commerce Website • How to Accept Secure

Payments. Presenters: Dr. Carol Centrallo, extension

specialist and associate professor; Sharon Golden,

regional extension agent; and Nicholas Bolden,

ECDI, Auburn University, graduate student. Register

online at:


Choose from three locations: Wilcox County Camden

Ferry Terminal, 1001 Earl Hilliard Road., Camden,

Phone: 334-682-4289; aces-c-vert-univ, Dallas

County Extension Office 429 Lauderdale St., Selma,

Phone: 334-874-7269; Lowndes County Extension

Office, Lowndes County Courthouse Annex Building, 125

Tuskeena St., Hayneville Phone: 334-548-2315.

For more information contact:  Carol Centrallo 334-


“In the Footprints of the Creeks,” Presentations

Commemorating the Creek War and War of 1812 will continue

in Lowndesboro at the historic CME Church Thursday, May 3

at 6:30 p.m. The Lowndesboro Landmarks Foundation invites

the public to attend these free special events, which are part

of a series of presentations commemorating the bicentennial

of the War of 1812 and the Creek War. Through history,

archaeology, and a study of historic illustrations, scholars will

interpret the significance of events surrounding the war

and portray the culture of a Creek Nation that impacted

American expansion. A reception and book sales will follow

at Marengo House across the street.

Hooked on Arts: Arts, Crafts, & Food Festival will be in held

in historic downtown Camden, Alabama on Saturday, May 5

th. This first annual event is being hosted by the Wilcox

County Library Foundation, in cooperation with the

Wilcox Art Works (Wilcox County’s newly formed Arts Council), and proceeds will go to the Wilcox County Library.

For additional information, contact the Arts,

Crafts and Food Fair Committee: Frankie Gaddy: 205-

516-7202 Email: or Kristin Law: 757-589-0744  Email:

2012 Alabama Cow – Calf Conference to be held in

Auburn on June 15
The focus is on meeting global beef demand one cow

and calf at a time.  So how do small and medium

sized cowherd owners begin to meet that demand

compared to our larger fellow cattlemen &

cattlewomen to the west.  This is the focus of the

Cow/Calf conference.  The Speakers are from the

University of Arkansas, Kansas State University

and Extension Specialist from Auburn University.  

The topics are titled as follows; Opportunity for Top

Managers, Management Tools Available, Lowering

Production Cost by grazing at least 300 day a year

with no supplements (feed or hay), Responsible Herd Expansion, Profitable Pre-Weaning Management,

Profitable Post Weaning Management, Panel

Discussion with Marketing Agents talking about

experiences in selling truck load lots of cattle and

more.  Registration begins at 7 a.m.; program begins

8 a.m. and concludes at 5:30 p.m.  The event will be

held at Ham Wilson Livestock Arena on the Auburn

University Campus.  The cost is $60 and to find out

more and print a brochure go to http://www.aces.

edu/animalforage/2012Alabama Cow-

CalfConference.php or call Brenda Glover at 334-321-


The Lowndes County Firefighters Association meets the

second Monday of each month at 6 p.m. in the County

Commission Office in Hayneville. Rodney Rudolph, president

of the association, said anyone with any public safety

concerns is invited to attend.

The Lowndesboro School Alumni Association will meet the

third Saturday of each month at 4 p.m. at Lowndesboro First

Baptist Missionary Church.

The Student Tutoring and Enrichment Program (STEP)

and Lowndes County Success by Six are now

accepting enrollment. Please call (334) 548-5284.

Hours are 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through

Friday. Serving breakfast, lunch and snack. Register

at the Hayneville Community Center, 40 Peoples

Street, Hayneville, AL 36040.
The program is also accepting enrollment for After

School Tutoring and Enrichment, Monday through

Friday, 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

If you or someone you know is a dialysis patient living in

Lowndes County but have to travel out of Lowndes

County to receive treatment, Faith in Action

Outreach Ministries needs to hear from you

Please contact Dr. Aaron D. McCall, executive


and leave your name and contact information.

334-548-5402 Fax 334- 548-5404 E-mail:

The Lowndes County Commission normally meets the second

Monday of each month at 10 a.m. and the fourth Monday of

each month at 6:30 p.m. in the courthouse annex.