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Pike Road gears up for Founders Week

   The Town of Pike Road is celebrating 20 years since its incorporation and they are inviting Pike Road residents to celebrate with them.  Founders Week October 22 – October 28 is packed full of family activities that celebrate twenty years for the bedroom community.

Real-life Rosie the Riveter flies the fortress

Annette Eddings of Millbrook, got a chance to ride on a B-17 known as Aluminum Overcast. During the early 1940’s Eddings helped build these planes for the Army Air Corps.

By BRIAN HODGE

     For Annette Eddings last week was a reunion of sorts. During World War II Annette like many American civilians did her part for the war effort by building airplanes, specifically B-17 bombers. The popular image of Rosie the Riveter encapsulates this effort of civilians entering the war effort. The effort itself cleared social barriers to women working in manufacturing environments. When a touring B-17 called Aluminum Overcast landed in Montgomery last Thursday, Eddings got her first chance to ride in one.

MA jumps on Southside early, wins big

MA’s Keefe White (with ball) tries to cut back inside as C.J. Paymon plows into a Southside defender with a block.
Photo: Art Parker

By ART PARKER

Montgomery Academy locked up a playoff spot with a 42-22 win over region rival Southside Selma Friday night, and the outcome was never in doubt.

Sophomore C.J. Paymon did just about everything the Eagles needed him to do on both sides of the ball. Paymon rushed for two touchdowns from 3 and 41 yards out, gained 96 yards on 11 carries, had 9 tackles and an interception.

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Montgomery Alabama Native to be Named National Guardsman of the Year

Senior Airman Leroy Manigault, Alabama National Guard.

CEO and President of the USO: Dr. J.D. Crouch II will honor and recognize Montgomery native Senior Airman Leroy Manigault, Jr. as USO National Guardsman of the Year at the 2017 USO Gala, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. The event will recognize USO Service Member of the Year Award Honorees from each branch, honor military families and acknowledge USO volunteers and supporters.

Senior Airman Leroy Manigault, Jr. epitomized the true nature of a citizen soldier while on duty at his civilian job as a uniformed officer with the Montgomery, Alabama, Police Department in March.  Working as a high school resource officer, Manigault quickly responded to an active shooter situation at the end of the school day when students were departing campus.

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