North Jefferson News, Gardendale, AL

Community News

May 26, 2009

Golf tourney raises funds for senior center

Fultondale News By Sue McKay

The North Jefferson News

The ninth annual Senior Citizens Golf Tournament was a big success this year. A special thanks to local businesses that donated door prizes and money for the door prizes.

• Fultondale High School’s graduation will be Thursday at 2:30 p.m. at Gateway Baptist Church. I would also like to congratulate the 2009 Graduates of Fultondale High School and all other area schools. We would like to wish all of you a happy and prosperous future. Special congratulations go to: Brittany Howell, daughter of Councilman Billy Howell and wife Tammy of Fultondale; and Ashley Guffey, daughter of Wendy Hubbert of Fultondale.

• A special congratulations to Taylor Powell, a 2009 graduate of Gardendale High School. Taylor is the daughter of Kim (Hubbert) and Jeff Powell and signed a softball scholarship with Wallace State in Dothan.

• Special congratulations to Trey Williamon, a 2009 Graduate of Gardendale High School. Trey is the son of Fultondale High School Principal Donna (Loden) Williamon and Bobby Williamon and grandson of Councilman Tommy Loden and Joanne Loden of Fultondale. Also congratulations to Morgan Moore, a 2009 graduate of Fultondale High School. She is the daughter of Sandy and Phillip Loden.

• A special happy 31st birthday wish goes to my daughter, Amy Barnes, on May 28. She is the sister to Derek Barnes and mother of Eli Booker. I hope she has a wonderful birthday.

• A special happy birthday wish goes to Donna Williamon on May 28. She is the daughter of Councilman Tommy and Joanne Loden. We hope she has a great birthday.

• A special happy 19th birthday wish to Morgan Curlette on May 20. Morgan is the granddaughter of Chief Byron Pigg and Sharon Pigg of Fultondale. We hope she has a great birthday.

• Remember if you have news, anniversaries, birthdays or reunions, let me know.

Sue McKay is The North Jefferson News correspondent for Fultondale. She can be reached at 841-4481.

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  • Winter camp meeting set for Feb. 20

    Valentine’s Day is right around the corner; remember all those you love, not just on Valentine’s Day, but every day. We are not promised tomorrow, so lets make every day count.

    February 15, 2011

  • Remember your loved ones this week

    Happy birthday to my oldest daughter, Raygan Pelkey. Raygan is turning 4 Tuesday. Raygan, you have been such a blessing to raise and I am honored and privileged to have you as my daughter.

    February 15, 2011

  • Liver U talk coming to Fultondale

    Fultondale City Council meets the second Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m. and the fourth Monday at 11:30 a.m. at Fultondale City Hall. Meetings are open to the public.

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  • What to do at the first sign of bugs

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    February 15, 2011

  • Use banana peels for plants

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    August 18, 2010

  • A mixture to keep white flies away

    Garden tip: White flies are on several plants at this writing. Mix one tablespoon of dish liquid with 1/4 cup of Listerine mouth wash with 1/4 cup of ammonia and one tablespoon of garlic powder. Over spray with this mixture in one gallon of warm water. Use the spray mixture while the water is still warm. You can use a quart sprayer or a gallon sprayer.

    July 19, 2010

  • Mixture to solve fern problems

    If you are having trouble with your ferns, use this mixture.

    June 28, 2010

  • Mixture to use when transplanting shrubs

    Garden tip: When you transplant a shrub or tree, mix in one gallon of warm water, 1/3 cup hydrogen peroxide, 1/4 cup of baby shampoo, 4 tablespoons of instant tea granules and 2 tablespoons of fish emulsion.

    June 1, 2010

  • Autism events scheduled for April

    April is Autism Awareness Month. There are a couple of things going on in the area. You can visit for more information, to register for these events, or to make a much-needed donation to this wonderful organization.

    April 9, 2010