2013 Year in ReviewBy Staff Reports Published 9:46am Tuesday, December 31, 2013
Chamber has New Director
The Demopolis Area Chamber of Commerce hired a new executive director in November 2013.
Michael David Kennedy, from Monroe, La. was brought in from The Aspire Group, who does work with the University of Louisiana in Monroe.
Kennedy has a bachelor of arts in psychology from Auburn University and a master of science in sports management from the University of Alabama
Last second field goal secures Marengo Academy AISA football title
The Marengo Academy Longhorns claimed the 2013 AISA Class A Championship on Friday, Nov. 22 by defeating Restoration Academy 31-28.
The last second field goal by Brant Lewis was good from 31 yards, to give the ‘Horns a 3-point lead with three seconds left in the game.
Rivas crowned 2013 St. Nick
J.R. Rivas, owner of Personal Touch Inc., was crowned the 2013 St. Nicholas by Katie Windham.
Rivas only had a couple of words to say after thanking the Chamber for sponsoring Christmas on the River: “I really don’t have much to say other than, ‘Roll Tide!’”
ChiLLy Fest Pageant held
Demopolis native Macey Petrey was crowned Miss ChiLLy Fest on Dec. 12, 2013 on the opening night of Linden’s annual ChiLLy Fest.
Ally Reid Cook won Tiny Miss ChiLLy Fest. Little Miss ChiLLy Fest was awarded to Adalyn Brook Lindsay, and Alysse Dunklin was crowned Junior Miss ChiLLy Fest.