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janmcdonald, Author at The Demopolis Times

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

Demopolis Rotary sponsoring holiday food drive

Not everyone in Demopolis is assured of a bountiful Thanksgiving. Stepping in to fill the food shortage gap for those in need is the Demopolis ... Read more

by Jan McDonald, Wednesday, November 8, 2017 10:15 am

LOCAL NEWS

Rooster Day deemed a big success

All indications are the second annual Rooster Day in Demopolis can be called a success. While final figures still aren’t in, Marengo County Historical Society ... Read more

by Jan McDonald, Wednesday, May 24, 2017 9:06 am

COMMUNITY EVENT

Demopolis Singers celebrating city’s 200th with pageant

For 200 years the people who have called Demopolis home have looked over the white bluffs of the Tombigbee River. To celebrate the history of ... Read more

by Jan McDonald, Thursday, April 27, 2017 8:14 am

COMMUNITY

Ready for Rooster Day!

Something for everyone is the goal of Rooster Day April 8, and organizers have lined up a park full of events for the whole family. ... Read more

by Jan McDonald, Friday, April 7, 2017 8:15 am

COMMUNITY

Variety of items up for grabs at Rooster Day auction

“And the next item up for bid…” The words used may not be those exactly, but bidders will hear something similar as they gather at ... Read more

by Jan McDonald, Thursday, April 6, 2017 8:19 am

COMMUNITY

Team effort brings ‘Col. Bridges’ to Rooster Day

When the big bird appeared on the scene, he caused a lot of open-mouthed stares, a grin or two and some outright chuckles. The 22-foot ... Read more

by Jan McDonald, Monday, March 27, 2017 9:17 am

Rooster Day

Clee Compton: The original ‘Rooster Wrangler’

As roosters arrived in Demopolis for the famous Rooster Auction in 1919, organizers realized they had to have someplace to put them and someone to ... Read more

by Jan McDonald, Tuesday, March 21, 2017 8:16 am

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Demopolis council approves Jackson Street widening project

Taking a stop-gap measure to prevent accidents, the Demopolis City Council Thursday approved a contract to widen the south side of Jackson Street east of ... Read more

by Jan McDonald, Tuesday, August 9, 2016 11:15 am

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ROOSTER DAY IS HERE!

When the first Rooster Auction was held in Demopolis in 1919 to build a bridge across the Tombigbee River, the event stretched over two days ... Read more

by Jan McDonald, Friday, April 8, 2016 2:02 pm

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Rooster Day will kickoff with unique 5K event

Lot’s of fairs and festivals start off with a 5K run. Not all of them have roosters leading the pack. The 5 kilometer race for ... Read more

by Jan McDonald, Thursday, February 25, 2016 4:53 pm

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Rooster Day planned to celebrate historical event

The Roosters are coming! Celebrating a unique event in the city’s history, Demopolis will hold its first Rooster Day on April 9 in Public Square. ... Read more

by Jan McDonald, Wednesday, January 13, 2016 9:23 am

News

Hospital Auxiliary kicks off busy fall

Fall brings the busiest time of the year for the active members of the Bryan W. Whitfield Memorial Hospital Auxiliary. Read more

by Jan McDonald, Tuesday, September 23, 2014 4:37 pm

News

Music Study Club to celebrate 100th anniversary

For 100 years a group of men and women in Demopolis have been devoted to the study and appreciation of music and those who create ... Read more

by Jan McDonald, Tuesday, September 23, 2014 8:53 am

News

Three local groups earn BBCF grants

Three organizations in Marengo County received four grants totaling $8,550 from the Black Belt Community Foundation Saturday. Read more

by Jan McDonald, Thursday, June 19, 2014 8:57 am

Faith and Family

Demopolis Food Pantry helps feed 200 families each week

Every Wednesday morning a dozen or so volunteers gather at the former Jewish temple to continue a tradition of providing help for those in need. Read more

by Jan McDonald, Thursday, February 27, 2014 11:11 am

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