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Rainsville Weekly Post (Newspaper) - August 9, 2007, Rainsville, Alabama 50 CENTS August 9,2007 Alabama in World See Six year old donates her See Page 3A. DeKalb girls gear up for Jr. Miss. See Page 6A. Time for a change in Fyffe watch the demolition of three old buildings In downtown Larry Lingerfelt has plans to revitalize the BY CHANCE in a small many citizens are often frightened by the word But for one local a change is Led by Mayor Larry the town of Fyffe is making some in order to restore the beauty of the historic attract more businesses and increase revenue for the Just three old buildings that lined Main Street across from the City Hall were demolished in efforts to strengthen the town's objective here is to revitalize the and a lot of these old have to come down in order for us to do said Mayor Larry The demolition of the dilapidated buildings will allow more space and safer parking for citizens and also provide more incentives for businesses to come to other vacant buildings on Main Street are also set to come down in the future Lingerfelt and Town of the things that we are to do is build the infrastructure of the town for the said Besides tearing down old buildings on Main Fyffe is also going through an array of changes that may not easily be After taking Lingerfelt and his administration began work on a new sewer lift The new sewer station allows all sewers from various pumps to come into the main lift station and the station then the sewage up the main line down Highway 75 to When Lingerfelt took the sewer station was a run-down but with grants from the government and help from people in the the station was ing to the Lingerfelt and his administration built the station large enough to send sewage three times the current size of Fyffe to leaving room for future expansions in the sewer Fyffe also has a beautification program in which businesses and residences are a monthly prize for their efforts in sprucing up the Lingerfelt said most people in regard to cleanup are very complaints coming to the city are complaints of other people not cleaning not people complaining the city is making them clean said The town also has proper equipment for mowing road banks and keeping the Increased road work and street pavings are also helping the town See Page 5A LUCKY Johnson Executive Vice President and CEO of Farmers Telecommunications presents Christopher Sweeton of Bryant with the keys to a 1997 Chevrolet Extended Cab Sweeton was the grand prize winner at 53rd Annual held Saturday at the County Schools Coliseum in Meetings abuzz with talk of coming Fred Johnson is making new and exciting benefits and thanks to Farmers Telecommunications Cooperative the people of Northeast Alabama are part of this On Saturday area residents filled the DeKalb County Schools Coliseum in Rainsville for the 53rd Annual Meeting of their They came for the the and the door But they also came to take part in the most important event of the year for the telecommunications Upon members registered their attendance and were given a ballot to cast their vote in the Board of Trustees The Board is comprised of individuals in the community who are elected by members to be their voice in the leadership of the Trustees set policy and provide guidance for the board consists of seven each representing one of the See Page 5A Soles for souls Sylvania business becomes drop off point for Christian charity BY DAVID LUSK POST STAFF WRITER for Orphan is a program designed to shoes on the feet of children least likely to have them - those without living The program is an outreach Christian of a Texas based nonprofit Buckner The program uses local drop off points all across the country for and one of those drop off points is Sylvania Pharmacy in Basically the program asks for donations of new shoelaces or winter plus a five dollar donation to handle overseas Donna Hill and Aletha Tanner at Sylvania Pharmacy decided to get involved with the shoe program hearing about it See Page 5A ' PHOTO BY DAVID LUSK Susanne Moses and Donna Hill have turned Sylvania Pharmacy Into a drop-off point for for Hill said she got the idea to participate in the charity while listening to Christian New customers for garbage pickup must pay in advance MANAGING EDITOR or businesses in Rainsville needing sanitation service will be required to pay for a month in The Rainsville City Council approved the change at Monday's meeting on the recommendation of councilman Roger Wigley said he noticed a pattern slowly starting to develop where was becoming an having a small Wigley renting a garbage then the resident is leaving before We're losing money in some We need to get it taken care of before it gets any Wigley said this change would not affect current There be no change in the which currently is per this will do is not allow anyone to set up vice over the he everything else you rent is that where you pay a month in Rainsville also handles Fyffe's sanitation which is on a Wigley said new customers in Fyffe will be required to pay for three months in In other business the city council did the Approved the hiring of Eric Tidmore and Tim Devlin to the police Accepting the resignations of police officers Greg Tim Garrett and Josh Approved upgrading the city clerk's computer for Approved spending to fix the door at the Rainsville Public Approved sending fighter Derek Summerford to Rookie at a cost of DeKalb BOE hosts technology fair PHOTO BY DAVID LUSK Teachers from across DeKalb County visited the County Schools Coliseum in Rainsville on Monday for a technology Pictured Harry Toothaker of demonstrates some high tech gear to teachers Amy Kelii Julia Harden and Hannah all of Crossville BY DAVID LUSK POST STAFF WRITER latest high-tech gear in the worid of That was the whole point of the technology fair hosted by the DeKalb County Board of on Cyndy Technology Coordinator for the Board of Education tlie first one we've ever What we're doing is giving teachers an idea of how they can spend their technology Things that are See Page 5A Country Calendar Sheriff's Church VISIT US OH THE
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