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Talladega Daily Home (Newspaper) - November 10, 2012, Talladega, AlabamaSports High school football playoff results Page 1bpell City veterans Day ceremony monday Talladega a the heart behind the music Childersburg chs seniors sponsor program 8b 8b 3a your Hometown newspaper for Talladega and St. Clair counties the daily Home 75 cent saturday november 10, 2012 disaster Relief team needs funds to help with Sandy efforts by Aziza Jackson Home staff writer St. Clair county emergency management Agency director Ellen Tanner Haynes announced Friday that a disaster Relief team has been called out to Staten Island . To assist with Hurricane Sandy clean up efforts. The St. Clair Baptist association disaster Relief team of nine is set to leave on monday nov. 12 and will arrive in Staten Island . On wednesday nov. 14 and return Home on tuesday nov. 20. The team will be taking the saw team trailer and two vehicles. A truck will pull the saw trailer and Van will carry the rest of the volunteers. Ehe St. Clair Ema said that the disaster Relief monies Are depleted for 2012 and is asking the Community to contribute to the teams clean up efforts in new York. The team will need Between $800 and $ 1,000 just for fuel. Anyone interested in contributing can Send their donation to St. Clair Baptist association . Box 160, Ashville Al 35953. 4 checks can be made payable to a disaster Relief ministries the Ema said that the donations will be strictly used for fuel for vehicles saws and any miscellaneous expenses they incur like a new tire or tire repair or equipment accessories like a saw Blade. Contact Aziza Jackson at Jackson . Bank executive Reed Moore Dies Friday if \. Talladega a Harry Reed Moore Iii 64, of Talladega died Friday. Moore was the chief financial officer for first National Bank of Talladega and since nov. 1, was interim president and chief executive officer. First National Bank vice president Chad Jones said Friday had been a an emotional roller coaster for Bank staff. A never since i came Back Home to Talladega he a been like a second father to me As Well As a professional Mentor. And although he worked at the Bank for a Long time it was not the length of his service but the depth of it that really stands out. He was a great husband father Grandfather and banker and Over 35 years he was a big part of the Success of first National Bank. A the was very conservative and i done to believe you will Ever find a better banker anywhere. He was always very respectful and Reed Moore in Many ways he was the last True gentleman of his kind. This is a sad Day for first National Bank the Moore family and the extended family that he took under his Wing. But we know he a up there looking Down on us right now a Jones said. See Moore Page 6a Marine Veteran shares his memories of 20 years in service by Chris Norwood Home staff writer Talladega a Bill Mcpherson is the building technician for Central Alabama Community colleges Talladega Campus but for 20 years before that he was a combat Engineer in the . Marine corps. He is understandably proud of his service and took some time thursday in Advance of veterans Day to share some of his honors and accomplishments As Well As souvenirs from deployments around the world with the College students. He also took the display to the Alabama Institute for deaf and Blind. A steady Stream of students walked past his displays and ask questions. A fellow Retiree Marine stopped to say a Semper fit and to discuss their grand opening held for burkes outlet by Kenny Farmer special projects editor Pell City a burkes outlet is open for business. A this is a big Day for Pell City obviously and we re very pleased to have burkes Here a said mayor Loe Funderburg. A we see a Long partnership and look Forward to Many Many Many years a ribbon cutting ceremony was held Friday for burkes the latest business deployments. Mcpherson said he is pleased with the level of interest and Hopes he can get veterans from the other branches of service to set up their own displays next year. A i was a combat Engineer for 20 years a he says. A i taught at Camp Lejune and j served in the Gulf War Bosnia and twice in he helped Clear minefields in Cuba and spent three months helping typhoon victims in Bangladesh. He also spent time in Okinawa. The display tables at acc contained relics from All of these places As Well As newspapers such As stars and stripes the Marine times and the base paper from Camp Lejune. He is particularly proud of his trophies for Golf and for coaching an All Marine football team. A we had a couple of championship teams teams that were undefeated. I wanted to put those on Here just to show that its not All just fighting a he said. The display also includes a plaque that was presented to him at Guantanamo Bay that is built around the last antipersonnel mine he dug up there. Next to that Are his retirement letters signed by the president and the commandant of the Marine corps. He also displays two castles which Are the symbols of combat engineers. One was presented to him when he completed engineering school and the other was from the last unit he served with. There were coins and paper Money from the various countries where he has served and pins from captured enemy officers. There Are coins Brian Schoenhals the daily Home retired Marine combat Engineer Bill Mcpherson shows some of the honors he received and souvenirs he collected Over 20 years of Active duty to Central Alabama Community College students Kiara Brown Shankia Brown Whitson Breanna Hill and Erica Green. Mcpherson said he _ set up the display for veterans Day and would be taking it to the Alabama see Veteran Page 6a institutes for deaf and Blind. Care House is preparing for annual Christmas Basket Giveaway Kenny Farmer the daily Home store manager Jerri Johnson cuts the ribbon to Mark the grand opening of burkes outlet in Pell City. To open in the old food Wor shopping while the ribbon Center. Cutting took place Friday the store has actually been open since Friday oct. 26. A we have had a Treen see burkes Page 6a by Mark Ledbetter Home staff writer Sylacauga a with the holidays quickly approaching the care Blouse is planning for More participants in this years 2012 Christmas Basket Giveaway. A last year they were lined up outside and Down the sidewalk a care House director Farl Lewis said. Lewis said last year More than 500 food baskets were Given away and he Antici pates even More will be Given away this year. Recent economic woes have created problems for care House Lewis said. He said before restocking this week a the cupboards were in a care House newsletter Lewis compared the number of recent clients served the first eight months of 2012 with the previous year. During the first eight months of 2011 a total of 1,420 clients were % see Basket Page 6a inside religion.4a, 5a lifestyles.8a sports.1 b-3b Community calendar.2a dear abby.4b comic/television.4b, 5b classified.6b, 7b see obituaries Page 2 weather religion today. Sunny with a High near 71. Tonight. Mostly Clear with a Low around 46. Veterans Day mostly sunny with a High near 73. Belview Church celebrates 122 years of teaching about god Page 4a please Recycle online at www. 6600 0225 More than 5,000 copies of the daily Home bring the news free to students each week you can help while you Are on vacation Send in your newspaper off to school Talladega 362-1000 Pell City 884-3400 Sylacauga 249-4311

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