Obituaries from Jan. 12, 2000

Mr. Carry Blackburn

Mr. Carry Blackburn, 77, died Saturday, Jan. 8, 2000, in Mobile. He had been a resident of Atmore for the past 25 years. He was a veteran of WWII and a member of the Baptist Church.

Survivors include a brother, Seaburn Blackburn of Atmore; his sister, Lizzette Townsend of Mobile; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Home field advantage

Dale Yerigan is in for a very busy weekend. But he’s used to it.

The 11-time steer wrestling world champion, just back from a swing through Wisconsin, Indiana and Michigan, will compete in the Ottawa County Rodeo during Friday’s opening go-round.

Anyone 'can' fish

Anyone who believes a high priced rod and reel is the only equipment that will catch a fish probably needed to attend Friday's Junior Fishing Clinic at Cottonwood Lake.


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