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The Voice of the ‘Ville by Rita Lewis


Visiting Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge and Cherokee North Carolina for spring break March 14-17th, were, Larry & Tamika Payne, Tamika’s brother, Kendrick and his family. 

Ida Chandler Boyd, her sister, Eunice Jacobs Foster, great niece, Rylee Jane Snider and a friend, Avery Jane Finley, spent Thursday, March 17th, in Montevallo at the American Village Tulip Festival. They said the tulip’s were beautiful.

Also enjoying Spring Break, Eunice J. Foster and son, Carson Snider and his family, Susan , RyleeJane and Brody, spent several days in Chattanooga. Ida Chandler Boyd, joined them.

Congratulations to Makenzie Gray and Wesley York, of Stewart, Al., on the birth of their daughter, Mattie Gwen York at Northport DCH on March 18, 2022. She weighed 6lbs. 15ozs. and was 19.5 ins. long. Grandparents are, Mary & Richard Ryan, Mike Gray (Stephanie Lewis), Scarlett & Wayne York, Mary Park and Roy White, Marye Anna Elliott Murray, Larry Gray.


Margaret “Mog” Windham Meikle and her husband, Bruce, from Wimbledon, ND. Visited the last few weeks in the south. A few days at the Gulf and also visited Ann Cooper Poe, in Foley, Al. Mog and Ann were classmates at HCHS. Then they came back through MOUNDVILLE and spent several days with Mog’s sister, Lillie Duncan, and visited with many other relatives.

Individual winners of The Miss Moundsman and Teen Miss Moundsman, were omitted from my column, two weeks ago! Sorry for the omission!

Miss Moundsman Winners


Lydia Morgan

Miss Congeniality

Ryane Channell

2nd Alt

Analyce Moore

1st Alt

Lydia Morgan

Miss Moundsman

Katlyn Lawson

Teen Miss Moundsman Winners


Keira Billings

Miss Congeniality

Bailey Kelley

2nd Alt

Shyann Kearley

1st Alt

Keira Billings

Teen Miss Moundsman

Emily Brannon


Mar. 25th…Sonny Payne

26th…Mildred Martin

27th…David Elliott, Fred Horne, Blanche Head 

29th…Isabella James 

30th…Gussie Bell 


Happy Anniversary: 

Mar. 18th…Mack & Mary Gann 

20th…Taylor & Hannah Payne Morrison 

“1st” 30th…Ronnie & Jo White Mitchell


Celebrating this week: 

25th…Calleigh McCray, Jenny Gvillo, Sophia Johnston, Kim McCrory Rogers 

26th…Avery Harris, Hunter Stegall, Shira Graham, Brody Stephens, Brett Cole, Elliott Williams 27th…Joel Spence, Beckham Salas 

28th…Ellie Kelley, Jordan Kelley, Melissa Steele, Gayle Barnette 

29th…Gemma Johnson 

30th…Wendy Matherson, Michele Gibbs, Randy Fondren, Kyle Clary Steve Bell, Roger Potter 31st…Michelle Arrington Clements, Josh Rainey, Kristen Elliott, Alice Tidmore Campbell, Mike Henry 

That’s all for this week, Rita.

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