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1. GEORGE "Foghorn" WINSLOW. also known as George Karl Wentzlaff, died in his California home. Winslow, earned the nickname "Foghorn because of his unique raspy voice , appeared in dozens of films before calling it quits at the age of 12. He appeared in several movies and TV shows in his short career including "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes," "Artists and Models" and many others. George Winslow was 60.

2. PATRICK McNEE, The British actor best known for playing John Steed in the 1960s television series "The Avengers" has passed away. He had many roles including a 1985 roll as an ally to Roger Moore in the James Bond movie "A View to a Kill." He was 93.

3. CHRIS SQUIRE, Co-founder and Bass player of the band "Yes" has died. He had taken a hiatus from the band in May when he was diagnosed with leukemia. He was 67.

                       
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ARAB PARK & RECREATION

ARAB PARK & RECREATION presents the 24th annual Horse Show at the City Park on Saturday July 11th. There will be judging in 28 catagories. Events begin at 5:30pm. Info & signup at 256-586-6793.

DRAGON BOAT RACE

The 3rd annual Habitat for Humanity DRAGON BOAT RACE will be held on July 18th at Civitan Park in Guntersville. Anyone can participate with all proceeds staying at home.
Get information at habitatdragonboatrace.com or by calling 256-744-2374.


CULLMAN PARK & REC

CULLMAN PARK & REC has a new “Arts Program” this summer. The “Mommie & Me” art class will be held thru July 21st at the Cullman Civic Center for preschool kids ages 5 and under. Get details at 256-734-9157.

OLLI Summer Computer Camp

OLLI at UAH Summer Computer Courses for Adults 50+ - Learn how to sell on eBay, create your own greeting cards, organize and edit your pictures, or step up to Windows 8. Not sure you are ready? Start with learning basic computer skills. Join Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UAH during June and July. $60 for the first course, $50 for each additional. Osher.uah.edu/ComputerCamp or 256.824.6383 for details.

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MARSHALL COUNTY BAMA CLUB

University of Alabama Athletic Director Bill Battle will address the MARSHALL COUNTY BAMA CLUB during their Kickoff Event on Thursday August 6th. Club members are currently raffling two season football tickets to the Tide’s 2015 season including parking for only $20 bucks a chance. Info at MCBamaClub@gmail.com.

JUDY UPTON 5K

The inagural JUDY UPTON 5K is set for the Elementary School in Arab on Saturday August 8th. Entry fee is $20 dollars. A “JewJew” Fun Run starts at 8AM. More details online to timothyspitt@yahoo.com.

SUMMER IN THE CITY

The Albertville “SUMMER IN THE CITY” events wrap up on Saturday August 22nd with the “MAD Hoops 3 on 3 for Kicks” Tournament at the Rec Center. Registraition is now under way with teams entry fee set at $50 dollars. Tournament is double elimination. Details at 256-891-8202.

CULLMAN COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER

The CULLMAN COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER’s “Foster Pets Program” is in need of volunteers able to take the animals to vet appointments. Also, supplies such as cleaning items are need. If you would like to help, contact 256-734-5448. Remember, off-site adoptions available every Saturday from 11 to 4 at Tractor Supply and Pet Depot in Cullman.

SECOND CHANCE ANIMAL SHELTER

SECOND CHANCE ANIMAL SHELTER needs your help. They need dog food, feeding bowls, newspapers, and dog toys. Drop Off/ Collection Center is at Bancorp South in Boaz. For info call 256-561-2411

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