2015 In Photos: April

December 31, 2015

Today, we continue our look back at the year 2015 in photos with a look at April.

During an Earth Day celebration in Byrneville, USDA Rural Development presented Central Water Works with a $1.588 million check to replace existing water lines in both Florida and Alabama.

An Alabama woman has claimed her prize from the winning Powerball ticket sold in North Escambia on April 11.  Alice Dawson, 60, of Frisco City, AL, chose to receive the winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $53,440,213.76.

The Northview Chiefs captured their first District 1A  title as they destroyed Chipley 11-1  in Bonifay.

The West Florida High Jaguars beat Catholic 5-2 for a back to back District 1-4A titles, and the ninth overall under Coach Marc Conti.

The Bristol Park community was hard-hit by flooding in 2014. Homes were filled with several feet of water; numerous residents were rescued from floodwaters from their homes, even their roofs, by first responders. In April 2015, the community remembered, with luminaries lining the streets.

The defending 4A state champion West Florida Lady Jaguars were knocked out of the state playoffs. The Lady Jags lost to the Walton Braves  6-0 in the Region 1-4A quarterfinal.

The Town of Century allocated funds to spruce up the Century Business Center.

Community groups joined hands in April to clean up the Barrineau Park community.

The Escambia County Commission has issued a proclamation in honor of longtime volunteer fireman K.C. Fehl upon his retirement.

The Tate High School Lady Aggies won the District 1-7A softball championship 6-4 over Niceville.

Despite a move from Tate High School to the Pensacola Fairgrounds due to rain, the Greater Escambia Relay for Life was a success.

The Gulf Coast Agriculture and Natural Resources Youth Organization (GCA & NRYO) Spring Livestock Show was held Saturday in  April. It was  the first youth livestock show and sale at the newly complete 4-H barns on South Highway 99 just north of Chalker Road.

Sixty students were inducted into the National Junior Honor Society during a candlelight ceremony at Ernest Ward Middle School.

The first grade classes at Molino Park Elementary School presented “The Alphabet Adventures of Sometimes Y” at the school.

Bigfoot monster truck “Trick Flow” visited Alto Products in Atmore, where the vehicle’s transmission clutch plates are manufactured.

Radio icon Marty White, a Tate High school graduate, retired after 42 years on the air, with 37 of those years on Pensacola radio.

“Graffiti Bridge” in Pensacola, as seen on Easter Morning.

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