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Dog wash Saturday at Wilson Morgan

The Morgan County Humane Society will host a dog wash Saturday at Wilson Morgan Park from 9 a.m. to noon.

Robyn Purdy said the group will accept donations from people to have their dogs washed. She said hot dogs, cold drinks, candles and dog treats will be available.

Purdy said in addition to getting their pets spruced up, people will have an opportunity to meet dogs from Search and Rescue Tactical Education Concept.

"All proceeds will go toward constructing a centrally located facility to service all of Morgan County at our property at 86 Gum Springs Cut Off Road," Purdy said. "Donations and volunteers are needed."

For more information, call 778-9709 or go online to

- Ronnie Thomas

Moulton concert series begins July 9

MOULTON — Moulton is preparing to kick off its annual Concert in the Park series July
9 with gospel performances
by Chris Smith and Living Proof.

For five weeks, bands will jam Monday nights inside the H. Alexander Park pavilion, said Concert in the Park talent director Don Shelton.

Residents are invited to bring their lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy the free show from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., he said.

Habitat for Humanity will sell hotdogs and sodas on opening night.

The following bands are scheduled for the rest of the series:

July 16 — Bluegrass artist Robert Montgomery

July 23 — Acoustic oldies band Judge and Jury

July 30 — Country artist Jeff Whitlow

Aug. 6 — Oldies and rock band Papa Swag

Shelton said he plans to add more bands to the lineup.

The park is across from Lawrence County High School. All shows will be broadcast live on WALW 98.3 FM.

- Kristen Bishop

Cramer worker to visit June 26

MOULTON — A caseworker for Rep. Bud Cramer, D-Huntsville, will be at Moulton City Hall on June 26 to provide help with federal government issues.

Peggy Towns will be available from 1 to 5 p.m. to assist Lawrence County residents who need help dealing with any federal agency and are unable to visit one of Cramer's three district offices.

Some of the most common requests include assistance with Social Security, Medicare and Veterans Affairs.

The Moulton City Hall is at 14220 Court St.

For more information, visit Cramer's Web site at

- Kristen Bishop

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