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Smalltown Newspapers 217 WCota St Shelton 'WA 98584-2263 Ihh,l,h,hhl,h,h,h,l,h,hhlh,Ih,llh,hhhl i!~iiii~= ! iliii ! ii~ii? ) ESTABLISHED 1900 Location Of One Hundred Forty-Eight Consecutive Annual Masonic Celebrations ONE HUNDRED EIGHTEENTH YEAR NUMBER 25 " 8 PAGES PRINTED ON 100% RECYCLED PAPER WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2018 50 PER ISSUE (SALESTAX INCLUDED) I I The Fair Ballot Commission has released the following explanations for the statewide constitutional amendments which will appear On the November General Election ballot. : :i!i AMENDMENT #1 : - i'" an amendment to the Constitu= : providing for certain rights and the Ten and property school or , constitutionality of this amendment." Under current law, the state constitution i:: contains no language related to the display of :the Ten Commandments. Amendment 1 does two things. First, it pro- a person is free to worship God :as and that a person's religious no effect on his or her civil rights. Second, it makes clear that cost for Amendment 1. No public an amendment to the Constitu. of 1901; life and most importantly the and tawful; and to provide that the cons this state does not protect the or require the funding of, and ackson And Gateway To The Gulf Coast A. LA PASTPOI T LOCATION- W.S. Harlan Sdiool Principal Joy Colvin fs shown wi F rt ents-Tucker Peterson, kindergarten; Taylor Butler, sixth grade; Declan Odom, kindergarten; Callie Odom, second grade; and Ava Blocker, sixth grade encourages all to start a bicentennial adventure. 1 l l Designed as a guide to Alabama's historic des- tinations, the Alabama Bicentennial PastPort is a passport to the past. Presented by the Alabama Bi- centennial Commission and co-sponsors Mercedes- Benz U.S. International, Inc Airbus, Verizon, and Alabama NewsCenter, the PastPort encourages people of all ages to explore every corner of the state. The guide features destinations--including historic sites, museums, and landmarks--in each of Alabama's 67 counties combined with histori- cal information and beautifully designed original artwork by the Birmingham-based firm Tatum De- sign. W. S. Harlan Elementary School is now an Ala- bama Bicentennial PastPort stamp location. The school will be identified on the PastPort app in the latest update. Whether you are a resident of Cov- ington County seeking your local stamp or a state traveler in search of all 67 county stamps, you can stop by the WSH office and get a keepsake for your PastPort. "We are thrilled to have this opportunity to share our school and its history with others. When see PASTPORT page 5 AVA BLOCKER gets her PastPort stamped by school secretary Ramona Barrett. life or the rights of unborn children, nor does it include any language that directly relates to abortion or the funding of abortions using state funds. 2 provides that it ,iof the stat( )ortance of unborn life and the rights of unborn children, including the right to life; and to protect the rights of unborn children. Additionally, the amendment would make clear that the state constitution does not include a right to abortion or require the fund- abortion using public funds. amendment does not ident : or activities as uniawfuL It public policy that supports broad protect'runs for the rights of unborn children as long as the protections are lawful. If a majority of voters vote "Yes" on Amend- ment 2, the public policy of this state will be to support and protect the importance of unborn life and the rights of unborn children. The The Florala News 1155 Fifth Street Florala, AL 36442 .111!l!"!lll!lL !!!ll[l A MINOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT last Friday afternoon damaged the antique gas pump in front of Cox Hardware on 5th Avenue in Florala. The owners are planning to repair the pump which has been there for many, many years.