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The Voice of the ‘Ville

by Rita Lewis


Congratulations to Katlyn Lawson crowned HCHS Miss Moundsman on Friday evening. She is the daughter of Tynisha Bryant. (See picture below) 

Katlyn Lawson

Congratulations to HCHS Teen Miss Moundsman, 8th grader, Emily Brannon. She is a member of the volleyball team and a cheerleader. She is the daughter of Billy and Glorene Brannon. (See picture below) 

Emily Brannon

Congratulations to all!

Teeny Miss Moundsman

Teeny Miss Moundsman – Ozella Rae Johnson 

Photogenic – Makenna Nichols

2nd Runner Up – Madison Grace Johnson 

1st Runner Up – Makenna Nichols 

Petite Miss Moundsman

Petite Miss Moundsman – America Grace Dunn 

Photogenic – America Grace Dunn 

2nd Runner Up – Cambrie Layton Sims 

1st Runner Up – Sadie Drew Payne 

Little Miss Moundsman

Little Miss Moundsman – McKaylynn Gallegos 

Photogenic – Cadence Pierce 

2nd Runner Up – Eden Williams

 1st Runner Up – Skylar Marie Easterling 

Young Miss Moundsman

Young Miss Moundsman – Heidi Elizabeth Breland 

Photogenic – Kynleigh Grace Nevin 

Miss Congeniality – Karsyn Kearley

2nd Runner Up – Kynleigh Grace Nevin 

1st Runner Up – Adalynn Grace Haney 

The McCrays visited Disney World recently. Flying to Orlando and staying at Pop Century, enjoying the trip were Tyler & Kasey McCray, their children, Hayden & Kaselyn, Taylor Tashe, Landon McCray, Patricia Grimsley House. and Sara House.

Shawn & Jennifer Wyatt, Sr., of Moundville, welcomed a new son on Feb. 17, 2022 at DCH Regional Med. Center. He’s been given the name, Leroy Gabriel (Gabe) Wyatt. He was 9 lbs. 5 oz. and 22 ins. long.

Grandparents are Karen Fife (Moundville, AL), Eddie and Dortha Wyatt (Moundville, AL). Great Grandmother is Sarah Crawford.

Congratulations to 10-year-old, Liliana Kate McKinney, of Greensboro, who was crowned Little Miss Southern Academy 2022, last Saturday evening, by last year’s winner, her older sister, Abbie McKinney. Lillie is in 4th grade and is a PeeWee cheerleader. They are the daughters of Mac & Audra McKinney (See picture below)

Abbie and Liliana Kate McKinney

I want to give a special thanks to Jennifer Wyatt for all the information from the Hale County High Beauty Walk! It was much appreciated!


Please remember in prayer, the family of Bruce Payne, who passed away recently.


In loving memory on their birthdays:

  • March 10 – Otis Rice and David Adams
  • March 12 – Loretta Flora
  • March 13 – Gwen Matherson Ellis
  • March 14 – Jean Duncan Griffin and Fred Dixon
  • March 15 – Ed Avery
  • March 16 – Bob Lake


Happy Anniversary!


  • February 28 – Jimmy Dale and Angie Roulaine
  • March 2 – Josh and Hope Wyatt

Celebrating this week

  • March 10 – Steve and Pam Huffstutler
  • March 12 – Trey and Tammy Fondren Cook, as well as Kirk and Mindy Pearson


Happy Birthday!


  • February 28 – Jimmy Dale Roulaine
  • March 1 – Brenda Lawrence
  • March 5 – Lenora Lee

Celebrating this week

  • March 10 – Shannon Goodman Grantham, Amber Shaw Fondren, Kyle Boswell, Willie Bell Phares
  • March 12 – Peggy Wallace, Ken Shows, Linda Bonds, Bradley Carter, Keith McCray, and Heather Abernathy Johnson
  • March 13 – Scottie Lake, Hannah Payne, and Savana Holmes
  • March 14 – Anna-Lise Hughen, Chuck Neil, Terri Burge Walton, Autumn Noland Harrison, Davy Skelton, and Jackson Matthews
  • March 15 – Shnell Nevins
  • March 16 – Patrick Payne, Linda Wheat, Francis Hannah Stone, and Arthur Howington

That’s all for this week,