Distributing Kindness: Decatur man’s commitment to community earns him the Caddell-Grisham Award

By Catherine Godbey | Living 50 Plus In 1985 or 1986 — Wade Weaver can no longer remember which year it was for certain — he took a meeting with Trudy Grisham, who was then the president of the Decatur Morgan Hospital Foundation. In his small office in the Church Street warehouse he rented while starting Decatur’s Valley Budweiser distributorship,

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Holding the Reins: Horse show created by Morgan County woman has raised $755,000 for St. Jude’s

By Catherine Godbey | Living 50 Plus Joyce Webster remembers the day 24 years ago in detail when a little girl with a baseball cap covering her bald head walked across the horse arena toward her. “She was so white and thin. She told me, ‘Before I die, I’d like to ride a pony,’” Webster recalled. When Webster asked the

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At age 85, Lee competes in close to a dozen sports and games from basketball to dominoes

By Deborah Storey  | Living 50 Plus Earnest Lee of Morgan County enjoys participating in a few — well, really most — of the activities in the Masters Games of Alabama, a sports competition for seniors.   “I play dominoes. I play checkers. I play three-on-three basketball when they have it. Sometimes I can’t find a team to play on,” said

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