Addison Rescue Squad dissolved

This building, where the former Addison Rescue Squad operated from, is owned by the Town of Addison.
ADDISON - After 46 years, one organization in Addison is no longer in operation. A letter circulated to Addison Town Hall on Jan. 2, states the Addison Rescue Squad has been dissolved effective Dec. 31, 2019. The announcement came during the Addison town meeting Monday, Jan. 6.

Addison boys lose in close one, girls win

Eli Howse goes for the net on a jump shot.

ADDISON - The Addison Bulldogs lost in a close game with Waterloo Monday, Dec. 23. The Bulldogs put up a three-pointer that fell short as the horn sounded to end the game, leaving AHS behind 59-57.
The Lady Bulldogs had a much easier time of it, pounding the Waterloo ladies 49-20. Stats were not submitted for either game for Addison.

Butler signs scholarship with Snead

Macey Butler signs her scholarship to play volleyball at Snead State Community College on Friday, Dec. 6. Pictured on the front row from left, Macey’s sister, Hadley, her mother, Lori, Butler, her dad, Danny. On the back row: Addison High School Principal Micah Smothers, Cristie Brothers, Snead assistant volleyball coach; Kayla Woodard, AHS head volleyball coach; Pam Wilkins, AHS assistant volleyball coach.

By Melica Allen
ADDISON - Wearing her two state championship rings and the state trophies flanking each side of the table, Macey Butler signed her scholarship to play volleyball at Snead State Community College on Friday, Dec. 6.

Addison teams win over Winston County

Sy Blanton comes around the corner, with Cannon Hill in the background.

ADDISON - The Addison Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs continued their winning ways Tuesday, Dec. 10, defeating the Winston County Yellow Jackets 58-47 and the Lady Jackets 73-36. The Addison teams were undefeated as of the Tuesday games.
Stats for the Lady Bulldogs were:
Macey Butler, 15 points, 9 rebounds, 5 assists;
Bracie Rodgers, 14 points, 4 rebounds;
Kaylee Brummett, 11 points, 6 assists;
Savannah Manley, 6 points, 6 rebounds, 6 blocks;
Amylia Cleghorn, 12 points, 6 rebounds;
Hadley Butler, 3 points;
Gracie Manley, 3 points, 6 rebounds;

Addison winner over Lynn teams

Lynn’s Brandon Hill goes airborne on the layup. He was the leading point getter for the Bears.

LYNN - The Lynn Bears pulled within two points of the Addison Bulldogs Tuesday, Dec. 3, at the LHS gym with about 40 seconds left in the game. But, the Dawgs were victorious 45-41 when the final buzzer sounded.
The Addison Lady Bulldogs took a commanding win over the Lady Bears, scoring 43 points to the Lady Bears’ 12.
Eli Howse was the leading scorer for Addison with 18 points and 6 assists; Cannon Hiller had 8 points; Logan Wilkins, 7 points, 11 rebounds 10 assists; Quentin Barley, 7 points, 8 rebounds; Justin Mather, 5 points, 5 rebounds.

Addison High School Band to march in Bicentennial Parade

Leaders of the Addison High School Band are ready to play in the Alabama Bicentennial Parade in Montgomery Saturday, Dec. 14. From left are Alex Bailey, Alley Ergle, Jadon Cook, Kyria Walker, Zac Stewart, Band Director Garrett McCurley, Andrew Stone, Jadeyn Woodard, Breanna Harris, Annsley Nuss, Quinton Womack and Michael Walker.
ADDISON - A dream has come true for first-year Addison High School band director and former AHS band member Garrett McCurley. It is also a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for his band students, as they have been chosen as one of seven bands in the entirety of the state to march in the Alabama Bicentennial Parade on Dexter Avenue in Montgomery, celebrating the state’s 200th birthday, Saturday, Dec. 14.

Surprise remodel at AES brings tears of joy

Students give Addison Elementary Media Specialist Lynn Tuggle hugs once she makes her way into the library.
ADDISON - A “maintenance problem” was only a ruse to keep Lynn Tuggle out of the media center of Addison Elementary School Thursday, Nov. 7, when the Addison Elementary Parent and Teacher Organization, along with the entire elementary school student body, surprised her with new furniture, window seats, curtains and other improvements for the library.