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Published 12:00 am Friday, September 21, 2007

& To

Angie King who has joined the staff of Cahaba Hospice, a community based hospice. King joins the team with four years hospice experience.

In addition to community work, King will be heading up a great group of volunteers. She has lots of new and exciting things on the agenda. For more information on Cahaba Hospice or to become a volunteer, call 418-0566.

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& To Army Pvt. Angela D. Houston who has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

She is the daughter of Ervin and Mary Cook of Plantersville. Her siblings are Stephen Moppins, and Stephanie Moppins, both of Valley Grande.

Houston is a 2006 graduate of Dallas County High School, Plantersville.

& To Ja’Kira A. Jackson, daughter of Levi and Dianna Jackson of Orrville and a 6th grade student of Five Points Elementary School, who represented her school earlier this month at the &8220;Alabama Be Ready Camp for Kids&8221; in Huntsville.

Five Points Principal Lou Ella Guthridge said Jackson attended the camp Sept. 4 &045; 8 at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville.

Ja’Kira received a certificate of Aviation Challenge and a certificate of recognition from Gov. Bob Riley.

Ja’Kira shared her experience with her school and church, Siloam Missionary Baptist Church.

Five Points fifth-grade teacher Pamela U. Rhodes recommended Ja’Kira to attend the five-day camp.