Courthouse rose

Published 5:44 pm Thursday, April 16, 2009

Alma Bodiford planted one of her now-famous “Alma’s Star” Confederate roses on the front corner of the Crenshaw County courthouse last Friday morning.

This rose is the only one that has been patented in Crenshaw County. Probate Judge Jim Perdue also declared the week of June 7-13 as National Garden Week in Crenshaw County.

From left to right: Probate Judge Jim Perdue, Loyce Henagan, Alma Bodiford, Patsy Owens, Dot Sims, Debbie Roberts, Jean Sims, Margaret Sims, and Commission Chairman Ronnie Hudson.

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The ladies present are members of the St. Fiacre Garden Club of Alabama.