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Have you ever taken a good look at your hands? Hands hold subtle clues that can tell the story of your life. This came to mind yesterday when I went to war. Not with a third-world country or people who talk funny but an enemy much closer to home. … more
The following story is based on actual events and is absolutely true. There are many witnesses who will corroborate what I am about to relay to you. more
This past week I had an appointment in town. The time change had made my internal clock wonky, and I was running late. Not one to waste good coffee, I slurped down a half a cup and “burned the hair … more
A Jasper 12-year-old made a significant find at the Steven C. Minkin Paleozoic Footprint Site in Union Chapel on Saturday, Oct. 14. “It was two reproductive cones — megasporophyll and microsporophyll — both of the same type of plant, a scale tree. They’re not incredibly rare, but it’s unusual that you see both on the same plate, especially with the megasporophyll leaves attached,” said Ashley Allen, president of the Alabama Paleontological Society. more
JASPER - On Thursday, March 8, beginning at 6 p.m. in the Bevill State Community College-Jasper Campus Cafeteria located in the Wade Math and Science building, the Woods-Smith Post 9 of The American Legion Department of Alabama will celebrate the American Legion’s 99th anniversary, which will occur March 15, 2018. more
The rain took the day off yesterday, making it feel like San Francisco weather. The sun was high and warm on my face. more
The Walker County Cattlemen’s Association hosted its annual banquet last Saturday, Feb. at Bevill State Community College in Sumiton. The winner of the groups’ annual scholarship and officers for 2018 were announced during the event. more
When one thinks of November holidays, Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving, and the beginning of Advent are the ones that come to mind. But the month has some obscure holidays too. Men Make Dinner Day, Deviled Egg Day, and Square Dance Day are some that … more
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