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Harbor Chase of Jasper hosted a "Go Purple" fundraiser for the Alzheimer's Association of Alabama on Tuesday, July 10. Residents and community members were invited to a luncheon featuring grilled sliders, cheeses and and purple punch. The event, which featured a silent auction, raised $300. more
As a child, Jason Walker would beg family members and friends to allow him to cut their hair. Sometimes he would pay them $5 for the privilege.Those days are now well behind Walker, a 27-year-old … more
FALL MASTER GARDENER CLASS OFFERED FOR 2018The Walker County Extension Office will be offering our 2018 Master Gardener Course beginning on August 30 and running for 12 consecutive weeks through … more
I caught a bug when I was in Telluride, Colorado several years ago. It’s rarely fatal, but I’ve found it’s incurable. Professionals call it “fly fishing fever.” Jilda and I were … more
“Can we go to church with you?”The request from inmates at the Cordova Jail took Chief Nick Smith by surprise last year.These inmates had proved their trustworthiness by cutting grass and picking … more
Great Tomato Debate: vegetable or fruit? By DANNY L. CAINWalker County Extension CoordinatorLewis Grizzard, who in my opinion is the greatest … more
We had some of our nieces and nephews over this week to celebrate Uncle Sam’s birthday. We don’t do midday heat very well, so we asked our guests to come later in the day when our house and yard … more
Jilda and I shoed up early this morning to walk before the temperature and humidity made it possible to boil an egg in my pocket. A tender breeze out of the west felt good on my face. From somewhere … more
Eleven young ladies from across Alabama will be competing Saturday night for the title of 2019 Miss Walker County. more
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