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Moments after a tornado tore its way through downtown Jasper around 8 p.m. on April 3, 1974, the injured descended on People's Hospital.Some walked. The rest came in ambulances, trucks, cars — … more
Let's clean out the notebook ...• Cardinal Timothy Michael Dolan, the Archbishop of New York, was on the mark Tuesday night when he told Chris Cuomo on CNN that many pastors and priests will likely … more
Internet users in North America spend an average of two hours and six minutes per day on social networking and messaging platforms, according to a recent study by Global Web Index.Another recent … more
The day my mother took me to the Carl Elliott Regional Library to get my first library card I didn’t realize what awaited me with just the clink of the machine that would date those books and check them out to me. more
We were about to celebrate my daughter’s birthday. We were walking across the street to the church building and I was serenading my daughter while carrying ice cream, party supplies, and do-dads more
Was the destruction of a controversial Jasper business on April 3, 1974, arson or an act of God? Daily Mountain Eagle staff were keeping an open mind as the April 4 issue, which featured extension … more
Let's clean out the notebook ...• I am glad Walker County Sheriff Nick Smith has given more clarification into the laws concerning electronic bingo, but I am even happier Jefferson County has … more
Well, I dang near died.I’ve thought about it, and I’ve determined that one sure way to recognize personal preparation for departure is to start choosing your funeral music. Which I did. Hearing … more
In (II Samuel 21) there is record of a three year famine that took place early in David's reign as king of Israel, after he was settled down in Jerusalem and given rest from all his enemies (II … more
April 1974 is best remembered locally for the tornado that struck downtown Jasper, but I found several equally newsworthy stories while perusing the bound volume this week. I'll get to the … more
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