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Stephen, the subject of our title was a remarkable man, in the early decades of the first century. His name is derived from the Greek word, Stephanos, meaning “crown” (The Int. Std. Bible Ency. … more
The tune is instantly recognizable. I associate it with patriotic parades, black-and-white newsreels and pickup trucks covered in bunting that cruise around courthouse squares blaring slogans like … more
On April 10, 1968, the Daily Mountain Eagle published a composite wire photo of two professional baseball players in uniform on Opening Day — their National Guard uniform.Pete Richert, a pitcher … more
What could be better than a picnic on a small patch of green grass on a sunny May day?How about if that family feast was on a mere few feet from a headstone?It sounds weird to anyone from … more
While going through old Mountain Eagles of a certain era, I have come across some version of this headline several times in recent months: "Eagle receives first cotton bloom."According to the June … more
Let's clean out the notebook ...• I have to say I was impressed with Jasper High School's new medical tent, as described byn Sports Editor Johnathan Bentley Sunday in a story. We think many times … more
Let's clean out the notebook ... • The local school enrollment figures are interesting for revealing how Hispanic enrollment has surged. Up to 1999, there were virtually no Hispanic students. … more
Wyatt's class got to witness a bit of history on Monday when they took a field trip to see the Birmingham Barons take on the Biloxi Shuckers. It was a beautiful day for baseball, though the game … 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
Last Monday when we arrived for our weekly yoga class, the parking lot of the community center was full. When we went inside, we learned that one of the local merchants had rented the center for the evening for their annual Christmas party. more
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