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This week we return to one of my favorite topics, Walker County in the war years. more
Let's clean out the column ...• I don't know what to say about the Carbon Hill City Council meeting Monday. First, it appears they are in a terrible fix in catching up with the audits over five or six years, and they really can't afford to get the state or Birmingham firms to send in teams to do it all at once. I took it it may take years to catch up.  more
These words carry with them contemplation. I have arrived at a situation and I must decide what my next move will be. I don't know what that will be, and thus I sit and think. All of us at times … more
Two Walker County Sheriff's deputies were killed in September 1952 while attempting to search for illegal liquor at a Jasper residence.Frank Harbison, 26, and Herman Treece, 47, were shot on Sept. 13 … more
Let's clean out the notebook...• I decided at the last minute to take a week's vacation last week, as I needed a break. (I have a feature coming about my short trip to Nashville, where downtown is … more
Truth was I thought Piper my sweet grey kitty was a goner. But upon further investigation Piper had indeed come back all the way to the pine tree, perched high on the trees limbs, meowing and waiting for me to get her down. more
We launched Thrive on Aug. 1 with 24 consecutive hours of prayer from different amazing intercessors all over Walker County. We have a vision for Walker County to thrive. We believe that God knows … more
Have you noticed how obsessed our culture is with fictional heroes? Hollywood has pumped out a flood of superhero blockbusters in the last two decades—Iron Man, Batman, Superman, Spider-Man, … more
Fairgoers didn't know quite what to make of the apes (or maybe it was the other way around) at the 1974 Northwest Alabama State Fair.Trainer Jan Berosini had three animals to show — two baby … more
Let's clean out the notebook ...• I did the story the other day on the Walker County Commission dealing with the theft of so many of its street signs. The commission is having to replace traffic … more
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