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Help wanted ads have been running recently in the Daily Mountain Eagle for newspaper carriers. We have a few openings and are looking for folks who want to help us build a better delivery … more
If you can't say anything nice about someone, then learn to draw and become an editorial cartoonist."Our job is to stick out our tongues, to show a big raspberry to whatever pompous jerk happens to … more
Well, I sent off a form and some photos to start another process where I give away another part of my life. Again. Years ago, I decided I had some stuff that the Alabama Department of Archives … more
Among the plethora of races on the ballot this year are the important seats on the Alabama Supreme Court.  We have an unprecedented five out of nine seats up for election.Our Alabama Supreme … more
Going through security checks is a pretty basic scenario these days.Whether it is getting on an airplane, walking in a courthouse (not the Walker County one yet) or entering a sporting event, … more
In 1964, a young man named Stanley Lambchop woke up one morning and realized that a bulletin board had fallen on him during the night, smashing him as flat as a pancake.Oddly enough, it was the best … more
Let's clean out the notebook ... • The Carbon Hill City Council tonight will hear about the new truck stop on Exit 46 off U.S. Interstate 22, as Maburn and Donnie Naramore, who are developing … more
Our antiquated 1901 Constitution was designed to give inordinate power to the Legislature. During the Wallace years, the King of Alabama politics, George Wallace, usurped this power and controlled the Legislature from the Executive Branch of Government. more
“Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.” -Charles William Eliot In an era when the general … more
Let's clean out the notebook ...• Earlier this year my address got added to the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association mailing list; why, I don't know. But in the days after Graham's death, I have … more
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