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Destructive weather is not uncommon for Walker County and surrounding areas. We are now in tornado season, and that was evident Sunday when several small tornadoes caused damage in Carbon Hill as well as on the Walker/Jefferson line.

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In the tradition of starting a new year by making lists about the last one, let's take a look back at the top 10 stories from 35 years ago. We'll start with number 10 from the special section … more

While my job has its share of headaches from time to time, there are two people in our area who I would not want to be in their current positions for any amount of salary, and that is the two superintendents of our local boards of education.

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A dozen Dora businesses went up in flames on Thursday, Sept. 10, 1925.  The fire was the third to strike Dora in two years and took out most of the business section, which had escaped the … more
"If you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth, for … more
As I have already said when I got on my stump, things are not the same now as they were then. If there was a veterinarian available to treat animals in our part of the county, I was not aware of it. … more
It's hard to believe the difference ten years can make. In August of 2009, “I Got A Feeling” by the Black Eyed Peas topped the Billboard Music charts, “G.I. Joe: Rise of the Cobra” was the … more

I'm so glad that Jackie Parker took me up on my offer from last week to share a story about someone special who has now passed on.


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Working at a news organization, you get used to criticism — lots of criticism. more
Jasper Mayor Herman Maddox was less than three miles from Apollo 8 when it blasted off for the moon in December 1968."When you're there, it seems like you have a part in it," Maddox told the Daily … more
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