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Dancing in the minefields
Zac and I were doing chores together not long ago when he blurted out, "I had a dream last night that I was hunting elephants in Cordova."
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Patriotic boys
New documentary honors Alabamians’ sacrifice in Bay of Pigs invasion, including Walker County native
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Remember those who paid the price
Monday is Memorial Day. It's a holiday that began just after the Civil War when women walked through battlefields strowing flowers, where soldiers had died.
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‘A small, tiny positive light’
Mrs. Alabama proud to bring pageant crown home to Cordova
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One foot in front of the other
Some-where in the midst of the last month’s turmoil, Wyatt started walking.
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Life on a farm in Walker County
The watermelon patch was a favorite place for a bunch of kids who were always hungry. Our dad taught us how to check the melons for ripeness.
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Engagements
Breitenstein-Wilkes Melanie Wallace of Wetumpka and Mark Breitenstein of Kettering, Ohio, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Breitenstein, to Cory Wilkes, the son of G...
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School Menus
JASPER CITY SCHOOLS MADDOX MIDDLE SCHOOL Not available at press time. MEMORIAL PARK Monday - Hot Dog, Kraut, Potato Patty, Veg. Beans, Peaches Tuesday - Cheeseburger, Baked Fries, Lettuce/Tomato, T...
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On of Walker County’s many gems
A month or so ago I wrote a column about “Acres of Diamonds” in Walker County. I got a ton of positive feedback on that piece. At the end of the article I asked if anyone had “a gem” of a story to ...
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In the arms of love
Smith shares her testimony of strength at women’s luncheon
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Happy birthday... Francesca?
Wyatt's first birthday was unforgettable but not for the reason I had hoped.
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A prayer for Cordova
God, I know that you’re getting a lot of requests from this part of the world right now. Only you could comprehend them all and give each one the special attention that it deserves.
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Why God made moms so special
The following are answers given by second-grade school children to questions about moms
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Lack of technology leads to reflection
I used to have a phone-finder. One of those clunky square boxes that sat next to the black rotary dial telephone. The phone-finder had a column of letters from A-Z on the outside of the device, and...
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Storms bring forth neighborhood spirit, sense of unity and best of human nature
During my childhood years in the 1960s, I spent many happy days at my aunt and uncle’s house on Forest Lake Drive in Tuscaloosa. I often stayed there when my parents went out of town and was entert...
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