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Shaw diary gives glimpse back in time
The Shaw family has graciously loaned the Walker County Genealogical Society, Inc. exerts from the diary of Gladys Simmons Shaw, their mother. Her diary appears to have been written in the 1930s, 1...
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Favorite Halloweens gone by
Boo! Did I scare you? It scares me that this year is zipping by so fast, and this coming Wednesday is Halloween.
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Something to be proud of
This is the story of two young men who took very different roads out of the same small town.
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Weddings & Engagements
Weddings Hanover-Lloyd Dr. Erin Emmanuel Hanover and Mr. Jonathan Matthew Lloyd, both of Birmingham were married in a 1 p.m. ceremony April 14, 2012, at St. Anne Catholic Church in Pensacola, Fla. ...
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Have a healthy Halloween
Halloween and healthy eating habits are rarely associated one with another. Most kids will say that the goal is to see who can fill their orange plastic pumpkin buckets with the most candy. However...
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I hate going shopping for shoes
When it comes to shopping for shoes, I’d rather pass a kidney stone. My wife on the other hand would skip a meal to shop for boots and pumps.
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Nothing says Halloween like witch’s brew
The month of October always stirs up lots of memories for my family. Some are sad and some are happy, like the ones these famous lines from William Shakespeare’s “MacBeth” evoke every time I hear t...
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LUNCH MENUS Oct. 22-26
JASPER CITY SCHOOLS MADDOX Monday- Hot Dogs, Broccoli & Carrots w/Dip, Fruit Cup, Pickle Relish, Milk. Tuesday- BBQ Sandwich, Chips, Baked Beans, Dill Pickle Slices, Cauliflower & Green Peppers, Fr...
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Pretty in pink
I don’t care much for the color pink. It screams “girly” and “princess,” and I am not a fan of either of those things.
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Weddings & Engagements
Weddings Bevill - Schum Miss Ashlon McGee Bevill and Mr. Kenji Reilly Schum were united in marriage on Saturday, July 28, 2012, at seven o'clock in the evening at Birmingham Botanical Gardens with ...
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Fall offers a bounty of fruits, vegetables
“Eat your fruits and vegetables.” I think everyone would agree that we would all be much healthier if we followed the advice that our mothers gave us for the past umpteen years.
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Shifting into a new gear
Life comes in stages, and sometimes the transitions can be rocky. I think the trick is to think about who you are and where you want to be.
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Engagements
Sparks - Jenkins Barry Sparks and Vicky Dunn of Berry are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Tiffany Lynn Sparks, to Wesley Kyle Jenkins, the son of Ralph and JoAnne Jenkins of O...
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School Menus Oct. 15 - 19
JASPER CITY SCHOOLS MADDOX Monday- Corn Dog, Baked Beans, Potato Salad, Tossed Salad, Fruit, Milk Tuesday- Hamburger/Cheeseburger, Lettuce/Tomato, Baked Fries, Tossed Salad, Fruit, Milk Wednesday -...
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Local women helping others in memory of their grandsons
Joe Huffman Jr. and Darrin Sawyer have more in common than they ever realized. Both loved to play Pac-Man, sometimes together at the home of Huffman’s grandmother, Shelia.
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