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A case of Deja moo
Deja vu — Most people are familiar with this French term which is the illusion of having experienced something that’s actually being experienced for the first time.
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A history of the Cranford family
I am giving a brief look at a portion of a very important family of Walker County and also in Jasper. They were business men and leaders.
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Birmingham native pens new detective series for children
Steve Pridmore hopes the heroine of his upcoming series of children’s books will be the Nancy Drew for a new generation.
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A lesson learned from a teacher
Mrs Thompson stood in front of her fifth-grade class on the first day of the year, at school, she told the children a lie.
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School Menus March 12-16
JASPER CITY SCHOOLS MADDOX MIDDLE SCHOOL Monday - Hot Dog w/ Cheese, Sauerkraut or Chili Sauce, Baked Chips, Vegetarian Beans, Fruit Roll Up, Fruit, Milk Tuesday - Salisbury Steak w/ Gravy, Green B...
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Girl Scouts celebrate 100 years of service
Juliette Gordon Low never had biological children, but her figurative family numbers in the millions and includes high-ranking politicians, astronauts and CEOs.
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Stories from Davis Cemetery
I love old cemeteries. When Jilda and I went to Ireland several years ago, we spent a great deal of time walking through old cemeteries.
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Storms without and within
I once heard someone say that the area where I grew up was the safest place in Cordova during storms because it had been settled by Native Americans. According to legend, our early ancestors were s...
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Southern tradition highlights a cake, a classic Southern lady
In the early pages of “To Kill a Mocking-bird,” as Harper Lee masterfully begins to introduce her deliberately-crafted characters, Atticus explains to Scout and Jem how his client Mr. Cunningham wi...
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Spare the rod, please
A whole gallon of Kool-Aid fell off the kitchen counter in slow motion as I scream-ed, “No!”
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School Menus March 5-9
JASPER CITY SCHOOLS MADDOX MIDDLE SCHOOL Monday - Crispy or Spicy Chicken Sandwich, Baked Chips, Dill Slices, Fruit, Milk Tuesday - Grilled Ham & Cheese, Baked Chips, Fresh Vegetables w/Dip, Corn N...
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Engagements
Manasco-Fannin Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Manasco of Lynn wish to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Heather Leanne Manasco, to Jared Michael Fannin, the son of Mr. and Mr...
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My mama touched a lot of lives
I discovered this past week that a lot of people have funny stories about my mom.
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Woman uses bounty of buttercups to support church missions
Allie Hudson looks forward to seeing the buttercups bloom in her yard each spring. They are not only beautiful but also allow her to make a sizeable annual donation to the Annie Armstrong Easter Of...
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My first non-cotton dress
It must have been about 1939 or 1940 when I got a store-bought dress made from fabric other than cotton. I think it was acetate, but could have been a nylon product. Acetate was manufactured in 192...
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