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Longtime Eagle columnist announces her retirement
In one of the first installments of “Home Folks,” Ruth Teaford Baker invited readers to “‘git out, hitch up the horses, come in and set a bedspell with me’ and share our traditional heritage.”
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Taking a drive down memory lane
Jilda worked yesterday and I was supposed to be writing this column. Sometimes, no matter how hard I try, the words won’t come. I decided to go for a drive.
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Spencer Farm in Marion Junction — Living the good and simple life
Located in Nauvoo, Camp McDowell ranks as one of Walker County’s incredible treasures and has become a well-respected center for learning — cultural, spiritual, and environmental. Last fall, Laura ...
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A family of restless spirits
This week I've spent time at Davis Cemetery, where my folks are buried. Decoration is the second Sunday in June, and it takes a while to get the old cemetery in shape.
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Nostalgic for the ‘90s
Zac and I have been reliving our awkward teen years lately.
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Walking in circles
In a few weeks, I will officially be closer to 30 than to 20.
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Engagements
Nelson-Knowles Willie and Nelda Nelson of Carbon Hill are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Malinda Ann Nelson, to Justin Michael Knowles, the son of Michael and Tammy Knowles o...
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School Menus 5/21 - 5/25
JASPER CITY SCHOOLS MADDOX Monday - Not Available Tuesday - Wednesday - Thursday - Friday - MEMORIAL PARK Monday - Corn Dog, Sun Chips, Veg. Beans, Juice Bar Tuesday - Turkey Sandwich, Lettuce/Toma...
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Tater Jane’s adds new, unique burgers
Carina Starnes is using her culinary training to transform burgers into works of art for local college students.
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Mama’s love of baseball
I was flipping through our stack of movies today looking for something to watch tonight during dinner. A movie that had been hidden from view behind a stack fell off the shelf and hit the top of my...
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Birmingham native competing to be next Food Network star
When members of a high school sorority overlooked Martie Duncan, they unknowingly started her down the path that led to her becoming a potential Food Network star.
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Beekeeping
Environmentally friendly, and a deliciously wholesome, outdoor hobby
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Schirle celebrating five years as country club’s chef
One of Chef Phil Schirle’s earliest memories is going through the fields with his grandfather picking out ingredients for Sunday dinner.
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Goober says hey to heaven
Several local residents called the office Sunday afternoon regarding the death of George Lindsey.
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Old folks have better stories
Facebook goes public in a few weeks, which means another 20-something tech guru will become a multibillionaire.
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