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A child’s case of spring fever
Our great nephew Jordan came over this morning before heading out to his pre-school class at Dilworth.
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Things I didn’t learn in high school
Graduation week is a busy time at the paper.
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Engagements
Moran-Wilson Mr. and Mrs. Dale Moran of Fayetteville, Tennessee, announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Laurn, to Dr. Patrick Roger Wilson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roger Wilson of Jasper, A...
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Living with the burns
Wyatt is a boy of many interests, the most surprising of which is cooking.
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RIP Ol’ Buddy
Our dog Ol’ Buddy thought of himself as a Rottweiler. He looked like a Rottweiler, but he was less than a foot tall and weighed just over 30 pounds in his youth.
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Taking the pony picture
There was a sepia-toned photograph of me that sat on the corner of my mother’s mantle for as long as I can remember. I wouldn’t take anything for that picture. It was taken in the spring of 1956 wh...
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DME columnist producing film about popular pastor’s struggle
The Rev. Lawton Higgs Sr. had been in ministry for nearly a decade when he realized that his own racism prevented him from inviting a black family to church.
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No reason to poke fun at Poke Sallet Cake
After I wrote my last column featuring Hummingbird Cake, I received a phone call from a friend who thought I might be interested in a cake recipe she had.
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School Menus May 6-10
JASPER CITY SCHOOLS Menu will be same for all Jasper City Schools, only portions vary. Monday - Hot Dog, Kraut, Chips/Salsa, Mixed Vegetables, Baked Beans, Fruit Tuesday - Steak Sandwich, Corn Nugg...
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Facebook face-off
People do dumb things on Facebook. This week I found myself in the ridiculous position of arguing with my husband on someone else’s Facebook page about an issue that ordinarily I would have said di...
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Engagements
McCain-Snow Mr. and Mrs. Randy McCain announce the engagement of their daughter, Megan Lindsey McCain of Jasper, to Adrian Michael Snow of Hoove, the son of Nathan and Donna Cott, and Michael and H...
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Wyatt turns 3
In the five minutes I’ve wasted trying to come up with a sentence to start this column, my son has made a clubhouse out of a Power Wheel box, used some taped pieces of cardboard as binoculars and w...
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School Menus April 29 - May 3
JASPER CITY SCHOOLS Menus will be same for all Jasper City Schools, only portions will vary. Choice of milk offered at each meal. Monday - Pizza, Combo Veggie Cup, Romaine Mix, Salad, Fruit Tuesday...
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Distinguished Young Women title up for grabs Tuesday
The 2014 Distinguished Young Women of Walker County will be held on Tuesday at 7 p.m. in Rowland Auditorium at Bevill State Community College in Jasper.
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Man (and wife’s) best friend
Jilda and I’ve never had kids, but we’ve always had dogs. We’ve had as many as seven mutts in our yard at one time. Most of them were “throw-aways” that no one else wanted.
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