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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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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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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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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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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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Weddings & Engagements
Weddings Jordan-Bowen Kellye Nicole Jordan and Richard Russell Bowen Jr. were married on Saturday, November 17, 2012, at Jasper's First Baptist Church in a double ring ceremony. Bro. Saint Green of...
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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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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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A hankering for hummingbird cake
One of my favorite things about spring is seeing all the birds that flock to the bird sanctuary I have created in the corner of my yard.
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The winds of change
This week marks two years that a series of deadly tornadoes changed the course of lives and communities. Yet all these months later, some things seem surprisingly the same.
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One of the fixtures
Myrtle Ferguson has been working at America’s Thrift Store in Jasper for 23 years, three months and 18 days.
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Engagements
Ellis-Harris The announcement is made of the engagement of Rusti Ellis of Jasper and Clint Harris of Double Springs. She is the daughter of Rita Barker and the late Kent Ellis of Jasper. She is the...
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Creativity is all around
Creativity is an odd concept. If you walked up to 10 people at random and asked them if they consider themselves to be creative, most of them would laugh and say “No, I don’t have a creative bone i...
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