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Fond memories of the ‘Red Fern’
Of all the books that I’m sure we read in elementary school, the only one that stands out to me two decades later is a story of a boy and his dogs.
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Jasper native publicizes local nonprofit on ‘The Rick and Bubba Show’
Few college students get to hang out every day with radio personalities Rick Burgess and Bill “Bubba” Bussey of “The Rick and Bubba Show.”
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Blame it on our parents
Several days ago, while watching the Weather Channel for a forecast, I noticed something I hadn't heard before. It was a clicking sound coming from our freezer.
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I’ve always been wild about watermelon
Summer has definitely arrived. I know a lot of you like summer time, but I’m not a big fan.
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Prayer shawls part of ministry’s grief recovery
More than 200 people visit Grace Ministries Inc. in Curry each month for free clothing. However, they often have emotional needs as well.
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My semi-automatic BB gun
I had a Daisy pump-action BB gun when I was a kid. It had a slight defect. In those days it was not a big deal, but had it occurred these days, it would cause lawyers at the Daisy Corporation to ha...
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Blast from the past
Wyatt’s new favorite thing to watch on TV is himself.
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A recipe for life for each of us to learn
I would like to start this column off by thanking everyone who said prayers and lent their support to our family during the recent loss of our beloved husband, father and grandfather. Rick Jones pa...
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877th holds 10th reunion
Members of the Alabama National Guard 877th Engineer Battalion’s Company C recently got together for a 10-year reunion celebration held May 18 at the Memorial Park Natatorium.
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Hidden treasure at the gas station
I picked up a piece of treasure during the summer of 1976 when I worked at the Sportsman Package store. I was between jobs and my cousin hired me to pump gas, check oil, and load cases of beer.
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John 3:16
The Cohrons have been in vacation Bible school this week.
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A chance meeting in Naples, Italy
As I recall, it was a hot muggy morning there in the harbor basin in Naples, Italy on July 2, 1963. The aroma of the city was quite strong as many a sailor who has visited there well knows.
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Engagements
Banks-Waldrop Tim and Vanessa Banks of Jasper are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lindsey Leigh Banks, to Christopher Michael Waldrop, the son of Annetta Waldrop of Jasper and...
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Life’s a peach in Clanton
Chilton County takes its peaches seriously, as evidenced by the bright orange water tower located along I-65 in Clanton.
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Stop and smell the gardenias
Our gardenias began blooming this week. We smelled the first blossom before we saw it. It was pale as a princess hanging there on the lush green bush.
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