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Distinctive public art projects define who we are, what we believe
Cows on Parade, Chicago’s public art project, debuted in the summer of 1999 when three hundred life-size fiberglass cows energized the streets of the city.
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School Menus Sept. 17-21
JASPER CITY SCHOOLS MADDOX Monday- Breaded Chicken Sandwich, Chips, Three Bean Salad, Corn Salad, Fruit, Milk Tuesday- Cheeseburger, Baked Beans, Hashbrowns, Dill Slice, Fruit, Milk Wednesday - Nug...
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Dora’s Tim Hollis churns out his 20th and 21st books
Local author Tim Hollis is once again taking readers on a trip down memory lane with the release of his two latest books.
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Lifestyles, interrupted
Sometimes things have to fall apart in order to come together.
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I miss the fins
I know my younger readers are probably sick of me lamenting about the good old days, but I doubt many of them would disagree that the cars from the 1950s and ‘60s were some of the coolest cars ever...
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Engagements
Gambrell-Brown Mr. and Mrs. Danny Gambrell of Jasper are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary Rebecca Gambrell, to Dustin Bradford Brown of Tuscaloosa, the son of Darrell and ...
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Ruth Manasco — vibrantly connected to the earth through her life and her art
As the youngest of nine children, Ruth Manasco grew up with unusual freedom for a child. She was given rein to freely roam the woods surrounding her home and play and visit at her leisure all over ...
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School Menus Sept. 10-14
JASPER CITY SCHOOLS MADDOX Monday- Chicken Filet Sandwich, Chips, Dill Slice, Fresh Vegetables, Vegetarian Beans, Fruit, Milk Tuesday- Beef Tacos w/Soft Shell, Shredded Cheese, Hash Browns, Shredde...
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Jasper newcomer recalls her fairytale romance
Selections from the Great American Songbook played softly on the stereo recently as Jeanne Cannon sat in the living room of her apartment reflecting on her life. The familiar lyrics were not nearly...
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A mother of many skills
As we mature and grow older, we begin to reminisce with our siblings about our early home life and our parents. On Aug. 8, 2007, Ken Key and his sister, Amelia Key Elliott, were in a conversation r...
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Housewife led fight for a holiday for grandparents
In 1978, President Jimmy Carter signed legislation proclaiming the first Sunday after Labor Day to be National Grandparents Day. The establishment of the holiday was the culmination of a grassroots...
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Autumn is on its way
No matter what the calendar says, summer’s almost gone, and autumn is just around the corner here in Empire, Alabama. There are so many signs that appear each day.
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Walker County native shared the stage with Bill Clinton at 1992 Democratic convention
For J.R. Hammond, 1992 was an opportune time to be blue collar.
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Engagements
Phillips - Gladden Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Phillips of Pell City announce the engagement of their daughter, Alicia Phillips, to Steven Gladden, the son of Jim Gladden and Joyce Crump of Jasper. The bri...
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Encounters with Elvis
When Jasper resident Jo Lyn was 6, her family moved from Arkansas to a two-story duplex in Memphis. Their downstairs neighbors were Vernon and Gladys Presley and their teenage son, Elvis.
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