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The heart of the matter
When I decided to do a feature story for American Heart Month, I never suspected that I might already be at risk for heart disease. I’m 25 and assumed I had at least five or 10 more years before th...
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Ted Cordes’ 100th birthday
There are people who wonder which story and person would be my most memorable story out of over 27 years of writing about Walker County, its people and their ways.
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School Menus
JASPER CITY SCHOOLS MADDOX MIDDLE SCHOOL Monday - Chicken Sandwich, Chips, Dill Slices, Vegetarian Beans, Fruit Snack, Fresh Fruit, Milk Tuesday - Beef Taco’s w/Soft or Hard Shell, Shredded Cheese,...
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Saying goodbye to Momma
This has been one of the hardest weeks of my life. I'm drained physically and emotionally. We buried my mother Thursday.
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An ounce of prevention
Glenn Barton thought he was healthy until he had a heart attack in late October.
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Quentin Lane
Launched by Allies on an extraordinary musical journey
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Feb. 20-24 JASPER CITY SCHOOLS MADDOX MIDDLE SCHOOL Monday - HOLIDAY Tuesday - Hamburger, Lettuce/Tomatoes. Dill Slice, Chips, Coleslaw, Fruit, Milk Wednesday - Chicken Tenders, Baked Chicken, Roll...
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Five young ladies to compete for Miss Walker County crown
Five young women will be seeking the Miss Walker County crown this Saturday. The pageant will start at 7 p.m. in Rowland Hall on Bevill State Community College’s Jasper campus.
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To whom much is given
I was about to log off Facebook last Saturday night when I saw a shocking post from my friend Mary — “RIP Whitney Houston.” Although I trusted that Mary had her facts straight, I turned to Google t...
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Romines’ home in the 1930s
Home for the large Romine family was a two-storied house painted a light yellow with white trim.
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Column ideas not always easy
There’s a rule in writing that most of you might not be aware of — the number of quality ideas you have is indirectly proportional to the number of hours left until the deadline.
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Weddings
Bunch-Woodley Erica Michele Bunch and Joseph Michael Woodley, both of Jasper, were married in a double-ring, candlelight ceremony on Nov. 11, 2011, at First United Methodist Church of Jasper. Dr. M...
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Book tour has been an experience
I’ve been on the road a lot for my book tour and often a friend will ride along with me to events. Last week I headed to my hometown of Jasper for a series of events and, because I was going to be ...
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Sometimes you gotta laugh
Today was a long day. I could go into details, but I’d probably bore you to tears, much like I did with Jilda on the way home from yoga tonight.
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Borrowing from others enriches life
A wise man in 1883 made an observation about a writer and his materials.
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