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Engagements
Mann-Dill Tim and Kim Mann of Jasper, and Misty Aldridge of Jasper, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lindsey Mann, to Chase Dill, the son of Wayne and Cynthia Dill of Jaspe...
Jul 31, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Summer offers opportunities to fry
Late last week many of us in this area woke up before dawn to a welcome sound- morning rain that lasted for several hours. On another day, the rain might have been a lullaby encouraging a return to...
Jul 27, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Age is only a number
My late octogenarian mother-in-law Ruby Phillips said the only time she felt old was when she looked in the mirror.
Jul 24, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Best laid plans
I wish I could say that I didn't write a column last week because Zac and I were on a slow, romantic cruise to the Bahamas.
Jul 24, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Preparing a chicken to eat
I like to use original stories from everyday life in Walker County. Gladys Williams of Empire has a story from the 1930s when she was in her early teens. Every farm child from those years could wri...
Jul 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weddings
Barrentine-Tubbs Amber Lynn Barrentine of Oakman and Rocky Ray Tubbs of Oakman were married at 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 9, 2011, at Camp McDowell Chapel. A reception followed at Camp McDowell Chape...
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There’s no place like home
We got around early this morning and walked before the sun got up above the trees. Even without the sun, the morning was already hot and the humidity hung on our skin like a wet kiss from one of ou...
Jul 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Taking time to just ramble around
My two young adult sons take great pleasure in reminding me that in recent years I have lost my ability to focus for more than a few minutes. I consistently get sidetracked.
Jul 12, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Board provides visions of dreams
A few years ago, Jilda convinced me to start keeping vision board. A vision board is a special kind of collage. The collage is made up of words and pictures, the stuff of your dreams. There are pic...
Jul 10, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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My eyes are on Big Brother
If I were back in college, this week’s column would be about my pretentious TV viewing habits.
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Meeting life’s crises as a young woman
Nursing the sick, birthing babies, and laying out the dead — these are a few of life’s crises that were faced on a regular basis in the homes of the early 1900’s. Every mother had either been taugh...
Jul 03, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Huntsville couple with Jasper ties celebrate 75th anniversary
Ivey Drewry Jr. remembers Marjorie Stephenson as a “good-looking young lady” in Walker County High School’s Class of 1933.
Jul 03, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Falling watermelons almost always go splat
The thermometer will be in the upper 90s this Fourth of July and Jilda is not happy. She keeps whining — why don’t we summer in Telluride.
Jul 03, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Feed His sheep
W.W.J.D. bracelets were everywhere when I was a pre-teen.
Jul 03, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Engagements
Terry-Kyzer Darlene and Danny Vines and Don Terry of Jasper are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Courtney Terry, to Shawn Kyzer, the son of Thomas and Linda Kyzer of Parrish. T...
Jul 02, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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