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Townley Jr. High School: A backward look and a harsh ending
I was the youngest of 12 children who lived on a 250-acre farm two miles out of Townley on Highway 102. I began attending Townley School in 1933.
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School Menus April 2-6
JASPER CITY SCHOOLS MADDOX Monday - Crispy or Spicy Chicken Sandwich, Baked Chips, Dill Slices, Vegetarian Beans, Fruit, Milk Tuesday - Salisbury Steak w/Gravy, Cream Potatoes, Green Beans, Texas T...
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Saluting Old Glory with song
Jilda and I are asked to perform at all kinds of functions. We’ve played at weddings, funerals, birthdays, anniversaries and other life events. We played at a Llama Convention once, but that’s a st...
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Return of the Pig
Several months after the tornadoes, I noticed that Zac’s Facebook profile still listed him as produce manager at Piggly Wiggly.
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Bevill State packs powerful economic punch
According to a recent Alabama Community College System economic report, Bevill State Community College ranks ninth among Alabama community colleges for return on investment (ROI) to its local econo...
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Christian coffee house opens its doors in Sumiton
If you’re craving a hot (or cold) cup of coffee, look no further than Sumiton’s newest business, Jesus-N-Java.
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On the road again
Walker County trucker receives a truck and job after a lifetime of serving others
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School Menus March 26-30
JASPER CITY SCHOOLS Out for spring break WALKER COUNTY SCHOOLS Out for spring break WINSTON COUNTY SCHOOLS DOUBLE SPRINGS ELEMENTARY Monday - Chicken Nuggets, Bread Sticks, Sweet Potato Fries, Corn...
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Dad versus mutt
I had planned to dedicate this last column of March to Women’s History Month. Then I witnessed a display of fatherly love so sweet that I couldn’t wait to share it.
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Engagements
Walton-Henderson Charlene Walton and James Walton of Oakman are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Holly Denise Walton of Oakman, to William Douglas Henderson, the son of Bill an...
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The history of Linn’s Park
The community of Linn's Park is an old, established community. It is situated on Highway 78, about eight miles East of Jasper on the Mulberry River. The Sardis Church is located in this community a...
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Getting polished at the barn
Students at Cordova High School have come to expect fun activities from Polish, a mentoring program for girls that celebrates its first anniversary this week.
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A case of spring fever
I caught spring fever this week.
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She-She Vaughn: Boldly portrayed, fun, yet serious art
For more than a decade, on Saturday mornings in the spring and summer, Pepper Place Saturday Market on 2nd Avenue South in Birmingham has offered an incredible array of locally grown and produced f...
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Long live the curls
I didn’t believe Wyatt could get any cuter until he smiled at me with his first teeth. I laughed when Zac and I managed to smear sweet potatoes all over his face during his first feeding.
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