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The hope of a Blue Devil
Hate is more than an emotion. It’s an atmosphere that has engulfed the city that many of us call home.
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Cordova resident goes on a cruise in once-in-a-lifetime trip
Cornelius McElrath had never been on a vacation, but that didn’t stop the 40-year-old Cordova native from dreaming big.
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Meteorologists, like James Spann, save lives
I got a chance to interview James Spann a few weeks ago. Jilda was peeved because she’s an amateur weather woman and to her, meeting James would be like meeting Mick Jagger and the Rolling Stones.
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Engagements
West-Banks Steve and Pamela West of Samantha, and Hootie and Pam Daniel of Brookwood, announce the engagement of their daughter, Stacy West, to Thomas Maxwell Banks, the son of Larry and Sue Banks ...
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Sharing the love of language in all its beautiful forms
In the last several weeks the lives of communities as well as individuals all over the country have been turned upside down and inside out. In a time when almost nothing seems certain, we search fo...
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Dancing in the minefields
Zac and I were doing chores together not long ago when he blurted out, "I had a dream last night that I was hunting elephants in Cordova."
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Patriotic boys
New documentary honors Alabamians’ sacrifice in Bay of Pigs invasion, including Walker County native
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Remember those who paid the price
Monday is Memorial Day. It's a holiday that began just after the Civil War when women walked through battlefields strowing flowers, where soldiers had died.
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‘A small, tiny positive light’
Mrs. Alabama proud to bring pageant crown home to Cordova
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One foot in front of the other
Some-where in the midst of the last month’s turmoil, Wyatt started walking.
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Life on a farm in Walker County
The watermelon patch was a favorite place for a bunch of kids who were always hungry. Our dad taught us how to check the melons for ripeness.
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Engagements
Breitenstein-Wilkes Melanie Wallace of Wetumpka and Mark Breitenstein of Kettering, Ohio, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Breitenstein, to Cory Wilkes, the son of G...
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School Menus
JASPER CITY SCHOOLS MADDOX MIDDLE SCHOOL Not available at press time. MEMORIAL PARK Monday - Hot Dog, Kraut, Potato Patty, Veg. Beans, Peaches Tuesday - Cheeseburger, Baked Fries, Lettuce/Tomato, T...
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On of Walker County’s many gems
A month or so ago I wrote a column about “Acres of Diamonds” in Walker County. I got a ton of positive feedback on that piece. At the end of the article I asked if anyone had “a gem” of a story to ...
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In the arms of love
Smith shares her testimony of strength at women’s luncheon
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