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O’Mary-Prevost Anna Katherine O’Mary and Mark Alan Prevost were married at 6 p.m. on Dec. 18, 2010, in a double-ring, candlelight ceremony at First Baptist Church in Jasper. Chad Hayes of Leeds off...
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Tracking rabbits in the snow
I hope every one of you had a wonderful, family-time Christ-mas. That is what it is all about — family togetherness. Times were far different in the 1930s, and 40s. On the farm, we really had no gi...
Dec 25, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Celebrating five years in the Eagle
As I drummed my fingers, trying to think of a topic to write about this week, I realized that January 2011 begins my fifth year as a columnist for the Daily Mountain Eagle. Time has wings.
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The psychology of being scared
I read an article last week about a woman who isn’t afraid of anything.
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Project 'took on wings of its own'
Sara Bright didn't plan to dedicate 15 years of her life to photographing butterflies.
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Chunky monkey's first Christmas
The most perfect gift I ever got was born at 3:41 a.m. on April 28, 2010.
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Rosenwald Schools: Born in Alabama, thrived in Walker County
When I sit down to write this column, I feel like Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz as she clicks the heels of her sparkling ruby red slippers together and chants, “There’s no place like home, there’s no...
Dec 15, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Unleashing my inner child this Christmas season
“The Herdman’s were the worst kids in the whole history of the world. They lied, stole and smoked cigars… even the girls.”
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Engagements
White-McNair Matthew and Kathy White of Daphne are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, April Lynn White, to David Nathan McNair, the son of David and Wanda McNair of Jasper. The b...
Dec 12, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Diary of a wimpy cook
When Zac and I got married, he was an amateur griller and I could make a mean pot of Stove Top.
Dec 11, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Christmas on the farm in the 1930s
Do you mind if I recap a Christ-mas story of those faraway days when the world moved much slower, where there was not a Walmart in every town and shopping was one store with very limited stock? The...
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The learning never stops
Any-body who thinks their education ends the day they walk out of high school might as well be smoking dope, because they could not be more clueless. When you leave high school (or college), life’s...
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Bargain hunter’s holiday
Some people need weeks to prepare for Christmas and the rest of the year to pay for it.
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Riding the rails with the Colonel
Before Harland Sanders became the famous face of Kentucky Fried Chicken, he worked in Jasper for the Alabama Central Railroad.
Dec 05, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Walker County's Iron Horse
Volunteers at Missions Unlimited in Jasper have been curious for several years about a dusty file box sitting in the rafters.
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