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Outhouse memories are not fond ones
Today, I use the story of bygone years from a former Jasper native who has been gone from the state for many years and raised her family in Utah. She stays in touch with me and reads online.
Aug 15, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Are you ready for kindergarten?
Getting a child dressed for his first day of kindergarten takes a few minutes, but getting him ready for kindergarten takes months of work.
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Character education books being distributed in local schools
Students at two local elementary schools will be receiving a book to reinforce the character education they are getting from parents and teachers this year.
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From crayons to calculus
This week, I walked into my old kindergarten class to talk with my beloved kindergarten teacher, Mrs. Brown, about a few things parents need to teach their kids before their first day of school.
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Original Civil War home dedicated in Jasper
A piece of Civil War history has been transported through time and place to Burrow's Crossing.
Aug 01, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Small towns creatively rejuvenate
On a recent solo trip to Mobile with no strict time deadline, I decided to avoid the interstate and take the roads less traveled. This decision resulted in numerous rewards as well as an unanticipa...
Jul 28, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
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Engagements
Drummond-Cherry Theresa Dawn Drummond and Gary Lorin Cherry would like to announce their engagement. Theresa is the granddaughter of the late Sam and Celum Drummond of Jasper and the late Virgil an...
Jul 24, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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If life were fair
It can’t be a coincidence that we come into this world crying but must learn how to laugh. This week a good friend of mine was told some news that no mother should have to hear. Her daughter’s fate...
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‘It’s a job that you don’t want to retire from’
No one can accuse Margaret Lee of being fickle.
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County has seen many changes over the years
We will take a brief look at early Walker County School history. This is not an in-depth study.
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Alabama Folk School hosting Irish weekend
The luck of the Irish will be upon Camp McDowell soon.
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Punkin Chunkin 2010 or bust
I never liked science in school. The material always bored me.
Jul 18, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weddings & Engagements
Weddings Manasco-Pruitt Brittany Manasco and Brad Pruitt were united in marriage by Martin (Glenn) Henson during a double-ring, unity sand ceremony held May 29, 2010, at 6 p.m. in Orange Beach, Ala...
Jul 10, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Golf, the stressful sport
I am an aggressive golfer. Actually, I shouldn’t call myself a golfer. I just hit golf balls. Aggress-ively. And sometimes I throw things.
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Hilling root vegetables for winter
We lived in rural Alabama before the days of electricity came to the farms. There were no refrigerators or freezers. To preserve food, we canned, dried and “hilled.”
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