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Things get older
There’s an old pickup truck behind our barn that was once the color of a spring sky, but years of dust, bird droppings and a tarp of atrophy has changed the color to a dappled blue. It must have be...
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Go away, Old Man Winter, I’m ready to get my grill on
I hope all of our readers have survived this crazy weather we have been experiencing lately.
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Engagements
Bunch-Evans Jim and Karen Bunch of Jasper announce the engagement of their daughter, Alyssa Ashley Bunch, to Daniel Stewart Evans, the son of Monica D’Amico and the late Ricky Evans of Jasper. The ...
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Cohron critter control
There are times when it’s so nice to have a man around the house.
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Weddings & Engagements
Herron-Josof Jennifer Ann Herron and Raymond Gabriel Josof III were united in holy matrimony on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, at 3 p.m. at St. Elias Maronite Catholic Church in Birmingham. Chorbishop Ri...
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It’s not about the money
There’s a game I play with Caillou (our collie) each evening when I step down to feed the deer some corn. I call it “fetch the can.”
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Walker County Arts Alliance names Putman new director
In October, the Walker County Arts Alliance gained a new executive coordinator. Pat Putman, a Jasper native, graduated from Walker High School and Jacksonville State University.
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Strength in weakness
“I’m the bestest runner!” Wyatt burst through the door ahead of me. Several steps into his sprint through the house, he tripped and ended up sprawled across the living floor on his stomach. Without...
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Why am I here?
Have you ever asked yourself the question “Why am I here?”
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Engagements
Kitchens-Rhoades Elder Charles H. and Doris Kitchens of Jasper announce the engagement of their daughter, Laura Jeanette Kitchens, to Alan Christopher Rhoades, the son of Douglas and Janice Rhoades...
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Retired educator collects African American inventions
Their names are unknown to most people, but their inventions are used every day. The ironing board, the weather radio, the fountain pen, the folding chair — all came from the mind of an African Ame...
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Love it and let it go
Wyatt has seen more snow in his short life than I did in the 23 years before he was born.
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Concerning hobbits
I had some reservations when Zac selected “The Hobbit” as the first book in our couple’s reading challenge last month.
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Good storytellers are hard to find
The best history teacher I had in college was a master. He had the class hooked the first day when he told us he preferred to think of history as HIS-Story.
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Those ever-popular Girl Scout cookies are on sale again
Girl Scouts of North-Central Alabama are carrying on an 80-year tradition this month as they rack up cookie sales and learn lasting life skills in the process.
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