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Yearning for the simpler days
A front moved through last night, and I fell asleep listening to the rattle of rain on my metal roof. It’s a soothing sound. The roof wasn’t cheap to install, but on nights like last night, I am th...
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A house divided
I fear that Zac and I are setting our child up for an identity crisis.
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Engagements
Hendrix, Adams Greg and Debbie Hendrix of Jasper announce the engagement of their daughter, Tamra Nicole, to Jacob Todd Adams, the son of William and Paula Stone of Cordova. The bride-elect is the ...
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‘A place for moms and kids to go’
A new ministry of a local church is providing an opportunity for stay-at-home parents to socialize while their children play
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It’s not normal to have this much quiet
It was quiet in my house this weekend. Eerily quiet if you are used to the normal level of screeching and hissing that becomes white noise when you are raising three daughters.
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Discovering Confederate Roses — exemplary Southern plants
An October trip to the Gulf Coast delivers a special joy to the soul. Abandoned by the sun-worshipping summer crowds which thrive on the heat, the unspoiled fall beach bestows a sense of ownership,...
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Shaw diary gives glimpse back in time
The Shaw family has graciously loaned the Walker County Genealogical Society, Inc. exerts from the diary of Gladys Simmons Shaw, their mother. Her diary appears to have been written in the 1930s, 1...
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Favorite Halloweens gone by
Boo! Did I scare you? It scares me that this year is zipping by so fast, and this coming Wednesday is Halloween.
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Something to be proud of
This is the story of two young men who took very different roads out of the same small town.
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Weddings & Engagements
Weddings Hanover-Lloyd Dr. Erin Emmanuel Hanover and Mr. Jonathan Matthew Lloyd, both of Birmingham were married in a 1 p.m. ceremony April 14, 2012, at St. Anne Catholic Church in Pensacola, Fla. ...
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Have a healthy Halloween
Halloween and healthy eating habits are rarely associated one with another. Most kids will say that the goal is to see who can fill their orange plastic pumpkin buckets with the most candy. However...
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I hate going shopping for shoes
When it comes to shopping for shoes, I’d rather pass a kidney stone. My wife on the other hand would skip a meal to shop for boots and pumps.
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Nothing says Halloween like witch’s brew
The month of October always stirs up lots of memories for my family. Some are sad and some are happy, like the ones these famous lines from William Shakespeare’s “MacBeth” evoke every time I hear t...
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LUNCH MENUS Oct. 22-26
JASPER CITY SCHOOLS MADDOX Monday- Hot Dogs, Broccoli & Carrots w/Dip, Fruit Cup, Pickle Relish, Milk. Tuesday- BBQ Sandwich, Chips, Baked Beans, Dill Pickle Slices, Cauliflower & Green Peppers, Fr...
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Pretty in pink
I don’t care much for the color pink. It screams “girly” and “princess,” and I am not a fan of either of those things.
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