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Inspiration does grow on trees
The weather forecast called for freeze warnings this week, so I checked gas levels in our propane tank, made sure the outside faucets were covered, and then I stepped down to the fence and picked t...
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I hoard because I care
While cleaning out my car last week, I found something that I never expected to see again — the travel pass that I was issued after the tornadoes.
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School Menus Nov. 19-23
JASPER CITY SCHOOLS MADDOX Monday-  Hot dogs, Peas & Carrots, Hashbrown, Fruit Cup, Pickle Relish, Milk. Tuesday- Chicken Fingers, Cream Potatoes, Green Beans, Roll, Ice Cream, Tossed Salad, Fruit,...
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Engagements
Wilson-Greene Ann Rutledge Wilson of Jasper is pleased to announce the engagement of her daughter, Jenny Rutledge Wilson, to Michael Shawn Greene, son of Thomas V. Greene Jr. of Birmingham and the ...
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Surprises await visitors at the Jones’ beautiful home
Steve and Patti Jones have several surprises in store for visitors who stop by on the Pilot Club of Jasper’s annual Tour of Homes next month.
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Remembering Coretta Scott King
Native Alabamian, lifelong warrior for equality
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Jasper couple restores historical downtown home
It was Martha Butts’ longtime dream to live in a historical home that she had renovated to reflect her own taste.
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School Menus Nov. 12-16
JASPER CITY SCHOOLS MADDOX Monday - No School - Veteran's Day Holiday Tuesday - Beef Steak Sandwich or Corndog, Lettuce/Tomato Cup, Baked Fries, Jello, Milk Wednesday - Roasted Chicken, Cream Potat...
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Home of the brave
Zac got his first jury summons several days ago. He must report to U.S. District Court in a few weeks.
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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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