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A change in the weather
The weather this summer has been wacky, and with that wackiness (is that a word?) came a change in the behavior of birds and bugs.
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The man behind the ‘Caravan’
Wayne Wallace, the longtime host of “The Dixie Gospel Caravan” on WDJC/ WXJC in Birmingham, died this week of brain cancer at the age of 68. Ever since reading the announcement of his death on the ...
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A dog tale
I got a postcard in the mail a few weeks ago from the Red Barn Veterinarian clinic reminding me that it was time for Caillou’s annual checkup.
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Engagements
Jacobs-Hamman Mr. Mike Jacobs and Ms. Dee Jacobs of Stockbridge, Ga., announce the engagement of their daughter, Elizabeth Renee to Justin Thomas Hamman, son of Ms. Karen Hamman and Mr. and Mrs. To...
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Family fun day
Even though I was the one assigned to write the story, I hated to hear that Cobb Movies 4 will be closing next week.
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AHMEN team emphasizes education on latest mission
The people of Jutiapa, Honduras, were more than a little surprised when a team from the Alabama Honduras Medical and Educational Network arrived in June to lead a health workshop without any medicine.
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Kid games
As I sat on my screen porch at dusk this evening trying to come up with a decent idea for this week’s column, I noticed the sky beyond the screen was changing.
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Engagements
Lynch-Phenicie Randy and Kim Lynch of Joelton, Tenn., announce the engagement of their daughter, Kayla Kimberly Lynch, to the Rev. Judson Michael Phenicie, son of Michael and Allecia Phenicie of Sa...
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First Presbyterian Church celebrates 125 years of faith, fellowship
The small band of believers who organized the First Presbyterian Church in Jasper would likely still feel at home in today’s 125th anniversary homecoming service.
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Living by faith
I was always a fast learner in school, but in matters of faith I rarely pass the test on the first try.
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The good housewife
A few years ago, I received a copy of instructions on how to be a good housewife as they appeared in a 1950s home economics textbook.
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There’s two ways to live
I recently rediscovered a quote by Albert Einstein that seemed to resonate at this point in my life.
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Weddings
Roberts-Duncan Kelley Privette Roberts and Taylor William Duncan were united in holy matrimony on Saturday, April 6, 2013, at 5:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Tuscaloosa, Ala. The Rev. Tim Simp...
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Father, son attend 150th Gettysburg commemoration
A local father and son were among the thousands of Civil War reenactors who converged on Gettysburg, Pa., in July to mark the 150th anniversary of the historic Union victory.
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Weddings
Moran-Wilson Miss Jessica Laurn Moran and Dr. Patrick Roger Wilson were united in holy matrimony on Saturday, June 1, 2013, at 5:30 p.m. at Howell Church of Christ near Fayetteville, Tenn. Mr. Davi...
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