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My semi-automatic BB gun
I had a Daisy pump-action BB gun when I was a kid. It had a slight defect. In those days it was not a big deal, but had it occurred these days, it would cause lawyers at the Daisy Corporation to ha...
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A chance meeting in Naples, Italy
As I recall, it was a hot muggy morning there in the harbor basin in Naples, Italy on July 2, 1963. The aroma of the city was quite strong as many a sailor who has visited there well knows.
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A recipe for life for each of us to learn
I would like to start this column off by thanking everyone who said prayers and lent their support to our family during the recent loss of our beloved husband, father and grandfather. Rick Jones pa...
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877th holds 10th reunion
Members of the Alabama National Guard 877th Engineer Battalion’s Company C recently got together for a 10-year reunion celebration held May 18 at the Memorial Park Natatorium.
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John 3:16
The Cohrons have been in vacation Bible school this week.
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Hidden treasure at the gas station
I picked up a piece of treasure during the summer of 1976 when I worked at the Sportsman Package store. I was between jobs and my cousin hired me to pump gas, check oil, and load cases of beer.
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Engagements
Banks-Waldrop Tim and Vanessa Banks of Jasper are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lindsey Leigh Banks, to Christopher Michael Waldrop, the son of Annetta Waldrop of Jasper and...
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Stick with the pack you pick
Zac attended the Gridiron Men’s Conference in Birmingham recently with a group of guys from our church. He came back talking nonstop about all that he had learned.
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Life’s a peach in Clanton
Chilton County takes its peaches seriously, as evidenced by the bright orange water tower located along I-65 in Clanton.
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Stop and smell the gardenias
Our gardenias began blooming this week. We smelled the first blossom before we saw it. It was pale as a princess hanging there on the lush green bush.
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Seeing the real Red Tails worth a trip to Tuskegee
More than a decade before the Montgomery bus boycott, the battle against segregation was fought on an airfield in nearby Tuskegee.
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Engagements
Burton-Chandler   Ricky and Denis Burton of Jasper announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah BreAnne Burton, to Joel Chandler, son of the Rev. and Mrs. Michael D. Chandler of Jasper, formerl...
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A cruising couple
Jilda and I have had a picture of a cruise ship pasted on our vision board for years. A vision board is a piece of poster board that contains photographs of the things we want to do some day.
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Monkey see, monkey do
The question that gets asked at our house most frequently these days is “Who the heck taught him that?”
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More thoughts on summer
There’s just something about summer. I think people’s spirits are higher this time of year.
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