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Girl Scouts celebrate 100 years of service
Juliette Gordon Low never had biological children, but her figurative family numbers in the millions and includes high-ranking politicians, astronauts and CEOs.
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Stories from Davis Cemetery
I love old cemeteries. When Jilda and I went to Ireland several years ago, we spent a great deal of time walking through old cemeteries.
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Storms without and within
I once heard someone say that the area where I grew up was the safest place in Cordova during storms because it had been settled by Native Americans. According to legend, our early ancestors were s...
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Southern tradition highlights a cake, a classic Southern lady
In the early pages of “To Kill a Mocking-bird,” as Harper Lee masterfully begins to introduce her deliberately-crafted characters, Atticus explains to Scout and Jem how his client Mr. Cunningham wi...
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Spare the rod, please
A whole gallon of Kool-Aid fell off the kitchen counter in slow motion as I scream-ed, “No!”
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School Menus March 5-9
JASPER CITY SCHOOLS MADDOX MIDDLE SCHOOL Monday - Crispy or Spicy Chicken Sandwich, Baked Chips, Dill Slices, Fruit, Milk Tuesday - Grilled Ham & Cheese, Baked Chips, Fresh Vegetables w/Dip, Corn N...
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Engagements
Manasco-Fannin Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Manasco of Lynn wish to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Heather Leanne Manasco, to Jared Michael Fannin, the son of Mr. and Mr...
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My mama touched a lot of lives
I discovered this past week that a lot of people have funny stories about my mom.
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Woman uses bounty of buttercups to support church missions
Allie Hudson looks forward to seeing the buttercups bloom in her yard each spring. They are not only beautiful but also allow her to make a sizeable annual donation to the Annie Armstrong Easter Of...
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My first non-cotton dress
It must have been about 1939 or 1940 when I got a store-bought dress made from fabric other than cotton. I think it was acetate, but could have been a nylon product. Acetate was manufactured in 192...
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The heart of the matter
When I decided to do a feature story for American Heart Month, I never suspected that I might already be at risk for heart disease. I’m 25 and assumed I had at least five or 10 more years before th...
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Ted Cordes’ 100th birthday
There are people who wonder which story and person would be my most memorable story out of over 27 years of writing about Walker County, its people and their ways.
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School Menus
JASPER CITY SCHOOLS MADDOX MIDDLE SCHOOL Monday - Chicken Sandwich, Chips, Dill Slices, Vegetarian Beans, Fruit Snack, Fresh Fruit, Milk Tuesday - Beef Taco’s w/Soft or Hard Shell, Shredded Cheese,...
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Saying goodbye to Momma
This has been one of the hardest weeks of my life. I'm drained physically and emotionally. We buried my mother Thursday.
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An ounce of prevention
Glenn Barton thought he was healthy until he had a heart attack in late October.
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