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Engagements
Elkins-Marks Danny and Rita Elkins are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kesia Elkins, to Greg Marks, the son of Bobby Marks and Becky Bonds. The bride-elect is the granddaughte...
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Engagements
Jett-Wilson Josh Wilson and Brittney Jett are pleased to announce their engagement. The prospective groom is the son of David Wilson Sr. of Cordova and Julie Wilson of Quinton. He is the grandson o...
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Going to the county fair
The 1930’s were a far cry from the day in which we live. Farming was the No. 1 money crop, and money was very scarce. We lived on a very large farm and with 12 children, it was a literal madhouse w...
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Saying goodbye to a giving tree
I lost an old friend today and it was hard to say goodbye. OK, before you start sending cards and flowers, I probably should tell you that my old friend was an apple tree. More specifically, it was...
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Will smurf for toys
It was an innocent remark that eventually sent me over the edge.
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New magazine celebrates the best ‘Bama has to offer
The latest issue of a new lifestyle magazine highlights Green Top Bar-B-Que, Tallulah Bankhead and a host of other things that make Alabama great.
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Artists create ambassadors of the best of the human spirit
One of my North Highland neighbors is harboring two mules, allowing them to peacefully graze on the grounds of the meticulously restored 1920’s home at 800 West 7th Street. However, the neighborhoo...
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What once was lost
My most treasured piece of jewelry is a tarnished locket.
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My addiction to fly fishing
I think it’s time to come clean — I have an addiction.
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History of Walker County’s Cranford family
I am rehashing some of the early history for the sake of those who like to look at the past.
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Weddings & Engagements
Weddings Stewart-Lease Jerica Ann Stewart of Jasper and Alexander Dale Lease of Curry were married on Saturday, July 2, 2011, at 7 p.m. at the home of Gary and Brenda Lockhart on Smith Lake. A rece...
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Walker graduate Jim Trotter returns to prestigious Grammy Camp for the second time
Alabama has had one representative at Grammy Camp for the past two years — Jim Trotter of Jasper.
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Whining about the weather
I stood at the garden door tonight and watched lightening gouge jagged troughs through the night sky. Soon the rain came and I opened the back door so I could hear the storm pound the roof like a d...
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Jasper’s Kathryn Key touring Europe with ‘Mickey’s Music Festival’
In four years, Kathryn Ann Key’s love of dance has taken her from Jasper to Barcelona, Spain by way of the Magic Kingdom.
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Mothers and daughters
I was working on Aug. 6, Lucille Ball’s 100th birthday. I didn’t even have time to swig some Vita-meata-vegamin in her honor.
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