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Seniors welcomed back to Lupton Jr. High

Lupton Jr. High School welcomed back high school seniors last week who were once students at Lupton. Seniors from Carbon Hill, Curry, Dora, Lynn, Jasper and Bear Creek/Phillips high schools did a …

Sports
Viewpoints
Danny Cain

Bird flu is cause for caution, not alarm

Recent press coverage has many Alabamians concerned about avian influenza and how it could impact backyard birds and poultry flocks. …

OUR VIEW: Wins for teachers in 2023 Education Trust Fund budget

This year's legislative session ended with the passage of a nearly $8.3 billion Education Trust Fund budget that included a …
Danny Cain

Azaleas are a must for any landscape

There are a few plants which I really feel like most any local landscape should not be without. One of these plants is azaleas. While …

The Masters' egg salad, pimento cheese

I adore eggs cooked in pretty much any fashion: fried, soft-boiled, hard-boiled, scrambled, coddled, or poached. And, I like eggs …
Jack McNeely

Tiger at Augusta unlike anything else

Not many things spark my abandoned excitement like Tiger Woods in contention on the back nine at Augusta during Sunday’s final round …
Joey Aderholt

A Grief Observed Twice

Editor's note: "A Grief Observed" is a title of C.S. Lewis’s book about his reflections of the death of his wife, Joy Davidman. The …

Obituaries
Obituaries

Rachel Dean Phillips Thomas

Rachel Dean Phillips Thomas, 86, of Jasper, passed away Tuesday, May 17, 2022, at Ridgewood Nursing Home.Family will be receiving …

Dilmus Parker

Dilmus Parker, 69, of Jasper passed away Tuesday, May 17, 2022, at his residence. Visitation will be held Friday, May 20, 2022, …

Frank Ray McAdams

Frank Ray McAdams, 95, of Jasper, passed away on his birthday May 18, 2022, at Walker Baptist Medical Center.Graveside services will …

Rachel Dean Thomas

Rachel Dean Thomas, 86, of Jasper, passed away on Wednesday, May 18, 2022, at Ridgewood Health Care.Kilgore-Green Funeral Home, …

Douglas Burl Richardson

Douglas Burl Richardson, 82, of Jasper, passed away Tuesday, May 17, 2022, at Baptist Medical Center Princeton.The family will receive …
Letters to the Editor
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Pineview Landfill must close in 2025

Seventy years is a lifetime. After decades of calling this area home, it is sad for me to think that my kids and grandkids will only know Sumiton and Dora as where the dump is.

Letter to the Editor: Pistol permit money should all remain with local departments

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