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Well, I didn’t have much luck with Fourth of July fireworks this year. I took some Walker Magazine shots of people attending the Jasper event on July 3, put on by the city and Desperation Church of Jasper. I found the late afternoon/early … more
With a trip to the beach for the annual Alabama Press Association Summer Convention set for this week, I had an extremely important decision to make. Should I get a tan? After seeing a few … more
I have thousands of pictures I’ve taken through the years. I also have old photographs scanned from family photo albums and other sources. I’m a fanatic about protecting these pictures. I’d … more
Ree Drummond and I have nothing in common. Maybe that’s why I am so fascinated with her. When I picked up her book “Pioneer Woman: Black Heels to Tractor Wheels — A Love Story” several years ago, I was totally unaware of her blog, which … more
Let’s clean out the notebook ... •Recently al.com posted something about divorces in Alabama, saying it came from the Census Bureau. (It linked to a map that I couldn’t download on my computer and it was all but impossible to navigate on my … more
There’s an old saying that goes like this: “It’s not what you know, but who you know.” That may be true in some situations, but according to Career Coach Danny White of Fayette, when it comes … more
A few weeks ago, I asked loyal readers of the Daily Mountain Eagle to weigh in on possible names for our upcoming child. With nearly 100 people contacting me via phone, email or social media, the … more
Tim Lalla wasn’t trying to be a nuisance when he rode into Alabama last week. All he wanted was to send two kids to college. The 24-year-old Chicago native’s goal was to raise $160,000 for Biking for Baseball, a Colorado-based nonprofit that … more
I am working on a package on how the restaurants in downtown Jasper have helped in rejuvenating that area. It is remarkable how people are packing them in not just at lunch but at night as well. It turns out some are coming in off the interstate and … more
The Jasper City Council is expected to take up at its meeting Tuesday the idea of legalizing alcohol sales on Sunday. The issue was on the agenda at the last council meeting but was tabled because two council members were absent. more
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