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For several weeks I have written about schools that once taught Walker County students but are no longer in existence. I have received an overwhelming amount of information regarding these schools, … more
Leading Mike to Bevill State last Monday at noon allowed him an opportunity to speak to the Kiwanis Club of Jasper about the happenings in Downtown Jasper.  The Kiwanis Club is Jasper Main … more
Five young ladies representing three high schools will compete Tuesday night for the title of Distinguished Young Woman of Walker County for 2020. more

Cordova Health and Rehabilitation held its annual Easter egg hunt for Cordova Elementary School's Head Start students on Thursday.

The past few weeks have brought us a plethora of what I call “typical Alabama spring weather” if there is such a thing. We have seen temperatures ranging all the way from the 30’s all the way … more
One of my favorite pictures of my grandfather was taken one afternoon in the yard of their house in Sloss Hollow. He and my grandmother were sitting in aluminum folding chairs watching their … more
Several months ago when I was in the office of the Daily Mountain Eagle I entered into a conversation with Jennifer Cohron as she was researching history of the old Bankhead, later Cordova High … more

William MacGavin of Didgeridoo Down Under wrapped up Jasper Public Library's  National Library Week celebration on Thursday afternoon. MacGavin is the youngest member of "Didgeridoo Down Under." He performed with several didgeridoos that he crafted himself and shared facts about the instrument as well as the indigenous Australians who invented it. See JasperDaily Mountain Eagle on Facebook for two video clips of MacGavin's performance.  

The recent rains have felt tropical.  One moment the sun was blazing with white clouds drifting across an azure sky and the next it was raining so hard I had to drive with my emergency flashers … more
In recent columns I have attempted to resurrect history of many of the old schools that were in Walker County. There have been many who have assisted me in this endeavor, to which I am grateful. … more
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