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For the past few weeks it has been Homecoming at high schools all across the state of Alabama. There is nothing better than the promise of letting out of school early, pomping tissue paper until late in the night, and grabbing candy from the roadside as it is thrown from a float to remind you just how important high school traditions are – even more so how those traditions turn into memories years later, long after your tassel has turned. more

Have you noticed that there are those who are infatuated with "political correctness"?  They even want to punish those who are not. 


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"A crowd of some 9,000 chanted 'Four more years!' and repeatedly cheered President Ronald Reagan today as he told a University of Alabama audience that his economic goal is 'Roll, Tide, Roll," the Associated Press reported. 

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Carbon Hill Councilwoman April Kennedy Herron had already sounded the warning bell early about Monday’s council meeting. more

One thing all superhero stories have in common is a sinister supervillain. Batman needs criminals to conquer. Superman needs aliens to defeat. Without a villain, the hero has no one to overcome. 

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William C. Davis, the 11th lieutenant governor of Alabama and "a friend of the common masses," died in October 1934 at his family home in Birmingham. Davis has been a resident of Jasper since 1899.

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We didn't run a photo with the basic information Wednesday, but the local and state Republicans did start qualifying for next year's elections on Tuesday. By the end of the day, Walker County Republican Chairwoman Linda Ensor had a list posted. All qualifying in both parties ends Nov. 8 at 5 p.m. more
Having a career in community newspapers can call for a person to wear many hats. more
Eternity is for real. Have you ever let that thought settle deep into your heart and mind and soul? more
One of the most famous ex-sheriffs in America made a stop in Jasper in 1973. "Who, me? A national hero? I don't feel like a national hero. I'm just a country boy from Tennessee," Buford Pusser told the Daily Mountain Eagle's Skip Tucker. more
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