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Was the destruction of a controversial Jasper business on April 3, 1974, arson or an act of God? Daily Mountain Eagle staff were keeping an open mind as the April 4 issue, which featured extension … more
Let's clean out the notebook ...• I am glad Walker County Sheriff Nick Smith has given more clarification into the laws concerning electronic bingo, but I am even happier Jefferson County has … more
Well, I dang near died.I’ve thought about it, and I’ve determined that one sure way to recognize personal preparation for departure is to start choosing your funeral music. Which I did. Hearing … more
In (II Samuel 21) there is record of a three year famine that took place early in David's reign as king of Israel, after he was settled down in Jerusalem and given rest from all his enemies (II … more
April 1974 is best remembered locally for the tornado that struck downtown Jasper, but I found several equally newsworthy stories while perusing the bound volume this week. I'll get to the … more
Let's clean out the notebook ... • It almost escaped us, but Wednesday was such a nice, sunny day at lunch. But then I came back to the office and I thought April 3 sounded so familiar. Than … more
Earlier this week my boyfriend and I had a discussion about needless things that I tend to keep that probably should be thrown away. more
Two criminals were crucified with Jesus on Good Friday. They hung in naked shame and agony on cruel crosses for approximately six hours. Both blasphemed Jesus at first, spewing vicious insults His way. Their names were not recorded. more
True Southern ladies are a rare breed. One of Cordova's left this world last week.This week I'm reprinting an article from 2010 on Elaine Stewart, who passed away March 21 after a long, valiant … more
Walker County Nick Smith has become the Energizer Bunny of public officials, creating programs, hiring officials and taking action like FDR creating the New Deal in his 100 days. His Facebook pages … more
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