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In recent months, I have watched some outstanding films. Some of my favorites that I have seen this year include “Hacksaw Ridge,” “Hidden Figures,” “Logan,” and “Fences.” All those … more
As a young man, Stan Brock was crushed by a horse while working on a ranch in a remote area of South America. The nearest medical help was 26 days away. Later in life, Brock told his story to an American astronaut, who replied that the nearest … more
“The Hope Clinic is a godsend.” Irene Brown, a Hope Clinic patient quoted by the Daily Mountain Eagle in 2010 Hope Clinic has been an asset to Walker County for more than a decade, saving countless lives during that time. The free health … more
The revitalization of downtown Jasper is really happening! With the guidance of Main Street Al- abama’s 4-point Approach of Design, Organization, Promotion, and Economic Vitality, the heart of our city and county is coming back to life. more
If you like to talk to tomatoes or if a squash can make you smile, then you probably have a kid in your life who loves “VeggieTales.” Bob the Tomato, Larry the Cucumber and their pals appeared … more
Let’s clean out the notebook .... • Needless to say, we have heard plenty of reaction to the various taxes being thrown around. I am hearing there is some concern about Jasper’s new gas … more
As far as I can remember, my first stage performance was when I was around 10 years old. I played a brown bear in a children’s musical at my church. Imagine the child in “A Christmas Story,” but instead of a pink bunny costume, I was in a brown bear outfit. I do not remember the premise of the play, but obviously it connected wild animals to Jesus in some fashion. more
Educators across Alabama are concerned about the future of career technical education (CTE) in the state. If educators are concerned, all residents of our state should be concerned. more
The road felt like my office this past week. Wednesday, the weather radar showed rain moving in from the south, so I tossed a tent-sized umbrella behind the seat before heading out. Meetings took me to the northern and western parts of Alabama. Some … more
For six days in August 1835, New Yorkers were captivated by a series of newspaper articles that described the latest discoveries of astronomer Sir John Herschel. From his post on the Cape of Good … more
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