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The first time I heard of Rachel Held Evans was probably after the publication of "The Year of Biblical Womanhood" in 2012. Evans, a native of Birmingham who spent her adulthood in Tennessee, … more
A Parrish woman had second thoughts after leaving her three-week-old daughter on a bench in the basement of the Walker County Courthouse in August 1946.The child was discovered by building … more
Let’s clean out the notebook ... This is a special edition, you might say, as a number of items were left over from the Walker County Republican Party meeting last week. To expedite things on a … more
The material for this column usually comes from the Daily Mountain Eagle's old front pages, but I also like to scan the unsigned editorials written by the paper's past leadership.The men who wrote … more
Earlier this week, I watched PBS’ excellent “American Experience” six-hour documentary on the event leading up to and including the Apollo 11 moon shot. I found myself enthralled in in the exploration of space all over again, and learning more about the efforts to land on the moon 50 years ago.  more
Let's clean out the folder ...• I won't kid you; I am nervous as I type this because, well, you are now starting to receive a Daily Mountain Eagle that is being done on new systems that are being … more
Shooting a good photograph can be difficult. It seems like it should be an easy task, but there are many variables that go into getting that perfect picture. more
In the tradition of starting a new year by making lists about the last one, let's take a look back at the top 10 stories from 35 years ago. We'll start with number 10 from the special section … more
A dozen Dora businesses went up in flames on Thursday, Sept. 10, 1925.  The fire was the third to strike Dora in two years and took out most of the business section, which had escaped the … more
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