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Things break
How is it that machines instinctively know the absolute worse time to break down? I think they have a type of mechanical intelligence that we humans can’t comprehend. We have out-of-town company co...
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No place like home
“We’d like to welcome our visitors this morning. We know it is not a coincidence that you are here with us.”
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American Village celebrates nation’s founding
It is always Independence Day at American Village in Montevallo.
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Engagements
Payne-Pate Robert and Kim Payne of Jasper announce the engagement of their daughter, Lynn Payne, to Justin Michael Pate, the son of Angela Etheredge of Warrior and the late Michael Pate. The bride-...
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Beaches and boll weevils
While the good people of Enterprise were making their way to church several Sundays ago, Zac and I stood in the middle of town square beholding the infamous Boll Weevil Monument.
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Re-learning good habits
The cold winter, followed by spring monsoons, teamed up to help me form some new habits. Had they been good ones, I would be as happy as a clam in a gin and tonic, but the habits I developed were o...
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Caught red-handed
Zac and I try to be upstanding citizens.
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Run-in with a chicken snake
One thing I’ve learned through the years is that farming is not for wimps. In the scheme of things, our farm is tiny, but it still takes a lot of work.
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Local Baptist campground hosts summer singing school
Nearly 300 people spent this week melding their voices in worship and praise at Walker Baptist Association’s Dotson Baptist Campground.
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Engagements
Duggar- Davis Mr. James Russell Duggar of Jasper and Mr. Donald A. Baker and Mrs. Connie Puckett-Baker of Springs, Texas, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kéli Braden Duggar, to Richard A...
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Memories of summer
Summer is here. Back in December, the hourglass flipped and daylight gradually grew longer until this week, when it flipped in the other direction.
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Weddings & Engagements
Weddings Blackstock-Lane Jacob Michael Blackstock and Angel Nicole Lane were united in holy matrimony on May 22, 2014, during a private ceremony in Jasper. The bride is the daughter of Johnny Mac L...
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Jasper’s 93-year-old poet releases third book
Local poet Eva Nell Brown Naramore never knows what will inspire her.
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Show me the money
Usually, the amount of fun a child has with a toy has little to do with the cost of the toy.
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Local groups, organizations across the county taking ‘cold water challenge’ as fundraising activity
Three directors of local nonprofit organizations accepted the ‘cold water challenge’ this week to raise money for local organizations. Seated from left, Jenny Odom, director of the Pregnancy Test R...
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