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Family, friends reflect on Elliott’s legacy
It has been 50 years since Carl Elliott was a member of Congress and nearly 15 years since his death. Yet traces of his legacy can be found throughout the old 7th District.
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Thoughts on character
I spend the waning weeks of each year in reflection, and a topic that’s been on my mind this year is character. What’s interesting is that an old door triggered this line of thought.
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Some assembly required
Challenging circumstances have a way of bringing people closer together.
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Looking for a more normal year in 2014
Whew!!!! The holidays are finally over and 2013 is almost at an end, and I am so hoping things will return to some sort of normalcy for the Jones family in 2014.
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School Menus Jan. 2-3
JASPER CITY SCHOOLS Headstart - 12th Grade Monday - Christmas Holidays Tuesday - Christmas Holidays Wednesday - New Year’s Day Thursday - Hotdog on whole grain bun, sauerkraut, baked beans, chips, ...
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Keeping Christmas well
Our Sunday School class opened with an interesting question recently — “What’s the best gift you’ve ever unwrapped?”
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A story on every branch
There are so many things that live in a special part of my memory that I only visit at Christmastime.
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Inaugural award capped stellar life, career of Carl Elliott
More than 25 years after Carl Elliott left Congress, John Kennedy Jr. and his sister, Caroline, appeared on the cover of Parade magazine.
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Our first Christmas tree
I sat on the couch daydreaming this afternoon as I often do when I’m clueless about a topic for my column.
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Double defeat marked end of Elliott’s political career
Carl Elliott was elected to Congress in 1948, the same year that Southern Democrats rebelled against President Harry Truman and their own party over segregation and states’ rights.
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There’s nothing better than a good Crock-Pot
Hey everyone, it’s been a while since I’ve been able to write my column, but I hope all of you had a wonderful Thanksgiving. I know I did.
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Iron Chef Cohron
The last time I wrote about Wyatt’s escapades in the kitchen, he had sworn off cooking after getting a minor burn on his finger.
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A man named Elliott
I never met Carl Elliott. I hadn’t even started high school when he died in 1999. So the feeling that he has been living with me for the past couple of months is a very strange one indeed.
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Christmas should come on time
It’s Christmas time at the Watson house. My wife Jilda and I have funny ideas about holidays. We like to celebrate Christmas, at Christmas.
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School Menus Dec. 9-13
JASPER CITY SCHOOLS Headstart - 12th Grade Monday - Pizza, Combo Veggie Cup, Romaine Mix Salad, Fruit. Tuesday - Taco Meat W/Cheese, Tortilla Chips, Chopped Tomatoes, Mixed Greens, Black Beans, Fru...
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