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No time for mint juleps
Seventy-five years after “Gone with the Wind” was first published, Southern women are still being compared to Scarlett O’Hara.
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Guthrie was a good ol’ country boy
Floyd Guthrie from Carbon Hill is full of those stories from childhood. I relate to these because he grew up next door and was a great part of my memories. He is a generation after me in age but it...
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A lesson learned at Walmart
Life is a very good teacher. I’ve talked about the lessons I’ve learned in past columns but it seems we’re never too old to learn — especially me.
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Girls rule
The Lifestyles section is going to have an extra dose of estrogen for the next few weeks.
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Engagements
Tubbs-Harmon Mr. and Mrs. Mike Tubbs of Oakman are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Brittany Nicole Tubbs, to Christopher David Harmon, son of Phillip and Helen Harmon of The V...
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Some things more valuable than money
I’ve had a lot of jobs in my life. I’ve cleaned chicken houses, caught chickens, picked cotton, surveyed on the chain gang with the State Highway Department, and I retired from Ma Bell after thirty...
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Elly May gets a girly makeover
I am Barbie’s country cousin.
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Inherited rituals of the past
Memories are stored nuggets of the past, both good and bad. They are hidden deep in one’s mind and surface in response to some stimuli. It could be a familiar sight, a faint odor, a haunting tune, ...
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A great place to get that special ‘me time’
Jasper’s first spa continues to grow three years after opening
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Hope Clinic forges community partnership
Three years ago this month, I was driving down a quiet Highway 69 to Tuscaloosa on a beautiful Sunday afternoon. Just inside the Tuscaloosa County line, I saw a state trooper coming toward me. Imme...
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Daughter finds humor in scaring others
When I was a kid and I did something really bad, my mom would say, “You just wait, one day you’re going to have one just like you.” As she has been about most everything else in my life, my mother ...
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Annual scholarship pageant set for Saturday
The Miss Walker County Pageant will be held at 7 p.m. on Saturday in Rowland Hall on the Jasper campus of Bevill State Community College. Six local girls will be competing.
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The sharp knife of a short life
I try to keep my columns as lighthearted as possible. I give regular updates on Wyatt because many of you have said you enjoy that.
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Hard to believe it’s been 25 years
I pulled To Kill a Mocking-bird from our library shelf today and something slipped from between the pages. When I picked it up, I realized that it was the laminated obit for my dad who died in the ...
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Cordova in the 1830s
I am visiting some of the old history of our county. The following is a brief look at Cordova in the 1800s.
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