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Nine young ladies competing for 2011 Junior Miss title
The 2011 Walker County Junior Miss Program is scheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday at Bevill State Community College's Rowland Auditorium in Jasper.
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The world of Wyatt
Several people have asked me for an update on Wyatt this week.
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A play on words
There is a word used widely in the English language – “oxymoron.” It is a hard word to say and harder sometimes to understand because it has an inverted way to get the meaning. It simply means a co...
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Weddings
Lackey-Ruble Demi Brooke Lackey of Boaz and Richard Allen Ruble II, of Jasper were married on June 12, 2010 at the Broken Arrow Golf Club in Scottsboro with The Rev. Marvin Porter officiating the 6...
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Going without soles is good for your soul
When I was a kid growing up in Sloss Hollow, the bottoms of my feet were tougher than the soles of most store-bought shoes.
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Quick fixes usually don't work
WARNING: The following may step on some toes.
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New website warns teens of driving dangers
For teenagers who believe they are invincible behind the wheel, Alabama has a new website to prove them wrong.
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SCHOOL MENUS Aug. 16 thru 20
JASPER CITY SCHOOLS MADDOX MIDDLE SCHOOL Monday - Crispy or spicy chicken sandwich, baked chips, lettuce, tomato, fresh vegetables, dill spear, milk, fruit Tuesday - Sub sandwich or sloppy joe, bak...
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Cordova High, to thee we sing our praises
Last week, I took a trip down memory lane to my elementary school days. Today, that road ends many moons later at Cordova High School.
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Outhouse memories are not fond ones
Today, I use the story of bygone years from a former Jasper native who has been gone from the state for many years and raised her family in Utah. She stays in touch with me and reads online.
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Are you ready for kindergarten?
Getting a child dressed for his first day of kindergarten takes a few minutes, but getting him ready for kindergarten takes months of work.
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Character education books being distributed in local schools
Students at two local elementary schools will be receiving a book to reinforce the character education they are getting from parents and teachers this year.
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From crayons to calculus
This week, I walked into my old kindergarten class to talk with my beloved kindergarten teacher, Mrs. Brown, about a few things parents need to teach their kids before their first day of school.
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Original Civil War home dedicated in Jasper
A piece of Civil War history has been transported through time and place to Burrow's Crossing.
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Small towns creatively rejuvenate
On a recent solo trip to Mobile with no strict time deadline, I decided to avoid the interstate and take the roads less traveled. This decision resulted in numerous rewards as well as an unanticipa...
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