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Weddings Ferguson-Cooper Lisa Ann Ferguson of Jasper and Christopher Andrew Cooper of Cordova were married on July 10, 2010, at the home of the groom’s parents. The Rev. Nolan Carpenter officiated ...
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Life in the ’30s in Jasper
Bar-bara Levi Morita of Cedar City, Utah, was born in 1936 and grew up in Jasper. She is a good storyteller of her early life in the “old days” of Jasper when it was a close-knit community. She cal...
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My latest take on Labor Day
The sumac bushes turned the color of a Strawberry Nehi, and ripe persimmons as big as golf balls fell from the tree at the edge of our yard. Stepping on a ripe persimmon barefooted made pulp squish...
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Dream Team darlings
I don’t pretend to be an unbiased reporter. I prefer feature stories because covering hard news requires a detachment that I’ve never developed.
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Salmonella sickness preventable through simple steps
When an egg recall made national news recently, most anxious consumers probably didn’t realize that the peace of mind they needed was printed on the inside of many egg cartons.
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Rebuild it and they will come
My marriage is like a syllogism. Zac loves baseball. I love Zac. Therefore, I am learning to love baseball.
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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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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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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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